Student Life2019-07-31T13:27:35-04:00


The Student Life Office helps meet student needs including residence life and housing, health and safety, community involvement, and campus activities. They are closely involved with students and concerned with their well-being and safety.




Anita Bertram

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Executive Administrative Assistant to the Vice President and Dean of Student Life Work Centre College Student Life Office Campus Center Work Phone: 859.238.5473

Anita, a Danville native, joined the Student Life staff in 2001. She comes to Centre from a local manufacturing facility where she was a Human Resources Assistant for 16 years. One of her major responsibilities in the Student Life Office is the publication of the student handbook which is given to each student. She also publishes the yearly Centre College Directory.



Kendrick Durham

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Associate Dean of Student Life Work Centre College Student Life Office Campus Center Work Phone: 859.238.5743

Kendrick joined the Student Life staff in August of 2011. He oversees non-academic student conduct, advises the Student Government Association, and numerous registered student clubs and organizations, and he supervises the areas of Campus Activities, Community Service, and Residence Life. Kendrick earned his bachelor’s degree in Communications from Bellarmine University in Louisville and his master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of South Carolina. Kendrick is originally from Liberty, Ky.


Last update: 3/26/2020


Amanda Halfacre

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Director of Greek Life & New Student Orientation Student Life Work Student Life Office – Campus Center Work Phone: 859.238.5479

Amanda joined the Student Life staff in June of 2020. She oversees all aspects of Greek Life and coordinates New Student Orientation.

Amanda earned her undergraduate degree in Women’s Studies from Iowa State University and her master’s degree in College Student Personnel from Western Illinois University. Amanda is originally from Urbandale, Iowa.

Updated: 6/18/20


Jack Layden

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Director of Campus Activities and Leadership Programming Student Life Work Phone: 859.238.5532

Jack joined the Student Life Office in July, 2019.  Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Jack earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Eckerd College and his master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies: Higher Education Administration from Boston University.  As the Director of Campus Activities and Leadership Programming, he oversees the Campus Center, including managing the reservation system and supervising the Campus Center student staff.  Additionally, he oversees leadership programming and serves as the advisor for the Student Activities Council (SAC).


Sophia Lombardo

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Coordinator for Community Service and the Bonner Program Student Life Work Phone: 859.238.6915

Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Sophia earned her Bachelor of Arts in global management leadership at Earlham College in 2019 and joined the Student Life office as the Coordinator of Community Service and the Bonner Program in July. In this position, she helps the Bonner students develop their leadership potential as well as support the campus-wide community engagement efforts. Sophia was a Bonner Scholar at Earlham and did an internship at the Bonner Foundation.


Jessie Weasner

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Director of Community Service and the Bonner Program Student Life Work Campus Center Work Phone: 859.238.8752

Jessie joined the student life staff in October of 2018.  She oversees community service programming and the Bonner Scholar and Leader programs.  Jessie earned her undergraduate degrees in religious studies and sociology from Bowling Green State University and her master of theological studies from Vanderbilt Divinity School.  She is currently a doctoral candidate in Miami University’s Student Affairs in Higher Education program.  Her dissertation focuses on civic education and explores how colleges and universities prepare students to be active and informed citizens in our democracy.

Jessie is an AmeriCorps VISTA alum and is originally from Bloomville, Ohio.


The Student Life Office is located on the second floor of the Campus Center.

Mailing Address:

Student Life Office
Centre College
600 West Walnut Street
Danville, KY 40422



After Hours Emergency:

859.236.4357 (HELP)


8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday
Closed during College holidays