Dr. Aaron Thompson stresses importance of leadership with GSP scholars

During their five-week stay at Centre College, students in the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) had the opportunity to hear from thought-leaders from throughout the Commonwealth, including higher education advocates like Dr. Aaron Thompson, president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education. Thompson is a nationally recognized leader whose primary focus remains on policies, student

By |2019-07-26T20:15:44+00:00July 26th, 2019|News|

Presidential Search Committee named at Centre College

Following the recent announcement by John Roush, the 20th president of Centre College, that he will retire on June 30, 2020, a 17-member committee composed of faculty, staff and trustees has been formed by the Board of Trustees to conduct a national search for a successor. In selecting members, the Board sought a group “that

By |2019-08-07T13:01:15+00:00July 26th, 2019|News, Presidential Search|

Centre Athletics unveils new logos

The Centre athletic department announced Thursday the addition of new secondary and tertiary logos, to supplement the existing "C" and wordmarks. Inspired by the military rank of Colonel insignia and the Kentucky Colonel pin, Centre's new logos officially replace the vacated "Colonel Head" imagery. The secondary logo (above) – or "Insignia" – features a right-facing eagle and gold

By |2019-07-25T19:06:52+00:00July 25th, 2019|Athletics, News|

Shepherd intern Anna Bushong makes an impact at the Family Center, Inc.

Biology and environmental studies major Anna Bushong ’21 (Jacksonville, Florida) is interning at the Family Center, Inc. in Helena, Arkansas, as part of the Shepherd Internship Program. Her summer internship focuses on addressing such issues as community building, economic development, healthcare, homelessness, job placement and nutrition. The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) integrates

By |2019-07-25T12:11:18+00:00July 25th, 2019|Academics, Biology, Environmental Studies, Internships, News|

Dahabo Kerow ’20 fights teenage homelessness during Shepherd internship

During the eight-week Shepherd Internship Program (SIP), international studies major Dahabo Kerow ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky) is working as the events coordinator intern at Park Place Outreach in Savannah, Georgia. The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) integrates rigorous academic study and focused direct service to disadvantaged communities and persons, enriching the education of undergraduate

By |2019-07-24T16:55:14+00:00July 24th, 2019|Academics, Internships, News, Social Justice|

British Parliamentary Internship gives Branham Chandler ’20 insight to foreign politics

A summer internship combined with the opportunity to travel abroad is an unique opportunity to see the world while gaining experience in a future career. For rising Senior Branham Chandler (Versailles, Kentucky), his summer in England working as a Parliamentary Intern in the British Parliament is preparing him for a career in foreign politics. While

By |2019-07-24T14:28:52+00:00July 24th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Internships, News, Politics, Uncategorized|

Alumni, scholars reflect on GSP 2019 at Centre

The Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) wrapped its 30th year on the campus of Centre College this past weekend. And, according to the 343 participants from 94 counties across the Commonwealth, the five weeks on Centre's campus left them with a multitude of connections, countless memories and immeasurable experiences.  Campus Director Bryan Rich explains that

By |2019-07-23T15:54:25+00:00July 23rd, 2019|News|

Abby Winterberg Hess ’05 wins innovation award

Abby Winterberg Hess ’05, a nurse practitioner and clinical researcher in the department of anesthesiology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, was one of three winners of the first Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge. Johnson & Johnson invited nurses across the U.S. to submit their ideas for medical devices, health technologies, protocols and treatment approaches.

By |2019-07-23T13:20:54+00:00July 23rd, 2019|News|

Beau Weston to give lecture on new book “Between Bohemia and Suburbia: Boburbia in the USA”

Centre College’s Beau Weston, John M. and Louise Van Winkle Professor of Sociology, recently published “Between Bohemia and Suburbia: Boburbia in the USA” and will give a lecture about the main findings of the book at the Highlands Public Library in the Mid-City Mall in Louisville, Kentucky, on Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. “I wanted

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|
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