New Centre College Governor’s Scholar Pledge matches public university cost

Centre College’s emphasis on offering a premier education at an affordable price has been a longstanding priority for the College. Now, that value proposition is further reinforced by a recent announcement that backs Centre’s commitment to making the Commonwealth’s best education accessible for the state’s brightest students. The new Governor’s Scholar Pledge is a promise

By |2019-11-22T18:53:35-05:00November 22nd, 2019|News|

Centre College ranked #4 in the nation for study abroad participation by Open Doors

The recently released “Open Doors” report on study abroad trends by the Institute of International Education (IIE) once again recognizes Centre College as among the nation’s leaders in international education. The College earned a #4 national ranking this year for study abroad undergraduate participation. The IIE “Open Doors” ranking is unique in that it calculates

By |2019-11-21T19:12:37-05:00November 21st, 2019|Alumni and Development, News, Music|

Centre receives award for campus voting rate

Centre College recently received a Silver Seal from the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge for having a 2018 campus voting rate between 30-39 percent in the 2018 midterm election. The organization uses data from the National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement (NSLVE) to determine designation seals and awards. The College’s midterm voting rate increased

By |2019-11-21T19:04:50-05:00November 21st, 2019|News|

Centre holds groundbreaking ceremony for Olin Hall renovation and expansion

Centre College held a symbolic groundbreaking ceremony on Nov. 19. at Olin Hall, where construction has been well underway for several months. Olin Hall was originally built in 1988 and is home to a number of the College’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) classrooms and offices. Dr. Ellen Goldey, dean and vice president for

By |2019-11-21T17:53:17-05:00November 21st, 2019|Academics, Economics and Finance, Campus, Engineering, Mathematics, News|

William Frentz ’13 competes on USA Deaf Men’s National Soccer Team

William Frentz ’13 was part of the USA Deaf Men's National Soccer Team that won the Deaf Pan American Games in Temuco, Chile, during tournament play, Nov. 10-18. "We won all four games, serving as a qualifier for the 2020 Deaf World Cup in South Korea and 2021 Deaflympics," Frentz says. "The top three teams

By |2019-11-20T14:04:03-05:00November 20th, 2019|Alumni, History, News|

Rachel Skinner ’21 embraces every opportunity in ‘serene’ Bhutan

Rachel Skinner ’21 (Atlanta, Georgia), an environmental studies major and Spanish minor, is one of four Centre College students currently studying abroad in Bhutan, the first Centre students to do so. Skinner says she chose to study abroad in Bhutan for many reasons, "one of my favorites being that the country only recently opened its

By |2019-11-19T18:36:18-05:00November 19th, 2019|Academics, Philosophy, Spanish, Music|

Poverty and Homelessness Week to bring awareness to Centre community, Nov. 18-23

In the spirit of Thanksgiving just around the corner, the Centre College community will hold its annual Poverty and Homelessness Week, Nov. 18-23, to help bring awareness and combat these issues on a local, state, national and international scale. “Poverty and Homelessness Week is a decades long tradition of focused initiatives to raise campus and

By |2019-11-15T18:00:00-05:00November 15th, 2019|Campus, Convocation, News|

Centre College alumna Jacqueline Coleman ’04 elected to serve as lieutenant governor of Kentucky

For the second time in the last five years, a Centre College graduate will serve as lieutenant governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, continuing a long tradition of alumni pursuing public service at the highest levels of local, state and federal government. Jacqueline Coleman ’04, a fifth-generation native of Mercer County, will follow in the

By |2019-11-15T14:08:22-05:00November 14th, 2019|News|

Opening reception for “Gaia Weeps” photo exhibit curated by Isabella La Rocca González, Nov. 16

Centre College’s Isabella La Rocca González, assistant professor of studio art, has curated a photography show in the Jones Visual Arts Center (JVAC) that is also included in the Louisville Photography Biennial. González and three environmentally active and aware photographers are featured. The exhibit called “Gaia Weeps” will run through Nov. 30. An opening reception

By |2019-11-14T16:00:37-05:00November 14th, 2019|News|

Centre’s Delta Kappa Epsilon to host annual Favors Auction, Nov. 14

Centre College’s Delta Kappa Epsilon will host its annual Favors Auction, a silent auction that benefits the College’s Heart of Kentucky United Way campus campaign. Scheduled to take place on Nov. 14, from 8-9 p.m. in the Nichols Dining Room, the event has been organized by and is an integral part of Delta Kappa Epsilon’s

By |2019-11-14T13:41:06-05:00November 14th, 2019|News|
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