Centre College’s Grace Doherty Library offers digital library and archives

Throughout the course of the global pandemic, Centre College’s Digital Scholarship Librarian Mary Girard and other members of the Grace Doherty Library staff have been hard at work keeping up with the College’s digital library and archives. Centre’s digital library includes ebooks and research databases, and the digital archives/institutional repository includes digital history of the

Centre College holds first virtual new student orientation

The 2020-21 academic year has officially begun at Centre College, with first-year students having completed new student orientation and starting their first week of classes, whether they are on campus or studying remotely. The 352 members in the Class of 2024 had a chance to prepare for their college journey during Centre’s annual orientation week,

By |2020-08-26T13:00:41-04:00August 26th, 2020|COVID-19, New Student Orientation, News, Remote Learning|

[VIDEO] Centre faculty discuss plans for fall semester

In the midst of COVID-19, Centre College faculty have been hard at work to determine how to best teach their classes whether their students are in person or online. To help share some of these plans, the College created a series of videos featuring a number of faculty members being interviewed by H.W. Stodghill, Jr.

Jezebel Roldan ’22 prepares to engage the campus community in the 2020 election

As part of the Centre College Bonner Program’s Summers of Service, Jezebel Roldan ’22 (Los Angeles, California) served as the civic engagement intern, a new summer internship to help the Office of Community Service prepare for the 2020 election. Working remotely from her home in Los Angeles, Roldan met weekly with Sophia Lombardo, coordinator for

By |2020-08-20T08:29:05-04:00August 20th, 2020|Community Service, COVID-19, Internships, News, Remote Learning|

Centre Bonner interns help prepare for the fall semester

Every year, the Centre College Bonner Program employs summer interns who assist the Bonner staff as they prepare for the school year. This year, Alex Icaza ’22 (Modesto, California), Landy Lin ’22 (Louisville, Kentucky) and Aranxa Parra ’22 (Edinburg, Texas) were selected for the internship, and due to COVID-19, they completed their internships virtually. All

By |2020-08-14T10:03:31-04:00August 14th, 2020|COVID-19, Internships, News, Remote Learning|

Norton Center announces new digital CULTURE + series

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts has announced its new free monthly CULTURE + series, a mix of live performances and thought-provoking dialogue. The first installment, titled “CULTURE + BLACK CULTURE MATTERS,” will be on Aug. 13 at 7:30 p.m. The program will feature former Kentucky Poet Laureate and Danville native Frank X Walker,

By |2020-08-05T15:17:27-04:00August 5th, 2020|News, Norton Center for the Arts, Remote Learning|

Centre College hosts virtual Centre Compass Program for incoming first-year students

Centre College recently hosted a virtual version of the Centre Compass Program. Designed for incoming first-year Centre students, this typically on-campus leadership training experience helps them maximize their potential as a student leader at Centre. The one-week, intensive orientation features interactive workshops and activities focused on cultivating such traits as critical thinking, initiative, creative problem

By |2020-07-23T14:06:17-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Admission, Campus, COVID-19, News, Remote Learning|

Centre students, faculty participate in summer collaborative research

In keeping with Centre College’s guarantee of engaging students with undergraduate research across many disciplines through its Centre Commitment, the College is hosting faculty and student collaborative research both on campus and remotely this summer. The research is funded by the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP), a program supported by the National Science

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 chemistry program offers summer journal club

Centre College’s chemistry program is offering an exciting educational opportunity for students, faculty and staff through a summer journal club. After many summer research and internship opportunities for students and faculty were cancelled, due to COVID-19, Professor of Chemistry Joe Workman proposed the idea of forming a journal club as a way to keep students

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