Centre encourages social dialogue on and off campus with Human Library

Centre College’s Grace Doherty Library recently hosted a Human Library designed to facilitate conversations between students, faculty, staff and members of the larger Danville community. The event, in its second year, allowed individuals to “check out" human “books” for thirty minutes of conversation about whatever topic the “book” had prepared. Carrie Frey, the associate director

By |2018-05-30T19:51:25-04:00November 7th, 2017|Campus, News, Special Event|

Governor’s School for the Arts nurtures potential of young artists in fourth year at Centre

A total of 256 student artists, representing 100 high schools in 47 counties, are on Centre College’s campus for the 2017 Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA). This is the fourth year Centre has hosted GSA, a statewide education program, managed by the Kentucky Center, that brings talented rising high school sophomores and

The stars align for Best Buddies event at Centre

Centre College’s Best Buddies organization will host its “When the Stars Align” event at its 2015 fall kickoff on Sept. 17. National and local stars will indeed align: Hollywood actress Vivica Fox, singer Marlana VanHoose and disabilities advocate Daniel Noltemeyer will attend to support Centre’s Best Buddies program alongside Best Buddies International representatives and Best Buddies members from other Kentucky schools. The

By |2019-02-28T15:40:02-05:00September 14th, 2015|News, Special Event|

[VIDEO] Renowned artist Lino Tagliapietra demonstrates glassmaking ‘magic’ at Centre College

Centre College is known for being a hub of global learning, not only because students have the opportunity to experience the world through study abroad but also because the College regularly brings world class opportunities to campus. Such is the case of internationally acclaimed Italian glass artist Lino Tagliapietra’s recent visit to Centre, when he returned

By |2019-09-11T20:01:34-04:00November 20th, 2014|Academics, Glass Art, Humanities, Sights & Sounds, Special Event, Studio Art|

2014 Alumni College offers one-of-a-kind opportunity for alumni to reconnect with Centre

With one of the nation’s highest rankings for alumni giving, Centre College is well known for its loyal graduates, a fact exemplified by the 2014 Alumni College. Thirty-four alumni representing a half century of class years—1954 to 2003— returned to their alma mater this past weekend to “take the class they have always wanted” and

By |2019-03-27T19:10:51-04:00July 21st, 2014|Academics, Alumni, News, Special Event, Studio Art|

2014 Alumni College continues Centre’s tradition of lifelong learning

For two years in a row, Centre College has been ranked number one in the nation for the happiest graduates according to Alumni Factor, so it seems only fitting that Centre alumni are eager to return to their alma mater for a weekend of classes and special events. The 2014 Alumni College, which takes place

By |2014-07-14T12:11:39-04:00July 14th, 2014|Academics, Alumni, News, Special Event|

2014 Alumni College: Take the Class You’ve Always Wanted at Centre

Centre’s 2014 Alumni College will take place July 17-20 with the intriguing title “Take the Class You’ve Always Wanted.” The all-star faculty line-up features eight current and emeriti faculty celebrities, including legendary political philosopher Larry Matheny and Mark Lucas, CASE Kentucky’s 2013 Professor of the Year. The weekend will also feature a performance of The

By |2014-04-07T14:36:48-04:00April 7th, 2014|Academics, Alumni, News, Special Event|