Centre recognized for producing top number of Fulbright student awards

Centre College was recently recognized on The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of Top Producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars and Students, 2018-19. Five Centre graduates from 2018 received Fulbright student awards. Each year, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces the top-producing institutions for the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship

Danville named Kentucky’s most beautiful college town

Centre College is often acknowledged and ranked for its academic excellence, but Centre can also claim being located in the most beautiful college town in Kentucky, according to MSN’s recent list of most beautiful college towns in every state. According to the listing, Danville is a "sweet, small town" with charming neighborhoods to explore, a

James Graham Brown Foundation grant bridges classroom and community, creates new CTL position

As a leader in experiential learning in higher education, Centre College is dedicated to strengthening opportunities that facilitate personalized and engaged learning, such as study abroad, undergraduate research, internships and community-based learning. Thanks to a $500,000 grant the College received last year from the Louisville-based James Graham Brown Foundation to support academic internships and community-based

Centre research team runs the play on football probabilities

With an undefeated football season underway, Centre College is engaging students in the popular pastime both on and off the field. Associate Professor of Mathematics Jeffrey Heath and David Newton ’15 (pictured above) are studying the stochastic modeling and simulation of football. This project is a continuation of Heath’s summer “sports analytics” research, in which he and his

By |2014-10-06T15:09:34-04:00October 6th, 2014|Featured News, Mathematics, News, Research|

Prof. Larry Bitensky wins competitive national award for composition

Critically acclaimed composer and pianist Larry Bitensky, professor of music at Centre College, has once again received national recognition for his outstanding work in the performing arts. Bitensky has been named the 2014 winner of The American Prize in Composition in the professional band/wind ensemble division for his piece entitled Fearsome Critters. The American Prize was

By |2014-10-01T13:43:17-04:00October 1st, 2014|Featured News, Music, News|

Centre’s dedication to service highlighted in Washington Monthly national ranking

Centre College continues to prove its excellence by every measure with its most recent ranking by Washington Monthly magazine. Ranked #32 among the nation’s top 255 liberal arts colleges, this marks the fifth year in a row the College has earned a top-50 designation, and with a three-spot increase over last year’s ranking. Washington Monthly’s unique ranking methodology rates colleges based on

By |2014-09-17T12:13:27-04:00September 17th, 2014|Community Service, Featured News, News, Rankings|

Centre College launches Grissom Scholars Program, offering exceptionally talented first-generation college students full tuition scholarships

Recruitment has begun at Centre College for the new Grissom Scholars Program, a groundbreaking national scholarship opportunity for first-generation students starting in the fall of 2015. The Grissom Scholars Program will serve as the foundation for Centre’s plan to create the nation’s premiere program for exceptionally talented high-need first-generation college students. Ten Grissom Scholars will

By |2014-09-16T09:02:00-04:00September 16th, 2014|Featured News, News|

Centre sees rise in international student population, welcomes 38 new students to campus

In keeping with its commitment to create a truly global and diverse campus, Centre College continues to grow its international student population, which has increased to 84 students. These bright, highly motivated students come from all over the world, including China, Ecuador, England, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Myanmar, Norway, Spain and Vietnam. This fall, Centre welcomed 30

By |2014-09-11T15:58:19-04:00September 11th, 2014|Academics, Featured News, News|

Centre College climbs in U.S. News ranking to #45 in the nation

The 2015 U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” guide ranks Centre College #45 among all National Liberal Arts Colleges, an increase of four spots over last year’s ranking. “We are fortunate to remain among the best of the best by every measure,” said John A. Roush, Centre’s president, “which is a credit to our

By |2014-09-09T10:42:50-04:00September 9th, 2014|Featured News, News, Rankings|

Centre College remains among nation’s best according to Princeton Review

Once again, Centre College has landed on the Princeton Review “Best 379 Colleges” list, an honor earned by just 15 percent of the approximately 2,500 colleges and universities considered for the ranking. What has long distinguished Princeton Review from other rankings is its reliance on student input. This process includes surveying a total of 130,000

By |2014-09-02T11:47:25-04:00September 2nd, 2014|Featured News, News, Rankings|
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