Centre Commitment guarantees study abroad, internship/research and graduation in four years

Centre College offers its students many things: personal education leading to extraordinary success, a small student/faculty ratio, unique courses, opportunities to attend remarkable Broadway performances and concerts by renowned orchestras. But the pledge of outstanding education doesn’t stop there. Through the Centre Commitment, the College guarantees every student who meets Centre’s academic and social expectations

By |2012-11-29T14:16:48-05:00November 29th, 2012|News Archive|

Faculty spread holiday cheer with carols and breakfast study-breaker

The holiday season at Centre College is filled with traditions. From the annual tree-trimming activities to the Salvation Army bell-ringing to the faculty Christmas caroling night, the campus comes alive with the holiday spirit each December. And seasonal Centre traditions do more than spread holiday cheer—they demonstrate the “personal education” offered by Centre faculty members

By |2012-11-29T14:14:57-05:00November 29th, 2012|News Archive|

New environmental studies major approved at Centre

Centre College recently approved a new major in environmental studies that will be available as an option for students in the 2013-14 school year. The new major will give students the freedom to apply their interest in environmental issues to other subjects. “We’re very excited about the new major in environmental studies. The major is

By |2012-11-29T14:06:31-05:00November 29th, 2012|News Archive|

Centre College calculates media value of Vice Presidential Debate

Vice presidential candidates Dick Cheney (R) and Senator Joe Lieberman (D-CT) met at Centre College for the 2000 vice presidential candidates debate. Candidates sat at a round table with moderator Bernard Shaw. On Oct. 5, 2000, Centre College in Danville, Ky.—population 16,000—became the smallest campus in the smallest community ever to host a

By |2019-11-05T20:28:16-05:00November 29th, 2012|News, News Archive, Politics|

20 Questions with C60 hosts CJ Donald ’14 and Sophia Mahmood ’15

1. Year at Centre? CJ: Junior, government major. Sophia: Sophomore. 2. Where did you grow up (and describe the place in one phrase or sentence)? CJ: Memphis, Tenn., a place for known for barbecue, blues and basketball. Sophia: Elizabethtown, Ky., a small town only slightly less boring than the movie. 3. What are your hobbies? CJ: When I am not

By |2012-11-22T14:32:09-05:00November 22nd, 2012|News Archive|

Centre admission car wrap makes for one sweet ride

An idea that started off “strictly as an experiment” has shown signs of success. Many students and faculty members have probably had a chance to catch a glimpse of the Admission Office’s new ride—the car with the Centre wrap on the exterior which is driven to college fairs, conferences and admission trips as a way

By |2012-11-22T14:30:40-05:00November 22nd, 2012|News Archive|

Seismograph in Young Hall picks up on earthquake

A recent earthquake in eastern Kentucky was too far away for members of the Centre community to feel the ground shake—but a seismograph in Centre’s Young Hall was able to pick up on the movement. “There was a magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 12:08 P.M. EST on Saturday, Nov. 10,” says Conrad Shiba, associate professor of

By |2012-11-22T14:29:14-05:00November 22nd, 2012|News Archive|

Early application deadlines looming for Centre Class of 2017

Early deadlines are fast approaching for high school students applying to Centre College for entry with the Class of 2017. Early Action applications must be submitted by Dec. 1, while those applying Early Decision have the option to submit their applications by either Dec. 1 or Jan. 15. Regular decision applications are also due on

By |2012-11-22T14:27:15-05:00November 22nd, 2012|News Archive|

Karissa Jackson ’14 enjoys Moscow through Boren Scholarship

Karissa Jackson ’14 is currently spending her junior year a little differently than most of her classmates. As Centre’s first Boren Scholar, she is studying at Moscow Humanities University for the year. This is not Jackson’s first time in Russia—she spent the summer of 2011 studying jointly in Arizona and Kazan, Russia, with the Arizona State

By |2012-11-22T14:24:48-05:00November 22nd, 2012|News Archive|

Prof. Stephen Powell’s glasswork on display at Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

Members of the Centre community have the opportunity to see the internationally renowned glasswork of Stephen Powell, H.W. Stodghill Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Art, in person on a regular basis. Museumgoers in Alabama can enjoy Powell’s work in person now as well at “Psychedelic Mania: Stephen Rolfe Powell’s Dance with Glass,” an

By |2019-09-12T15:02:47-04:00November 15th, 2012|News Archive, Stephen Powell Memorial|
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