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+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Campus, Diversity, News|

Holi Festival highlights South Asian culture, philanthropy

Centre College recently hosted the Holi Festival to celebrate the beginning of spring and South Asian culture. Despite the cold weather, the Centre community gathered to watch dance performances, enjoy South Asian food and participate in color throwing on the Festival Lawn. The event followed a Color Run earlier that morning, both of which made

By | 2018-05-25T13:12:11+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Campus, Community Service, Diversity, News|

Students, staff organize integrated event schedule for Black History Month

Centre College has assembled a full schedule to mark the celebration of Black History Month on campus. Organized by a coalition of student organizations and administrators, the planning committee hopes that the special events will engage the Centre community on various subjects concerning black identity. “Black History Month is a time for our community to

By | 2018-05-31T19:36:36+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Campus, Convocation, Diversity, News|

New Centre club celebrates diversity with Latin American Cultural Festival

Marking Hispanic Heritage Month, Centre College hosted several events to celebrate its Hispanic and Latino students and to support those impacted by the cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Building off of a convocation on migration held in September, students and faculty recently organized a rally in support of DACA students

By | 2018-05-29T18:38:39+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Campus, Diversity, Latin American Studies, News|

Centre College students are given summer internship and research opportunities in Southeast Asia

The Centre Experience often extends beyond campus, providing a world of opportunities to engage in a global classroom. This summer, eight students are taking advantage of the study abroad, internship and research experiences that are guaranteed as a part of the Centre Commitment. Thanks to the Henry Luce Foundation, Centre has received a four-year grant of $400,000

Genda Zhao ’17 studies Manchu culture as a John C. Young Scholar

John C. Young (JCY) Scholar Genda Zhao ’17 dug deep into his own culture during his yearlong project titled “Ethnographic Investigation on the Manchu Ethnic Minority in the Age of Growing Urbanization in China.” This topic is something Zhao has been interested in since he was a teenager, as he comes from a line of

By | 2018-06-07T18:13:58+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Anthropology/Sociology, Diversity, John C. Young Program, News|

Valentine Banor ’17 studies hip-hop music as a John C. Young Scholar

As a John C. Young (JCY) Scholar, Valentine (Val) Banor ’17 examined music an entirely different way during his yearlong project titled “White Artists in Hip-hop: Emulation, Appreciation or Appropriation?” Banor’s project stems from a course he took in the fall of 2015 with Associate Professor of Music Nathan Link that discussed a wide range of music

By | 2018-06-07T18:39:55+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Diversity, John C. Young Program, Music, News|