Annual Food Insecurity Dinner

When: Thursday, November at 6:00 p.m. Where: The Ewen Room Sign Up Here (Seating is Limited!)   As part of the regular programming of Poverty and Homelessness Week, the Annual Food Insecurity Dinner will be hosted to kick-start an educated discussion on Food Security and provide time for brainstorming and service planning to address the…

Related Convocation: Climate Change and Affordable Housing with Amy Preece

When: Thursday, October 25th @ 7:30 p.m. Where: Vahlkamp Theatre in Crounse Basement   Description from the Centre Convocation Calendar:  Among the many challenges society will encounter as a result of climate change is the design and construction of housing, particularly in areas most effected by weather extremes, and also the questions of cost and…

The 2018-2019 Poverty and Homelessness Week Committee

As part of the Poverty and Homelessness Week structure, this year will also have structural organization and oversight by a committee comprised of students, faculty, staff, and non-Centre Community organizers. Members for 2018-2019 are as follows:     Dr. Rick Axtell, Poverty and Homelessness Week Faculty Director Rick Axtell is Stodghill Professor or Religion and College Chaplain…

Baseline: The Link Between Education and Poverty

  When: 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14th Where: The Ewen Room (Upstairs Campus Center) Event Introduction: With hurdles ranging from the physical landscape to fluctuations in population and industry, access to affordable, high-quality education has been a longstanding battle throughout Eastern Kentucky and Appalachia. In recent years, with the steep decline in coal and related dips…

APO Presents: Think Outside the Box

Every year, as a final marathon event of Poverty and Homelessness Week, the members of Centre College’s Alpha Phi Omega: Theta Theta chapter host Think Outside the Box event which runs 12 hours from 6 p.m. on the final Friday to 6 a.m. on Saturday morning as a dual fundraiser and educational event.   Throughout…

STAND’s Hygiene Product Drive

A week-long service initiative as part of Centre’s Annual Poverty and Homelessness Week is the Hygiene Product Drive sponsored by STAND: The Student Service Initiative, which this year will take place beginning Sunday, November 11th at 6:00 p.m. and will end on Saturday, November 17th at Noon both on Centre’s campus and in the community-at-large….

You’ll Never Leave Harlan Alive: The Story of Poverty in Eastern Kentucky

When: Tuesday, November 13th at 7:00 p.m. Where: The Ewen Room (Campus Center) The Centre College Bonner Program and Centre’s Creative Thinking Immersion (C-TIP) are co-hosting an open-campus event this year, designed around the opportunity for Centre students to learn the story of poverty in Eastern Kentucky and Appalachia from members of Centre’s own community…