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,

Centre’s Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity raises $3,000 for Heart of Kentucky United Way

Centre College’s Delta Kappa Epsilon (DEKE) recently presented the Heart of Kentucky United Way (HKUW) a check totaling $3,000 after their annual favors auction event. HKUW is a nonprofit organization focused on making a lasting impact on education, income and health in the community by supporting more than 60 programs in Boyle, Garrard, Lincoln and

By |2019-05-06T15:32:13+00:00May 6th, 2019|Academics, Greek Life, News|

Mitchell Collins ’19 and Hannah Gibbs ’19 to address annual honors convo, May 7

Mitchell Collins ‘19 (Richmond, Kentucky) and Hannah Gibbs ‘19 (London, Kentucky) will be the keynote speakers at Centre College’s honors convocation on Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight

Phi Kappa Tau to host St. Baldrick’s event, April 12

The young men of Phi Kappa Tau (PKT) fraternity at Centre College will hold their annual St. Baldrick’s head shaving event on Friday, April 12 at 5 p.m. outside of the Campus Center. The fraternity has set a goal of $5,000 to generate funds for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Since 1999, the St. Baldrick’s Foundation

By |2019-04-10T16:01:11+00:00April 10th, 2019|Events, Greek Life, News|

Caroline Pellegrino ’18 pursues nursing at Vanderbilt

In the course of her liberal arts education at Centre College, Caroline Pellegrino ’18 learned that, far from preparing her for precisely one career path, she was given the opportunity and encouragement to pursue coursework in a variety of fields. Such training ensures that liberally educated students, like those who graduate from Centre, are prepared for

By |2019-03-26T20:06:39+00:00March 6th, 2019|Academics, Biology, Greek Life, History, News, Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing|

Greek 101 sessions prepare students for fraternity, sorority experience

Centre College’s Greek Life recently welcomed 206 new members to its fraternities and sororities. As part of the induction, the College's Greek Life Office, the Interfraternity Council (IFC) and the Panhellenic Council (PHC) have joined efforts to offer its annual institute titled “Greek 101,” a series of educational events designed to introduce new members to

By |2019-02-27T16:04:35+00:00February 26th, 2019|Greek Life, News|

Leadership experience helps Kirby Fitzpatrick ’18 land role with Tri Delta

Centre College’s Student Government Association (SGA) President Kirby Fitzpatrick ’18, of Lexington, recently accepted a position as a chapter development consultant with Tri Delta’s international headquarters. As a mathematics major, Fitzpatrick is interested in working in higher education and student affairs after Centre, but she also wants to spend one year traveling before attending graduate

By |2018-05-25T15:33:05+00:00April 4th, 2018|Greek Life, News|

Centre Tri Delta named St. Jude’s Chapter of the Year

Flipping pancakes and late night crafts are staples of Tri Delta fundraising, but this year, the chapter reached new heights in its support of children’s cancer initiatives. Centre College’s Beta Phi Chapter of Delta Delta Delta has been named the 2016-17 Chapter of the Year by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The award honors the

By |2018-05-24T15:22:50+00:00July 26th, 2017|Greek Life, News|

Beta Theta Pi receives distinguished national award

More than 50 percent of Centre College students participate in Greek life, which includes six fraternities and five sororities. Among them is Beta Theta Pi, recently awarded the 2017 North-American Interfraternity Conference Chapter Award of Distinction. Centre’s Epsilon chapter is one of two in the nation to received the award, given to recognize hard work, dedication and the commitment

By |2018-05-23T18:20:46+00:00June 2nd, 2017|Greek Life, News|

Dina Badie named a Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority Outstanding Faculty Member

The national organization of Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority and the Epsilon Eta Chapter at Centre College have honored Dina Badie, assistant professor of government and international studies, as an Outstanding Faculty Member for the 2015-16 academic year. Kappa Alpha Theta (KAT) recognizes 10 outstanding faculty members annually for their contributions to colleges and universities where

By |2018-07-26T18:17:38+00:00November 2nd, 2016|Greek Life, International Studies, News, Politics|
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