Jennifer Goetz and Dan Manheim named Centre’s 2019-20 faculty fellows

Centre College recently announced Jennifer Goetz, associate professor of psychology, and Dan Manheim, H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of English, as the 2019-20 faculty fellows. Goetz will serve as the Diversity and Inclusion Faculty Fellow and will work with faculty to help the College reduce the impact of unconscious and unacknowledged racial

By |2019-03-08T19:45:15+00:00March 8th, 2019|Chinese, Diversity, English, News, Psychology|

Centre to host fashion show fundraising event for Centro Latino

Centre College and Centro Latino, a local organization working for healthcare and education for the Latinx community, will host “Cultural Threads,” a fashion show featuring Lexington designer and activist Soreyda Begley, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Combs Warehouse. The event is a convocation talk with Q&A, as well as a fashion show and

By |2019-02-27T13:48:48+00:00February 27th, 2019|Academics, Campus, Diversity, Events, News|

Centre to host Black History Month documentary series

Throughout February, Centre College will host a documentary and discussion series in honor of Black History Month. The events will take place each Thursday in February, with the first one scheduled Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. in Vahlkamp Theater. The series of films highlight the intersectional lives of Black LGBTQ+ people, who are often erased

By |2019-02-06T21:48:33+00:00February 6th, 2019|Diversity, Events, News|

Centre students make a difference in community on MLK Day

Centre College's Diversity & Inclusion office hosted a day of service projects for the campus community on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. “When I interviewed for this job in August, I outlined an elaborate plan for a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of service project; they had never had one before, and in Centre’s bicentennial

By |2019-02-01T19:20:33+00:00February 1st, 2019|Diversity, News|

Andrea Abrams appointed to permanent role as Centre College chief diversity officer

After serving since July 1 in an interim role as the chief diversity officer at Centre College, Andrea Abrams has been appointed to the position on a permanent basis. Effective immediately, she will begin her new assignment as Associate Vice President for Diversity Affairs and Special Assistant to the President. Abrams has been a valued

By |2018-12-13T19:57:09+00:00December 13th, 2018|Diversity, News|

Diversity and inclusion office increases staff and adds new members

Continued efforts to strengthen diversity and inclusion at Centre College will benefit from new staff, an additional position and a restructuring of the office. Previously staffed by an associate vice president and two-year “fellow” position, the office now includes four staff, the result of a new full-time position and adding a VISTA position to the

By |2018-11-09T19:26:23+00:00November 9th, 2018|Diversity, News|

Centre College dedicates new intercultural center

Centre College continues its effort to deepen the roots of its community by the creation of the intercultural suite on the second floor of the Campus Center, dedicated on Oct. 26, as part of the Homecoming 2018 festivities. This space was created to be a place where people of every identity label could come and

By |2018-11-09T20:07:08+00:00November 8th, 2018|Diversity, International Students, News|

Centre trustees approve new statement on diversity at fall meeting

An ad hoc Trustee Working Group on Diversity presented a report to the full board of trustees at its fall meeting on how to add strength to ongoing efforts related to diversity and inclusion. Titled “Enriched by our Differences,” the cornerstone element of the report is a new “Statement on Diversity” that affirms at the highest

By |2018-11-02T20:51:50+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Diversity, News|

Centre to offer Building Bridges and Community Day, Nov. 1

As a place that encourages productive conversation and values interconnectedness, Centre College will host Building Bridges and Community Day on Nov. 1. The event is an intentional effort to allow the entire Centre campus—students, faculty and staff—to better understand the multitude of different perspectives that are represented across every section of its community. In preparation for the

By |2018-10-29T15:52:09+00:00October 26th, 2018|Diversity, Events, News|

Centre’s Rodmon King to pursue new opportunity at SUNY Oswego

Dr. Rodmon King, who has served as the Centre College associate vice president for academic affairs and diversity initiatives since November 30, 2015, is leaving this summer to pursue a similar role at the State University of New York at Oswego beginning July 2. As the chief diversity and inclusion officer, King will report directly

By |2018-05-25T13:07:00+00:00April 19th, 2018|Campus, Diversity, News|
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