Dr. Larry Bitensky premieres “Katanya” at St. Mary's University

While the stories of Thumbelina and Tom Thumb are two beloved and well-known fables, Associate Professor of Music Larry Bitensky is bringing another diminutive character into the folktale fold with his latest composition, "Katanya," which he debuted on September 28, during Family Weekend festivities at St. Mary's University in Winona, Minn. "Katanya" is based on

By |2013-10-03T17:07:21-04:00October 3rd, 2013|Academics, News, Religious Life|

Centre faculty recognized for latest publications and research

Though Centre professors are known for their engaged and passionate work in the classroom, most of them also devote significant effort to research and publication, garnering awards and honors along the way. And while these achievements might otherwise remain isolated to specific departments or professors, Centre's Professional Recognition receptions give faculty an opportunity to be

By |2013-09-26T12:35:17-04:00September 26th, 2013|Academics, News, Religious Life|

Dr. Tony Haigh becomes Fellow of Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance in London

Professor of Dramatic Arts Anthony Haigh is known for many things around campus. The incoming students know him as one of the Opening Convocation speakers who gave a candid and expressive speech on making the most of their time at Centre. Upper classmen know him as the director of campus productions like "The Mystery of

By |2013-09-26T12:23:09-04:00September 26th, 2013|Academics, News|

Center for Teaching and Learning launches Take a Faculty Member to Lunch program

Centre is famous for the way it promotes strong, close relationships between faculty and students, and the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is working to strengthen this connection with a new program: Take a Faculty Member to Lunch. In essence, the program subsidizes professor meals at Cowan for students who are interested in meeting

By |2013-09-12T10:35:38-04:00September 12th, 2013|Academics, Campus, News|

Centre welcomes new faculty members for 2013-14 academic year

This semester, Centre welcomes numerous faculty from across all three divisions, including professors of Spanish, French, classics, philosophy, Japanese, history, economics, politics, environmental studies, sociology, chemistry, mathematics, psychology and biology. Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean Stephanie Fabritius praises the new faculty's diverse expertise and skill-sets. “I'm excited about this group,” she says. “Many

By |2013-09-05T09:53:07-04:00September 5th, 2013|Academics, Campus, News, Religious Life|