Centre-in-Washington internship opens doors of opportunity for Stephanie Akoto Bamfo ’21

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-Washington program, politics major, international studies minor and Bonner Scholar Stephanie Akoto Bamfo ‘21 (Lexington, Kentucky) is working for the Capitol Hill Consulting Group as a legislative intern. Based in Washington, D.C., Capitol Hill Consulting Group is a bi-partisan government relations firm dedicated to providing comprehensive and individually tailored strategies

Centre to offer Building Bridges and Community Day, Nov. 5

As a place that encourages productive conversation and values interconnectedness, Centre College will host its second annual Building Bridges and Community Day on Tuesday, Nov. 5. “This campus-wide event is focused on creating intentional opportunities for all of us to better understand the wonderful variety of voices and perspectives represented by the nearly 2,000 people who make

By |2019-11-01T15:34:36-04:00November 1st, 2019|Diversity, News|

Centre’s first student of African descent Nana Timothy Aye Kusi ’65 to host convocation, Sept. 25 

Nana Timothy Aye Kusi ’65, the first student of African descent to attend Centre College, will return to campus after 50 years to host a convocation focusing on his personal experience as an international student and as a student of color at the College. The event, sponsored by Centre's Bicentennial Committee, the Diversity Office and

By |2019-09-19T12:56:48-04:00September 19th, 2019|Diversity, News|

Andrea Abrams to participate in diversity fellows program

Centre College’s Andrea Abrams, associate vice president for diversity affairs and special assistant to the president, will participate in The National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education’s (NADOHE) Chief Diversity Officer Fellows Program (CDOFP) for the 2019-20 academic year. CDOFP is a professional leadership program that mentors for new and early career chief diversity

By |2019-05-29T11:43:07-04:00May 29th, 2019|Academics, Campus, Careers, Diversity, News|

What’s Next for the Class of 2019?

On the day of their graduation from Centre, the Class of 2019 participated in the What’s Next? campaign, an eagerly anticipated feature of Commencement day. The new alumni shared their post-graduation plans, as they now join the 97 percent of Centre alumni who either attend graduate school or are employed within a year of graduation. While their post-Centre pursuits vary,

Office of diversity & inclusion host first awareness week on campus

Centre College’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion recently hosted a diversity and inclusion awareness week on campus that added to the success of the Building Bridges and Community Day held this past November. Throughout the week, the office hosted Centre Community Talking Circle events, the New Horizon Scholarship presentations, its inaugural Intercultural Award Ceremony and a banner and video

By |2019-05-20T22:57:08-04:00May 14th, 2019|Academics, Asian Studies, Campus, Diversity, News, Religion|

Office of diversity & inclusion to host awareness week, April 30-May 7

Centre College’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion is hosting a diversity and inclusion awareness week on campus, April 30 to May 7, adding on to the success of the Building Bridges and Community Day held this past November. On April 30, the first of two Centre Community Talking Circle events will take place in the

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 |2019-03-08T19:45:15-05:00March 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 |2019-02-27T13:48:48-05:00February 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 |2019-02-06T21:48:33-05:00February 6th, 2019|Diversity, Events, News|
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