Art history professor secures piece of Centre history at auction

While most students know beloved Centre College alumnus Frederick Vinson’s face from a portrait that members of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity have brought to every home football game as well as to both national vice presidential debates the College has hosted, the Centre community will now be able to enjoy another work of art depicting the Supreme

By |2014-08-08T12:29:03+00:00August 8th, 2014|Languages, News, 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 |2014-07-21T16:49:20+00:00July 21st, 2014|Academics, Alumni, News, Special Event, Studio Art|

Governor’s School for the Arts Final Day Festival showcases students’ talent, hard work

As the Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) wraps up its final week and debut at Centre College, students are preparing for the Final Day Festival, the culmination of three weeks of intensive arts training and a chance for the young artists to show off their creative talents. The Festival will take place in

By |2014-07-11T16:24:17+00:00July 11th, 2014|Campus, Psychology, Drama, Music, News, Performing Arts, Studio Art|

Governor’s School for the Arts lends a hand to Danville community

Students at the Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) at Centre College recently stepped out of their studios and classrooms to take to the streets of Danville for a day of service. The artists volunteered at locations across the community, including Shaker Village, McDowell Place, the Community Arts Center, Camp Nelson Cemetery, Wilderness

By |2014-07-01T14:18:25+00:00July 1st, 2014|Global Commerce, Psychology, Drama, Music, News, Performing Arts, Studio Art|

Governor's School for the Arts debuts on Centre stage

More than 220 student artists will arrive on Centre College’s campus this weekend for the 2014 Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA). An annual arts-intensive summer residency program for rising Kentucky high school sophomores and juniors, GSA is committed to nurturing young artists and helping them to fulfill their artistic potential. During the

By |2014-06-18T16:30:36+00:00June 18th, 2014|Psychology, Drama, Music, News, Performing Arts, Studio Art|

"Distinctly Centre" marriage proposal in Powell glass studio

Most couples dream of the perfect wedding proposal, and for Danny Noll ’10, this meant returning to the place where his love story with Kasey Jackson ‘11 began. “We met at Centre College, so I knew I wanted to incorporate Centre into the proposal somehow,” Noll explains. Noll called on the help of renowned artist

By |2014-06-10T14:28:06+00:00June 10th, 2014|Alumni, Glass Art, News, Studio Art|

Playing with Art and Science—Origami, Glass and Mathematics

The final installment in Centre College's Humana Lecture Series for this academic year will be Playing with Art and Science — Origami, Glass and Mathematics, featuring Eric Demaine and his father, Martin Demaine, in Newlin Hall on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. The Demaines, both professors at MIT, will be on campus Monday, April 14 through

By |2014-04-14T14:38:38+00:00April 14th, 2014|Academics, Mathematics, News, Studio Art|

Sheldon Tapley's Art Camp inspires artists and alumni

The academic year may have ended, but campus was still abuzz with activity the last week of May when H.W. Stodghill Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Art Sheldon Tapley hosted his annual Art Camp at the Jones Visual Arts Center. Designed for current undergraduates, alumni, and professional artists invited by Tapley, the camp

By |2013-06-06T16:29:31+00:00June 6th, 2013|Alumni, Campus, News, Studio Art|
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