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|

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 |2019-02-01T19:20:33-05:00February 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 |2018-12-13T19:57:09-05:00December 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 |2018-11-09T19:26:23-05:00November 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 |2018-11-09T20:07:08-05:00November 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 |2018-11-02T20:51:50-04:00November 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 |2018-10-29T15:52:09-04:00October 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 |2018-05-25T13:07:00-04:00April 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 |2019-03-21T16:10:39-04:00April 19th, 2018|Campus, Community Service, Diversity, Latin American Studies, 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 |2018-05-31T19:36:36-04:00February 14th, 2018|Campus, Convocation, Diversity, News|
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