CentreTerm 2015: Art comes to life in Prof. Tapley’s Painting and Drawing course

Under the guidance and encouragement of a nationally ranked faculty, students at Centre College refine their skills and abilities across all disciplines, developing themselves as strong writers, articulate speakers, critical thinkers and, for students of the College's studio art program, mature visual artists. Stodghill Professor of Art Sheldon Tapley, middle. H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele

By |2015-02-17T15:01:19+00:00February 17th, 2015|Academics, CentreTerm, News, Studio Art|

[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 |2014-11-20T11:41:32+00:00November 20th, 2014|Academics, Shakespeare, Sights & Sounds, Special Event, Studio Art|

Professional recognition reception highlights faculty's most recent publications and research

Recently ranked #10 among the nation's liberal arts college for best undergraduate teaching by U.S. News & World Report, Centre College faculty consistently receive high praise for their commitment to top-notch teaching. Beyond the classroom, however, Centre professors are also leaders within their fields, engaged in their own research, writing and creative pursuits. At least five

By |2014-09-26T09:51:30+00:00September 26th, 2014|Academics, History, News, Psychology, Religion, Studio Art|

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|Art History, 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

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

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

"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|
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