Preston Miles ’70 retires from Centre faculty after 38 years

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2019 edition of Centrepiece, the College alumni magazine. Preston Miles ’70 Walkup Professor of Chemistry Years at Centre: 1981-2019 Education: B.S., Chemistry, Centre College; Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry, University of Kentucky Family: wife, Kathy Lashbrook Miles ’71; children: John Miles, Ben Miles; brother: Alan Miles ’72 I always remember being

By |2019-07-22T16:12:28+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Academics, Careers, Chemistry, News|

Stan Campbell to retire after four decades of service to Centre

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2019 edition of Centrepiece, the College alumni magazine. Stan Campbell Director of Doherty Library Years at Centre: 1977-2019 Education: B.A., English, Berea College; M.A., English, M.L.S., University of Kentucky Family: wife Donna Campbell; son Ian Campbell ’05 For a bookish kid growing up in an industrial town in the late 1950s

By |2019-07-22T16:13:00+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Academics, Creative Writing, English, News|

Carter Alvey ’22 represents United States in Paralympics Soccer World Cup in Spain

Rising Centre College sophomore Carter Alvey (Mount Washington, Kentucky) recently participated in the Paralympics Soccer World Cup in Spain as a member of the United States national team. Through his participation, Alvey represented the 23 million Americans who have Cerebral Palsy (CP), and he claims that being selected as the goalkeeper for this team is

By |2019-07-19T13:47:32+00:00July 19th, 2019|Athletics, News|

Centre again named ‘Best College in Kentucky’ by Forbes

Forbes recently ranked Centre the best in Kentucky in its annual listing of the top colleges in each state. The designation confirms Centre’s reputation as the Commonwealth's premier college, offering the best value in terms of affordability, opportunity and achievement. To explain Centre's distinction on the list, Forbes referenced the Centre Commitment  as something that

Centre launches new alumni success survey, July 23

Centre College’s Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) will launch a new survey conducted through the Career Leadership Collective, a higher education solutions group. The National Alumni Career Mobility (NACM) Survey is an annual national benchmark report on alumni career pathways and mobility at the five and 10-year mark. The survey will be open

By |2019-07-18T12:45:13+00:00July 16th, 2019|Academics, Careers, News|

Kendrick Durham to serve as new associate dean of student life

Centre College’s Kendrick Durham was recently promoted to the position of associate dean of student life. “Kendrick is both creative and detailed oriented all at once,” said Randy Hays, vice president and dean of student life. “His work coordinating our assessment efforts and judicial processes, to handling everything else I could throw at him, showed

By |2019-07-16T11:45:28+00:00July 15th, 2019|News|

Sarah Cramer gives presentation on sexual assault prevention at Campus Prevention Network Summit

Centre College has achieved significant progress in reducing sexual misconduct on its campus, and, while this is a collective campus effort, 2014 alumna Sarah Cramer’s contributions since her return to the College in October 2018 as a sexual assault prevention and education manager have made a significant impact toward that goal. In fact, Cramer recently

By |2019-07-12T14:50:57+00:00July 11th, 2019|News|

Centre College announces 2019 tenure and promotions

The following faculty tenure and promotions were recently announced at Centre College: Leonard Demoranville Awarded Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor Leonard Demoranville Leonard Demoranville joined the Centre faculty in 2012 as visiting assistant professor of chemistry. Before coming to Centre, Demoranville spent time as a National Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellow at the National

By |2019-07-12T20:51:15+00:00July 11th, 2019|Chemistry, Classics, History, Mathematics, News, Psychology, Religion|

Summer internship in Mexico gives aspiring physician Rebecca Markham ’21 career insight

Rising Centre College senior Rebecca Markham (Abington, Pennsylvania) is applying her Spanish major as a summer intern with the nonprofit organization FM4 Paso Libre in Guadalajara, Mexico. The organization is a migrant shelter aiming to give dignified and fair treatment to migrants and refugees in western Mexico. Markham will assist and interview migrants, as well

By |2019-07-11T14:30:36+00:00July 11th, 2019|Internships, News, Spanish|

WEISIGER THEATRE: The Story Behind the Name

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2019 edition of Centrepiece.  Emma Weisiger's 1952 bequest—including $40,000 specifically toward a building—prompted construction of the Emma Weisiger art and music building on the Kentucky College for Women Campus. With the 1962 merger of the men’s and women’s campuses and the 1973 opening of the Regional Arts Center

By |2019-07-11T14:06:45+00:00July 11th, 2019|Academics, Art History, Buildings, Campus, Music, News, Studio Art|
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