Centre’s religion program fosters conversation with Chef Michael Twitty

Centre College’s religion program is hosting a virtual event featuring Chef Michael Twitty on Wednesday, July 8 at 6:30 p.m. The conversation with Twitty is titled “Kosher Soul: The Interaction of Blackness and Jewishness in an Intersectional World.” Author of the award-winning book “The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the

By |2020-07-06T15:11:34-04:00July 6th, 2020|Academics, News, Religion, Remote Learning|

Centre announces 2020 RICE symposium winners

Centre College recently held a virtual version of the 13th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium. New this year, RICE included prizes for the best two presentations or posters from each academic division. Winners were chosen by appointed faculty judges. The Dean's Office and the Undergraduate Research Committee share the divisional presentation winners:

Isabella La Rocca González creates photo essay of recent peaceful protests in Danville

VIEW photo essay  Isabella La Rocca González, assistant professor of studio art, is one of many Centre College students, faculty and staff attending the peaceful protests taking place in Danville. While participating, she captured several images and created a photo essay of the events. “I most wanted to depict the solidarity among the many diverse

By |2020-06-12T17:32:58-04:00June 8th, 2020|Diversity, News, Religion|

Father Marc Bentley ’11 continues to serve amid social distancing

Marc Bentley ’11 is parochial vicar at St. Michael Catholic Church in Paintsville, Kentucky, as well as the coordinator of spiritual programs at the Father Beiting Appalachian Mission Center (FBAMC) in Louisa, Kentucky. He, like church leaders all over the U.S., has had to find creative new ways to serve the spiritual, physical and emotional

By |2020-04-09T12:57:33-04:00April 9th, 2020|Alumni, English, News, Religion, Remote Learning|

Students gain a variety of perspectives in Israel and Palestine during CentreTerm

Centre College students had the opportunity to study abroad in Israel and Palestine during CentreTerm 2020 with NEH Associate Professor of Religion Matthew Pierce and Assistant Professor of Religion Shana Sippy. Throughout the course, titled “Holy Lands: Sacred Realities and Political Stories,” students sought to place the current religious and political climate and conflict in

By |2020-02-20T10:12:57-05:00February 13th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, News, Politics, Religion, Study Abroad|

Students get a taste of religious identity through food during CentreTerm 2020

Centre students are exploring religious identity through food with Nelson D. and McDowell Rodes Associate Professor of Religion Lee Jefferson during CentreTerm 2020. “The goal is to examine how different religions cultivate identity through certain foods and dishes, claims ‘ownership’ to certain foods, and how some food traverses those boundaries,” Jefferson said. “We pay particular

By |2020-01-20T11:22:07-05:00January 20th, 2020|Academics, International Studies, News, Religion|

Centre College announces 2019 tenure and promotions

The following faculty tenure and promotions were recently announced at Centre College: Leonard Demoranville Awarded Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor Leonard Demoranville Leonard Demoranville joined the Centre faculty in 2012 as visiting assistant professor of chemistry. Before coming to Centre, Demoranville spent time as a National Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellow at the National

By |2019-07-12T20:51:15-04:00July 11th, 2019|Chemistry, Classics, History, Mathematics, News, Psychology, Religion|

Alumni in the News: Owensboro native finds success as archaeologist

This article was originally published in The Owensboro Times. When Centre College alumnus Brad Erickson ’09 was in high school, he once built a computer just for fun because he enjoyed tinkering with things. Others noticed that even at an early age he enjoyed putting things together and taking them apart, studying the science of

By |2019-07-10T13:39:54-04:00July 10th, 2019|Careers, History, News, Religion, Study Abroad|

JCY Scholar Kersey Reynolds ’19 traces female representation in literature

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2019 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 29th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. John C.

By |2019-06-07T14:57:13-04:00June 7th, 2019|Academics, English, History, News, Religion, Research|

JCY Scholar Veronique Similien ’19 examines ‘access-storytelling’ in higher education

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2019 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 29th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. Veronique Similien

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