Centre alumni thankful for their education according to Forbes “Grateful Grads” ranking

12 Jul 2016 Posted by Centre News in News, Rankings

…rads” index, ranking America’s top 200 college and universities based on alumni appreciation, Forbes has awarded Centre College its highest ever position at #40 in the nation. Forbes columnist Matt Schifrin first devised the index in 2014, wanting to “let alumni dollars and devotion determine successful college outcomes.” The methodology originally looked only at 10-year median private donations. Schifrin has since added a three-year average…

Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program

24 Oct 2013 Posted by Centre News in

…eir first full year of study in the doctoral program for which they are seeking support; (2) will be entering a Master of Fine Arts program in academic year 2010-2011 where the master’s is the terminal highest degree awarded in the selected field of study. Campus Advisor Jim Morrison jim.morrison@centre.edu Links More information is available at the Javits Web site: www.ed.gov/programs/jacobjavits/index.html CONTACT ADMISSIONS SCHEDULE A VISIT…

USA Today All-USA Academic Team

24 Oct 2013 Posted by Centre News in

…o recommendation letters; and college transcripts. Students interested in applying for the Udall Scholarship should contact the Centre Udall Scholarship representative (Dr. Dan Kirchner) no later than December 1. Campus Advisor Diane Johnson diane.johnson@centre.edu Links More information is available at the USA Today All-USA Academic Team Web site: usatoday30.usatoday.com/marketing/academic_teams/index.html CONTACT ADMISSIONS SCHEDULE A VISIT…

Centre to ring in new year with new website

27 Nov 2013 Posted by Centre News in News

…nity to pare and prune; we want to address repetition and redundancy where possible.” For Lanigan, the process of paring and pruning has been one of the most challenging. “The existing site is based on individual HTML pages that have to be edited individually,” he explains. “Transferring all that information into a more dynamic system has taken a lot of time and a lot of help from within the department.” Strysick is…

Students rename Centre Investment Society to honor trustee Paul W. Chellgren

01 Jun 2017 Posted by Centre News in Economics, News

…we might when investing our own funds,” he said. Asset allocation is always the biggest challenge, Chellgren admits, and since the market recovery began in 2009, he has favored investment in U.S. equities, with attention to index funds, where the College portfolio has been over weighted, as well as in private equity. When he cycles off as chair at the October 2017 trustee meeting, Chellgren is sure the good work will continue, though with most…

Instructions for Students

28 Apr 2014 Posted by Centre News in

…fessor whose lecture you would like to view, and then click on the appropriate title under the heading SLIDESHOW. PRINT VIEW will allow you to print thumbnail views of a lecture with identifying notes. FLASH CARDS will print index card sized images for you to study.     If you choose the SLIDESHOW view, you can quiz yourself with or without the identifying information on the left. Just click the INFO check box to hide the data. The…

Forbes ranks Centre College among top colleges in nation for ROI

02 Apr 2014 Posted by Centre News in Alumni, News, Rankings

Centre College is among the nation’s leading colleges for highest return on investment, according to a new report from Forbes. The magazine’s 2014 Grateful Grads Index ranks the top 100 private colleges for best long-term value and highest return of investment based on alumni participation in giving. Among liberal arts colleges, Centre secured the #6 spot in the South and #35 in the nation. Centre is ranked #66 in the nation among all colleges…

CentreTerm 2015: Economics class partners with Ephraim McDowell to propose new health policies

11 Feb 2015 Posted by Centre News in Academics, CentreTerm, Community-Based Learning, Economics, News

…economics class partnered with Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center to research a variety of health policy issues affecting the local community. Over the course of the three-week term, the class calculated the body mass index of elementary school children, analyzed populations being served by the hospital’s health screenings and assessed Danville’s walkability with the health of its residents in mind. In order to address the matter of…

Centre student projects explore improving campus sustainability

21 Nov 2013 Posted by Centre News in Academics, Campus, News, Sustainable Centre

…2020.” Pence stresses that the goal of the project is not a complete overhaul of Centre’s food services, but instead a realistic view of the current state of affairs and how Centre’s “real” food index can be improved. “The ultimate goal of the projects is to discover the ‘easy fixes’ and create a basis for setting realistic goals with regard to getting more sustainably produced food in…

Centre College claims highest graduation rate in state, reports eCollegeFinder

25 Apr 2014 Posted by Centre News in News, Rankings

…the Centre Commitment. For the Class of 2013, an average 96 percent were employed or pursuing advanced study within 10 months of graduation, similar to the rate of 97 percent a year earlier. Ultimately, this leads to a high index of grateful grads; in 2012 and 2013 Centre alumni were recognized as the happiest in the nation, according to The Alumni Factor. Forbes recently ranked Centre among the nation’s leading colleges for highest return on…

U.S. News ranks Centre College #42 in the nation

14 Sep 2011 Posted by Student Worker in News Archive

…nks among the nation’s top colleges, receiving a ranking of #53. Centre’s rise in the national rankings was accounted for by increases in several key areas. The College’s overall score improved, from 70 to 74; its reputation index improved, from 72 to 73; and the graduation and retention ranking improved, from 55 to 56. Part of this last metric involved an impressive freshman retention percentage, up a point from last year to 92 percent. One of…

[Guest Blog] Commonwealth Duel: Centre students create website to highlight Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race

19 May 2014 Posted by Centre News in Uncategorized

…re tracking the campaigns’ donations and spending. Our Buzz page highlights recent news about the race on social media, including Twitter. Finally, we have included an analysis section, where we calculated the Partisan Voter Index (PVI) of each county in Kentucky. While Commonwealth Duel is still very much a work in progress, we do have plans to make the website more interactive and informative in the future. We intend to add pages to cover…