[VIDEO] Father Norman Fischer ’95 reflects on MLK during annual convo

Centre College reflected on the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. during the annual community convocation on Jan. 21. The event featured Father Norman Fischer ’95, who serves as Lexington Catholic High School’s chaplain. Fischer a graduate of Boyle County High School and 1995 Centre alumnus, received his Masters of

By |2019-01-28T18:38:26+00:00January 28th, 2019|History, News|

Father Norman Fischer ’95 reflects on MLK legacy in annual Centre convo

Centre College will reflect on the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. during its annual community convocation on Monday, Jan. 21, 7 p.m. in Newlin Hall at the Norton Center for the Arts. This year’s event will feature Father Norman Fischer '95, who serves as Lexington Catholic High School's chaplain. Fischer

By |2019-01-15T13:58:38+00:00January 14th, 2019|History, News|

Centre kicks off bicentennial with day of festivities

Centre’s year-long celebration of its bicentennial will begin Jan. 16, 2019, with a day of on-campus events. The activities and meals are free, and all are invited to attend. Please register, especially for meals and seminars, here. Crit Luallen ’74 The first event is the annual Founders Day convocation at 11 a.m. in

By |2019-01-08T16:42:29+00:00January 7th, 2019|Bicentennial, History, News|

Centre bicentennial celebrated through ‘200 Strong’ musical collaboration, Nov. 3-4

With Centre College’s bicentennial approaching in 2019, the College's music department is preparing for a celebratory performance titled "200 Strong," a collaborative project with orchestras from Asbury University and Berea College. Two concerts will be held, one on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m., in Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts, followed by

By |2018-10-26T15:16:12+00:00October 25th, 2018|Bicentennial, History, Events, Library, News|

Author Valeria Luiselli to discuss first-year book, Sept. 13

First-year students at Centre College read a common book before arriving on campus, which they then discuss with their faculty advisors and peers during the annual first-year orientation. As an added bonus this year, students will also have the opportunity to discuss the first-year book— “Tell Me How It Ends”—with its author, Valeria Luiselli. The

By |2018-09-11T18:02:36+00:00September 11th, 2018|History, News|

Opening convocation speaker urges engagement, warns against living virtually

Centre College officially began the academic year on Sunday, Aug. 26, with its annual opening convocation. In his convocation address, Nayef H. Samhat, president of Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C., and a former Centre professor, urged students to engage directly with their world instead of giving in to the misleading promises of technology. “While we

By |2018-08-28T15:34:23+00:00August 28th, 2018|History, News|

Amaryst Parks ’18: A Community Ethic [Honors Convo address]

Amaryst Parks ‘18 (Florence, Alabama) and Noah Martin ’18 (Spartanburg, South Carolina) provided the keynote addresses at Centre College’s annual honors convocation on May 1. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of the annual celebration of student achievements. Parks, a social justice major, has served as the

By |2018-05-22T20:38:25+00:00May 3rd, 2018|History, News|

Noah Martin ’18: [Honors Convo address]

Noah Martin ’18 (Spartanburg, South Carolina) and Amaryst Parks ‘18 (Florence, Alabama) provided the keynote addresses at Centre College’s annual honors convocation on May 1. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of the annual celebration of student achievements. Martin, a senior majoring in history, serves as the

By |2018-05-23T16:07:33+00:00May 3rd, 2018|History, News|

Noah Martin ’18 and Amaryst Parks ’18 to address annual honors convo, May 1

Noah Martin ’18 (Louisville, Kentucky) and Amaryst Parks ‘18 (Florence, Alabama) will be the keynote speakers at Centre College’s honors convocation on Tuesday, May 1 at 7 p.m. in Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of

By |2018-05-24T19:26:42+00:00April 30th, 2018|History, News|
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