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December 2004
Centre’s coolest holiday memories December 30, 2004 Full story.
Application deadline coming up December 30, 2004 Full story.
CentreTerm takes students around the world … and to their own backyards December 30, 2004 Full story.
Top diva Graves to appear at Centre December 30, 2004 Full story.
Centre traditions 101 Dec. 23, 2004 Full story.
Centre among nation’s top 15 colleges and universities in alumni support per student Dec. 23, 2004 Full story.
Illinois student is Volunteer of the Month Dec. 23, 2004 Full story.
Five consecutive generations to attend the college Dec. 23, 2004 Full story.
Centre guarantees timely graduation, study abroad and internship opportunities for its students Dec. 23, 2004 Full story.
In the season of giving Dec. 16, 2004 Full story.
What does “Centre success” mean to you? Dec. 16, 2004 Full story.
Students and professor put Kresge grant to use Dec. 16, 2004 Full story.
Centre holiday spirit. 16, 2004 Full story.
Tennessee student is volunteer of the month Dec. 16, 2004 Full story.
College historian awarded Fulbright Dec. 9, 2004 Full story.
Centre awarded Centre awarded $1-million Brown grant for scholarships, new professorship Dec. 9, 2004 Full story.
Student/faculty research garners American Chemical Society award Dec. 9, 2004 Full story.
“Someone you can go to with any problem” Dec. 9, 2004 Full story.
Senior Profile: David Crowley Dec. 9, 2004 Full story.
Honorary degree to be awarded to Keith Lockhart Dec. 2, 2004 Full story.
Tom Bryant floor dedication Friday Dec. 3, 2004 Full story.
At home across the ocean: Exchange students find their niche Dec. 2, 2004 Full story.
From student to composer Dec. 2, 2004 Full story.
Centre orchestra gives fall concert Dec. 2, 2004 Full story.


November 2004
Centre to honor winningest coach Nov. 24, 2004 Full story.
Men’s cross-country runners blazing trails and breaking records Nov. 24, 2004 Full story.
Students praise Centre Internship Plus Nov. 24, 2004 Full story.
Senior profile: Leah Ballinger Nov. 24, 2004 Full story.
Centre teacher is Kentucky Professor of the Year Nov. 18, 2004 Full story.
Cruising down the Centre highway at No. 1 Nov. 18, 2004 Full story.
Centre honors alumni Nov. 18, 2004 Full story.
College’s Bonner Leaders awarded $25,000 grant Nov. 18, 2004 Full story.
O’Brien joins student life office Nov. 18, 2004 Full story.
Holocaust exhibit opens at College’s Norton Center Nov. 11, 2004 Full story.
My Favorite Class Nov. 11, 2004 Full story.
Centre to hold Poverty and Homelessness Week Nov. 11, 2004 Full story.
Centre Choir and Orchestra present Handel’s Messiah Nov. 11, 2004 Full story.
Sitar Virtuoso coming to campus Nov. 11, 2004 Full story.
Russian scholar to discuss post-Soviet Russia Nov. 11, 2004 Full story.
Centre hosting Diversity Days Nov. 4, 2004 Full story.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author reflects on the civil rights movement Nov. 4, 2004 Full story.
Students say, the College’s Norton Center rocks! Nov. 4, 2004 Full story.
“World’s funniest neuroscientist” speaks on stress Nov. 4, 2004 Full story.
DramaCentre presents Attempts on Her Life Nov. 4, 2004 Full story.
Acclaimed glass artist to hold public demonstrations Nov. 4, 2004 Full story.


October 2004
Voting a snap at Centre Oct. 28, 2004 Full story.
Senior works with best photojournalists in the country Oct. 28, 2004 Full story.
Homecoming Oct. 28, 2004 Full story.
Musicians showcase talent at fall concert Oct. 28, 2004 Full story.
Bonner Leaders named Volunteers of the Month Oct. 28, 2004 Full story.
Visiting scholar reflects on poetry Oct. 28, 2004 Full story.
Trustees review record-setting Oct. 22, 2004 Full story.
Senior profile: Sarah Cable Oct. 21, 2004 Full story.
Financial aid workers at Centre dedicated to students Oct. 21, 2004 Full story.
New Northern Ireland travel journal on Web site Oct. 21, 2004 Full story.
Centre’s first board chair started Kentucky Colonel tradition Oct. 21, 2004 Full story.
Forum addresses AIDS crisis in Africa Oct. 21, 2004 Full story.
Visiting scholar reflects on poetry Oct. 21, 2004 Full story.
Centre College welcomes faculty Oct. 2004 Full story.
Alumni nationally famous for loyalty return home Oct. 14, 2004 Full story.
Alumnus featured on CBS Early Show Oct. 14, 2004 Full story.
Educating the World One Bumper at a Time Oct. 14, 2004 Full story.
Staff member always in a crunch Oct. 14, 2004 Full story.
Professor takes note from Nobel Prize winner Oct. 14, 2004 Full story.
Centre students benefit from small classes Oct. 7, 2004 Full story.
Senior’s study abroad experience featured in National Geographic Oct. 7, 2004 Full story.
Centre to honor winningest men’s basketball coach in school history Oct. 7, 2004 Full story.
Admission office to host two open houses Oct. 7, 2004 Full story.
2004 Roy Ray Lecture examines political debates Oct. 7, 2004 Full story.


September 2004
Professor awarded $100K research grant Sept. 30, 2004 Full story.
Junior knows her way around auto track Sept. 30, 2004 Full story.
Humana Visiting Professor to share experiences of time in Iraq Sept. 30, 2004 Full story.
Centre students make great first impression Sept. 30, 2004 Full story.
Exhibit explores “Structure and State of Mind” Sept. 30, 2004 Full story.
Food for Thought feeds body, mind Sept. 30, 2004 Full story.
Faculty member honored as top Kentucky professor Sept. 23, 2004 Full story.
Centre receives high marks in value Sept. 23, 2004 Full story.
Voting is now easier at Centre Sept. 23, 2004 Full story.
Professor and student look at media reporting in times of crisis Sept. 23, 2004 Full story.
DramaCentre presents Time and the Conways Sept. 23, 2004 Full story.
Centre picture says it all: We’re No. 1 Sept. 16, 2004 Full story.
Photo of the Year Sept. 16, 2004 Full story.
Major progress made on The College Centre Sept. 16, 2004 Full story.
Centre meets students’ financial needs Sept. 16, 2004 Full story.
Senior interns at U.S. Department of Labor Sept. 16, 2004 Full story.
Centre opens with record enrollment Sept. 9, 2004 Full story.
Player puts pigskin down for chance to learn about the world Sept. 9, 2004 Full story.
The Numbers Game Sept. 9, 2004 Full story.
Freshmen and faculty: Classics are ageless Sept. 9, 2004 Full story.
Senior profile: Elizabeth Hurst Sept. 9, 2004 Full story.
A ‘model’ campus: Centre to take historical photo Sept. 2, 2004 Full story.
Centre again most affordable of U.S. News top 50 Sept. 2, 2004 Full story.
Freshman class gets a personal welcome Sept. 2, 2004 Full story.
He’s back! Soccer player makes fast recovery Sept. 2, 2004 Full story.
Professor’s new glass art on display Sept. 2, 2004 Full story.


August 2004
Centre advances in Princeton Review ratings Aug. 26, 2004 Full story.
Kaplan Guide cites Centre as Kentucky’s “premier liberal arts institution” Aug. 26, 2004 Full story.
College welcomes outstanding freshman class Aug. 26, 2004 Full story.
Senior profile: Danielle Norman Aug. 26, 2004 Full story.
3M Grant helps create Centro Latino Aug. 26, 2004 Full story.
Centre advances in U.S. News rankings Aug. 20, 2004 Full story.
Check for U.S. News rankings tomorrow. Full story.
Students become star struck. Full story.
Summer is the time for student-faculty research in biology. Full story.
Football team back in action. Full story.
Pitcher making all the right throws. Full story.
Interesting class leads to ‘incredible’ internship Aug. 12, 2004 Full story.
It’s time to think about applying to Centre Aug. 12, 2004 Full story.
Monkey business: Professor, student study primate behavior Aug. 12, 2004 Full story.
The (not-so) sweet smell of summer research Aug. 12, 2004 Full story.
Fall athletes return to campus Aug, 12, 2004 Full story.
Alumni celebrate reclaiming No. 1 Aug. 5, 2004 Full story.
Talking the walk: Professor discusses his upcoming book Aug. 5, 2004 Full story.
Alumnus led special operations forces in Afghanistan Aug. 5, 2004 Full story.
Rising sophomore volunteers at camp for disabled children Aug. 5, 2004 Full story.
Graduate writing column for ESPN Aug, 5, 2004 Full story.


July 2004
Centre names new baseball coach July 23, 2004 Full story.
Centre reclaims national No. 1 ranking in annual alumni-giving percentage! July 27, 2004 Full story.
Check out the new GSP Photo Album July 22, 2004 Full story.
Governor’s Scholars reflect on great summer July 29, 2004 Full story.
Back to the lab: Students conduct summer research July 29, 2004 Full story.
Big Acts on upcoming Norton Center schedule July 29, 2004 Full story.
College welcomes new admission counselors July 29, 2004 Full story.
Centre names new baseball coach July 23, 2004 Full story.
Nicoletti appointed director of new Buck Fitness Center July 22, 2004 Full story.
Hoffman appointed to coach Centre women’s soccer July 22, 2004 Full story.
Governor’s Scholars learn to be young entrepreneurs July 22, 2004 Full story.
Check out the new GSP Photo Album July 22, 2004 Full story.
Consumers Digest ranks Centre as 10th best private education in country July 22, 2004 Full story.
Graduate is first Kentuckian to climb Mount Everest July 22, 2004 Full story.
2004 graduate to teach in Japan July 22, 2004 Full story.
New France Journal on Web Site July 22, 2004 Full story.
Getting involved: Governor’s Scholars join clubs and organizations July 15, 2004 Full story.
Going up! Centre’s Elevator Speech July 15, 2004 Full story.
Rising senior’s summer is picture perfect July 15, 2004 Full story.
Centre meets $100K Challenge July 15, 2004 Full story.
Student interns for summer music theater July 15, 2004 Full story.
GSP students have a blast on July 4 July 8, 2004 Full Story.
1983 Governor’s Scholars reflect on the first year July 8, 2004 Full Story.
Graduate works with NFL team July 8, 2004 Full Story.
Centre receives high marks in best-selling college guide July 8, 2004 Full Story.
Greek organizations continue strong tradition of service July 8, 2004 Full Story.
Gifts still coming in: Centre tallying results to reclaim top spot in alumni giving Full Story.
Governor’s Scholars pick historical figures they’d like to meet July 1, 2004, Full Story.
Centre guarantees timely graduation, study abroad and internship opportunities
for its students July 1, 2004, Full Story.
Graduate enjoys her role in eye-opening experiences July 1, 2004, Full Story.
Student and professor research gender portrayals July 1, 2004, Full Story.
Professor focuses on King Arthur July 1, 2004 Full Story.


June 2004
Centre 350 gifts away from reclaiming top spot in alumni giving June 24, 2004, Full Story.
Centre to host 22nd annual Governor’s Scholars Program June 24, 2004, Full Story.
Student researching economics of higher education with professor June 24, 2004, Full Story.
Alumnus opens new glass studio and gallery June 24, 2004, Full Story.
Whitney M. Young Scholars learn from the past and prepare for future June 24, 2004 Full Story.
Centre honors veteran professors June 17, 2004, Full Story.
Whitney M. Young Program gives students head start for college June 17, 2004, Full Story.
Centre’s race to reclaim No. 1 in annual giving in home stretch June 17, 2004, Full Story.
Alumna named Volunteer of the Year by Kentucky Historical Society June 17, 2004, Full Story.
Centre students, alumni take part in public observances for Reagan June 17, 2004, Full Story.
Centre awards new Stodghill professorships June 17, 2004, Full Story.
Centre honors veteran professors June 17, 2004, Full Story.
One-hundred percent of med school applicants from Class of 2004 accepted June 10, 2004, Full Story.
Student wins scholarship to study in Japan June 10, 2004, Full Story.
Prospective students invited to tour campus June 10, 2004, Full Story.
DVD helps you explore campus life at Centre June 10, 2004, Full Story.
New students on campus for orientation June 10, 2004 Full Story.
Whitney M. Young Scholars return to Centre June 3, 2004, Full Story.
Centre’s Schilling competes at track nationals June 3, 2004, Full Story.
The College Centre is taking shape June 3, 2004, Full Story.
Professor’s book published June 3, 2004, Full Story.
Great American Brass Band Festival returns for 15th year June 3, 2004 Full Story.


May 2004
Senior wins prestigious international scholarship May 27, 2004, Full Story.
Centre student wins Fulbright May 27, 2004, Full Story.
Play ball! Centre offers summer sports camps May 27, 2004, Full Story.
Glass artist blows campus away May 27, 2004, Full Story.
Johnny Appleseed had the right idea May 27, 2004 Full Story.
Eight Centre employees receive awards May 27, 2004 Full Story.
Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor to speak at commencement May 20, 2004, Full Story.
Seniors explain how Centre has changed their lives May 20, 2004, Full Story.
Harvard takes a few tips from Centre May 20, 2004, Full Story.
John C. Young Scholars present research May 20, 2004, Full Story.
Cherry named Volunteer of the Month May 20, 2004 Full Story.
New York Times article features Supreme Court justice’s visit to Centre May 13, 2004, Full Story.
Centre: One family’s tradition May 13, 2004, Full Story.
Centre in tight race to reclaim No. 1 in alumni giving May 13, 2004, Full Story.
Student sampling says … Ben Folds rocks! May 13, 2004, Full Story.
Artist is paint off the old palette May 13, 2004 Full Story.
Centre graduates played historic role in Brown v. Board decision May 6, 2004, Full Story.
Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor to speak at commencement May 6, 2004, Full Story.
Centre students earn engineering degrees through distinctive program May 6, 2004, Full Story.
Seniors to exhibit their artwork May 6, 2004, Full Story.
Student composers to hold spring concert May 6, 2004 Full Story.


April 2004
Senior relives 2000 VP debate April 29, 2004, Full Story.
Trash talking: Theater group works to protect planet April 22, 2004, Full Story.
New Ireland Journal on Web site April 29, 2004, Full Story.
My favorite class: Introduction to Folklore April 29, 2004, Full Story.
Track and field teams shine April 29, 2004 Full Story.
Ben Folds tickets still available, April 15, Full Story.
Centre announces faculty tenure, promotions April 22, 2004, Full Story.
Senior profile: Track standout Ryan New April 22, 2004, Full Story.
DramaCentre presents The Cocoanuts April 22, 2004, Full Story.
Baseball player personifies the student-athlete April 22, 2004, Full Story.
Panel discussion of book to be held at Centre April 22, 2004, Full Story.
Centre alumnus to lecture on protecting environment April 22, 2004 Full Story.
Centre trustees hold spring meeting April 19, 2004, Full Story.
Ben Folds tickets still available April 15, 2004, Full Story.
Centre students report on their Appalachian Trail adventure April 15, 2004, Full Story.
Author of popular book wants to know how Centre has changes students’ lives April 15, 2004, Full Story.
Exhibition of work by Centre art professor to be held at Evansville Museum April 15, 2004, Full Story.
Veteran Kentucky political writer to speak on campus April 15, 2004 Full Story.
Ohio student named Volunteer of the Month April 15, 2004 Full Story.
Professor wins major literary prize April 8, 2004, Full Story.
Tennessee student learning about life as veterinarian through internship April 8, 2004, Full Story.
Senior profile: Amy Dedman April 8, 2004, Full Story.
Admission Office welcomes admitted students to campus April 8, 2004, Full Story.
Brown Scholars take a bite out of Big Apple April 8, 2004 Full Story.
The coolest room on campus April 1, 2004, Full Story.
Centre sophomore wins only Goldwater Scholarship awarded to a Kentucky student April 1, 2004, Full Story.
Senior profile: Davis Cherry—bound for Oxford April 1, 2004, Full Story.
Student Campaign for A More Perfect Centre” kicks off today April 1, 2004, Full Story.
Professor’s artwork featured in exhibit April 1, 2004 Full Story.
Acclaimed poet and critic to give Bastian Lecture April 1, 2004 Full Story.


March 2004
Coolest room voting continues March 25, 2004, Full Story.
Governor’s Scholars reflect on the first year March 25, 2004, Full Story.
Centre guarantees timely graduation, extraordinary opportunities March 25, 2004, Full Story.
Game ball from famed 1921 season donated to college March 25, 2004 Full Story.
Professor’s book on international institutions published March 25, 2004 Full Story.
Cast your vote for the coolest room on campus March 18, 2004, Full Story.
The College Centre taking shape March 18, 2004, Full Story.
Centre class to be featured on NPR March 18, 2004, Full Story.
Centre senior and former U.S. Senator collaborate on op-ed March 18, 2004 Full Story.
South Carolina student named Volunteer of the Month March 18, 2004 Full Story.
Senior profile: Megan Breier March 11, 2004, Full Story.
Centre makes its mark at theater conference March 11, 2004, Full Story.
Undefeated freshman diver to compete in NCAA Championships March 11, 2004, Full Story.
Lights, camera … culture: class studies German films March 11, 2004 Full Story.
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet to visit campus March 11, 2004 Full Story.
College newspaper wins 11 awards at state competition March 4, 2004, Full Story.
My favorite class: Criminology March 4, 2004, Full Story.
Israel Philharmonic to perform at Norton Center March 4, 2004, Full Story.
Professor’s book on 14th century fresco published March 4, 2004 Full Story.
Art historian takes new look at familiar images March 4, 2004 Full Story.


February 2004
It’s a Centre world Feb. 26, 2004, Full Story.
Senior has essay published in respected research journal Feb. 26, 2004, Full Story.
Expert to challenge idea of a “perfect” body Feb. 26, 2004, Full Story.
Pianist to perform classics Feb. 26, 2004 Full Story.
Career Services adds new member Feb. 26, 2004 Full Story.
A search for the coolest room on campus Feb. 19, 2004, Full Story.
“Basketball as Religion” class garners national attention Feb. 19, 2004, Full Story.
Graduates discovered foundation for ministry at Centre Feb. 19, 2004, Full Story.
Sociologist to discuss African-American resilience Feb. 19 2004 Full Story.
Ohio student named Volunteer of the Month Feb. 19, 2004 Full Story.
Singer Ben Folds coming to Centre Feb. 12, 2004, Full Story.
Donor challenges alumni to return to No. 1 Feb. 12, 2004, Full Story.
Emblem helps students “seal” deal with love life Feb. 12, 2004, Full Story.
Grammy winner Roberta Flack coming to campus Feb. 12, 2004 Full Story.
Centre alumni honored for outstanding teaching achievements Feb. 12, 2004 Full Story.
Centre to display pottery exhibit Feb. 12, 2004 Full Story.
Centre launches record $120 million campaign Jan. 30, 2004, . Full Story.
President has opinion piece on military service in Courier-Journal Feb. 5, 2004, . Full Story.
Centre graduate played formative role in life of Lincoln Feb. 5, 2004, . Full Story.
The importance of art in everyday life Feb. 5, 2004 . Full Story.
Lord of Dance coming to Norton Center Feb. 5, 2004 . Full Story.
Centre College trustees hold winter meeting Jan. 29, 2004 . Full Story.
Alumna returns for poetry reading. Full Story.


January 2004
Centre launches record $120 million campaign Full Story.
Centre College trustees hold winter meeting Full Story.
Students describe Centre in five words Jan. 29, 2004 Full Story.
Diet right: Centre student health office offers advice Jan. 29, 2004 Full Story.
Students bring language to life through French creations Jan. 29, 2004 Full Story.
Norton Center presents The Sound of Music Jan. 29, 2004 Full Story.
Food for Thought feeds mind, body Jan. 29, 2004 Full Story.
Danville-born poet to discuss the life of York Jan. 22, 2004, Full Story.
The College Centre selected as biggest campus story of 2003 Jan. 22, 2004,
Full Story.
Application deadline for prospective students in Feb. 1 Jan. 22, 2004,
Full Story.
Centre reaches out with Tennessee match Jan. 22, 2004
Full Story.
Travel Channel, professor convince prospective student to make journey to Centre Jan. 22, 2004
Full Story.
Sandra Day O’Connor to speak at commencement Jan. 8, 2004,
Full Story.
Admission officer acts up Jan. 8, 2004,
Full Story.
CentreTerm as fun as a day at the movies Jan. 8, 2004,
Full Story.
Centre adds financial economics major Jan. 8, 2004
Full Story.
Nashville singer to perform on campus Jan. 8, 2004
Full Story.
Rebecca Bush named Volunteer of the Month Jan. 8, 2004,
Full Story.
Hoops and Heaven: Class takes a look Jan. 15, 2004,
Full Story.
Students learn the ‘show must go on’ through innovative class Jan. 15, 2004,
Full Story.
Performance artist to give “fierce and funny” monologue Jan. 15, 2004,
Full Story.
Foremost sociologist on Southern Culture helps students define the South Jan. 15, 2004
Full Story.
Centre to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Jan. 15, 2004
Full Story.
Centre presents ceramics exhibit Jan. 15, 2004,
Full Story.