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December 2007

The Centre Commitment guarantees individualized, timely education. Dec. 27, 2007. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre associate professor of international studies Lori Hartmann-Mahmud. Dec. 27, 2007. Full story.
Campaign for A More Perfect Centre exceeding expectations. Dec. 20, 2007. Full story.
Application deadline fast approaching for class entering fall 2008. Dec. 20, 2007. Full story.
CentreTerm is just around the corner! Dec. 20, 2007. Full story.
Centre fall sports wrap-up. Dec. 20, 2007. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre professor of math and information technology director Art Moore. Dec. 20, 2007. Full story.
My CENTRE Life group celebrates end of first term. December 13, 2007. Full story.
Energy conservation has been a priority at Centre for more than 30 years. December 13, 2007. Full story.
Dilapidated warehouse torn down to make way for new dining facility. December 13, 2007. Full story.
Au revoir, Madame Ciholas: language professor retires. December 13, 2007. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre assistant professor of French Allison Connolly. December 13, 2007. Full story.
Professors share their must-read books: Part 2. December 13, 2007. Click here for Part One. Full story.
Centre sets in motion plans to reduce its environmental impact. Dec. 6, 2007. Full story.
Field hockey coach named SCAC coach of the year. Dec. 6, 2007. Full story.
Vishakha Desai to be Founders Day speaker. Dec. 6, 2007. Full story.
Centre professors share their lists of must-read books. Dec. 6, 2007. Full story.
Students to perform holiday opera. Dec. 6, 2007. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre professor of history and administrator Clarence Wyatt. Dec. 6, 2007. Full story.

 

 

November 2007

Early action admission deadline is fast approaching. Nov. 29, 2007. Full story.
Alum donates red oak to replace iconic campus landmark. Nov. 29, 2007. Full story.
Centre community dramatically increases participation in United Way giving campaign. Nov. 29, 2007. Full story.
Field hockey junior receives All-American honors. Nov. 29, 2007. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre vice president for college relations Richard Trollinger. Nov. 29, 2007. Full story.
Centre College chosen as alternate site for 2008 General Election Debates. Nov. 21, 2007. Full story.
Jane Gentry Vance, Poet Laureate of Kentucky, to read at Centre. Nov. 21, 2007. Full story.
Biologist addresses global diversity in mountain ecosystems. Nov. 21, 2007. Full story.
Recycling effort progresses toward new goal. Nov. 21, 2007. Full story.
Double-major aims toward academic career. Nov. 21, 2007. Full story.
First-year student profile: Alwyn McLeod. What kind of person chooses Centre? Nov. 21, 2007. Full story.
NSSE survey reports Centre a national leader in student engagement. Nov. 8, 2007. Full story.
Centre marks 200th birthday of Centre alum who influenced Lincoln. Nov. 8, 2007. Full story.
Field hockey team to play in NCAA Tournament. Nov. 8, 2007. Full story.
Critically acclaimed theater artist explores different languages of men and women. Nov. 8, 2007. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre music professor Vince DiMartino. Nov. 8, 2007. Full story.
Centre invites prospective students find their flames. Nov. 1, 2007. Full story.
Centre remembers retired administrator Tom McKune. Nov. 1, 2007. Full story.
Revered Zimbabwe musician and activist to visit Centre. Nov. 1, 2007. Full story.
Alums come home for the weekend. Nov. 1, 2007. Full story.
Seniors take top honors in statewide music competition. Nov. 1, 2007. Full story.
Men's soccer team raises funds for Susan G. Komen Foundation. Nov. 1, 2007. Full story.

 

 

October 2007

Gubernatorial candidates debate at Centre on Sunday. Oct. 25, 2007. Full story.
Centre to dedicate Stuart Hall in honor of alum's extraordinary influence on Honest Abe. Oct. 25, 2007. Full story.
President Roush speaks to Nashville crowd about higher education, leadership. Oct. 25, 2007. Full story.
Scientist Irene Pepperberg to discuss animal cognition and its implications for human education. Oct. 25, 2007. Full story.
Homecoming 2007 is fast approaching. Oct. 18, 2007. Full story.
Junior math major gains valuable experience job shadowing Centre alum. Oct. 18, 2007. Full story.
Lexington senior is September Volunteer of the Month. Oct. 18, 2007. Full story.
Centre and Austin join forces for Susan G. Komen Foundation. Oct. 18, 2007. Full story.
Esquire gets fishy with professor Mike Barton. Oct. 18, 2007. Full story.
Pianist Orion Weiss and The Bavarian Philharmonic come together at the College's Norton Center. Oct. 18, 2007. Full story.
Centre Cycles program is rolling along. Oct. 11, 2007. Full story.
Senior finishes Chicago's hottest marathon in history. Oct. 11, 2007. Full story.
Centre invades the Music City. Oct. 11, 2007. Full story.
Posse program brings more diversity to Centre. Oct. 11, 2007. Full story.
Class of 1957 is breaking records raising scholarship money. Oct. 11, 2007. Full story.
Centre among first wave of colleges to provide additional information to consumers. Oct. 11, 2007. Full story.
Centre cuts down fabled tree. Trunk salvaged for memorabilia. Oct. 4, 2007. Full story.
Admission office to host fall open house Oct. 5. Oct. 4, 2007. Full story.
Campus chess club moves into action. Oct. 4, 2007. Full story.
Alum's successful Internet access efforts featured in The Economist. Oct. 4, 2007. Full story.
Convocation focuses on breaking down stereotypes. Oct. 4, 2007. Full story.
Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee plans to come to Centre. Oct. 2, 2007. Full story.

 

September 2007

Centre students provide personal education to local youth. Sept. 27, 2007. Full story.
Visiting professor recounts his days with Marcel Marceau. Sept. 27, 2007. Full story.
Exhibit of drawings, porcelain comes to Aegon Gallery. Sept. 27, 2007. Full story.
Centre junior goes Airborne. Sept. 27, 2007. Full story.
U.S. News cites Danville as a great place to retire. Sept. 27, 2007. Full story.
Centre to host Kentucky gubernatorial debate in October. Sept. 20, 2007. Full story.
Season Three of My CENTRE Life kicks off. Sept. 20, 2007. Full story.
Senior wins Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship. Sept. 20, 2007. Full story.
Egyptologist and biblical scholar to speak. Sept. 20, 2007. Full story.
Trash is lovelier the second time around:Centre exceeds annual recycling goal. Sept. 20, 2007. Full story.
Centre students enriched by teaching experience. September 13, 2007. Full story.
Judge Patterson to discuss limits of presidential power post 9/11. September 13, 2007. Full story.
First-year student profile: Carley Smith. September 13, 2007. Full story.
One week away: My CENTRE Life returns for a third season. September 13, 2007. Full story.
Student Life Office introduces Wellness Library. September 13, 2007. Full story.
Centre welcomes new faculty. September 6, 2007. Full story.
Local café celebrates Centre with new menu items. September 6, 2007. Full story.
Professor named chief reader for international Advanced Placement Economics program. September 6, 2007. Full story.
Career Services launches Sophomore Survival Program. September 6, 2007. Full story.
C6-H0 remains in national media spotlight. September 6, 2007. Full story.

 

August 2007

Centre begins academic year with record-breaking student enrollment. August 30, 2007. Full story.
Class of 2011 features high achievement, diversity. August 30, 2007. Full story.
Seniors begin the Honor Walk. August 30, 2007. Full story.
Professional soccer player returns to coach at Centre. August 30, 2007. Full story.
Alum's ambition leads her to Russia and worldwide film festivals. August 30, 2007. Full story.

Centre retains Top-50 U.S. News ranking. August 23, 2007. Full story.
College joins higher education leaders to improve the environment. August 23, 2007. Full story.
Centre once again included in The Princeton Review: Best 366 Colleges. August 23, 2007. Full story.
Dramatic arts students find exciting opportunity in new theatre partnership. August 23, 2007. Full story.
Coolest Pic of the Summer: We have a winner! August 23, 2007. Full story.
Senior's internship leads to live radio broadcasts. August 16, 2007. Full story.
For prospective students: 10 Reasons Not to Explore Centre. August 16, 2007.
Full story.
Equestrian finds her home at Centre. August 16, 2007. Full story.
Last call for "Coolest Picture of the Summer". August 16, 2007. Full story.
How Centre folks are spending the summer: Part 6 (the end). August 16, 2007. Full story.
Centre applauded by Fiske Guide to Colleges. August 9, 2007. Full story.
Annual golf tournament honors Jim English '64. August 9, 2007. Full story.
Collaborative research focuses on reducing discrimination. August 9, 2007. Full story.
How Centre folks are spending the summer: Part 5. August 9, 2007. Full story.
Adam Taylor Brown named Communications Fellow. August 9, 2007. Full story.
Senior enjoys internship at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. August 2, 2007. Full story.
Aretha Franklin, Hairspray among headline acts for new season at Norton Center for the Arts. August 2, 2007. Full story.
Collaborative research leads to Austria. August 2, 2007. Full story.
How Centre folks are spending the summer: Part 4. August 2, 2007. Full story.
Centre student-athletes named to 2007 SCAC Academic Honor Roll. August 2, 2007. Full story.

 




July 2007

Prospective students invited to Summer at Centre program July 27. Full story.
GSP participants debate Kentucky education issues. Full story.
Orientation assistants make transition easier for incoming first-year students, parents. Full story.
Governor's Scholar journal, week 5: Chelsea Brislin. Full story.
How Centre folks are spending the summer: Part 3. Full story.
Prospective students invited to Summer at Centre programs in July. July 19, 2007. Full story.
Debate site visit to Centre College produces favorable impression. July 19, 2007. Full story.
Governor's Scholar Journal Week 4: Will Payne. July 19, 2007. Full story.
How Centre folks are spending the summer: Part 2. July 19, 2007. Full story.
Home is not a place, it is people. July 19, 2007. Full story.
Freshman class is diverse, high achieving July 5, 2007. Full story.
Scholars learn a "Smorgasbord" of lessons outside the classroom. July 5, 2007. Full story.
Centre students busy with summer research. July 5, 2007. Full story.
Governor's Scholar journal, week 2: Ryan Belcher. July 5, 2007. Full story.
The Wall Street Journal names alum one of country's top financial analysts. July 5, 2007. Full story.
Summer an excellent time to visit. July 5, 2007. Full story.

 

 

June 2007

Prospective students invited to Summer at Centre programs in July. June 28, 2007. Full story.
Centre begins regional science and math alliance. June 28, 2007. Full story.
The Centre Commitment guarantees individualized, timely education. June 28, 2007. Full story.
New-student orientation is fast approaching. June 21, 2007. Full story.
Governor's Scholars return to Centre's campus. June 21, 2007. Full story.
Students study speciation processes in Bahamian fishes. June 21, 2007. Full story.
Centre inducts new members of Phi Beta Kappa. June 21, 2007. Full story.
Professor directs Shakespeare play with Actors Guild. June 21, 2007. Full story.
Centre prepares Whitney M. Young Scholars for college. June 14, 2007. Full story.
Anthropology professor awarded grant to explore Oaxaca. June 14, 2007. Full story.
Another year of My CENTRE Life nears end. June 14, 2007. Full story.
Centre welcomes new staff. June 14, 2007. Full story.
A search for the "Coolest Picture of the Summer" continues. June 14, 2007. Full story.
New-student orientation is fast approaching. June 7, 2007. Full story.
Annual Great American Brass Band Festival brings excitement to campus. June 7, 2007. Full story.
Summer an excellent time to visit. June 7, 2007. Full story.
The Centre Commitment guarantees individualized, timely education. June 7, 2007. Full story.
Centre traditions 101. June 7, 2007. Full story.



 

May 2007

New-student orientation offers personal touch. May 31, 2007. Full story.
Kentucky governor visits campus to promote statewide health initiative. May 31, 2007. Full story.
Praying Colonels Golf Tournament raises money for Centre athletics. May 31, 2007. Full story.
Rising sophomore crowned Mountain Laurel Festival Queen. May 31, 2007. Full story.
Videos give student perspectives on Centre experience. May 31, 2007. Full story.
Tim Russert addresses 2007 Centre graduates. May 24, 2007. Full story.
Outstanding graduation and retention rates put Centre students on the road to extraordinary success. May 24, 2007.
Full story.
Walking the Honor Walk at Centre. May 24, 2007. Full story.
A search for the "Coolest Picture of the Summer." May 24, 2007. Full story.
Centre hosts summer sports camps. May 24, 2007. Full story.
Tim Russert to speak at 2007 Centre Commencement. May 17, 2007. Full story.
Seniors reflect on their time at Centre. May 17, 2007. Full story.
Centre faculty, staff, retirees honored at awards ceremony. May 17, 2007. Full story.
Centre honors Athletes of the Year. May 17, 2007. Full story.
Ten reasons not to explore Centre College. May 17, 2007. Full story.
Centre ranked No. 1 educational value in U.S. by Consumers Digest. May 10, 2007. Full story.
Three Centre students win Fulbright Awards. May 10, 2007. Full story.
Internship Plus makes extraordinary work experiences possible. May 10, 2007. Full story.
Senior chosen to present Melville research at prestigious conference in Poland. May 10, 2007. Full story.
Centre Showcase honors outstanding students. May 10, 2007. Full story.
Centre ranked No. 1 value among U.S. liberal arts colleges by Consumers Digest. May 3, 2007. Full story.
High school juniors: Visit Centre's campus May 6. May 3, 2007. Full story.
Spanish students look at the local "big picture." May 3, 2007. Full story.
"All New!" exhibit showcases senior artists. May 3, 2007. Full story.
Another year of My CENTRE Life nears end. May 3, 2007. Full story.


 

April 2007

Centre featured in The Princeton Review's America's Best Value Colleges. April 26, 2007. Full story.
John C. Young Scholars present research. April 26, 2007. Full story.
Centre professor wins prestigious poetry award—book to be published by W.W. Norton. April 26, 2007. Full story.
Centre-in-London students create travel guide for future Centre travelers. April 26, 2007. Full story.
Basie and Ellington featured in jazz concert. April 26, 2007. Full story.
Centre to host admitted student day. April 17, 2007. Full story.
Centre gathers to remember victims of Virginia Tech shootings. April 17, 2007. Full story.
Plans for $45 million "Trustee Challenge" campus building project approved at Centre. April 17, 2007. Full story.
Centre ranked among top-30 best values by Kiplinger. April 17, 2007. Full story.
Two tons ahead: Centre brings recycling awareness to campus. April 17, 2007. Full story.
Centre announces tenure, promotions. April 17, 2007. Full story.
Centre wins "Battle of the Bumpers" for fourth straight year. April 12, 2007. Full story.
It's Carnival time again at Centre! April 12, 2007. Full story.
Two tons ahead: Centre brings recycling awareness to campus. April 12, 2007. Full story.
Centre student receives recognition on Olympics Web site. April 12, 2007. Full story.
Performing arts students hit the stage. April 12, 2007. Full story.
Pearl Hall: Groundbreaking ceremony kicks off construction. April 5, 2007. Full story.
Centre officially enters race to host 2008 Presidential Election Debate. April 5, 2007. Full story.
Centre students use spring break to aid Katrina victims. April 5, 2007. Full story.
Professors, students find Centre connection at French film festival. April 5, 2007. Full story.
Spring concert features Stravinsky tribute. April 5, 2007. Full story.

 

March 2007

Senior profile: Andy Placido. March 29, 2007. Full story.
Pearl Hall: Groundbreaking ceremony kicks off construction. March 29, 2007. Full story.
Centre freshman to represent Kentucky at D.C. festival. March 29, 2007. Full story.
Green chemistry in a high-tech society: leading scientist visits campus. March 29, 2007. Full story.
Centre professors share life stories with students. March 29, 2007. Full story.
World-renowned Harvard professor to give 2007 Bastian Lecture. March 29, 2007. Full story.
Junior's self-designed major reflects personal interests. March 22, 2007. Full story.
CentreLink: New online community keeps alumni connected. March 22, 2007. Full story.
St. Baldrick's Day celebration huge success (view video). March 22, 2007. Full story.
Winter sports wrap-up at Centre. March 22, 2007. Full story.
B.B. King to perform sold-out Norton Center show. March 22, 2007. Full story.
Nashville native completes research internship at Vanderbilt. March 15, 2007. Full story.
St. Baldrick's Day celebration huge success. March 15, 2007. Full story.
Women's lacrosse club team off to strong start. March 15, 2007. Full story.
Study-abroad photo-contest winners announced. March 15, 2007. Full story.
A guide to the college guides: What they say about Centre. March 15, 2007. Full story.
Panel of Centre med school students agree on one thing: Listen to Joe. March 8, 2007. Full story.
Centre and local community going bald for children's cancer research. March 8, 2007. Full story.
Centre professors' latest research catches attention of local National Public Radio affiliate. March 8, 2007. Full story.
Colonels advance in NCAA tourney before falling to Wooster. March 8, 2007. Full story.
Glassblowing, Indian music come to campus. March 8, 2007. Full story.
Distinguished theologian to present lecture on theological humanism. March 8, 2007. Full story.
High school juniors: Visit Centre's campus March 3. March 1, 2007. Full story.
Colonels bring home SCAC championship title and honors. March 1, 2007. Full story.
Centre professor/recording artist to be showcased at piano recital. March 1, 2007. Full story.
The New York Times
mentions Centre in recent article. March 1, 2007. Full story.
Centre senior's father to present convo on coping with quadriplegia. March 1, 2007. Full story.
University Business prominently features Centre. March 1, 2007. Full story.

 

February 2007

High school juniors: Visit Centre's campus March 3. February 22, 2007. Full story.
Senior wins regional chemistry award. February 22, 2007. Full story.
Kentucky Black history quiz. February 22, 2007. Full story.
New travel journals tell of Centre student adventures in Japan, Indonesia and France. February 22, 2007. Full story.
Men's basketball team wins conference title. February 22, 2007. Full story.
Centre announces outstanding scholarship and financial aid program for upcoming academic year. February 15, 2007. Full story.
Senior's self-design major fits him perfectly. February 15, 2007. Full story.
Freshmen travel to Puerto Rico during CentreTerm. February 15, 2007. Full story.
Brownson chosen Volunteer of the Month. February 15, 2007. Full story.
Prizewinning filmmaker returns to campus. February 15, 2007. Full story.
Centre alum set Abraham Lincoln on road to extraordinary success. February 8, 2007. Full story.
Sealed with a kiss. February 8, 2007. Full story.
Centre graduates paved the way for Brown v. Board of Education. February 8, 2007. Full story.
2007 Associates of the Year named at trustees meeting. February 8, 2007. Full story.
Glass forms exhibit opens on campus at AEGON Gallery. February 8, 2007. Full story.
Scholar to speak on the views of "Islam and Violence." February 8, 2007. Full story.
William Raspberry, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, to give 2007 Press Lecture. February 1, 2007. Full story.
Legendary ballet dancer to receive honorary degree. February 1, 2007. Full story.
Three Centre pilgrims walk across Spain. February 1, 2007. Full story.
Junior wins grant from Kentucky Academy of Science. February 1, 2007. Full story.
Leading scientist discusses Charles Darwin. February 1, 2007. Full story.
Trustees meeting highlights achievements in retention and fundraising. February 1, 2007. Full story.



 

January 2007

Centre, CentreTerm and the Louisville Zoo. January 25, 2007. Full story.
Centre facts come alive in animation class. January 25, 2007. Full story.
"Professor of practice" visits leadership class. January 25, 2007. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre education professor Penelope Wong. January 25, 2007. Full story.
CentreTerm students explore the dark side of science. January 25, 2007. Full story.
Kentucky Educational Television airs in-depth interview with Centre president John Roush. January 18, 2007. Full story.
CentreTerm course gives Kentucky folk music universal appeal. January 18, 2007. Full story.
Former William and Mary president addresses enthusiastic audience on Founders Day. January 18, 2007. Full story.
Centre senior wins coveted Rotary Scholarship. January 18, 2007. Full story.
Centre professors explore barbeque, Don Quixote in upcoming convocations. January 18, 2007. Full story.
National survey reports Centre a national leader in "student engagement." January 11, 2007. Full story.
Posse Foundation students from Boston enjoying life at Centre. January 11, 2007. Full story.
Raymond Burse '73 to speak at Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance. January 11, 2007. Full story.
Former President of William and Mary to be Founders Day speaker. January 11, 2007. Full story.
Alum to be on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. January 11, 2007. Full story.
Centre women's swimming team ranked in top 20. January 11, 2007. Full story.
Prospective students invited to campus January 14-15. January 4, 2007. Full story.
President Roush to do in-depth interview on Kentucky Educational Television's One to One. January 4, 2007. Full story.
Men's basketball team claims eighth-straight tournament championship. January 4, 2007. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre chemistry professor Melanie Hauser. January 4, 2007. Full story.
Humana Visiting Professor John Agresto discusses Iraq war. January 4, 2007. Full story.
Visiting writers-in-residence give public reading. January 4, 2007. Full story.