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New data science major and minor added at Centre College

Current and incoming students at Centre College now have another option when considering a major or minor, preparing them for what Bloomberg magazine recently dubbed “America’s hottest job.” Centre students can pursue a degree in data science, which combines elements of computer science, mathematics and statistics. The faculty who proposed the addition, however, insist that

By |2019-03-18T19:29:20+00:00March 18th, 2019|Academics, Campus, Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics, News|

Centre-in-Washington program prepares Blaise Parker ’20 for law school

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-Washington program, politics and history double major Blaise Parker ’20 (Old Fort, North Carolina) is taking advantage of the Centre Commitment by interning this semester at The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies. Parker was assigned to the organization’s division known as the “Practice Groups,” where he is

By |2019-03-15T15:44:06+00:00March 15th, 2019|Academics, History, Internships, News, Politics, Pre-Law, Research|

Students display artwork at Danville Community Arts Center

Eleven Centre College students were selected to have their artwork on display at Danville’s Community Arts Center (CAC), as part of the CAC’s 2019 Student Showcase. The artwork is currently displayed on the second floor gallery through March 29. Exhibit hours are Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10

By |2019-03-14T16:47:16+00:00March 14th, 2019|Academics, Art History, News, Studio Art|

Teaching internship in local classroom prepares Emily Hagan ’19 for future career

During her last semester at Centre College, Emily Hagan ’19 (Louisville, Kentucky) is preparing for her future career by student teaching in a second grade classroom at Woodlawn Elementary in Danville. As a student-teacher, Hagan is responsible for planning and executing mini-lessons and activities for students in small groups, based on skill level. She then

By |2019-03-14T13:51:30+00:00March 14th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Education, Internships, News|

Internship in special education classroom gives Molly Anderson ’19 career experience

As a psychology major and education minor, Molly Anderson ’19 (Danville, Kentucky) aspires to be a special education teacher. To help her gain the experience she needs, Anderson is spending the spring semester interning with the Boyle County school system. For the first half of the term, she is working at Woodlawn Elementary School, with

By |2019-03-12T12:28:26+00:00March 12th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Education, Internships, News, Psychology|

Peyton Baer ’19 gains law and criminal justice knowledge during spring internship

“My experience as a student-athlete at Centre College has been incredible, because I was able to be more than just an athlete,” said women’s field hockey player Peyton Baer ’19 (Asheville, North Carolina). “It afforded me the opportunity to study abroad in London, complete an internship and participate in multiple organizations on campus.” Taking advantage

Chemistry professor receives grants to support collaborative research at Centre

Centre College’s Daniel Scott, assistant professor of chemistry, has been awarded three grants for a total of $70,000 to help support his collaborative undergraduate research on improving therapeutic and diagnosis options for human health. The first grant Scott received was for $10,000 from the Undergraduate Analytical Research Program award. This will help support student stipends

By |2019-03-11T17:18:46+00:00March 11th, 2019|Academics, Chemistry, Internships, News, Research, Study Abroad|

Faculty, students present at Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore

During Centre College’s CentreTerm in January, six students and seven faculty members traveled to Baltimore, Maryland for the Join Math Meetings, the largest mathematics conference in the world. At the meeting, five faculty members presented and four students gave poster presentations on research they had been working on. The faculty presenters were Alex McAllister, H.

By |2019-03-11T14:15:00+00:00March 11th, 2019|CentreTerm, Commencement, Education, Mathematics, News, Research|

Jennifer Goetz and Dan Manheim named Centre’s 2019-20 faculty fellows

Centre College recently announced Jennifer Goetz, associate professor of psychology, and Dan Manheim, H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of English, as the 2019-20 faculty fellows. Goetz will serve as the Diversity and Inclusion Faculty Fellow and will work with faculty to help the College reduce the impact of unconscious and unacknowledged racial

By |2019-03-08T19:45:15+00:00March 8th, 2019|Chinese, Diversity, English, News, Psychology|

Centre alumni earn teaching certificates through Teach Kentucky program

Centre College is known for sending its graduates to participate in Teach Kentucky, a Louisville-based non-profit committed to facilitating the launch of careers in education. The College has a total of 18 alumni who are currently teaching in the greater-Louisville area through the organization. “At a pragmatic level, we provide the essential connective tissue for

By |2019-03-08T19:37:24+00:00March 8th, 2019|Admission, Athletics, Careers, Commencement, Education, History, News, Study Abroad|
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