Crounse Hall and Grace Doherty Library2019-06-21T18:09:34-04:00
  • Crounse Hall and Grace Doherty Library
  • students studying in Crounse
  • Lincoln statue in front of Crounse Hall
  • students doing yoga in front of Crounse Hall

Crounse Hall

Built: 1967
Renovated: 2005

Named for: Mr. and Mrs. George P. Crounse
Address: 610 West Walnut Street
ADA Accessible: Entrance, restrooms, elevator

  • Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)
  • Classrooms
  • Faculty Offices
  • Grace Doherty Library
  • Vahlkamp Theater

The Grace Doherty Library, named for Grace Doherty of Catlettsburg, Ky., features comfortable study areas, computer stations, and resources. The Library also holds the College archives, including records, oral history interviews, photographs, historical papers, and other materials from Centre’s history. The lobby features works of art by students, professionals, and world renowned artists including glass artist Lino Tagliapietra.

Vahlkamp Theater, a 170-seat theatre located in the basement level, accommodates guest lecturers, class film viewings, and mainstream movies.

Centre’s Lincoln statue greets visitors just outside of Crounse. The statue was dedicated in 2012 and was created by Louisville artist Ed Hamilton.

The Story Behind the Name: Crounse Hall

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)

CTL is located in the basement level and offers a variety of pedagogical supports for members of the campus community, including instructional design consultations and seminars, academic technology services, and assistance with equipment and room reservations. CTL manages and provides support for campus-wide systems, such as Moodle and Ensemble, and offers flexible hours for faculty, staff and students to explore, develop, and create assignments in our Mac-based Media Lab.