Centre College trustees discuss strategic priorities and welcome new dean at spring meeting

Discussion of short- and long-term initiatives occupied much of the conversation at the spring meeting of the Centre College Board of Trustees, held April 11-12. Trustees also welcomed the College’s new academic dean and thanked two members of the campus community who are retiring at the end of the academic year after long and distinguished

By |2019-04-15T15:43:16+00:00April 15th, 2019|News|

Brian Cusato to assume new role as special assistant to the president at Centre College

With the experience of serving in several key administrative positions at Centre College, Brian Cusato will soon transition to a new role as special assistant to the president. He will also hold the title of associate vice president for academic affairs. Cusato currently serves as interim vice president for academic affairs and dean of the

By |2019-04-12T16:39:49+00:00April 12th, 2019|News|

‘Cultural ambassador’ John Newton ’19 to teach in Japan as part of competitive JET program

John Newton ’19 (Wilkesboro, North Carolina) was recently accepted into the Japan Exchange Teaching program (JET), a competitive employment opportunity that allows young professionals to live and work in cities, towns and villages throughout Japan. The program gives individuals an opportunity to work and represent the U.S. as cultural ambassadors to Japan. Most participants serve

By |2019-04-11T21:35:30+00:00April 11th, 2019|Academics, Campus, Careers, CentreTerm, Education, English, Japanese, News, Study Abroad|

Spring concert series showcases Centre music program

Centre College's Music Program will have something for everyone with its lineup of spring concerts. Come out and support these musical students at one or more of the concerts they’ve worked so hard to present. On April 11, singers take the stage for a choral concert, “Ah, the Sheer Grace!” at 8 p.m. at The

By |2019-04-11T14:15:34+00:00April 11th, 2019|Academics, Convocation, Music, News|

Senior wins Rotary grant for study at University College London

Kate Spencer ’19, a politics major from Versailles, Kentucky, has won a Rotary Global Grant Scholarship for study at University College London beginning in September. She will earn a master’s degree in global health and development through a one-year program. Rotary District 6710, which covers western and central Kentucky, has offered the $45,000 Rotary Global

Phi Kappa Tau to host St. Baldrick’s event, April 12

The young men of Phi Kappa Tau (PKT) fraternity at Centre College will hold their annual St. Baldrick’s head shaving event on Friday, April 12 at 5 p.m. outside of the Campus Center. The fraternity has set a goal of $5,000 to generate funds for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Since 1999, the St. Baldrick’s Foundation

By |2019-04-10T16:01:11+00:00April 10th, 2019|Events, Greek Life, News|

Centre partners with Ephraim McDowell health to provide internship experiences for students

Centre College has a new collaborative partnership that provides expanded opportunities for students interested in entering the medical field. Called Centre Uniting with Ephraim McDowell Health Program (CUE), the internship program is geared toward pre-med students who are interested in learning more about medicine and providing care to the local community. Students can participate in

Centre’s Larry Bitensky resurrects the Grateful Dead in tribute concert, April 12

“Deadheads” in the area will have a chance to revel in Grateful Dead music when a Centre College professor and several members of the tribute band Born Cross-Eyed give a concert this Friday, April 12, at The Still bar and restaurant in Danville. Larry Bitensky, W. George Matton Professor of Music at Centre, is teaching a

By |2019-04-09T20:31:44+00:00April 9th, 2019|Music, News|

Alltech Artist-in-Residence Gregory Turay to perform Easter oratorio, April 13

Centre College’s Alltech Artist-in-Residence Gregory Turay will perform the Easter oratorio “Thy Will Be Done” with 90 classical musicians from the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra, 120 members of the Lexington Singers and 14 featured international opera soloists in Newlin Hall at the Norton Center for the Arts on Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m. Now

Centre to host Affrilachian poetry celebration and workshop

Bernard Clay Centre College will host an Affrilachian Poetry Celebration and Workshop featuring Bernard Clay, Danni Quintos, Frank X Walker and Keith S. Wilson on Friday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Vahlkamp Theater. Members of the campus community will also have an opportunity to write and work alongside the poets as part of

By |2019-04-09T19:13:10+00:00April 9th, 2019|Academics, African Studies, Campus, Creative Writing, News|
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