CentreFaith sponsors interfaith dialogue convocation

Centre College’s interfaith dialogue organization CentreFaith recently sponsored the second annual Interfaith Dialogue Panel Convocation. “It was quite a success, filling up Weisiger Theatre and sparking conversation about interfaith dialogue around campus,” said Ellen Tyra ’19, president of CentreFaith. Tyra said the convocation included dynamic conversations about topics of religion and dialogue between people of

By |2018-10-15T18:41:53+00:00October 15th, 2018|News, Religion, Religious Life|

Chris Robinson ’12 invited to present at prestigious conference

Chris Robinson ‘12 presented independent research on vehicle routing at the July 2017 SAI Computing Conference in London, England. The event’s website describes it as “a premier venue for researchers and industry practitioners to share new ideas, research results and development experiences in various fields.” Although Robinson is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in electrical engineering

By |2018-12-07T15:28:51+00:00September 15th, 2017|Mathematics, News, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religion, Studio Art|

Centre religion professor collaborates with summer research students

Collaborative undergraduate research is a cornerstone of the Centre College experience and this summer, Professor of Religion Shayna Sheinfeld and her student assistants are engaging in two projects that examine religion historically and in contemporary pop culture. Catherine Uritis ’19, Clark Gebhart '18 and Katie Alexander '19 have helped Sheinfeld with research on women and

By |2018-05-24T15:29:12+00:00July 24th, 2017|Gender Studies, News, Religion, Research|

Moving on: Beth Glazier

The faculty are the core of Centre College. Of all the College’s constituencies, they are the ones who are here the longest. It is they who nurture the culture of the place—the sense of common purpose, the collegiality and the passion and energy—and that they share so enthusiastically with their students. This spring, seven of

By |2018-05-23T17:31:13+00:00June 14th, 2017|News, Religion|

Moving on: Tom McCollough

The faculty are the core of Centre College. Of all the College’s constituencies, they are the ones who are here the longest. It is they who nurture the culture of the place—the sense of common purpose, the collegiality and the passion and energy—and that they share so enthusiastically with their students. This spring, seven of

By |2018-05-23T17:37:21+00:00June 13th, 2017|News, Religion|

Alexandra Hibbs ’17 focuses John C. Young research on Sufism

Alexandra Hibbs ’17 explored and experienced firsthand a Sufi community, a more mystical branch of Islam, as a John C. Young Scholar during her yearlong project titled “Mevlevi Sufism in America: Contemporary Applications of Islamic Discourse and Spirituality.” “My research project is an ethnographic study of a Mevlevi Sufi community based in Louisville, Kentucky,” Hibbs said.

By |2018-06-07T18:03:36+00:00May 25th, 2017|Academics, John C. Young Program, News, Religion|

Centre College honors faculty and staff at closing dinner

Centre College honored members of its campus community on May 16 at the annual faculty and staff appreciation dinner and awards ceremony. Kayla Perry, custodian; Pam Martino, custodian; and Jessica Conder, custodian leader each received a Horky Service Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by facilities management employees. The award was created from a bequest by

Centre’s Matthew Pierce wins prestigious international book honor

Centre College Assistant Professor of Religion Matthew Pierce was recently honored with the Iran World Award for Book of the Year for “Twelve Infallible Men: The Imams and the Making of Shi’ism,” published in 2016 by Harvard University Press. More than 2,500 books in the areas of Islamic and Iranian studies were considered, which were

By |2018-06-13T17:58:57+00:00May 18th, 2017|News, Religion|

Centre faculty to share life stories at Omicron Delta Kappa event

Members of Omicron Delta Kappa, Centre College’s leadership honor society, will host the annual Life Stories event on Tuesday, April 25 at 8 p.m. in Young Hall 113. The event will feature a line-up of College faculty who will share personal accounts of the academic and career journeys that led them to Centre. Speakers for this year’s program are

By |2018-06-18T14:20:18+00:00April 24th, 2017|Asian Studies, Chemistry, Chinese, News, Religion|

Community invited to Passover meal on campus

Centre College's Jewish Student Organization, the Religious Life Office and the Diversity Office is inviting the community together for a Passover Seder meal on April 12. The dinner will take place on the first floor of the Combs Centre Warehouse from 5-7 p.m. The catered Seder meal will include brisket, grilled vegetable sauté, matzah-ball soup and dessert.

By |2018-06-19T14:06:13+00:00April 6th, 2017|Events, News, Religion, Religious Life|
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