Centre receives recognition on ScholarMatcher’s 2018 College Honor Roll

Centre College was recently recognized on the ScholarMatcher’s 2018 College Honor Roll, which analyzes college data to determine which institutions offer opportunities for low-income and first-generation students. Since 2015, ScholarMatch has analyzed 1,400 U.S. colleges and universities using public data. Their analysis includes metrics that are specifically relevant for students from households earning less than

By |2018-11-16T16:03:03+00:00November 16th, 2018|News, Rankings|

APO to host 12-hour poverty and homelessness week event, Nov. 16-17

Members of Centre College’s Alpha Phi Omega: Theta Theta chapter will host "Think Outside the Box," a 12-hour event starting Friday, Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. and ending at 6 a.m. the next morning. The initiative is part of the Poverty & Homelessness Week and serves as a fundraiser and educational opportunity. “Each hour of

By |2018-11-16T13:51:25+00:00November 16th, 2018|News|

[VIDEO] Tibetan monks create sand mandala in honor of Centre bicentennial

Centre College recently hosted Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery, who constructed a mandala sand painting as part of the College’s upcoming bicentennial celebration. The monks worked in the Campus Center, painting with colored sand, which is one of the most unique and exquisite forms of art in the Tantric Buddhism culture. In these

By |2018-11-14T20:07:20+00:00November 14th, 2018|News|

Food insecurity dinner to bring awareness to Centre, Nov. 15

As part of Poverty & Homelessness Week, Centre College will hold its annual food insecurity dinner, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. in the Ewen Room in the Campus Center. The dinner will kick-start a discussion on food security and provide time for brainstorming and service planning to address the issue. “The goal of the event

By |2018-11-14T17:39:47+00:00November 14th, 2018|News|

Centre celebrates construction of new residence hall

Centre College recently celebrated the construction of its new northside residence hall, set to be completed by August 2019. The building will have 176 beds, an apartment, study rooms, kitchens, lounge space, laundry, social space and other amenities. The rooms will be large, double rooms in suites or super-suites or pod-style. The residence hall will

By |2018-11-13T19:09:54+00:00November 13th, 2018|News|

Lenny Demoranville receives Kentucky Academy of Science award

Centre College’s Lenny Demoranville, assistant professor of chemistry, recently received the Kentucky Academy of Science’s (KAS) 2018 Excellence in Science Education and Outreach Award. According to KAS, Demoranville has found creative ways to improve science on-and off-campus, referring to how he’s recently used funding from the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) to improve science

By |2018-11-13T19:07:06+00:00November 13th, 2018|News|

Centre students display art exhibit “When Abroad,” Nov. 12-Dec. 7

Centre College students Vân Đặng ‘19, Sara Dewitt ‘19, and Muzi Yan ‘19 will display an exhibit titled “When Abroad” in the AEGON Gallery in the Jones Visual Arts Center, Nov. 12 through Dec. 7. A reception will be held on Nov. 16 from 4:30-6 p.m. “When Abroad” is an art installation that explores the complexity

By |2018-11-12T19:37:37+00:00November 12th, 2018|News|

Former Kentucky governor to discuss poverty and homelessness in Eastern Kentucky, Nov. 12

As part of Centre College’s Poverty & Homelessness Week, Nov. 10-17, former Kentucky governor Paul Patton will give a convocation address to the campus community on Monday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m., in Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts. This event is free and open to the public. The theme for this

By |2018-11-12T18:48:46+00:00November 12th, 2018|News|

Diversity and inclusion office increases staff and adds new members

Continued efforts to strengthen diversity and inclusion at Centre College will benefit from new staff, an additional position and a restructuring of the office. Previously staffed by an associate vice president and two-year “fellow” position, the office now includes four staff, the result of a new full-time position and adding a VISTA position to the

By |2018-11-09T19:26:23+00:00November 9th, 2018|Diversity, News|

Centre College dedicates new intercultural center

Centre College continues its effort to deepen the roots of its community by the creation of the intercultural suite on the second floor of the Campus Center, dedicated on Oct. 26, as part of the Homecoming 2018 festivities. This space was created to be a place where people of every identity label could come and

By |2018-11-09T20:07:08+00:00November 8th, 2018|Diversity, International Students, News|
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