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Creative Thinking Faculty Fellow Lesley Wiglesworth researches student risk-taking

Centre College’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Creative Thinking Faculty Fellow Lesley Wiglesworth, who is also an associate professor of mathematics, has been researching and investigating pedagogical strategies that encourage students to take risks academically and to think beyond the grade earned in a course. “Many researchers agree that we are living at a

By |2018-06-26T16:11:54+00:00June 26th, 2018|News|

Jonathan Capps ’05 receives Fulbright award to Finland

Jonathan Capps ’05 has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Finland to pursue multicultural studio glass and scholarly research from August 2018 to May 2019. The Fulbright Program is the pinnacle of international exchange and education, and it is designed to increase the mutual understanding between the people of the United States and those of

By |2018-06-14T16:56:21+00:00June 14th, 2018|Alumni, News|

Centre College named Tree Campus for the eighth year

Centre College was honored with a 2017 Tree Campus USA recognition for the eighth year in a row by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. Created in 2008, Tree Campus USA is a national program by the Arbor Day Foundation that honors colleges and universities for promoting healthy trees

By |2018-06-01T19:43:50+00:00June 1st, 2018|News|

Erin Didier ’18 receives Fulbright award to teach English in Brazil

Spanish major and Latin American studies minor Erin Didier (Louisville, Kentucky) was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to work as an English Teaching Assistant in Brazil for nine months. Didier will be teaching English to university students who are studying to teach English as a foreign language. “I was interested in a Fulbright because I have

By |2018-05-31T17:33:02+00:00May 31st, 2018|News|

Emily McGlone ’18 studies Alzheimer’s disease as John C. Young Scholar

As a John C. Young Scholar (JCY), Emily McGlone ’18 (Cincinnati, Ohio) is studying the effects of electricity on the aggregation patterns of Amyloid-β, a peptide involved in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease. Centre College’s JCY program is designed to serve strong, highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic

By |2018-05-22T18:51:50+00:00May 22nd, 2018|John C. Young Program, News|

Centre College honors faculty and staff at closing dinner

Centre College honored members of its campus community on May 15 at the annual faculty and staff appreciation dinner and awards ceremony. Matthew Devensky, Cody Kitchen and Stephen Issac each received a Horky Service Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by facilities management employees. The award was created from a bequest by Lorette and John Horky

By |2018-05-18T15:15:59+00:00May 17th, 2018|News|

Commencement 195 to be streamed live on Centre website

Centre College’s 195th Commencement will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, in Newlin Hall of the Norton Center for the Arts. The 2018 graduation exercises will begin with the Baccalaureate ceremony, which will take place in the same location at 11 a.m. that morning. The Class of 2018, the largest graduating class in

By |2018-05-18T15:35:31+00:00May 17th, 2018|Commencement, News|

Seniors express gratitude at 16th annual Honor Walk, May 19

On Saturday, May 19 at 6 p.m., during the College’s annual Honor Walk, 284 members of the Centre College Class of 2018 will gather to honor the people who have made a significant impact on their lives. Now in its 16th year, the event has quickly become a cherished tradition of Centre Commencement weekend. At

By |2018-05-18T15:51:08+00:00May 17th, 2018|Commencement, News|

Centre College announces 2018 tenure and promotions

The following faculty tenure and promotions were recently announced at Centre College: Dr. Dina Badie Awarded Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor Dina Badie joined Centre’s faculty in 2012 as assistant professor of government and international studies. She was named a Centre Scholar in 2015, a two-year appointment recognizing teaching excellence, scholarship and contributions to the Centre

By |2018-05-18T17:01:04+00:00May 17th, 2018|News|

John C. Young scholar Vrinda Desai ’18 studies forensic analysis of blood spatter

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2018 John C. Young Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 28th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. Danville native

By |2018-05-22T17:20:14+00:00May 16th, 2018|John C. Young Program, News|
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