Centre students share summer internship experiences during showcase

Centre College students who participated in internships during the summer recently shared their experiences at the Summer Internship Showcase, giving the campus community a forum to learn about the variety of opportunities in which they engaged across the globe. This is the first of four internship showcases that occur throughout the academic year, highlighting internship

By |2019-09-06T17:20:05+00:00September 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Centre College Opening Convocation Speech: Dean of the College Ellen Goldey

With ceremony, solemnity and pageantry, Centre College’s Opening Convocation heralded the official start of the academic year on Sunday, Sept. 1. It is one of three convocations that bring the entire College together. The others are Founders Day in January and Honors Convocation in May. This year the ceremony introduced a ceremonial mace crafted entirely

By |2019-09-03T17:40:37+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

British Parliamentary Internship gives Branham Chandler ’20 insight to foreign politics

A summer internship combined with the opportunity to travel abroad is an unique opportunity to see the world while gaining experience in a future career. For rising Senior Branham Chandler (Versailles, Kentucky), his summer in England working as a Parliamentary Intern in the British Parliament is preparing him for a career in foreign politics. While

By |2019-07-24T14:28:52+00:00July 24th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Internships, News, Politics, Uncategorized|

Remembering Mildred “Mimi” Nolte McClellan Krebs

Mimi McClellan Krebs, 96, died Feb. 5, 2019, at her home in Marblehead, Mass. She was an accomplished pianist and composer whose works were performed at Centre College during the 1970s and 1980s, when she lived in Danville. Throughout her life, wherever she landed, Mimi McClellan Krebs made music. “I liked Mimi’s extravagant 10-minute piano

By |2019-02-25T17:58:40+00:00February 25th, 2019|Drama, Music, News, Religion, Uncategorized|

Jon Meacham to deliver 2019 Press Distinguished Lecture at Centre College

Presidential historian and former Newsweek editor Jon Meacham will visit Centre College on Feb. 12, 2019, to deliver the Press Distinguished Lecture and receive an honorary degree. The Press Distinguished Lecture series was endowed in 1999 by Lucille Little to honor her friends Lil and Len Press, who had founded and provided leadership for a number of

By |2019-01-29T15:02:21+00:00January 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Centre trustees approve statement on diversity, celebrate new residence hall construction and dedicate intercultural suite at fall meeting

The Centre College board of trustees held its fall meeting in Danville on October 25-26, 2018, which was followed by the annual Homecoming festivities. The most substantive action taken by the board was approval of a new Trustee Statement on Diversity, a key element of a yearlong effort by a trustee working group to offer

By |2018-11-01T13:21:34+00:00October 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Lincoln Scholars prepare to be ‘catalysts for good’ through summer enrichment experiences

Centre College’s Lincoln Scholars recently gave presentations to the campus community highlighting their summer enrichment experiences. One of the College’s premier scholarships, the Lincoln Scholars Program offers 10 students per year a full-ride-plus scholarship and three summer enrichment experiences. “The Lincoln Scholars Program is designed to build and develop the capabilities and skills needed by future

By |2018-10-15T15:06:43+00:00October 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|

2016 Centre Stories: First-Generation Students

One in 5 incoming Centre students are first-generation college students, and hold more leadership roles on campus than non first-generation students according to the 2013-14 National Survey of Student Engagement. Here are some of the many success stories from the Class of 2016. Tamin Calloway ’16 paves the way for his siblings as a first-generation

By |2018-07-03T19:17:14+00:00December 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

High Efficiency Dorm Refrigerators

Centre is extremely proud of its student initiated projects that promote sustainability and energy savings. One project is the community garden, as emphasized in our last Sustainable Centre article. Another initiative is the Energy Star rated refrigerator project, in which students can purchase a discounted Energy Star rated compact refrigerator that will reduce electricity use

The Centre Community Garden

One of Centre’s hidden gems is its community garden, located behind the Emeritus House on Maple Avenue. The garden has a rich history of activity and presence by students, faculty, staff, and community members. The garden began in January 2010 as a student effort to promote sustainable practices by producing various crops for campus use.

By |2018-08-02T15:28:57+00:00July 18th, 2016|Sustainability blog, Sustainable Centre, Uncategorized|
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