Equestrian Club to host on-campus pony ride fundraiser, April 19

Centre College’s Equestrian Club will host an on-campus pony ride fundraiser benefitting the Hooves of Hope Therapeutic Riding Center, April 19. This is the third year the Equestrian Club has partnered with Hooves of Hope for an on-campus fundraiser. The entire Danville community is invited to participate in the event, which will take place from

By |2018-05-25T13:15:48+00:00April 19th, 2018|News|

DramaCentre performs Twelfth Night to a vaudeville tune, April 18-21

With a vaudeville twist, Centre College’s DramaCentre presents Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare and directed by Jennifer Goff, assistant professor of dramatic arts, April 18-21 at 8 p.m. at Weisiger Theatre in the Norton Center for the Arts. Starting on the shores of the fictional kingdom of Illyria, the comedy centers on the twins Viola and

11th annual RICE symposium celebrates research and creative endeavors

Centre College recently hosted the 11th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium, this year incorporating a week-long celebration of research, featuring different events each day. “As always, this year’s RICE was a great opportunity for our campus community to celebrate the independent research, internships and creative work that Centre students complete,” said event co-chair

By |2018-05-25T13:30:47+00:00April 18th, 2018|News|

Centre trustees celebrate meeting $200 million campaign goal and approve new campus master plan at spring meeting

The spring meeting of the Centre College board of trustees took place April 12-13 in Danville at the College’s nearly 200-year-old campus and focused on celebrating the meeting of the $200 million Third Century Campaign goal and considering a new and comprehensive Campus Master Plan, which was approved unanimously. Other activity included passage of the

By |2018-05-25T13:41:26+00:00April 16th, 2018|News|

IN THE NEWS: Poland tells Rotary about a different ‘triple crown’

Kyle Poland graduated from Danville High School, with six varsity letters. At Centre College, he was a “most valuable” cross-country runner, and “most valuable” swimmer for three years. After graduating from Centre, Poland moved to Ohio where he continued to pursue triathlons, but also earned his securities licenses and his Ohio life and health insurance

By |2018-05-25T13:52:05+00:00April 13th, 2018|Alumni, Centre In The News, News|

New internship sustains Centre’s climate change action

Jeanette Burke ’18 of Temecula, California, has designed multiple projects for campus sustainability this semester with the support of her faculty mentor Preston Miles, John C. Walkup Professor of Chemistry. A new position, Burke has had the opportunity to form the internship around her interests in gaining experience in sustainability, while simultaneously supporting goals set

By |2018-05-25T13:55:52+00:00April 12th, 2018|Environmental Studies, Internships, News, Sustainable Centre|

Student takes passion for teaching from coursework to classroom

With the Centre Commitment's promise of an internship before graduation, Madison Grant ’18 of Greenup, Kentucky, an economics and finance major and an education minor, has applied her education classes at Centre College as an intern in a Kindergarten classroom at nearby Toliver Elementary School. Working two school days a week, Grant has had the

Emma Presberg ’18 enriches Danville community through humane society volunteer program

Emma Presberg ’18 of Atlanta, Georgia, is the founder and director of a new animal enrichment program at the Danville-Boyle County Humane Society. According to Presberg, the goal is to increase the mental and physical health of animals living in confined environments by diversifying their daily experience. In being exposed to a variety of activities,

By |2018-05-25T14:37:35+00:00April 11th, 2018|Internships, News|

Creative Commons series highlights power of art to portray human experience

Centre College is proud to host the Creative Commons series, a program that brings diverse ideas and perspectives to campus through a variety of interactive speakers. The series is part of Creative Centre, a long-term quality enhancement plan that aims to help students, faculty and staff expand their creative thinking skills. According to Creative Commons

By |2018-05-25T14:46:05+00:00April 10th, 2018|Convocation, News|

Students engage in service and learning during alternative spring break

As Centre College students recently returned from spring break, 13 of them are looking back on the life-changing experience they had during their Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trip to either Chicago or Rockwood, Tennessee. “ASB is a way to engage our students in community service and an opportunity to explore issues of justice that impact our

By |2018-05-25T15:03:53+00:00April 6th, 2018|Community Service, News|
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