Former Morehouse College president addresses Centre Class of 2018

Robert M. Franklin Jr., president emeritus of Morehouse College and current professor of moral leadership at Emory University, urged the record 330 graduates in the Centre College Class of 2018 to “befriend America’s highest ideals” in a commencement address on Sunday, May 20. In remarks titled “The Vocation of Friendship,” he spoke about the importance

By |2018-06-04T14:20:35+00:00May 24th, 2018|Commencement 2018, News|

Martin named 2017-18 SAA Man of the Year

The Southern Athletic Association released its final awards of the 2017-18 season as they gave out their Man and Woman of the Year awards to the most distinguished male and female student-athletes in the conference, as voted on by the league's athletic directors and front office. For the second straight year, the Man of the

By |2018-05-24T12:39:18+00:00May 24th, 2018|Administrative Facilities, News|

Amaryst Parks ’18 discovers connections between social justice and equitable community

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2018 John C. Young Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 28th 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. As a

By |2018-05-24T12:35:17+00:00May 24th, 2018|John C. Young Program, News|

[Baccalaureate Sermon] Dangerous Memory: Dr. Rick Axtell

[VIDEO] View the Baccalaureate sermon here. Rick Axtell, professor of religion and college chaplain, delivered the baccalaureate sermon on Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Newlin Hall at the Norton Center for the Arts. This was his tenth baccalaureate sermon at Centre College. “Dangerous Memory” Baccalaureate Sermon Centre College May 20, 2018 Rick Axtell Professor of Religion and College

By |2018-05-23T20:28:47+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Commencement 2018, News|

Emily McGlone ’18 studies Alzheimer’s disease as John C. Young Scholar

As a John C. Young Scholar (JCY), Emily McGlone ’18 (Cincinnati, Ohio) is studying the effects of electricity on the aggregation patterns of Amyloid-β, a peptide involved in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease. Centre College’s JCY program is designed to serve strong, highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic

By |2018-05-22T18:51:50+00:00May 22nd, 2018|John C. Young Program, News|

2018 Commencement Address: Robert M. Franklin, PhD

An address delivered at the commencement ceremony of Centre College, May 20, 2018. Greetings to President Roush with appreciation for your distinguished leadership here. To the trustees, faculty, staff, alumni, families and friends of Centre College. And, to the esteemed class of 2018. You are the reason that we gather today. It is an enormous

By |2018-05-23T19:47:57+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Commencement 2018, News|

Centre College honors faculty and staff at closing dinner

Centre College honored members of its campus community on May 15 at the annual faculty and staff appreciation dinner and awards ceremony. Matthew Devensky, Cody Kitchen and Stephen Issac each received a Horky Service Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by facilities management employees. The award was created from a bequest by Lorette and John Horky

By |2018-05-18T15:15:59+00:00May 17th, 2018|News|

Commencement 195 to be streamed live on Centre website

Centre College’s 195th Commencement will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, in Newlin Hall of the Norton Center for the Arts. The 2018 graduation exercises will begin with the Baccalaureate ceremony, which will take place in the same location at 11 a.m. that morning. The Class of 2018, the largest graduating class in

By |2018-05-18T15:35:31+00:00May 17th, 2018|Commencement, News|

Seniors express gratitude at 16th annual Honor Walk, May 19

On Saturday, May 19 at 6 p.m., during the College’s annual Honor Walk, 284 members of the Centre College Class of 2018 will gather to honor the people who have made a significant impact on their lives. Now in its 16th year, the event has quickly become a cherished tradition of Centre Commencement weekend. At

By |2018-05-18T15:51:08+00:00May 17th, 2018|Commencement, News|
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