Commencement 196 by the numbers

Three hundred and twenty-seven seniors were granted degrees at Centre College’s 196th Bicentennial Commencement, held on Sunday, May 19, at the Norton Center for the Arts. The Class of 2019 leaves a legacy of impressive accomplishments and countless life-changing experiences on campus and across the globe. As we bid them farewell, here’s a final look

Centre College graduate Parker Lawson ’15 third in a row to win Rotary Global Scholarship

For the third year in a row, a Centre College graduate has won a prestigious Rotary Global Grant Scholarship for graduate study abroad. Parker Lawson ’15, a Spanish and international studies double major from Prospect, Ky., plans to pursue a Master of Philosophy degree in Modern European History at the University of Cambridge beginning fall

Centre celebrates anniversary of Phi Beta Kappa

Since its founding in 1776, the national Phi Beta Kappa Society has been rewarding excellence in the liberal arts and sciences by selecting members who embody superior academic achievement and a love of learning. This month, the Centre College Beta chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, established in 1971 and one of only two chapters in Kentucky, joins

By |2018-09-12T20:16:36-04:00December 2nd, 2015|Academics, News, Phi Beta Kappa|

Blaire Van Valkenburgh to deliver lecture as part of Phi Beta Kappa's Visiting Scholars program

Centre College remains committed to cultivating campus discussions in all academic divisions that broaden the minds of its students. To that end, Blaire Van Valkenburgh will give a convocation address on “The National History of Sabertooth Cats” as part of the Phi Beta Kappa Society’s Visiting Scholars program. As a vertebrate paleobiologist, Van Valkenburgh centers

By |2015-09-23T14:02:35-04:00September 23rd, 2015|News, Phi Beta Kappa|

Thirty-five students inducted in Phi Beta Kappa honors society

Continuing its legacy of high achievement, Centre College recently initiated 35 students into the Phi Beta Kappa Society (PBK). Centre remains the only private liberal arts college in the Commonwealth with a PBK chapter. Phi Beta Kappa was founded at the College of William and Mary in 1776 and is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious undergraduate honors

By |2015-06-08T09:15:52-04:00June 8th, 2015|Academics, News, Phi Beta Kappa|

Phi Beta Kappa scholar to speak on campus

Professor Jeffrey Wasserstrom, a Phi Beta Kappa scholar from the University of California, Irvine, will provide a lecture on Chinese culture on March 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Centre College's Young Hall. The campus event is part of a lecture series taking place at American liberal arts colleges that host a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, the nation’s oldest academic honor society. Centre is the

By |2015-03-13T12:09:50-04:00March 13th, 2015|Experts, News, Phi Beta Kappa|