Daniel Stroup to address Centre’s Constitution Day convocation

Centre College’s annual Constitution Day convocation will welcome Daniel Stroup, Pierce and Amelia Harrington Lively Professor of Politics and Law, as this year’s keynote speaker. The convocation, “Constitutional Government,” will take place virtually on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Registration is required for this free online event. The lecture contends that the Founders understood

By |2020-09-22T11:38:33-04:00September 22nd, 2020|History, Events, Economics, France, Pre-Law|

Phi Beta Kappa’s Visiting Scholar Dr. Elizabeth Dunn to give virtual talk, Sept. 24

Centre College’s Phi Beta Kappa’s Visiting Scholars Program will welcome Elizabeth Dunn, professor of geography at Indiana University, Bloomington, as this year’s speaker. Dunn will give a public lecture on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. on "The Global Refugee Crisis: Why People are On the Move." The address will be offered as a live

By |2020-08-21T14:31:35-04:00August 21st, 2020|History, Economics|

Honors Celebration Address | Evan Aroko ’20

Watch the entire Honors Celebration and senior Evan Aroko's speech here.  Evan Aroko '20 (Salem, Massachusetts) and Grant Spicer '20 (Indianapolis, Indiana) provided the keynote addresses for Centre College’s annual honors celebration, this year delivered virtually. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of

Annette Gordon-Reed to give 15th Press Distinguished Lecture at Centre College

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed will give the 15th Press Distinguished Lecture at Centre College on Feb. 13. It begins at 7 p.m. in Weisiger Theater and is free and open to the public. Her topic is “Talking About the Past.” As she has pointed out, we ask different questions today than scholars did in

By |2020-01-30T10:51:34-05:00January 30th, 2020|History, Economics|

Dr. Jeanine Abrams McLean to reflect on MLK legacy in annual 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. 20 at 7 p.m. in Newlin Hall at the Norton Center for the Arts. This year’s event will feature Dr. Jeanine Abrams McLean, vice president of Fair Count, a nonprofit,

By |2020-01-13T09:22:48-05:00January 10th, 2020|History, Economics, Norton Center for the Arts|

Poverty and Homelessness Week to bring awareness to Centre community, Nov. 18-23

In the spirit of Thanksgiving just around the corner, the Centre College community will hold its annual Poverty and Homelessness Week, Nov. 18-23, to help bring awareness and combat these issues on a local, state, national and international scale. “Poverty and Homelessness Week is a decades long tradition of focused initiatives to raise campus and

By |2019-11-15T18:00:00-05:00November 15th, 2019|Finance Office, History, Economics|

Stephen B. Bright to speak at the first year book & constitution day convocation, Sept. 17

Prior to arriving on campus in the fall, first-year students at Centre College read a common book during the summer, which they then discuss with their faculty advisors and peers during orientation. This year, first-year students read “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption” by Bryan Stevenson. The book is a memoir of Stevenson’s

By |2019-09-17T20:03:30-04:00September 17th, 2019|History, Economics|

Mitchell Collins ’19: [Honors Convo address]

Mitchell Collins ‘19 (Richmond, Kentucky) and Hannah Gibbs ’19 (London, Kentucky) provided the keynote addresses at Centre College’s annual honors convocation on May 7. 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. I’d like to thank you all for the opportunity this

By |2019-05-09T20:39:34-04:00May 9th, 2019|French, History, Economics|

Hannah Gibbs ’19: [Honors Convo address]

Hannah Gibbs ’19 (London, Kentucky) and Mitchell Collins ‘19 (Richmond, Kentucky) provided the keynote addresses at Centre College’s annual honors convocation on May 7. 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. I’m from Eastern Kentucky. When I wasn’t occupying space in

By |2019-05-09T18:01:25-04:00May 9th, 2019|French, History, Economics|

Mitchell Collins ’19 and Hannah Gibbs ’19 to address annual honors convo, May 7

Mitchell Collins ‘19 (Richmond, Kentucky) and Hannah Gibbs ‘19 (London, Kentucky) will be the keynote speakers at Centre College’s honors convocation on Tuesday, May 7 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

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