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
At Centre College’s 196th Commencement, Clark Smith ’19 (Lexington, Kentucky) not only received a bachelor’s degree from the College but also graduated from the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program. John Grise ‘19 (Bowling Green, Kentucky) was also commissioned as a Second Lieutenant after completing a marine corps program. As part of Commencement festivities, Centre
On the day of their graduation from Centre, the Class of 2019 participated in the What’s Next? campaign, an eagerly anticipated feature of Commencement day. The new alumni shared their post-graduation plans, as they now join the 97 percent of Centre alumni who either attend graduate school or are employed within a year of graduation. While their post-Centre pursuits vary,
At Centre College’s 195 Commencement ceremonies, Josiah Farley ’18 (Lexington, Kentucky), Austin Glang ’18 (Fayetteville, Georgia) and Bradley Sampson ’18 (Durham, North Carolina) not only received bachelor degrees from the College but also graduated from the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program. Centre students may participate in the ROTC programs of either the U.S. Army
Eager to get a taste of Kentucky’s bourbon industry, Centre College's Austin Glang ’18 of Fayetteville, Georgia, has taken the opportunity to complete an academic credit internship at Danville’s Wilderness Trail Distillery. As a marketing intern, Glang has a wide variety of responsibilities surrounding day-to-day business maintenance and long-term planning, particularly as the distillery’s second
In addition to earning a bachelor of science degree in physics at Centre College's Commencement on May 22 , John Coogan ’16 was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps (USMC). "John is very talented," says USMC Capt. Jacob Pagragan, Centre's ROTC officer selection officer for the Marines. "He managed two
At Centre College's 192nd Commencement ceremonies held in May, Nathan Adams ’15 not only received a bachelor of arts degree in economics but also was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army Reserve. Centre students may participate in the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) programs of either the U.S. Army or U.S.
Rollie Graham ’14 is like many other outstanding and involved Centre students: he spent a semester studying abroad in Shanghai, China; he is a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and vice president of administration on the College's Interfraternity Council; he played baseball for the Colonels his freshman year. But when he finishes up his
After Commencement on Sunday, May 20, the class of 2012 will graduate from Centre with memories of enjoyable classes, fun times with friends and involvement with campus clubs and activities. Five of those seniors will also be commissioned as officers of the United States armed forces after participating in the Reserve Officers’ Training Corp (ROTC).