Class of 2018 achieve significantly high employment and graduate school outcomes

An impressive 97 percent of 2018 Centre College graduates are employed or pursuing advanced study, according to the annual outcomes report generated by the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD). The results are based on a 97 percent knowledge rate, with responses from 321 out of 331 graduates. The extraordinary results match those compiled by

12th annual RICE symposium celebrates student research and creative endeavors

Centre College recently hosted the 12th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium with a week-long celebration of research, featuring different events each day. “I think RICE went very well this year,” said Amy Frederick, RICE co-chair and assistant professor of art history and humanities. “The quality of the presentations, the posters and the symposium

Stephen Rolfe Powell ’74: A Tribute

Steve never tried to fashion an artist persona except for about five minutes way back at the beginning when he wondered out loud if he should sign his work "Alabama Powell." We had a good laugh about it and that was the end of that. Who needs to project a persona when you're already bursting

World-renowned glass artist Lino Tagliapietra returns to Centre

See video of Lino Tagliapietra working in the glass studio here. Lino Tagliapietra, widely known as the world’s foremost glass artist, makes his 11th visit to Centre College over the next week, offering three days of master classes and public demonstrations. During his visit, the public is invited to witness Tagliapietra in action in the hot

By |2018-11-12T18:45:31-05:00November 8th, 2018|Glass Art, News|

“Most Influential Glass Artist in the World” returns to Centre

Lino Tagliapietra, widely acknowledged to be the world’s foremost glass artist, returns to Centre College for four days of master classes and public demonstrations Oct. 23-29. It will be his 10th visit to the College. The connection between Tagliapietra and Centre began in 1996 when he exhibited with Stephen Rolfe Powell ’74, Stodghill Professor of

By |2019-09-11T20:02:31-04:00October 11th, 2017|Glass Art, News, Studio Art|

"2,000 Degrees: A Fire Odyssey" to display faculty collaborative art work

A new exhibit coming to Centre College's  Norton Center for the Arts this fall will display the collaborative work created by two Centre faculty members. “2,000 Degrees: A Fire Odyssey,” is a three-dimensional exhibition that features hand-built ceramic sculptures by Japanese artist and Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Kensuke Yamada and glass creations by H.W.

By |2018-05-31T15:13:40-04:00August 2nd, 2017|Glass Art, News, Norton Center for the Arts, Studio Art|

Centre College hosts renowned glass artist John Kiley

Renowned glass artist John Kiley of Seattle, Wa., will give a presentation and demonstration Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. in the hot glass studio in Centre College's Jones Visual Art Center. A short visual presentation will be followed by a demonstration by the artist. Kiley began his professional career at the age of 19 at

By |2018-07-26T18:38:14-04:00October 28th, 2016|Glass Art, News, Studio Art|

Glass artist Nate Watson ’98 visits Centre for lecture and glass blowing demonstration

On Nov. 19 at 7 p.m., Centre College will welcome glass artist Nate Watson ’98 to the Jones Visual Art Center for a short lecture and glass demonstration. A history major at Centre, Watson took several glass classes at the College and after graduation moved to Providence, R.I. and then California, where he completed a

By |2019-03-27T17:24:48-04:00November 16th, 2015|Careers, Glass Art, News|

Italian ‘glass maestro’ Lino Tagliapietra returns to Centre College for documentary premiere, April 29

Centre College is known for its consistent ability to bring global opportunities to campus for its students. The College will continue that commitment April 28-30, when internationally acclaimed Italian glass artist Lino Tagliapietra returns to Centre for a ninth visit and the world premiere of a new independent documentary exploring the "glass maestro's" life, his much-celebrated career and

By |2019-09-12T14:38:04-04:00April 24th, 2015|Literature, Glass Art, News, Studio Art|

Centre faculty share life stories at Omicron Delta Kappa event

Members of Omicron Delta Kappa, Centre College’s leadership honor society, hosted the annual Life Stories event on April 6, featuring an all-star line-up of College faculty who shared personal accounts of the academic and career journeys that led them to Centre. Speakers for this year’s program were Associate Professor of Chemistry Jeffrey Fieberg (Division III), H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele

By |2019-03-20T20:04:39-04:00April 9th, 2015|Academics, Chemical Physics, Chemistry, Glass Art, History, Studio Art|
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