"Tuition-Free Week" on campus highlights generosity of donors

The nation’s happiest graduates have a strong history of giving back to their alma mater, Centre College, in extraordinary ways. Leading the nation for the past three decades with their annual support of the College, loyal Centre alumni offer a solid endorsement of graduate satisfaction and—through their gifts—trusted assurance of the Centre experience for generations to come. A new initiative at the

By | 2015-03-10T15:27:07+00:00 March 10th, 2015|Alumni, Campus, News, News Archive|

Matthew Cummings ’05 founds Pretentious Beer Glass Company

The Pretentious Beer Glass Company, the brainchild of glass artist Matthew Cummings ’05, features handcrafted, mouth-blown glasses individually shaped to compliment the unique characteristics found in the many varieties of craft beer. The company is so new it hasn’t even officially launched, but word’s getting around and orders are coming in with the help of social

By | 2012-12-13T14:43:12+00:00 December 13th, 2012|News Archive|

Colonels Challenge presents golden opportunity to give

The Colonels Club—Centre College’s original annual giving recognition society for individuals who give $100 or more—celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. And to honor this golden anniversary, an anonymous alumnus has issued a challenge. “If we can secure 500 new Colonels Club members or Centre Associates [donors who give $1,000 or more] by the close of the

By | 2012-12-13T14:41:43+00:00 December 13th, 2012|News Archive|

Centre community raises record amount in United Way campaign

In the spirit of giving, every year Centre College dedicates itself to a campaign benefiting the Heart of Kentucky United Way (HKUW), a Danville-based organization that provides aid to projects and organizations in local communities and counties. Thanks to the efforts of a campus committee, faculty, staff and students, the total campus-wide contribution to HKUW this

By | 2012-12-13T14:39:21+00:00 December 13th, 2012|News Archive|

Hoffman and Owens named SAA Coaches of the Year

Two Centre coaches recently received the highest honors in their respective sports from the Southern Athletic Assocation (SAA). Lisa Owens, head coach of the men’s and women’s cross country and track teams, was named Men’s Cross Country Coach of the Year. Jay Hoffman, head coach of the women’s soccer team, was named Women’s Soccer Coach of the

By | 2012-12-13T14:31:15+00:00 December 13th, 2012|News Archive|

20 Questions with Payroll and Benefits Coordinator Meredith Sizemore

1. Position at Centre? Payroll & Benefits Coordinator. 2. Where did you grow up (and describe the place in one phrase or sentence)? A quaint little place in Harrodsburg, Ky., called Dixville. 3. What are your hobbies? At this point in my life it’s running my daughter all over the place with sports and school

By | 2012-12-06T15:03:09+00:00 December 6th, 2012|News Archive|

“Virtual visit” allows prospective students to discover Centre from home

The best way to get to know Centre College, undoubtedly, is to make a visit to campus—however, traveling to Centre can be difficult for some prospective students. No more do distance, wintery weather, hectic holiday schedules and other impediments keep prospective students from discovering Centre, though, thanks to DVD “video visits” from the Office of Admission,

By | 2012-12-06T14:59:36+00:00 December 6th, 2012|News Archive|

Jennifer Muzyka speaks at unveiling of new supercomputer

Professor of Chemistry Jennifer Muzykarecently helped usher in a new era of supercomputing in central Kentucky, when the University of Kentucky installed a supercomputertheoretically capable of completing 140 trillion mathematical calculations per second. At a celebration of the new supercomputer on Monday, Dec. 3, Muzyka spoke about how the new high processing system will benefit her own

By | 2012-12-06T14:58:34+00:00 December 6th, 2012|News Archive|

Professor Dan Stroup talks with NPR about Ashley Judd

It’s not every day that a Centre College faculty member gets to discuss politics in the context of a famous Hollywood actress, but when the national media calls, you answer the phone. Actually, the experience has become routine at Centre. During the recent Vice Presidential Debate, Centre professors were often in the national and international media

By | 2012-12-06T14:57:27+00:00 December 6th, 2012|News Archive|

Centre educational experience well above national average according to NSSE

Centre College continues to exceed national averages in all key areas of its educational experience, according to results of this year’sNational Survey of Student Engagement, also known as NSSE. Now in its 12th year, the NSSE is conducted by the Center for Postsecondary Research at Indiana University and is based on an extensive survey of

By | 2012-12-06T14:55:30+00:00 December 6th, 2012|News Archive|
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