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+00:00July 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

JCY Scholar Kersey Reynolds ’19 traces female representation in literature

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2019 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 29th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. John C.

By |2019-06-07T14:57:13+00:00June 7th, 2019|Academics, English, History, News, Religion, Research|

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,

Students experience a variety of ‘War Stories’ in spring course

“The representation of contemporary war is one of my primary research areas,” said Stacey Peebles, associate professor of English and director of film studies. “I was in graduate school writing a dissertation about World War II and Vietnam War literature when Sept. 11 happened, and I realized that this whole understanding of modern war and

By |2019-05-17T13:57:00+00:00May 16th, 2019|Academics, English, Film Studies, History, News|

New general education curriculum adopted at Centre College

After a long process dating back to 2016, the Centre College faculty voted on May 6 to adopt a new general education curriculum. The updated model will replace current requirements created in 2001. All students arriving in the fall of 2020 will begin using the new curriculum, allowing faculty an additional year to make decisions

Siera Hanks ’18 explores ‘sense of self’ as Fulbright Scholar in Mongolia

Centre College graduate Siera Hanks ’18 recently received a Fulbright award to teach English at Ider University in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. In addition, she will be organizing linguistic and cultural exchange events in the city, as well as facilitating positive relationships between young people from the U.S. and Mongolia. “I have always held the Fulbright in

By |2019-05-16T13:42:45+00:00May 16th, 2019|Education, English, News|

Mitchell Collins ’19 receives Fulbright award to Paraguay

After graduation, Mitchell Collins ’19 (Richmond, Kentucky) will embark on a new adventure as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) in Asunción, Paraguay, as a Fulbright Scholar. He will also lead presentations and cultural programs on U.S.–Paraguay relations and the U.S. at large. “My interest in the Fulbright stems from two different sources,” Collins said. “Since

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