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December 2002
Happy holidays from Centre College. Dec. 26, 2002. Full story.
Senior profile: Jacob Martin. Dec. 26, 2002. Full story.
Centre College: “Cradle of Justice”. Dec. 26, 2002. Full story.
Student’s op-ed on Iraq situation published. Dec. 17, 2002. Full story.
Rhodes scholar thriving at Oxford. Dec. 17, 2002. Full story.
Freshmen appear in Little Women. Dec. 17, 2002. Full story.
Men’s soccer player named to All-America team. Dec. 17, 2002. Full story.
Professor appears in Los Angeles Times. Dec. 12, 2002.. Full story.
James Earl Jones visit anticipated by students. Dec. 12, 2002.. Full story.
Two brothers named December Volunteers of the Month. Dec. 12, 2002. Full story.
Alumni Association Web page helps you play Santa. Dec. 12, 2002. Full story.
Caroling alive and well at Centre. Dec. 12, 2002. Full story.
“The Voice” coming to Centre. Dec. 5, 2002. Full story.
Alum’s new film to make national debut. Dec. 5, 2002. Full story.
Senior profile: Heather Hayden. Dec. 5, 2002. Full story.
Survivor Week at Centre. Dec. 5, 2002. Full story.
Honors keep rolling in for fall-sport athletes. Dec. 5, 2002. Full story.

 
November 2002
National publication features Declaration Road Trip visit, Fred Vinson. Nov. 27, 2002. Full story.
Centre employee shares expertise with USA Today. Nov. 27, 2002. Full story.
Developing the mind and body. Nov. 27, 2002. Full story.
Dream Feast: students pick their most-desired dishes. Nov. 27, 2002. Full story.
Explore the future on Career Services Web page. Nov. 27, 2002. Full story.
Road-warrior Romeos and Juliet's. Nov. 21, 2002. Full story.
College shines in National Survey of Student Engagement. Nov. 21, 2002. Full story.
New Web page to keep alumni in the know. Nov. 21, 2002. Full story.
Centre Music Ensembles present “Tutti”. Nov. 21, 2002. Full story.
Fantastic Four: female athletes honored. Nov. 21, 2002. Full story.
Reflection on “An Expression of the American Mind”. Nov. 14, 2002. Full story.
New Life, New Home. Nov. 14, 2002. Full story.
Centre College: The Vehicle of Success. Nov. 14, 2002. Full story.
Homeless to share experiences. Nov. 14, 2002. Full story.
Parker named November Volunteer of the Month. Nov. 14, 2002. Full story.
Attendance record, Guinness mark broken at Centre. Nov. 7, 2002. Full story.
A look back: Declaration on campus. Nov. 7, 2002. Full story.
Student strikes gold. Nov. 7, 2002. Full story.
“Two Southern Poets” coming to campus. Nov. 7, 2002. Full story.
DramaCentre presents Joe Egg. Nov. 7, 2002. Full story.
Rock talk: Education majors develop classroom activity. Nov. 7, 2002. Full story.
October 2002
Nov. 3-5: Declaration; Guinness Record attempt; Get out the Vote. Oct. 31, 2002. Full story.
Trustees review multi-million dollar College Centre project. Oct. 25, 2002. Full story.
Senior works to bring democracy to Hispanic community. Oct. 31, 2002. Full story.
Admission Office to host open house. Oct. 31, 2002. Full story.
Home(coming) field advantage. Oct. 31, 2002. Full story.
Centre’s homecoming King and Queen. Oct. 31, 2002. Full story.
Nov. 3-5: Declaration; Guinness Record attempt; Get out the Vote. Oct. 24, 2002. Full story.
Senior profile: Ely Santos. Oct. 24, 2002. Full story.
Father-son duo honored by NAACP. Oct. 24, 2002. Full story.
Award-winning Irish poet and musician coming to campus. Oct. 24, 2002. Full story.
Norton Center to be in full Swing. Oct. 24, 2002. Full story.
Centre community invited to set Guinness world record. Oct. 17, 2002. Full story.
C6-H0: Formula for a winning movie? Oct. 17, 2002. Full story.
Homecoming to feature new events. Oct. 17, 2002. Full story.
Barton takes over as president of Alumni Association. Oct. 17, 2002. Full story.
Leading national science publication features work of Centre graduate. Oct. 17, 2002. Full story.
Cartwright named October Volunteer of the Month. Oct. 17, 2002. Full story.
CentreJazz to create Big Band sound. Oct. 17, 2002. Full story.
Declaration is coming to Centre College. Oct. 10, 2002. Full story.
President Roush receives invite from Uncle Sam. Oct. 10, 2002. Full story.
Choral Concert to feature sacred music. Oct. 10, 2002. Full story.
Weckenbrock doubles up with second award. Oct. 10, 2002. Full story.
Centre starts year with 10 new professors. Oct. 10, 2002. Full story.
Freshman humanities class takes up vase painting. Oct. 3, 2002. Full story.
Professor receives composing award. Oct. 3, 2002. Full story.
Centre working to keep campus green. Oct. 3, 2002. Full story.
Weckenbrock named SCAC men’s soccer Player of the Week. Oct. 3, 2002. Full story.
Georgian State Dance Company coming to campus. Oct. 3, 2002. Full story.
September 2002
Walter Gooch announces retirement from Centre. Full story.
Admission Office to host two fall open houses. Sept. 26, 2002. Full story.
Centre drops Early Decision application process. Sept. 26, 2002. Full story.
Thousands expected to attend Civil War battle re-enactment. Full story.
Students report on summer research. Sept. 26, 2002. Full story.
Ortega, Walker named Players of the Week in SCAC. Sept. 26, 2002. Full story.
U.S. News gives Centre highest national ranking in Kentucky. Sept. 19, 2002., Full story.
Centre study-abroad program cited by U.S. News. Sept. 19, 2002. Full story.
Weekend to be a family affair on campus. Sept. 19, 2002. Full story.
Masterful painter to exhibit work on campus. Sept. 19, 2002. Full story.
College’s Norton Center hosts “An American Celebration”. Sept. 19, 2002. Full story.
Centre ranked 13th in nation in men’s soccer. Sept. 19, 2002. Full story.
Students reflect on 9-11. Sept. 12, 2002. Full story.
Centre students meet President Bush in Louisville. Sept. 12, 2002. Full story.
Senior profile: Susan Courtwright. Sept. 12, 2002. Full story.
New Web feature takes fun look at what’s happening with alumni. Sept. 12, 2002. Full story.
Football team records 500th victory. Sept. 12, 2002. Full story.
Two athletes honored by SCAC. Sept. 12, 2002. Full story.
Danville, Centre and “Heart of Kentucky” United Way commemorate 9-11. Sept. 5, 2002. Full story.
Students not deterred from studying abroad a year after 9-11. Sept. 5, 2002. Full story.
Orientation makes freshmen feel at home. Sept. 5, 2002. Full story.
Centre opens with large enrollment. Sept. 5, 2002. Full story.
Norton Center lineup promises a stellar season. Sept. 5, 2002. Full story.
August 2002
Classes get underway on Sept. 2. Aug. 29, 2002. Full story.
Princeton Review selects Centre for Best Colleges Guide. Aug. 29, 2002. Full story.
Centre rolls out welcome wagon to greet freshmen. Aug. 29, 2002. Full story.
Sports Illustrated reporter lauds 1921 football team. Aug. 29, 2002. Full story.
New students connect with classmates, community through service projects. Aug. 29, 2002. Full story.
Centre welcomes impressive freshman class. Aug. 22, 2002. Full story.
New students connect with classmates, community through service projects. Aug. 22 Full story.
Brain food: Luncheon speaker series returns this fall. Aug. 22, 2002. Full story.
College praised in new publication. Aug. 22, 2002. Full story.
Centre hires new field hockey coach. Aug. 22, 2002. Full story.
Student monitors world affairs from Carter Center. Aug. 14, 2002. Full story.
Fall open house dates set at Centre. Aug. 14, 2002. Full story.
Professor emeritus to take part in Kentucky Author Day. Aug. 14, 2002. Full story.
Colonels Football Media Day set for Aug. 24. Aug. 14, 2002. Full story.
Poem highlighting College featured in Washington Post. Aug. 8, 2002. Full story.
Ann Landers touted Centre in columns. Aug. 8, 2002. Full story.
Kentucky Historic Preservation Conference a success. Aug. 8, 2002. Full story.
Athletes return to campus Aug. 18 for fall practice. Aug. 8, 2002. Full story.
Centre graduates join admission staff. Aug. 8, 2002. Full story.

July 2002
College hosts 2002 Kentucky Historic Preservation Conference. Aug. 1, 2002. Full story.
Professor sounds off on potential baseball strike. Aug. 1, 2002. Full story.
Young alumni remain eager to serve. Aug. 1, 2002. Full story.
“On Center at Centre” to help artists through workshops, demonstrations. Aug. 1, 2002. Full story.
Childers named Centre’s internship and outreach coordinator. Aug. 1, 2002. Full story.
College to host 2002. Kentucky Historic Preservation Conference. July 25, 2002. Full story.
Governor’s Scholars program concludes another stellar year at Centre. July 25, 2002. Full story.
Centre Greek organizations set record in service, philanthropic projects. July 25, 2002. Full story.
Centre hosts meeting of Council for Post secondary Education. July 25, 2002. Full story.
College has tradition of historic preservation. July 18, 2002. Full story.
Scholars take educational trips during 2002. Explore Kentucky Day. July 18, 2002. Full story.
Centre gridiron tilt ranked one of all-time greats (but not C6-H0). July 18, 2002. Full story.
Vonderbrink appointed coordinator of recreation and intramurals. July 18, 2002. Full story.
Professor stars on Discovery’s Travel Channel. July 11, 2002. Full story.
College featured in Wall Street Journal article. July 11, 2002. Full story.
College to host 2002. Kentucky Historic Preservation Conference. July 11, 2002. Full story.
GSP students to take part in International Day. July 11, 2002. Full story.
Governor’s Scholars Program hosts Kentucky legislators. July 11, 2002. Full story.
Professor to appear on Discovery’s Travel Channel. July 3, 2002. Full story.
Kaplan Guide lists Centre as one of top academic institutions in the country. July 3, 2002. Full story.
College Search Workshop to be held on campus. July 3, 2002. Full story.
Whitney M. Young Scholars Program a success in first year at Centre. July 3, 2002. Full story.
June 2002
Spring grads to spend next year teaching in Japan. June 27, 2002. Full story.
Centre grad appointed to top Peace Corps post. June 27, 2002. Full story.
GSP at Centre hits the ground running. June 27, 2002. Full story.
Centre College names new member to alumni staff. June 27, 2002. Full story.
Governor's Scholars Program marks 20th anniversary. June 20, 2002. Full story.
Whitney M. Young Scholars Program underway. June 20, 2002. Full story.
Centre grad selected to take part in Smithsonian Festival. June 20, 2002. Full story.
Brass Band Festival breaks attendance record. June 20, 2002. Full story.
Documentary by Centre graduate captures Emmy Award. June 12, 2002. Full story.
Renovation, repair projects taking place. June 12, 2002. Full story.
Centre professor’s artwork donated to September 11th relief fund. June 12, 2002. Full story.
Privett to conduct research in Sweden. June 12, 2002. Full story.
Brass Band Festival to celebrate 13th year in patriotic style. June 6, 2002. Full story.
Graduate touts Centre’s glass-blowing program in national publication. June 6, 2002. Full story.
Embry named Leadership Kentucky member. June 6, 2002. Full story.
School hosts summer sports camps. June 6, 2002. Full story.


May 2002
Centre graduates largest class ever. May 30, 2002. Full story.
Centre graduate captures Helen Hayes Award. May 30, 2002. Full story.
Clark selected to Young Playwrights Festival. May 30, 2002. Full story.
Smith makes mad dash, softball players honored. May 30, 2002. Full story.
Centre College awards seven employees. May 30, 2002. Full story.
Sprinter qualifies for NCAA National Championships. May 23, 2002. Full story.
Professor Anthony Haigh leads initiative at conference. May 23, 2002. Full story.
Graduate wins at first ACS music composition contest. May 23, 2002. Full story.
Spring sports athletes honored, break records. May 23, 2002. Full story.
Adam Johnson joins staff at Centre College. May 23, 2002. Full story.
Outstanding senior to deliver Commencement address. May 16, 2002. Full story.
Centre seniors present John C. Young. May 16, 2002. Full story.
John C. Young Scholars spotlight: Les Fugate. May 16, 2002. Full story.
Zilich named April Volunteer of the Month. May 16, 2002. Full story.
Put your pride on a plate! May 16, 2002. Full story.
School has record-breaking five Fulbright winners. May 2, 2002. Full story.
Athletic director retires after long, successful run. May 9, 2002. Full story.
“Walk Through” exhibit showcases senior artists. May 9, 2002. Full story.
Centre dance students present ‘Stellar’ program. May 9, 2002. Full story.
Fifner named All-Conference in golf. May 9, 2002. Full story.

April 2002
School has record-breaking five Fulbright winners. May 2, 2002. Full story.
2001 Nobel Laureate in Physics to present lecture. May 2, 2002. Full story.
Astronomer Alex Filippenko to give 2002 Phi Beta Kappa Lecture. May 2, 2002. Full story.
Admission Office to hold event for high school juniors. May 2, 2002. Full story.
Centre honors veteran professors. May 2, 2002. Full story.
Centre College receives Arthur Vining Davis Foundations’ Award for Excellence. April 25, 2002. Full story.
A week in the life: An inside look at the daily activities of a Centre senior. April 25, 2002. Full story.
John Donne expert gives lecture on campus. April 25, 2002. Full story.
DramaCentre presents Shakespeare’s “Richard III”. April 25, 2002. Full story.
Student completes Boston Marathon. April 25, 2002. Full story.
Trustees review energy management project at spring meeting. April 25, 2002. Full story.
Centre College announces faculty tenure, promotions. April 25, 2002. Full story.
Gay, Nicoletti named assistant athletic directors. April 25, 2002. Full story.
Record-tying four students named Fulbright winners. April 18, 2002. Full story.
Centre alum featured in Kentucky Monthly. April 18, 2002. Full story.
Professor receives teaching honor. April 18, 2002. Full story.
Blackburn and Hayden named March Volunteers of the Month. April 18, 2002. Full story.
Admission Office to hold events for high school juniors. April 18, 2002. Full story.
Admission Office holds admitted student day. April 15, 2002.
Full story.
Students get a “Handel” on Baroque Style. April 11, 2002. Full story.
Top Irish band Danú to perform. April 11, 2002. Full story.
Broken records: Three track & field marks set. April 11, 2002. Full story.
Noted human rights scholar to speak on campus. April 11, 2002. Full story.
Local schools host Centre College student teachers. April 11, 2002. Full story.
Admission Office sets April 13 as admitted student day. April 4, 2002. Full story.
Freshman pitcher keeps cool in hot spots. April 4, 2002. Full story.
Real-life “Indiana Jones” to lecture as part of visiting professor program. April 4, 2002. Full story.
Mozarteum Orchestra of Salzburg coming to Norton Center. April 4, 2002. Full story.

March 2002
Rare texts from Dickinson College discovered in Centre’s library. March 28, 2002. Full story.
Admission Office sets April 13 as admitted student day. March 28, 2002. Full story.
Student to meet the President during spring break. March 28, 2002. Full story.
Faculty share life stories. March 28, 2002. Full story.
Senior profile: Ashley McGraw. March 28, 2002. Full story.
Field hockey team places record eight players on National Academic Squad. March 28, 2002. Full story.
Centre most affordable of top-ranked national schools. March 21, 2002. Full story.
Fraternity recognized as one of top two chapters in North America. March 21, 2002. Full story.
Lecture to focus on women’s struggles in Afghanistan. March 21, 2002. Full story.
Poetry celebrated at Centre. March 21, 2002. Full story.
Art professor to have solo exhibit in Big Apple. March 21, 2002. Full story.
Kyle Poland qualifies for National Triathlon Team. March 21, 2002. Full story.
Senior profile: D.H. McNabb. March 14, 2002. Full story.
Spindel named February Volunteer of the Month. March 14, 2002. Full story.
Julio Iglesias coming to Norton Center. March 14, 2002. Full story.
Centre holding Hunger and Homelessness Week. March 14, 2002. Full story.
School hosts lecture on Hispanic migrants in Kentucky. March 14, 2002. Full story.
Green and Mooney named first-team All-Conference. March 14, 2002. Full story.
College Newspaper Wins 19 Awards at State Competition. March 6, 2002. Full story.
New Program Hopes to Cure “Senioritis”. March 6, 2002. Full story.
Alumnus’ Artwork Examined on Television Show. March 6, 2002. Full story.
Three Swimmers Named All-Conference. March 6, 2002. Full story.
Centre Celebrates Women’s History Month with Noted Author/Artist SARK. March 6, 2002. Full story.
February 2002
Centre professor big hit at Olympics. Feb. 28, 2002. Full story.
Students to work round the clock on production. Feb. 28, 2002. Full story.
Student newspaper editor honored for investigative series. Feb. 28, 2002. Full story.
The Chieftains, Kiri Te Kanawa coming to Norton Center. Feb. 28, 2002. Full story.
Mooney, Green hoops players of the week in SCAC. Feb. 28, 2002. Full story.
Award-winning poet coming to campus. Feb. 28, 2002. Full story.
Centre College makes two major appointments. Feb. 8, 2002. Full story.
Students follow in the footsteps of professionals. Feb. 21, 2002. Full story.
André-Michel Schub to appear in concert. Feb. 21, 2002. Full story.
“Naturally Seven” a cappella group to perform at Centre. Feb. 21, 2002. Full story.
Burch named new men’s soccer coach. Feb. 21, 2002. Full story.
Football team honored. Feb. 21, 2002. Full story.
Nettie Washington Douglass to help celebrate Black History Month. Feb. 14, 2002. Full story.
Harlan made mark on Civil Rights movement. Feb. 14, 2002. Full story.
CentreTerm in the Bahamas: Students become teachers. Feb. 14, 2002. Full story.
Gregory Popovich Pet Comedy Theatre coming to Norton Center. Feb. 14, 2002. Full story.
Sealed with a kiss at Centre. Feb. 14, 2002. Full story.
Centre College professor to be featured at Winter Olympics. Feb. 7, 2002. Full story.
Centre graduate played formative role in life of Lincoln. Feb. 7, 2002. Full story.
Harlan made mark on Civil Rights movement. Feb. 7, 2002. Full story.
Mooney involved in three-for-all. Feb. 7, 2002. Full story.
Tony Award-winning show captures turn-of-the-century America. Feb. 7, 2002. Full story.
Anne Murray coming to Norton Center. Feb. 7, 2002. Full story.
January 2002
Discovery's Travel Channel on campus to tape interview with professor. Jan. 31, 2002. Full story.
Professor awarded fellowship to conduct research in Jerusalem. Jan. 31, 2002. Full story.
Senior profile: Alli Arp. Jan. 31, 2002. Full story.
Michala Petri and Manuel Barrueco coming to Norton Center. Jan. 31, 2002. Full story.
First CentreTerm in the books. Jan. 31, 2002. Full story.
Centre Honors Trustee at Banquet. Jan. 29, 2002. Full story.
Civil Rights movement in Kentucky discussed on campus. Jan. 24, 2002. Full story.
Dexter, Joyner named January Volunteers of the Month. Jan. 24, 2002. Full story.
Senior profile: Adriana Melnyk. Jan. 24, 2002. Full story.
Application deadline for prospective students. Jan. 24, 2002. Full story.
Student production coming to Norton Center. Jan. 17, 2002. Full story.
Panel discussion on Civil Rights movement in Kentucky to be held on campus. Jan. 17, 2002. Full story.
Twyla Tharp Dance coming to Norton Center. Jan. 17, 2002. Full story.
Students exhibit pottery “From the Flames” of the anagama kiln. Jan. 17, 2002. Full story.
Athlete has a sport for every season. Jan. 17, 2002. Full story.
John Shelton Reed to give Humana lecture. Jan. 10, 2002. Full story.
“Junk Music” coming to Norton Center. Jan. 10, 2002. Full story.
Power lunch: School presents “Food For Thought”. Jan. 10, 2002. Full story.
Shi to Keynote Centre College Founders Day. Jan. 10, 2002. Full story.
Compelling drama relates personal story of Nazi invasion. Jan. 10, 2002. Full story.
Patterson named Player of the Week in SCAC. Jan. 10, 2002. Full story.
Back to the books: Launching the first CentreTerm. Jan. 3, 2002. Full story.
Senior profile: Tom Hobbs. Jan. 3, 2002. Full story.
Students publish journal on family behavior. Jan. 3, 2002. Full story.
Historical lecture: Centre Alumnus was an important abolitionist. Jan. 3, 2002. Full story.
Annie Get Your Gun coming to College’s Norton Center. Jan. 3, 2002. Full story.
Mooney named MVP of Centre Tournament. Jan. 3, 2002. Full story.