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 |2019-03-07T20:00:01+00:00March 6th, 2019|Academics, Biology, Greek Life, History, News, Pre-Med|

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|

Centre's Greek community award-winning

More than 50 percent of Centre College students participate in Greek life, comprised of six fraternities and five sororities, including Kappa Delta, Centre's newest sorority that is re-establishing their Iota chapter this fall. In the past year, the College's Greek chapters have collectively contributed 9,900 hours of community service and raised over $123,000 for philanthropy —

By |2016-10-04T10:42:46+00:00October 4th, 2016|Greek Life, News|

Washington Monthly ranks Centre College #20 in nation for service

Centre College has been ranked #20 in the nation for service among liberal arts colleges by Washington Monthly’s annual College Guide and Ranking, proving that Centre’s students and their commitment to bettering the world through action are garnering national attention. "Service is an essential aspect of all of our experiences on campus," says Gregory Chery,

By |2018-08-01T18:53:12+00:00September 7th, 2016|Community Service, Greek Life, News, Rankings|

Dexter Horne ’16 receives prestigious Shideler Award from Phi Kappa Tau

Dexter Horne ’16 was recently honored by Phi Kappa Tau with the William Shideler Award, the national fraternity’s highest undergraduate honor, presented annually to the most outstanding graduating senior in the organization. The award memorializes William H. Shideler, who founded the organization at Miami University of Ohio in 1906. Horne, who was the president of

By |2016-08-01T13:13:17+00:00August 1st, 2016|Greek Life, News|

Centre celebrates Best Buddies Month

Learning at Centre College occurs as much outside the classroom as it does in, and the experiential learning that happens when students participate in campus organizations and clubs is as educational as it is life-changing. Best Buddies is one of many organizations that allows Centre students to gain knowledge and insight, experience personal growth and

By |2018-08-16T19:32:00+00:00March 29th, 2016|Campus, Community Service, Greek Life, News|
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