Honors Celebration Address | Evan Aroko ’20

Watch the entire Honors Celebration and senior Evan Aroko's speech here.  Evan Aroko '20 (Salem, Massachusetts) and Grant Spicer '20 (Indianapolis, Indiana) provided the keynote addresses for Centre College’s annual honors celebration, this year delivered virtually. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of

Honors Celebration address | Grant Spicer ’20

Watch the entire Honors Celebration and senior Evan Aroko's speech here. Grant Spicer '20 (Indianapolis, Indiana) and Evan Aroko '20 (Salem, Massachusetts) provided the keynote addresses for Centre College’s annual honors celebration, this year delivered virtually. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of

Close to Home

This article was originally published in the Spring 2020 edition of Centrepiece.  For alums of my era, the video store was the only way to obsess over a favorite movie. I first rented Child of Glass as a tween because of the cover. It was lovely—the sun shining through the video store windows had bleached

By |2020-05-19T09:50:35-04:00May 18th, 2020|News|

Fulbright Takes Spanish Professor to Colombia

This article was originally published in the Spring 2020 edition of Centrepiece.  Spanish professor Genny Ballard ’91 spent six months last fall as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar in Colombia.  When it came time to plan her sabbatical, she knew she wanted the “intense cultural exchange” she had experienced as a Peace Corps volunteer in Costa

By |2020-05-15T10:28:12-04:00May 15th, 2020|News|

Caili Harris ’23 and Tory Parker ’16 participate in the Kentucky Theatre Association’s Quarantine Bake-Off

Caili Harris ’23 (Lexington, Kentucky) and alumna Tory Parker ’16 recently participated in the Kentucky Theatre Association’s (KTA) Quarantine Bake-Off. Harris won first place in the college division for her play “To Grow a Garden,” and Parker won third in the first-timers category for her entry “Groundskeepers.” Jennifer Goff, assistant professor of theatre, also participated

By |2020-05-15T09:25:08-04:00May 15th, 2020|Alumni, Drama, News, Remote Learning|

COVID-19 Signature Series introduced to the fall 2020 curriculum

Mere days after the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, while the country was still in shock and mourning, Centre's faculty were already drawing on their expertise to offer an academic perspective to this very emotional topic, helping to bring clarity to their students through education. Rising to the challenge once again, faculty from across

By |2020-05-18T14:15:37-04:00May 15th, 2020|Academics, News, Remote Learning|

Centre creates Spotify playlists to help students during final exams

With finals now upon Centre College students, the College has created five Spotify playlists to help students as they study for their exams. For a week on Centre’s official Instagram account, individuals were asked to submit their favorite songs based on five different categories. Followers were asked to provide their favorite motivational song, a song

By |2020-05-14T14:13:22-04:00May 14th, 2020|News, Remote Learning|

Centre to offer second LINC course in fall 2020

As part of Centre College's new CentreBlocks schedule for the fall 2020 semester, students will have the opportunity to study the often mind-bending theories about space and time in a Learn, Inquire and Network at Centre (LINC) course, an initiative within the College’s quality enhancement plan, Creative Centre. During the paired courses in philosophy and

By |2020-05-12T13:23:40-04:00May 12th, 2020|Academics, International Students, News, Philosophy, Physics|

Senior studio art majors to present online exhibition

Zander Ravet '20, "Glowing Orb," Glass, 2” x 4” x 4” In lieu of Centre College's public gallery exhibition, seven graduating studio art majors will present their senior art projects online this year. The website, designed by Mary Girard, digital scholarship librarian, will go live May 13. “The online 2020 Senior Art Show

By |2020-05-11T13:06:00-04:00May 11th, 2020|Academics, News, Remote Learning, Studio Art|
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