Hope Springs yard sale raises $10,693 for local charities

For the 17th consecutive year, Centre College hosted the end-of-year Hope Springs Yard Sale in May, bringing in a total of $10,693.30. Hope Springs was created to raise money for financial assistance for local citizens with multiple sclerosis. Almost all items in the sale are donated by Centre students as they move out of the residence

By |2019-06-06T17:56:57+00:00June 6th, 2019|Campus, Events, News|

Patrick Dome ’19 researches polymers in opioid detection as a John C. Young Scholar

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2019 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 29th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. Chemistry major

By |2019-06-06T17:07:36+00:00June 6th, 2019|Academics, Chemistry, Mathematics, News, Pre-M.B.A., Research|

JCY Scholar Veronique Similien ’19 examines ‘access-storytelling’ in higher education

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2019 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 29th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. Veronique Similien

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts announces 2019/20 Season

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts announces its 2019/2020 season of live performances today. Along with a boldly diverse lineup of internationally acclaimed artists, patrons can expect new adventurous events and series subscription options with deeper discounts and more flexibility. “The Norton Center has always been a community gathering place,” said Steve Hoffman, Norton

By |2019-06-05T18:09:17+00:00June 5th, 2019|Campus, News, Norton Center for the Arts|

From Danville to Beijing: Race Pellant ’21 seeks international experience with internship in China

A graduate of Danville High School currently seeking a double major in Economics and International Studies at Centre College, Race Pellant ’21 has invested most of his academic career in his hometown. Now, he’s leaving the City of Firsts for Beijing. This summer, Pellant, 20, will begin an internship with the U.S. embassy in Beijing.

By |2019-06-04T19:32:27+00:00June 4th, 2019|Academics, Economics & Finance, International Studies, News|

Class of 2019 international student outcomes

Centre College’s Class of 2019 recently graduated 24 international students—one from Canada, 17 from China, one from Germany and five from Vietnam. “I admire each class of international students who have joined the Centre family,” said Stephen Swan, assistant director for the Center for Global Citizenship and international student services. “For many of them, when

By |2019-05-30T16:27:06+00:00May 30th, 2019|Academics, Campus, International Students, News|

Centre graduates first cohort of Grissom Scholars

During Commencement 196, Centre College graduated its first cohort of Grissom Scholars, who achieved a 100 percent graduation rate. The inaugural Class of 2019 includes Allysson Becker, Thomas Case, Liz Chavez, Jon Jones, Leah Kelly, DeMontre’ Lewis, Valeria Garcia Lopez, Mariama Minteh, Bre Olson and Emmely Ovalle. The Grissom Scholars Program offers 10 first-generation college

By |2019-05-30T12:46:10+00:00May 30th, 2019|Academics, Bicentennial, Commencement, News|

Sean Smith ’04 to release debut comedy album

Sean Smith ’04, a stand-up comedian based out of his hometown of Louisville, is releasing his debut comedy album, "You Don't Look Funny," on May 31, 2019. Smith has been performing his mostly observational and personal material since 2006 at clubs and college campuses throughout the midwest. The self-distributed compilation features a diverse collection of

By |2019-05-29T19:42:28+00:00May 29th, 2019|Alumni, Anthropology/Sociology, News|

[VIDEO] A Storied Centre | Part 5: C6-H0

Award-winning documentary producer Tom Thurman ’84 and the students in two CentreTerm film classes have created a 73-minute bicentennial documentary titled, “A Storied Centre.” The documentary was designed to be broken into 12 segments. Throughout the course of Centre College’s bicentennial, segments of the documentary will be released on the bicentennial website on the last

By |2019-05-29T18:24:32+00:00May 29th, 2019|Bicentennial, Campus, History, News|

Two-time national champ Rodenfels ready for more as professional athlete

PHOTO GALLERY What does recent Centre College graduate Annie Rodenfels do for an encore after winning both the 3,000-meter steeplechase and the 5,000-meter run at the Division III National Championship Saturday? Easy. She makes her professional debut in the Music City Distance Carnival Saturday night in Nashville hoping to finish in 9 minutes, 50 seconds and

By |2019-05-29T15:36:07+00:00May 29th, 2019|Athletics, News|
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