Centre announces 2020 RICE symposium winners

Centre College recently held a virtual version of the 13th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium. New this year, RICE included prizes for the best two presentations or posters from each academic division. Winners were chosen by appointed faculty judges. The Dean's Office and the Undergraduate Research Committee share the divisional presentation winners:

Senior studio art majors to present online exhibition

Zander Ravet '20, "Glowing Orb," Glass, 2” x 4” x 4” In lieu of Centre College's public gallery exhibition, seven graduating studio art majors will present their senior art projects online this year. The website, designed by Mary Girard, digital scholarship librarian, will go live May 13. “The online 2020 Senior Art Show

By |2020-05-11T13:06:00-04:00May 11th, 2020|Academics, News, Remote Learning, Studio Art|

Students create their own ‘imagined museums’ during Centre-in-Strasbourg course

Mark Rasmussen, Charles J. Luellen Professor of English, taught a new course as part of the Centre-in-Strasbourg program this past fall, titled “Museums and European Culture.” The final project asked students to design a museum on a topic of their interest and to describe, in detail, an exhibit in the museum. Centre students observe

Humanities 120 mural displayed in Northside Residence Hall

A new mural created by students in Humanities 120 in the Spring 2019, taught by Ken Keffer, H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of French and German Emeritus, is now on display in the new Northside Residence Hall. The purpose of painting the mural is to display how the hasty experience of outdoor

New faculty join Centre College for 2019-20

Centre College is proud to welcome 19 new full-time faculty members from across all three academic divisions, all of whom add to the quality, strength, diversity and curiosity that defines a Centre education. The campus community looks forward to their many contributions in teaching, scholarship and service. Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean

Keeley Morton ’20 balances dual internship with Kentucky Refugee Ministries

Studio art major and social justice minor Keeley Morton ’20 (Bristol, Tennessee) is interning at the Kentucky Refugee Ministries (KRM) in Lexington. She is splitting her time working as a community outreach intern and a case manager intern. “The office in Lexington is a close-knit working space, which has allowed me to also help with

By |2019-10-16T14:04:05-04:00October 16th, 2019|Academics, Internships, News, Social Justice, Studio Art|

Lauren Arnold ’06 shatters Guinness World Record

In July, Lauren Arnold ’06 ran the Missoula Marathon in 3:11 while pushing her three young children in a triple stroller, breaking the previously held Guinness World record by nearly an hour. The feat is pending review. Arnold already holds the Guinness record for pushing a triple stroller in a half marathon, achieved at the

By |2019-09-06T15:41:33-04:00September 6th, 2019|News, Studio Art|

WEISIGER THEATRE: The Story Behind the Name

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2019 edition of Centrepiece.  Emma Weisiger's 1952 bequest—including $40,000 specifically toward a building—prompted construction of the Emma Weisiger art and music building on the Kentucky College for Women Campus. With the 1962 merger of the men’s and women’s campuses and the 1973 opening of the Regional Arts Center

By |2019-07-11T14:06:45-04:00July 11th, 2019|Academics, Art History, Buildings, Campus, Music, News, Studio Art|

 Olivia Marcum ’22 receives perfect AP Art score

Olivia Marcum ’22, an intended Studio Art major and current Brown Fellow at Centre College, recently was recognized as one of just 18 students—out of 21,000 worldwide who submitted their work—to receive a perfect AP score on her art portfolio. Marcum’s feat also garnered recognition as one of Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s Outstanding Seniors in 2018.

By |2019-07-02T13:19:20-04:00June 28th, 2019|Academics, Art History, News, Studio Art|

Centre graduates land first jobs at world’s top companies

Over the last five years, Centre College’s graduating classes have achieved high employment and graduate school outcomes, ranging from 95 to 98 percent employed or in advanced study within one year of graduating. Within this time frame, students have received first jobs from some of the world’s top companies and organizations. “We are thrilled to

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