Sights and Sounds: In the Heart of the Bluegrass

This Sights and Sounds looks at a unique Centreterm course that explores the historical development of bluegrass, the musical genre, beginning with its founder Bill Monroe. On Wednesday, Jan. 23, the group Cumberland Grass, including Shelly Hines-Brooks ’07, stopped by to play some bluegrass and get the students involved with the instruments—and some clogging. Video

By |2013-01-24T11:23:33+00:00January 24th, 2013|Sights & Sounds|

Sights and Sounds: Campus Caroling

Centre College: Campus Caroling For more than 30 years, Centre College faculty and staff have carried on a tradition—a cross-campus caroling surprise for students at the end of the first term. Faculty and staff meet at the dean’s house, warm up with a couple of songs and head out. The event takes place during finals

By |2012-12-13T14:48:58+00:00December 13th, 2012|Sights & Sounds|

Sights and Sounds: Centre College VP Debate 2012

Centre students share their excitement for the Vice Presidential Debate on 10.11.12. Video by Message Matters, LLC. Centre prepares for VP Debate 2012 Students Alison Epperson ’15 and Luke Wetton ’14 discuss the building excitement around campus and their involvement as the only national VP Debate approaches on 10.11.12. Video by Chris Floyd

By |2012-10-18T11:32:09+00:00October 18th, 2012|Sights & Sounds|

Sights and Sounds: The Completion of the A. Eugene Brockman Residential Commons

This Sights and Sounds takes a look at the completion of the A. Eugene Brockman Residential Commons. Hampered initially by rainy weather, work is not only back on track but also ahead of schedule. Furniture was moved into the buildings in July, and landscaping was completed in this past week. Given Centre’s commitment to sustainable

By |2012-08-16T16:10:58+00:00August 16th, 2012|Sights & Sounds|

Sights and Sounds: In the Classroom, Lab, and Studio

This Sights and Sounds looks at both professors’ and students’ perspective “in the classroom” at Centre College. Classes at Centre, writes Loren Pope of “Colleges That Change Lives,” “are designed to develop in students the ability to imagine and create, to think and reason analytically to solve problems, to integrate and synthesize complex information, to

By |2012-06-07T16:13:03+00:00June 7th, 2012|Sights & Sounds|

Sights and Sounds: Spring Carnival 2012 Joins Forces with 5th Annual St. Baldrick's Day

A longstanding tradition at Centre, Carnival was established in 1903. This year, Carnival took place in front of the Campus Center, which was covered with an assortment of entertaining activities for the entire Centre community. The 2012 Carnival joined forces with the annual St. Baldrick's Day activities, when students gathered on the lawn of the

By |2012-05-04T16:20:42+00:00May 4th, 2012|Sights & Sounds|

Sights and Sounds: A Day With No Shoes

On April 10, students, faculty and staff at Centre went barefoot for the annual One Day Without Shoes, promoted by the TOMS Club on campus. One Day Without Shoes is supported by TOMS, a shoe company with a unique business model that requires a pair of shoes to be given to a child in need

By |2012-04-12T16:24:49+00:00April 12th, 2012|Sights & Sounds|
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