Centre College Statement of Solidarity & Commitment to Change

Drafted by representatives from Centre College faculty and staff, the College's Statement of Solidarity and Commitment to Change was publicly released on June 11, 2020, with the support of 275 faculty and staff signatures, as well as 630 students, alumni and friends of the College. While this statement was intended as a way for Centre

By |2020-06-11T13:41:25-04:00June 11th, 2020|Diversity, News|

Isabella La Rocca González creates photo essay of recent peaceful protests in Danville

VIEW photo essay  Isabella La Rocca González, assistant professor of studio art, is one of many Centre College students, faculty and staff attending the peaceful protests taking place in Danville. While participating, she captured several images and created a photo essay of the events. “I most wanted to depict the solidarity among the many diverse

By |2020-06-12T17:32:58-04:00June 8th, 2020|Diversity, News, Religion|

Centre’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion offers virtual drop-in space

Centre College’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion (ODI) recently started hosting a virtual drop-in space that allows students to connect and have deep conversations, as they would if they were on campus. “At its core, the space is time the ODI has set aside to connect with students via Zoom, like we would do if

By |2020-04-17T10:00:49-04:00April 10th, 2020|Diversity, News, Remote Learning|

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

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