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Centre lauded in 2019 Fiske Guide to Colleges

Centre College was once again included in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges,” with the annual review naming Centre among the 300 “best and most interesting” colleges in the nation. In its profile, Fiske labels Centre as “certainly the best” among all colleges and universities in Kentucky, highlighting the College’s reputation for academic excellence in producing

By |2018-07-13T14:36:21+00:00July 13th, 2018|News|

Lincoln Scholars participate in summer enrichment experiences

Now in its second year, Centre College’s Lincoln Scholar’s Program is designed for exceptional students who aspire to pursue lives of work and service to change the world for the better. Following that mission, the two current cohorts of Lincoln Scholars are traveling and working “all over the world” this summer for their sponsored enrichment

By |2018-07-12T18:06:49+00:00July 11th, 2018|News|

Life at Cambridge

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2018 edition of Centrepiece.  What is it like to study at the world’s fourth-oldest university on one of the world’s most prestigious postgraduate fellowships? For Ben Cocanougher ’11 and Parker Lawson ’15, both currently at the University of Cambridge as Centre’s first two Gates Cambridge Scholars, it is

By |2018-07-11T16:00:51+00:00July 11th, 2018|News|

Jack Gaynor ’20 helps provide clean water in Ghana with Saha Global

International studies and Spanish major Jack Gaynor ’20 (Lorton, Virginia) spent his summer interning as a field representative with Saha Global in Ghana, where he stayed in Tamale and worked with the community in Zakariyili. “The main goal of Saha is to establish simple water purification systems in rural communities, which previously lacked access to

By |2018-07-10T18:09:02+00:00July 10th, 2018|Internships, News|

Iliana Parrillas ’19 develops medical skills in El Salvador

Iliana Parrillas ’19 (Henderson, Kentucky) has had a unique opportunity to return to her home country for an internship at the San Pablo Clinic and Laboratory in Apopa, a small town in the department of San Salvador, El Salvador. “I knew I wanted to go home and visit my family, but I also wanted to

By |2018-07-05T18:58:22+00:00July 5th, 2018|Internships, News|

Jennifer Goetz spends sabbatical conducting research in China

Associate Professor of Psychology Jennifer Goetz spent seven weeks in China this past spring semester, as part of her sabbatical, conducting research on emotional experience and expression. “For my sabbatical project, I studied cultural influences on sympathy and responses to suffering,” Goetz said. According to Goetz, research suggests that humans evolved a capacity for empathy

By |2018-07-05T18:54:35+00:00July 5th, 2018|News|

Thomas Kaczocha ’19 gains finance experience during internship at Self-Refind

Economics and finance major Thomas Kaczocha ’19 (Oak Ridge, Tennessee) is spending his summer interning in the finance office for Self-Refind in Danville, Kentucky. Self-Refind is an organization that provides premier treatment for substance abuse disorders. At Self-Refind, Kaczocha is working with Matt Sirasky, who is the vice president for finance and administration, and is

By |2018-06-29T13:29:57+00:00June 29th, 2018|Internships, News|

Hannah Gibbs ’19 serves as a Shepherd intern in Vermont

This summer, Shepherd intern Hannah Gibbs ’19 (London, Kentucky) is working at Capstone Community Action Vermont in Barre, Vermont, where she is developing a series of surveys that will attempt to determine the options of low-income Vermonters on climate change and related environmental issues. With the information Gibbs is gathering, she will attempt to create

By |2018-06-28T18:06:59+00:00June 28th, 2018|Internships, News|

Charles Ely ’19 ‘expands worldview’ with internship in Myanmar

Charles Ely ’19 (Louisville, Kentucky) is using his economics, finance and computer science skills this summer in Yangon, Myanmar, as an intern for Myanmar Strategic Holdings. “I’m assisting in business development activities, and more specifically, researching Myanmar’s healthcare sector in aim of determining worthwhile entrance opportunities,” he said. “I’m working with one other intern on

By |2018-06-28T12:34:19+00:00June 28th, 2018|Internships, News|
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