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December 2001
Centre-Harvard tilt examined on ESPN Dec. 20, 2001
Trip more than just a game for football player Dec. 20, 2001
Holiday memories at Centre Dec. 20, 2001
Senior profile: Laura Nahm Dec. 20, 2001
Senior profile: Les Fugate Dec. 13, 2001
Brian Britt named first-team All-American Dec. 13, 2001
Mooney named December Volunteer of the Month Dec. 13, 2001
Professors, staff share holiday spirit with students Dec. 13, 2001
Student Recruitment publication claims top award Dec. 13, 2001
Senior profile: Carrie Leslie Dec. 6, 2001
Centre students heavily represented in Who’s Who directory Dec. 6, 2001
Centre students complete internships Dec. 6, 2001
The show goes on for Centre students Dec. 6, 2001
“Christmas Feast at the Spanish Court” presented by music program Dec. 6, 2001

November 2001
Centre student to be Olympic torchbearer Nov. 29, 2001
Centre presents Jazz Concert Nov. 29, 2001
Centre cited in book that lists Danville as one of top 50 southern towns Nov. 29, 2001
Back to the Bard: Centre students travel to London for Shakespeare comedy Nov. 29, 2001
Centre professor discusses art work on KET series Nov. 29, 2001
Centre fares extremely well in National Survey of Student Engagement Nov. 21, 2001
Centre students moved by New York City visit Nov. 21, 2001
Ledford named November Volunteer of the Month Nov. 21, 2001
Post-season awards roll in for Centre athletes Nov. 21, 2001
Centre retains leadership role in international study Nov. 15, 2001
Mock Trial team starts on right foot Nov. 15, 2001
Centre College: Making the grade on the playing fields Nov. 15, 2001
State theatres to meet at Centre, discuss role in troubled times Nov. 15, 2001
Leadership Kentucky graduation takes place at Centre Nov. 15, 2001
Students still plan to travel, support Bush post Sept. 11 Nov. 8, 2001
Students get fired up about ancient ceramic arts Nov. 8, 2001
DramaCentre presents Anton Chekhov’s “Three Sisters” Nov. 8, 2001
Centre music program presents “Musicians Showcase” concert Nov. 8, 2001
Items from Centre Alumni Collection available on-line Nov. 8, 2001
Cross country runners earn all-conference honors Nov. 8, 2001
Centre College hires new controller Nov. 8, 2001 controller01.html
Nashville Chamber Orchestra coming to Norton Center Nov. 8, 2001
My Fair Lady coming to College’s Norton Center Nov. 1, 2001
41-year-old played last year; now helping on sidelines Nov. 1, 2001


October 2001
Debate on homosexual practice and the Bible Oct. 23, 2001
Jeremy Britt named player of the week in SCAC Oct. 30, 2001
Admission office to host open house at Centre Oct. 23, 2001
Centre hosts debate on homosexual practice and the Bible Oct. 23, 2001
Centre’s Baker named women’s soccer player of the week in SCAC Oct. 17, 2001 l
What it takes to defeat terrorism Oct. 10, 2001
The King’s Singers coming to College’s Norton Center Oct. 23, 2001
Arp named October volunteer of the month Oct. 16, 2001
Second panel discussion on effects of Sept. 11 Oct. 18, 2001
Crowning of king and queen highlight homecoming Oct. 16, 2001
Titanic coming to College's Norton Center Oct. 16, 2001
Feature: C6H0 still a winning formula after all these years Oct. 18, 2001
Trustees attend first meeting of academic year Oct. 17, 2001
Centre to hold second panel discussion on aftermath of Sept. 11 Oct. 11, 2001
Centre to keep alumni hopping at Homecoming 2001 Oct. 11, 2001
Sept 11: Faculty issues declaration of grief Oct. 8, 2001
Music program welcomes scholarship recipients Oct. 2, 2001
Centre professor becomes president of the international trumpet guild Oct. 2, 2001
President Roush on ranking reform October 4, 2001
Sports legend to give pep talk to Centre football team October 4, 2001
Oak Ridge Boys coming to College's Norton Center October 2, 2001
Centre music ensembles present concert October 2, 2001
Alumnus to exhibit paintings at Centre October 2, 2001
Feature: Dead Fred back for another exciting autumn October 3, 2001


September 2001
Centre named among top 10 educational values Sept. 26, 2001
Conference looks at issues of small and medium sized cities in America Sept. 26, 2001
Baird book on women's sports at Centre published Sept. 26, 2001
Centre College license plates on sale Sept. 26, 2001
Student center receives face lift Sept. 26, 2001
Centre experts provide background relating to attacks Sept. 20, 2001
Three Centre athletes named SCAC players of week Sept. 18, 2001
Summit at Centre focuses on future of small cities Sept. 20, 2001
The Sunshine Boys coming to College's Norton Center Sept. 20, 2001
Centre program "Placing Tragedy in Context" to be held Sunday evening Sept. 15, 2001
Message from President Roush to the Centre community Sept. 12, 2001
Centre guarantees timely graduation, special opportunities for its students Sept. 12, 2001
Admission Office to host first of two fall open houses at Centre Sept. 13, 001
Centre men's soccer team ranked 14th in nation Sept. 12, 2001
Renowned champion of the arts visits Centre Sept 11, 2001
Centre advances among U.S. News top-50 national liberal arts colleges Sept. 6, 2001
Centre College sets enrollment record for second straight year Sept. 6, 2001
Centre to welcome guest pianist Sept. 6, 2001
Centre professor receives award Sept. 3, 2001
Centre alum and distinguished sportscaster Cawood Ledford dies Sept. 6, 2001
Centre development staff adds familiar face, sees other changes Sept. 6, 2001


August 2001
Centre students anxious to fix any mistakes on the lake August 28, 2001
Centre rolls out red carpet for Class of 2005 August 29, 2001
Intersection of two national rankings puts Centre on top August 28, 2001
Impressive academic profile for Centre's freshman class August 22, 2001
New program at Centre to offer paid internships August 21, 2001
Centre College Football Media Day set for Aug. 25 August 17, 2001
Supreme Court Justice's life… through the eyes of his wife August 21, 2001
New Trustees slated for Centre College Board August 17, 2001
Centre remains at top spot in annual giving August 15, 2001
Centre College welcomes back athletes for fall practice August 15, 2001
More than 300 attend workshop for prospective students and their families August 15, 2001
Centre College license plates on sale August 15, 2001
Jennifer Ruff named women's golf coach at Centre Aug. 8, 2001
Pre-Civil War book finds its way back to Centre Aug. 8, 2001
Lego robots and brain development…just a sampling of research topics at Centre College Aug. 7, 2001
Feature: From Centre to Supreme Court August 8, 2001


July 2001
Governor takes time to talk with GSP Scholars August 1, 2001
Centre College fraternity wins prestigious national award August 1, 2001
College names new member to alumni staff August 1, 2001
Watch out "Iron Chef" … here come the Governor's Scholars July 25, 2001
Centre staff member wins national award July 25, 2001
Governor's Scholars look for alligators in the sewers July 25, 2001
Founder of career network Internet site to speak to Governor's Scholars July 25, 2001
Centre College making name for itself with international students July 18, 2001
Poet challenges Governor's Scholars to use their imaginations July 18, 2001
The shows go on this summer at Centre College July 18, 2001
Feature: Centre graduate changed Lincoln's life, history July 18, 2001
Centre hosts "College Search Summer Workshop" July 10, 2001
Kentucky senators visit Governors Scholars Program July 11, 2001
Centre welcomes interesting visitor July 10, 2001
Kentucky Poet to Read at Centre July 11, 2001
Centre College Vice President/Dean of Student Life steps down July 11, 2001
Centre student awarded Fulbright Scholarship July 5, 2001
Kentucky politicians visit Governors Scholars Program at Centre July 5, 2001
Centre professor co-authors economics book July 5, 2001
African-American historian to address Governor’s Scholars July 5, 2001

June 2001
Former NASA astronaut to speak at Centre for Governor's Scholars Program June 28, 2001
Centre fraternity finalist for award June 28, 2001
Centre College receives most admission applications ever June 28, 2001
Centre looks to stay No. 1 as annual giving campaign nears conclusion June 28, 2001
Centre students go through hair-erasing experience for good cause June 18, 2001
Governor’s Scholars Program to kick off 19th year at Centre College June 20, 2001
Brass Band Festival draws its largest crowd June 19, 2001
Centre takes an ‘L’ but comes out swell June 19, 2001
Centre College wins national award for public relations campaign June 15, 2001
Centre honors six veteran professors June 13, 2001
Centre to establish new technology classroom, tutorial room June 13, 2001
Centre College offers sports camps June 13, 2001
Summer renovation, repair projects underway at College June 13, 2001
Centre student addresses school’s largest graduating class,
Andrea Zawacki and Dan Beasley win valedictorian prizes
June 4, 2001
Centre student has article published May 31, 2001
Twelfth annual festival to feature more than twenty top bands June 6, 2001

May 2001
Jean Kiernan named field hockey coach at Centre May 31, 2001
Respected educator joins Centre with diversity focus May 30, 2001
Brownley named Centre swim coach May 28, 2001
Centre College student qualifies to run in Boston Marathon May 31, 2001
Centre College honors seven employees May 31, 2001
Hill wins Praying Colonels Golf Tournament May 23, 2001
Outstanding senior to give graduation address at Centre May 24, 2001
Centre College student receives fellowship grant May 22, 2001
Franken 1st Team All-Conference in softball May 18, 2001
Cash and Durall have banner tennis seasons May 18, 2001
Centre student named state secretary May 17, 2001
Rall and Cadle receive post season honors in baseball May 16, 2001
Centre football team to play in Europe May 15, 2001
Centre College student receives Scholarship May 17, 2001
Students honored at Centre College May 11, 2001
Ten at Once: 2001 Senior Art Exhibit to Open at Centre May 14, 2001
Frakes named assistant football and track coach at Centre May 10, 2001
Centre graduate goes for the ‘Full Monty’ at Tony Awards May 17, 2001
English department awards new poetry prize May 10, 2001
CNN to feature Centre professor May 10, 2001
Brass Band Festival featured in Time magazine May 10, 2001
Centre academic team finishes well May 4, 2001
Centre students present spring dance performance May 9, 2001
Centre alum makes ghost film May 7, 2001
Faculty members tenured and promoted at Centre May 7, 2001
Baseball team breaks school record for most wins in a season
Sander and Samons named All-Conference golfers for Centre
Trustees review annual giving, admission efforts May 2, 2001
Centre College choral ensemble presents spring concert May 2, 2001
DramaCentre presents Crimes of the Heart May 2, 2001
Britt named MVP at basketball banquet May 1, 2001
Guthrie, women’s 1600 Meter Relay Star at Spring Sports Festival May 1, 2001
Centre featured in three national publications May 1, 2001

April 2001
Centre track team breaks two school records at Cumberland Invitational April 26, 2001
Philosopher Ted Cohen to give 2001 Centre Phi Beta Kappa lecture April 25, 2001
Centre hosts lecture on immigration and civil rights April 25, 2001
Centre College student wins spot in College Democrats of Kentucky April 24, 2001
Centre College students help with Repair Affair April 24, 2001
Poet Laureate Robert Hass to read works at Centre April 19, 2001
Centre College student wins Goldwater Scholarship April 18, 2001
Centre College sets dedication for habitat house April 18, 2001
Godspell coming to Centre College’s Norton Center April 10, 2001

March 2001
Lady Colonels softball team makes NCAA record books with stolen bases March 29, 2001
Centre College faculty share life stories March 29, 2001
Pianist to discuss and perform Beethoven classics at Centre March 26, 2001
Women’s Sports Day held at Centre College March 26, 2001
Centre College names three to endowed professorships March 23, 2001
Centre College newspaper wins 15 awards at state competition March 21, 2001
Centre graduate nominated for Helen Hayes Awards March 20, 2001
Centre women break school track record March 20, 2001
Chaucer Scholar to give annual Bastian Lecture March 19, 2001
Luttrell honored at Centre College March 15, 2001
Centre Hosts Lecture on the First Americans March 12, 2001
Award-winning Poet Reads Work at Centre March 12, 2001
Centre students completing student teaching at area schools March 9, 2001
Centre’s Kirkland Named Pitcher of the Week in SCAC March 7, 2001
KET Program: Glassblower at Centre March 4, 2001
Centre Women in Sweet Sixteen March 4, 2001
Centre College Hosts International Theologian and Scholar March 2, 2001
Centre College Poetry Slam March 2, 2001
Lincoln Center Chamber Ensemble Comes to Centre College March 2, 2001
Centre’s Lady Colonels win NCAA first round game March 1, 2001

February 2001
"Healing Journeys" discussion at Centre College Feb. 28, 2001
Patterson Named Player of the Week in SCAC March 1, 2001
Norton Center presents Man of La Mancha Feb. 12, 2001
Centre’s Academic Team Wins Regional Championship Feb. 21, 2001
Bent Stone" Exhibit at Centre Feb. 13, 2001
"The Thin Line" to be presented at Centre Feb. 19, 2001
Owens Named Centre Track Coach Feb. 15, 2001
Student Honored At Centre College Feb. 14, 2001
Brian Britt Named Player of the Week Feb. 13, 2001
Pilobolus Coming to Norton Center Feb. 6, 2001
Centre Student Doing Internship Feb. 6, 2001
Centre Biology Class Puts Viruses on the Web Feb. 8, 2001
Centre Choir to Perform Requiem Feb. 6, 2001
Bolshoi Orchestra at Norton Center Feb. 1, 2001
Norton Center presents Chicago Feb. 1, 2001
Centre Women Break School Record for Shooting Percentage Feb. 1, 2001

January 2001
Centre Student Profiled in National Publication Jan. 31, 2001
Churchill Downs Chosen as Associate of the Year Jan. 26, 2001
Students Honored as Volunteers of the Month Jan. 22, 2001
Humans to Mars Jan. 25, 2001
Drama Students Present The Glass Menagerie Jan. 23, 2001
Centre Writer-in-Residence Gives Poetry Reading Jan. 25 Jan. 17, 2001
Centre Speaker to Address Falun Gong Persecution in China Jan. 17, 2001
Centre’s Drew Park Named Player of the Week in SCAC Jan. 16, 2001
Willimon to Keynote Centre College Founders Day Jan. 10, 2001
College to Celebrate King Day with Innovative Workshop and Performance Jan. 9, 2001
Centre Students Honored by Children's Home Jan. 9, 2001
Centre's Stephanie Dragan named Coach-of-the-Year Jan. 2, 2001
Centre Announces Staff Appointments Jan. 3, 2001
Footloose Coming to the Norton Center Jan. 3, 2001
Drama Explores Pioneering Writer Jan. 2, 2001
Basketball Teams Get Tournament Wins Jan. 2, 2001