Centre Summer Language Institute to prepare students for study, service and research in Asia

In its third year, Centre College’s Centre Summer Language Institute (CSLI) prepares students for study, service and research in Asia, during a five-week summer program that gives students the opportunity to immerse themselves in lesser known but important Asian languages and cultures. This year, the College will offer three language study sessions in Thai, Japanese

By |2019-03-21T16:18:15-04:00February 15th, 2018|Linguistics, News, Study Abroad, Summer Programs|

Beau Weston’s Theory Camp tackles the sociology of religion

Van Winkle Professor of Sociology Beau Weston returned to The Hub, a local coffeehouse he frequents, this summer with six students to discuss two books by American sociologist Philip S. Gorski as part of his Theory Camp. This program is an annual two-week seminar in which several handpicked students meet every morning to discuss books

Centre Compass program provides incoming students with lessons in leadership

Thirty-two incoming first-year students from 11 different states explored campus this July as part of the Centre Compass Program. Started in 2014, this program aims to develop leadership skills in rising first-year students. Participants learn critical-thinking and interpersonal skills, familiarize themselves with campus and bond with peers in their incoming class. They attend daily workshops

By |2018-05-24T17:59:23-04:00July 19th, 2017|Community Service, News, Summer Programs|

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, will arrive on Centre College’s campus on June 18 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

GSA presents Frank X Walker reading on June 29

The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA), currently underway on Centre College’s campus, presents a reading by Kentucky writer Frank X Walker and other Affrilachian Poets on Wednesday, June 29 at 8 p.m. The reading, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Newlin Hall in the Norton Center

By |2018-08-03T20:10:56-04:00June 28th, 2016|Academics, News, Summer Programs|

Centre Summer Language Institute offers intensive study of Asian languages, culture

Centre students interested in becoming immersed in Asian languages and cultures will have the chance to do so on campus from June 27 through July 29 through the new Centre Summer Language Institute (CSLI). The CSLI, funded in part by a grant from the Luce Foundation, was created to expose students to lesser-known Asian languages and

Luce Foundation awards Centre $400,000 grant for Asia study initiative

Centre College has been awarded a four-year grant from the Henry Luce Foundation for Asian and environmental studies on campus and study abroad, research and internships in three Asian countries. The $400,000 grant, which comes out of the Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE), will be applied in two parts, divided into