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+00:00September 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+00:00July 11th, 2019|French, 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+00:00June 28th, 2019|French, 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

New general education curriculum adopted at Centre College

After a long process dating back to 2016, the Centre College faculty voted on May 6 to adopt a new general education curriculum. The updated model will replace current requirements created in 2001. All students arriving in the fall of 2020 will begin using the new curriculum, allowing faculty an additional year to make decisions

Spring Internship Showcase allows students to share internship experiences

During their four years at Centre College, 88 percent of students take advantage of the opportunity to test drive a career by engaging in research or an internship, one of three guarantees of the Centre Commitment. A sampling of those internships were recently shared during the Spring Internship Showcase, giving the campus community a chance to learn about the

Class of 2018 achieve significantly high employment and graduate school outcomes

An impressive 97 percent of 2018 Centre College graduates are employed or pursuing advanced study, according to the annual outcomes report generated by the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD). The results are based on a 97 percent knowledge rate, with responses from 321 out of 331 graduates. The extraordinary results match those compiled by

12th annual RICE symposium celebrates student research and creative endeavors

Centre College recently hosted the 12th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium with a week-long celebration of research, featuring different events each day. “I think RICE went very well this year,” said Amy Frederick, RICE co-chair and assistant professor of art history and humanities. “The quality of the presentations, the posters and the symposium

Genny Ballard earns Fulbright award to Colombia

Centre College is known for producing a top number of Fulbright student awards, and faculty members are also fortunate enough to earn this prestigious award. Genny Ballard, associate professor of Spanish, recently received a Fulbright award to conduct research in Colombia. “As a Fulbright Scholar, I will collaborate with two universities on the Colombian Caribbean

Alltech Artist-in-Residence Gregory Turay to perform Easter oratorio, April 13

Centre College’s Alltech Artist-in-Residence Gregory Turay will perform the Easter oratorio “Thy Will Be Done” with 90 classical musicians from the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra, 120 members of the Lexington Singers and 14 featured international opera soloists in Newlin Hall at the Norton Center for the Arts on Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m. Now

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