Pulitzer recipient to read prize-winning poetry collection

Class and convocation collide as Centre College hosts the 2017 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Tyehimba Jess. The event arrives as many spring humanities classes read his winning collection, Olio, offering students the opportunity to see the poet perform his work live on Thursday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church

By |2018-05-24T19:46:47+00:00April 25th, 2018|Convocation, Creative Writing, Humanities, News|

John C. Young Scholars present research at symposium, April 28

Centre College’s 28th annual John C. Young Symposium will be held on Saturday, April 28 at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Vahlkamp Theatre in Crounse Hall. This year, seven seniors will present the results of their research on the topic of their choice. Each scholar will give a 20-minute presentation and will take questions

By |2018-05-24T20:31:46+00:00April 24th, 2018|Convocation, John C. Young Program, News|

Henry Luce Grant recipients cultivate their research on organic permaculture

Compiling their summer research, Margaux Crider ’18 (Louisville, Kentucky) and Tyree Wilmoth ’18 (Asheville, North Carolina) will present a documentary of life on a Lanna organic farm in Thailand on April 27 at 7 p.m. in Centre College's Vahlkamp Theatre. Titled “Welcome to Happy Healing Home: A Portrait of a Lanna Family,” the documentary offers

By |2018-05-24T20:38:16+00:00April 24th, 2018|Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, News, Research|

Centre’s music program to offer concerts from April 25 to May 8

Eight concerts in 14 days! That’s what the Centre College music program offers to the community from April 25 to May 8. Whatever your tastes in music, student choirs, instrumentalists, drummers and pianists will have something to suit your ears. The concerts and recitals run the gamut, from Central and South American choral music to

By |2018-05-24T20:48:07+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Music, News|

Bailey Spade ’19 pursues government career through lobbying firm internship

Bailey Spade ’19 is a legislative session intern at McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland Government Solutions, a lobbying firm in Spade’s hometown of Frankfort, Kentucky. The firm serves companies such as AT&T, encouraging legislators to pass bills that benefit its clients’ interests. Centre College’s strong alumni community has been an important asset to Spade’s internship

By |2018-05-24T20:52:26+00:00April 23rd, 2018|News|

Robert Franklin to deliver 2018 Commencement address at Centre College

The Rev. Dr. Robert M. Franklin Jr., the inaugural James T. and Berta R. Laney Chair in Moral Leadership at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, will deliver the 2018 Commencement address at Centre College on Sunday, May 20. In addition to his faculty appointment, Franklin serves as a senior advisor to Emory

By |2018-05-24T20:55:10+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Commencement 2017, News|

Centre celebrates Earth Day

Since the first Earth Day in 1970, Centre College has actively supported sustainable practices, both on campus and in the community. From student organizations to the President’s Climate Commitment Advisory Committee (PCCAC), members of the Centre community are united in their desire to reduce the College's environmental footprint. Participation in Earth Day events is an

By |2018-05-24T20:58:27+00:00April 20th, 2018|News, Sustainable Centre|

Victor Pataky ’16 wins his first marathon race in St. Louis

By crossing the finish line of the St. Louis Go! marathon on April 7, Centre College alumnus Victor Pataky ’16 accomplished two major feats: completing his first-ever marathon—and winning it. “It feels surreal,” Pataky said of his experience. “There are performances that you can’t believe happened, and this is definitely one of them for me.

By |2018-05-24T21:05:11+00:00April 20th, 2018|Alumni, News|

Centre’s Rodmon King to pursue new opportunity at SUNY Oswego

Dr. Rodmon King, who has served as the Centre College associate vice president for academic affairs and diversity initiatives since November 30, 2015, is leaving this summer to pursue a similar role at the State University of New York at Oswego beginning July 2. As the chief diversity and inclusion officer, King will report directly

By |2018-05-25T13:07:00+00:00April 19th, 2018|Campus, Diversity, News|

Holi Festival highlights South Asian culture, philanthropy

Centre College recently hosted the Holi Festival to celebrate the beginning of spring and South Asian culture. Despite the cold weather, the Centre community gathered to watch dance performances, enjoy South Asian food and participate in color throwing on the Festival Lawn. The event followed a Color Run earlier that morning, both of which made

By |2018-05-25T13:12:11+00:00April 19th, 2018|Campus, Community Service, Diversity, News|
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