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Choose any of the following headlines for the full release. For additional information from the Centre College Communications Office, contact Mike Norris, Abigail Malik or Cindy Long. Telephone 859-238-5714 or 5719.

 

Centre's Board approves new strategic plan.
Centre's Board approves new strategic plan.
Click to read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4, Part 5, and Part 6 of the series.

Chowan (temporary dining hall used until the Campus Center construction was completed). Click here.

Campus Construction Archive. Click here.

 

December 2008
CentreTerm is just around the corner! Dec. 25, 2008. Full story.
The Centre Commitment guarantees individualized, timely education. Dec. 25, 2008. Full story.
Self-designed majors prepare students up for extraordinary success. Dec. 25, 2008. Full story.
Photo essay: “A Night of Caroling”. Dec. 25, 2008. Full story.

Feb. 1 application deadline is approaching for class entering fall 2009. Dec. 18, 2008. Full story.
Prospective students invited to campus for Diversity Days Jan. 18-19. Dec. 18, 2008. Full story.
Centre senior appointed to governor's task force on higher ed affordability. Dec. 18, 2008. Full story.
Photo essay: Centre is Going Green. Dec. 18, 2008. Full story.
Centre receives grand prize for video. Dec. 18, 2008. Full story.

Centre students learn to be global citizens. Dec. 11, 2008. Full story.
Centre conserves energy during winter break and beyond. Dec. 11, 2008. Full story.
Centre launches YouTube channel. Dec. 11, 2008. Full story.
Sights and Sounds: December Study Breaker. Dec. 11, 2008. Full story.
Senior Erin Menard becomes first Centre women's soccer player to be named All-American. Dec. 11, 2008. Full story.

Photo Essay: A day in the life of Pearl Hall. Dec. 4, 2008. Full story.
My CENTRE Lifers get ready for finals. Dec. 4, 2008. Full story.
The Lucky 13 Contest: winners, honorable mentions, a mysterious entry. Dec. 4, 2008. Full story.
Centre community posts participation record for United Way giving campaign. Dec. 4, 2008. Full story.
Movin' Out coming to Centre's Norton Center for the Arts. Dec. 4, 2008. Full story.

November 2008
Sights and sounds: Master glassblower Lino Tagliapietra returns to Centre. Nov. 27, 2008. Full story.
Renowned biologist to discuss "Caribbean Coral Reefs: The Kentucky Connection". Nov. 27, 2008. Full story.
Short film about glass artist and professor Stephen Powell to debut at Centre. Nov. 27, 2008. Full story.
Centre volunteers help brighten Thanksgiving for local families. Nov. 27, 2008. Full story.

Senior Chase Palisch wins Rhodes Scholarship. Nov. 23, 2008. Full story.
Photo Essay: Fall. Nov. 20, 2008. Full story.
NSSE survey scores Centre highly in all engagement categories. Nov. 20, 2008. Full story.
English class 'Reaches toward Concord'. Nov. 20, 2008. Full story.
Men's cross-country team heads to NCAA championship. Nov. 20, 2008. Full story.
Author of Praying Colonels book holds signing. Nov. 20, 2008. Full story.

Women's soccer falls to Denison in first round of NCAA Tournament. Nov. 17, 2008. Full story.
Don't defer dreams: economic downturn and the college decision. Nov. 13, 2008. Full story.
Three Centre students win first-place honors in Kentucky Academy of Science research competition. Nov. 13, 2008. Full story.
NSSE survey scores Centre highly in all engagement categories. Nov. 13, 2008. Full story.
DramaCentre stages a Wilde romantic comedy. Nov. 13, 2008. Full story.
Women's soccer defeats Trinity and Southwestern to earn NCAA tourney bid. Nov. 13, 2008. Full story.

Get to know Centre's newest admission counselors. Nov. 6, 2008. Full story.
Though unscientific, rankings serve a purpose. Nov. 6, 2008. Full story.
Centre a "Top Producer of Fulbright Winners". Nov. 6, 2008. Full story.
Centre scores science research grant. Nov. 6, 2008. Full story.
Master glassblower Tagliapietra returns to campus. Nov. 6, 2008. Full story.
Through illness and adversity, senior leads men's cross country to SCAC championship. Nov. 6, 2008. Full story.

October 2008
Centre admission and alumni events to be held in Nashville. Oct. 30, 2008. Full story.
My Centre Life: new entry brings saga up to date. Oct. 30, 2008. Full story.
Alumni return for an event-filled Homecoming. For a photo essay of the weekend's Homecoming events, click here. Oct. 30, 2008. Full story.
Men’s and women’s golf teams make national headlines. Oct. 30, 2008. Full story.
Convos focus on leadership. Oct. 30, 2008. Full story.
Students vote more green for green energy; trustees approve. Oct. 30, 2008. Full story.
College's No. 13 ranking inspires Lucky 13 Contest. Oct. 30, 2008. Full story.

My Centre Life videos compliment entries. Oct. 23, 2008. Full story.
Homecoming 2008 is this weekend. Oct. 23, 2008. Full story.
Steven Squyres to speak on Founders Day. Oct. 23, 2008. Full story.
Comic satirist Chris Bachelder to visit Centre. Oct. 23, 2008. Full story.
Centre alums plan Climb for Hope. Oct. 23, 2008. Full story.

New science building Groundbreaking. Oct. 16, 2008. Full story.
Benefactors Plaza to be dedicated. Oct. 16, 2008. Full story.
"Praying Colonels" fire engine returns to campus. Oct. 16, 2008. Full story.
Visiting lecturer: To understand politics, turn to Shakespeare. Oct. 16, 2008. Full story.
Biologists to lecture on marine mammals. Oct. 16, 2008. Full story.
My Centre Life videos compliment entries. Oct. 16, 2008. Full story.
Homecoming 2008 is drawing near. Oct. 16, 2008. Full story.

Homecoming 2008 is drawing near. Oct. 9, 2008. Full story.
Submit Centre videos to U.S. News contest. Oct. 9, 2008. Full story.
Men's soccer program teams up again with Susan G. Komen For the Cure. Oct. 9, 2008. Full story.
"Land of Lincoln" author to air on KET. Oct. 9, 2008. Full story.
Community members weigh in on debates. Oct. 9, 2008. Full story.
First My Centre Life journal entry posted. Oct. 9, 2008. Full story.

My Centre Life debuts with diverse cast. Oct. 2, 2008. Full story.
First-year profile: Kat Cantelou . Oct. 2, 2008. Full story.
Players garner SCAC honors. Oct. 2, 2008. Full story.
'Colleges that Change Lives' author Loren Pope passes. Oct. 2, 2008. Full story.
Self-designed majors set students up for extraordinary success. Oct. 2, 2008. Full story.

September 2008
Award-winning film to screen on campus sounds alarm on global water crisis. Sept. 25, 2008. Full story.
Students say Centre Futures paves road to success. Sept. 25, 2008. Full story.
Leading author to discuss masculinity on college campuses. Sept. 25, 2008. Full story.
Tips for a greener Centre. Sept. 25, 2008. Full story.
Campus question: Can Centre folks survive a week without their cell phones? Sept. 25, 2008. Full story.

Educational institutions unite for second 'Energizing Kentucky' conference. Sept. 22, 2008. Full story.
Family Weekend held Sept. 19-20. Sept. 18, 2008. Full story.
Educational institutions unite for part two of 'Energizing Kentucky'. Sept. 18, 2008. Full story.
Second annual Counselor of the Year winners announced. Sept. 18, 2008. Full story.
Centre welcomes new faculty and staff. Sept. 18, 2008. Full story.
DramaCentre to present Steve Martin's Picasso at the Lapin Agile. Sept. 18, 2008. Full story.

Update: Kentucky educational institutions unite for part two of 'Energizing Kentucky". Sept. 11, 2008. Full story.
'Land of Lincoln' author charms, captivates campus. Sept. 11, 2008. Full story.
Centre trumpet master receives Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement. Sept. 11, 2008. Full story.
Physics, math double major collaborates with professor on laser research. Sept. 11, 2008. Full story.
Lincoln topic of Constitution Day lecture. Sept. 11, 2008. Full story.

Forbes follows No. 13 national ranking of Centre with exclusive online article. September 4, 2008. Full story.
Lincoln expert and author to visit campus next week as part of Centre's Year of Lincoln activities. September 4, 2008. Full story.
DramaCentre announces new lineup. September 4, 2008. Full story.
Lincoln book inspires students to create art. September 4, 2008. Full story.
Coolest Photo of the Summer is also the grandest. September 4, 2008. Full story.

August 2008
Classes to begin with record-breaking enrollment. August 28, 2008. Full story.
Class of 2012 Centre’s most diverse. August 28, 2008. Full story.
Junior's trip to Democratic National Convention featured on the BBC. August 28, 2008. Full story.
My CENTRE Life returns for fourth season—in full motion! August 28, 2008. Full story.
Global citizenship is a way of life at Centre. August 28, 2008. Full story.

Forbes' America's Best Colleges (which ranks Centre 13th) generates pro and con comment. August 21, 2008. Full story.
Senior interns with world-renowned set designer. August 21, 2008. Full story.
The Centre Commitment guarantees individualized, timely education. August 21, 2008. Full story.
Centre professor's new book describes fulfillment through a simpler "greener" life. August 21, 2008. Full story.
What Centre people are up to this summer: Part 5. August 21, 2008. Full story.

Forbes ranks Centre No. 13 in the nation. August 14, 2008. Full story.
Centre goes green with electric golf carts. August 14, 2008. Full story.
Little Richard and hit Broadway musical Movin' Out among headline acts for 2008-09 season at Centre's Norton Center for the Arts. August 14, 2008. Full story.
Three student life staff members promoted to associate deans. August 14, 2008. Full story.
What Centre people are up to this summer: Part 4. August 14, 2008. Full story.

Centre again featured in The Princeton Review: Best 368 Colleges. August 7, 2008. Full story.
Self-designed majors set students up for extraordinary success.
August 7, 2008. Full story.
What Centre people are up to this summer: Part 3. August 7, 2008. Full story.
Time is running out for “Coolest Picture of the Summer”. August 7, 2008. Full story.
Centre/Lincoln Connections Part 3: experiences of Lincoln. August 7, 2008. Full story.

July 2008
Five '08 graduates begin teaching jobs in Japan. July 31, 2008. Full story.
Centre alum's religion rap. July 31, 2008. Full story.
Centre welcomes new staff members. July 31, 2008. Full story.
What Centre people are up to this summer: Part 2. July 31, 2008. Full story.
Centre/Lincoln Connections Part 2: memorabilia, memoirs. July 31, 2008. Full story.

Prospective students invited to campus for final Summer at Centre program. July 24, 2008. Full story.
Biology professor to appear on National Geographic's Wild Chronicles. July 24, 2008. Full story.
What Centre people are up to this summer: Part 1. July 24, 2008. Full story.
Beshear visits with Governor's Scholars, offers encouragement. July 24, 2008. Full story.
Centre/Lincoln Connections Part 1: It's all in the family. July, 24 2008. Full story.

Prospective students invited to campus for final Summer at Centre program. July 17, 2008. Full story.
Cowan Dining Commons undergoes green demolition. July 17, 2008. Full story.
New-student orientation helps students, parents feel at home. July 17, 2008. Full story.
Centre/Lincoln connections are coming. July 17, 2008. Full story.
Centre and GSP share more than a campus. July 17, 2008. Full story.

Students engage in collaborative research that could help combat bioterrorism. July 10, 2008. Full story.
For prospective students: 10 Reasons Not to Explore Centre. July 10, 2008. Full story.
Students say Centre Futures paves road to success. July 10, 2008. Full story.
Chowan: A closer look at Centre's newest addition. July 10, 2008. Full story.
The Governor's Scholars Program as described by scholars. July 10, 2008. Full story.

Governor's scholars tackle some tough questions. July 3, 2008. Full story.
Class of 2012 Centre’s most diverse. July 3, 2008. Full story.
International student returns home to aid her country in tragedy. July 3, 2008. Full story.
Professor reflects on life as a poet. July 3, 2008. Full story.
Prospective students invited to summer at Centre programs in July. July 3, 2008. Full story.

June 2008
“Chowan”: New temporary dining facility open. June 26, 2008. Full story.
Prospective students invited to summer at Centre programs in July. June 26, 2008. Full story.
Governor’s Scholars Program off to an exciting start. June 26, 2008. Full story.
Love of sports and heroism help define incoming first-year student. June 26, 2008. Full story.
GSP Centre launched for 2008. June 26, 2008. Click here.

Governor's Scholars return to Centre's campus. June 19, 2008. Full story.
Centre alums light up the silver screen. June 19, 2008 . Full story.
Search for "Coolest Picture of the Summer" continues. June 19, 2008. Full story.
Centre ranks as No. 1 educational value in U.S. by Consumers Digest. June 19, 2008. Full story.
Abraham Lincoln play to explore president's Centre connection. June 19, 2008. Full story.

Abraham Lincoln play explores president's Centre connection. June 16, 2008. Full story.
Centre joins Kentucky Girls Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Collaborative. June 12, 2008. Full story.
Incoming first-year student dreams of changing the world. June 12, 2008. Full story.
My Centre Life: Season Finale. June 12, 2008. Full story.
Abraham Lincoln play to explore president's Centre connection. June 12, 2008. Full story.
Bring On The Brass: The Great American Brass Band Festival Returns to Danville. June 12, 2008. Full story.

First Energizing Kentucky conference brings together over 200 educators, business leaders, and politicians. June 5, 2008. Full story.
Summer an excellent time to visit. June 5, 2008. Full story.
Whitney M. Young Scholars are Centre bound. June 5, 2008 . Full story.
Centre featured in Delta Sky magazine. June 5, 2008. Full story.
Bring On The Brass: The Great American Brass Band Festival Returns to Danville. June 5, 2008 . Full story.

May 2008
A guide to the college guides: What they say about Centre. May 29, 2008. Full story.
"Energizing Kentucky" conference begins next week. May 29, 2008. Full story.
The Centre Commitment guarantees individualized, timely education. May 29, 2008. Full story.
Student receives national leadership award. May 29, 2008. Full story.
Centre alumnus leads youth diplomacy program in South Korea. May 29, 2008. Full story.

Photo Slideshow: Centre's Class of 2008 maintains highest graduation rate in Kentucky. May 22, 2008. Full story.
New-student orientation offers personal touch. May 22, 2008. Full story.
Bill Clinton visits Danville. May 22, 2008. Full story.
Centre faculty, staff, retirees honored at awards ceremony. May 22, 2008. Full story.
A search for the "Coolest Picture of the Summer". May 22, 2008. Full story.

Astronaut Leland Melvin to speak at commencement. May 15, 2008. Full story.
Seniors reflect on their quintessential Centre experience. May 15, 2008. Full story.
Centre grad studies journalism at Harvard. May 15, 2008. Full story.
Student poets honored. May 15, 2008. Full story.
In the wake of tragedy, international students reflect on Myanmar. May 15, 2008. Full story.

Coolest Room on campus is a hole in one! May 8, 2008. Full story.
Showcase honors outstanding students. May 8, 2008. Full story.
Internship Plus makes work experience with highly regarded NYC fashion label possible. May 8, 2008. Full story.
John C. Young Scholars present research. May 8, 2008. Full story.
Senior excited about graduate study in entomology. May 8, 2008. Full story.
Astronaut Leland Melvin to speak at commencement. May 8, 2008. Full story.

High school juniors: Visit Centre May 4. May 1, 2008. Full story.
Centre student creates the ultimate personal education by designing her own major. May 1, 2008. Full story.
Internship Plus allows student to return to Uruguay. May 1, 2008. Full story.
'Neuf is Enough exhibit showcases senior artists. May 1, 2008. Full story.
Coolest Room contest ends May 7th! May 1, 2008. Full story.

April 2008
Centre named best value by Kiplinger's magazine. April 24, 2008. Full story.
High school juniors: Visit Centre's campus May 4. April 24, 2008. Full story.
Internationally known expert to speak on Middle East issues. April 24, 2008. Full story.
Cast your vote for the coolest room on campus! April 24, 2008. Full story.
Vietnam War memorial comes to campus. April 24, 2008. Full story.
Centre announces $3.55 million Bonner Program endowment. April 24, 2008. Full story.

Centre announces "Energizing Kentucky" collaboration. April 17, 2008. Full story.
Astronaut Leland Melvin to speak at commencement. April 17, 2008. Full story.
Student organization leads charge to go green. April 17, 2008. Full story.
Centre announces tenure, promotions. April 17, 2008. Full story.
Attention Centre students: deadline for coolest room submission nearing! April 17, 2008. Full story.
Vietnam War memorial coming to campus. April 17, 2008. Full story.

Trustees meeting highlights achievements in development and admission. April 10, 2008. Full story.
Centre to host admitted student day. April 10, 2008. Full story.
Excitement builds for Centre Symposium. April 10, 2008. Full story.
Campus Center: Groundbreaking ceremony to kick off construction. April 10, 2008. Full story.
Attention Centre students: calling for the coolest room on campus! April 10, 2008. Full story.
Centre announces upcoming convocation speakers. April 10, 2008. Full story.
And the name of the new eatery is. . . April 10, 2008. Full story.

Religion prof to meet Pope Benedict XVI. April 3, 2008. Full story.
Campus Center: Groundbreaking ceremony to kick off construction. April 3, 2008. Full story.
Students win prestigious Goldwater awards. April 3, 2008. Full story.
Harvard's James Engell to discuss environmentalism. April 3, 2008. Full story.
Name the New Eatery: Names that never made the cut. April 3, 2008. Full story.

March 2008
Leading theologian David Tracy to give Humana lecture. March 27, 2008. Full story.
Biology professor's classes take a dip into the ocean and Jimmy Buffet. March 27, 2008. Full story.
DramaCentre presents "Little Shop of Horrors". March 27, 2008. Full story.
Students spend spring break aiding ongoing Hurricane Katrina cleanup. March 27, 2008. Full story.
The new eatery's name is nigh: the Final Four face off. March 27, 2008. Full story.

High school juniors: Visit Centre's campus this Spring. March 8 and May 4. March 20, 2008. Full story.
Campus community members shave heads for children with cancer. March 20, 2008. Full story.
The "Sweet 16" advance; only four will survive in naming madness. March 20, 2008. Full story.
Centre wins "Battle of the Bumpers" for fifth-straight year. March 20, 2008. Full story.
International Grandmaster Gregory Kaidanov to challenge Centre chess players. March 20, 2008. Full story.

First round of student voting to name the new eatery begins! March 13, 2008. Full story.
Lincoln expert and author to visit Centre as part of first-year student reading event. March 13, 2008. Full story.
New strategic plan maps out goals: Part 5. March 13, 2008. Full story.
Students say Centre Futures paves road to success. March 13, 2008. Full story.
Photo Essay: Centre students savor the weekend snowfall. Full story.

Centre's record-breaking season ends: Colonels finish 26-3. March 10, 2008. Full story.
Centre advances to second round of NCAA Championship. March 8, 2008. Full story.

Colonels get NCAA tourney bid; Centre will host first- and second-round games Friday and Saturday. March 6, 2008. Full story.
All-American candidate rewrites Centre track and field jumping record books. March 6, 2008. Full story.
Campus community members to shave heads for children with cancer. March 6, 2008. Full story.
A guide to the college guides: What they say about Centre. March 6, 2008. Full story.
New strategic plan maps out goals: Part 4. March 6, 2008. Full story.
Campus gears up for naming madness showdown. March 6, 2008. Full story.

February 2008
College hosts open house for high school juniors March 8 and May 4. Feb. 28, 2008. Full story.
New strategic plan maps out College's goals: Part 3. Feb. 28, 2008. Full story.
Campus continues competition in RecycleMania challenge! Feb. 28, 2008. Full story.
Convocation speaker to address Kentucky's reliance on coal. Feb. 28, 2008. Full story.
Men's basketball team jumps to No. 2 in national poll. Feb. 28, 2008. Full story.

Prominent Kentucky musicians, authors explore mountaintop removal. Feb. 26, 2008. Full story.
New strategic plan maps out College's goals: Part 2. Feb. 21. Full story.
National Eating Disorder Awareness Week events planned. Feb. 21, 2008. Full story.
Convo speaker to discuss torture and violence. Feb. 21, 2008. Full story.
Men's basketball team jumps to No. 2 in national poll. Feb. 20, 2008. Full story.

Centre statement in response to Northern Illinois University shootings. Feb. 15, 2008. Full story.
Centre's Board approves new strategic plan. Feb. 15, 2008. Full story.
Students choose name for new campus building, win Netflix. Feb. 15, 2008. Full story.
Centre students meet with legislators to discuss state-funded financial aid programs. Feb. 15, 2008. Full story.
Sealed with a kiss. With Valentine's Day on hearts and minds across the nation, love can be felt in the air on Centre College's campus. Feb. 15, 2008. Full story.

Symposium features student research, internships and creative endeavors. Feb. 7, 2008. Full story.
Centre commits to a greener campus. Feb. 7, 2008. Full story.
Study Abroad: Adventures in Puerto Rico. Feb. 7, 2008. Full story.
Men's basketball team jumps to No. 5. Feb. 7, 2008. Full story.
Centre graduates paved the way for Brown v. Board of Education. Feb. 7, 2008. Full story.
20 Questions: Professor Alex McAllister. Feb. 7, 2008. Full story.

January 2008
Longtime Centre College Board chair completes tenure with record-breaking campaign total. Jan. 31, 2008. Full story.
Artist's new exhibit explores glass and ceramic sculpture. Jan. 31, 2008. Full story.
Video: Centre updates TV spots for winter season. Jan. 31, 2008. click here.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre visiting assistant professor of chemistry Melanie Hauser. Jan. 31, 2008. Full story.
Tango Fire returns to Centre's Norton Center for the Arts. Jan. 31, 2008. Full story.

Trustees meeting highlights progress in fundraising, retention, campus construction. Jan. 30, 2008. Full story.
Video: Undefeated men's basketball continues winning streak with victories over Millsaps and Hendrix. Jan. 29, 2008. Full story.

New CentreTerm course examines Abe Lincoln in his own words and on location. Jan. 24, 2008. Full story.
Students travel to Washington D.C. to investigate media attitudes toward Muslims. Jan. 24, 2008. Full story.
RecycleMania: Let the competition begin!. Jan. 24, 2008. Full story.
CentreTerm course asks "Does Money Matter?". Jan. 24, 2008. Full story.

Acclaimed "portrayer" Jim Lucas to speak at Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. Jan. 17, 2008. Full story.
Stem cell research debated in CentreTerm course. Jan. 17, 2008. Full story.
Unique college course examines "The Art of Walking". Jan. 17, 2008. Full story.
CentreTerm is the right time for internships. Jan. 17, 2008. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre director of communications Mike Norris. Jan. 17, 2008. Full story.

Vishakha Desai to be Founders Day speaker. Jan. 10, 2008. Full story.
Star Wars, The Matrix, and Lord of the Rings illustrate classic mythological patterns. Jan. 10, 2008. Full story.
First-year students explore "The World of Duke Ellington". Jan. 10, 2008. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre professor of education Donna Plummer. Jan. 10, 2008. Full story.

Creative, exciting, distinctive: CentreTerm is here! Jan. 3, 2008. Full story.
Pamela Z to teach, perform at Centre. Jan. 3, 2008. Full story.
Economics professor featured in USA Today. Jan. 3, 2008. Full story.
Redesigned Centre license plates available. Jan. 3, 2008. Full story.
20 Questions: A sketch of Centre professor of modern languages Ken Keffer. Jan. 3, 2008. Full story.