Arbor Day Foundation Honors Centre College with 2019 Tree Campus USA® Recognition

The national Arbor Day Foundation has designated Centre College a 2019 Tree Campus USA®, the ninth year in a row the College has been honored for its commitment to beautification and effective urban forest management. The national program was created in 2008 to honor colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and

By |2020-02-20T12:48:39-05:00February 20th, 2020|Campus, News, Sustainable Centre|

Students share CentreTerm 2020 internship experiences during showcase

A total off 55 Centre College students interned across the United States and abroad during CentreTerm 2020, a three-week term in January that gives students the opportunity to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, here, abroad, or an internship or research project. This year, students interned internationally across five countries, including China,

Centre College Mourns Loss of Emeritus Economist Harry Landreth

Economist, teacher, author, and entrepreneur Harry Landreth, of Danville, died Feb. 13, 2020. He was 90. He came to Centre in 1988, planning to spend a year as the Gheens Distinguished Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies. The Gheens Foundation of Louisville had established a pilot program at Centre to promote the study of entrepreneurship at

By |2020-02-19T15:16:15-05:00February 19th, 2020|Economics & Finance, News|

CentreTerm students immerse themselves in Fijian culture

During CentreTerm 2020, Centre College students in “Law and Economics: Case Studies in Fiji,” studied abroad in Fiji with David Anderson, Paul G. Blazer Professor of Economics, and Jamey Leahey, vice president for legal affairs and gift planning. The course weaved the experiences of Fiji and other Pacific island nations into a tapestry of insights

By |2020-02-19T14:49:56-05:00February 19th, 2020|Academics, Economics & Finance, News, Study Abroad|

Centre College partners with American Talent Initiative to graduate more first-generation and lower-income students

A national alliance of leading colleges and universities of which Centre College is a proud member, all pledged to attract, retain and graduate an additional 50,000 low- and moderate-income students by 2025, recently reported its efforts are fully on track. According to a new study by the American Talent Initiative (ATI), 40 percent of the

By |2020-02-19T16:43:44-05:00February 19th, 2020|News|

First-year students encounter ‘Moby-Dick’ during CentreTerm 2020

First-year students experienced Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick in new ways during CentreTerm 2020 in Cowan Professor of English Emeritus Milton Reigelman’s course,“Unlocking the American Identity: Moby-Dick.” “The assumption we’re testing is that this 'whale' of a novel, published in 1851 and almost immediately forgotten, is that, through this masterpiece, we can discover who we are as

By |2020-02-19T14:16:38-05:00February 19th, 2020|CentreTerm, English, News|

[BLOG] Exploring the Bluegrass in Ireland

As I have learned and written about over my adventures traveling the globe while a student at Centre, study abroad is an opportunity to be humbled and open one's mind and spirit to a different way of living, as well as gain perspective and roundedness from every amazing experience. While my time in Ireland this

By |2020-02-19T10:15:21-05:00February 18th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, Music, News, Study Abroad|

Theater group staging next play in newspaper’s old newsroom

This article was originally published in The Advocate-Messenger. ‘An acting tour de force’ Scarlet Cup Theater is deep into rehearsals for its fifth season’s production, “RED,” opening on Thursday, Feb 27. And staffers at The Advocate-Messenger have been listening in. “RED” was first set to open at the old Cue restaurant location on Main Street,

By |2020-02-18T12:35:06-05:00February 18th, 2020|Centre In The News|

Phi Beta Kappa’s Visiting Scholar Francis Su to give talk on campus, Feb. 20

Centre College’s Phi Beta Kappa’s Visiting Scholars Program will welcome Francis Su, Benediktsson-Karwa Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, to campus, Feb. 20-21. During his visit, Su will give a talk titled “Mathematics for Human Flourishing” on Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Young Hall 113. “Phi Beta Kappa’s support of its local chapters—especially

By |2020-02-13T11:49:36-05:00February 13th, 2020|Academics, German Studies, Humanities, Mathematics, News|

Students gain a variety of perspectives in Israel and Palestine during CentreTerm

Centre College students had the opportunity to study abroad in Israel and Palestine during CentreTerm 2020 with NEH Associate Professor of Religion Matthew Pierce and Assistant Professor of Religion Shana Sippy. Throughout the course, titled “Holy Lands: Sacred Realities and Political Stories,” students sought to place the current religious and political climate and conflict in

By |2020-02-20T10:12:57-05:00February 13th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, News, Politics, Religion, Study Abroad|
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