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Integration Pioneer: Nana Timothy Aye Kusi ’65

This article originally appeared in the Winter 2019 edition of Centrepiece.  Timothy Kusi ’65 enrolled as the first black student at Centre in 1962, the same fall that James Meredith integrated the all-white University of Mississippi. Meredith’s efforts to enroll sparked chaos. As Kusi noted when he spoke at Centre in September, his matriculation went

By |2020-03-04T09:42:48-05:00March 4th, 2020|News|

John Anderson ’20 enhances foreign service knowledge during CentreTerm internship in Ethiopia

During CentreTerm 2020, politics major John Anderson ’20 (Cheraw, South Carolina) took advantage of two aspects of the Centre Commitment—study abroad and an internship—and spent the three-week term working at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Most of the work Anderson did with USAID consisted of researching economic development in

Students develop understanding of modern Finnish history during CentreTerm 2020

Centre College students had the opportunity to explore Finland during CentreTerm 2020 in a course taught by Robert Schalkoff, director of the Lincoln Scholars Program, titled “Rovaniemi, Finland: Destination Arctic Circle.” The course explored the question: How does Rovaniemi, a small city on the cusp of the Arctic Circle razed by the retreating German army

By |2020-02-28T08:48:22-05:00February 26th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, News, Study Abroad|

Morgan Rahe ’21 explores Mayan culture and career path through Merida internship

Economics and finance and international studies double major Morgan Rahe ’21 (Alexandria, Kentucky) recently participated in an internship with a nonprofit in Mérida, Mexico, called Múul Meyaj, which means “working together” in Mayan. Múul Meyaj works with artisans in over 200 Mayan communities in the rural areas of the Yucatán state, helping artisans create a

Genny Ballard’s Fulbright experience leads to summer Centre trip to Colombia

Centre College Associate Professor of Spanish Genny Ballard recently returned from her six-month excursion in Colombia, where she conducted research and taught as a Fulbright Scholar. Ballard collaborated with two universities on the Colombian Caribbean coast researching intercultural competency and language learning, as well as leading a lecture series on Teaching English as a Second

By |2020-02-25T14:18:20-05:00February 25th, 2020|Academics, News, Spanish|

Cal Lewellyn ’20 invests in future career through finance internship

During CentreTerm, students are given the chance to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, study abroad or an internship or research project. Economics and finance major Cal Lewellyn ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky) took the opportunity to intern at DeepWork Capital in Orlando, Florida. DeepWork is a venture capital firm investing in early stage

By |2020-02-25T12:07:32-05:00February 25th, 2020|Academics, Economics & Finance, Internships, News, Research, Study Abroad|

Centre faculty members share life experiences during ODK event, Feb. 25

Members of Omicron Delta Kappa, Centre College’s leadership honor society, will host the annual Life Stories event on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Young Hall 113. The event will feature a line-up of College faculty who will speak about the paths they have taken in their personal lives. Speakers for this year’s program are

By |2020-02-25T08:41:49-05:00February 25th, 2020|Academics, Chemistry, English, News, Politics, Pre-Law|

Centre remembers Carol Lunney

Carol Lunney died Feb. 10, 2020. She was 76. She joined the College in 1973, serving first as a career counselor and then as director of the career counseling and placement office. In 26 years at Centre, she organized the internship program, received grants to support research on career services, and helped found and run

By |2020-02-21T13:38:14-05:00February 21st, 2020|News|
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