Students create their own ‘imagined museums’ during Centre-in-Strasbourg course

Mark Rasmussen, Charles J. Luellen Professor of English, taught a new course as part of the Centre-in-Strasbourg program this past fall, titled “Museums and European Culture.” The final project asked students to design a museum on a topic of their interest and to describe, in detail, an exhibit in the museum. Centre students observe

Angie Evans ’91 named a Woman of Distinction 2020

WATCH VIDEO Centre College board of trustees member Angie McDonald Evans ’91 was honored with a Woman of Distinction 2020 award by The Center for Women and Families (CWF) at the 33rd annual Celebration of Service & Survival on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Louisville. Since 1988, CWF has recognized outstanding women in the community

By |2020-03-02T15:54:08-05:00February 28th, 2020|Alumni, Community Service, English, News|

Centre faculty members share life experiences during ODK event, Feb. 25

Members of Omicron Delta Kappa, Centre College’s leadership honor society, will host the annual Life Stories event on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Young Hall 113. The event will feature a line-up of College faculty who will speak about the paths they have taken in their personal lives. Speakers for this year’s program are

By |2020-02-25T08:41:49-05:00February 25th, 2020|Academics, Chemistry, English, News, Politics, Pre-Law|

First-year students encounter ‘Moby-Dick’ during CentreTerm 2020

First-year students experienced Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick in new ways during CentreTerm 2020 in Cowan Professor of English Emeritus Milton Reigelman’s course,“Unlocking the American Identity: Moby-Dick.” “The assumption we’re testing is that this 'whale' of a novel, published in 1851 and almost immediately forgotten, is that, through this masterpiece, we can discover who we are as

By |2020-02-19T14:16:38-05:00February 19th, 2020|CentreTerm, English, News|

Journalism internship in Mexico helps Madison Garcia ’20 begin her career story

Madison Garcia ’20 (Jacksonville, Florida) is taking advantage of two guarantees in the Centre Commitment during CentreTerm 2020, by interning at Yucatán Today in Merida, Mexico. A bilingual magazine geared towards tourists and interested locals, Yucatán Today gives its readers information on events and popular places to visit in the state of Yucatán, Mexico. “I

By |2020-01-17T12:50:54-05:00January 17th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, Creative Writing, English, Film Studies, Internships, News|

New flags in Cowan represent Centre connections across the globe

Centre College is known for its highly acclaimed study abroad program, and the College continues to increase its numbers of international students on campus. A visual representation of the countries where students travel to and are coming from can be viewed in the Campus Center in Cowan Dining Hall. “In the top, middle of the

Humanities 120 mural displayed in Northside Residence Hall

A new mural created by students in Humanities 120 in the Spring 2019, taught by Ken Keffer, H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of French and German Emeritus, is now on display in the new Northside Residence Hall. The purpose of painting the mural is to display how the hasty experience of outdoor

New faculty join Centre College for 2019-20

Centre College is proud to welcome 19 new full-time faculty members from across all three academic divisions, all of whom add to the quality, strength, diversity and curiosity that defines a Centre education. The campus community looks forward to their many contributions in teaching, scholarship and service. Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean

Stan Campbell to retire after four decades of service to Centre

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2019 edition of Centrepiece, the College alumni magazine. Stan Campbell Director of Doherty Library Years at Centre: 1977-2019 Education: B.A., English, Berea College; M.A., English, M.L.S., University of Kentucky Family: wife Donna Campbell; son Ian Campbell ’05 For a bookish kid growing up in an industrial town in the late 1950s

By |2019-07-22T16:13:00-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Academics, Creative Writing, English, News|

Centre graduates land first jobs at world’s top companies

Over the last five years, Centre College’s graduating classes have achieved high employment and graduate school outcomes, ranging from 95 to 98 percent employed or in advanced study within one year of graduating. Within this time frame, students have received first jobs from some of the world’s top companies and organizations. “We are thrilled to

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