CentreTerm students study Canada–U.S. trade relationship and its impact on Kentucky

Every January, Centre College’s three-week CentreTerm gives students and faculty the chance to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, studying abroad or completing an internship or research project. A new course titled “Canada, the U.S. and Kentucky,” taught by Rahim Mohamed, visiting assistant professor of international studies, allows students to study the

Former Centre president Richard L. Morrill to speak on Founders Day

Richard L. Morrill, Centre College’s 18th president (1982-88), will deliver the annual Founders Day address on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 11 a.m. in Newlin Hall of Centre’s Norton Center for the Arts. The event is free and open to the public. Morrill left Centre to become president of the University of Richmond (1988-98), then later

By |2020-01-20T13:38:37-05:00January 20th, 2020|Academics, Campus, News|

Students get a taste of religious identity through food during CentreTerm 2020

Centre students are exploring religious identity through food with Nelson D. and McDowell Rodes Associate Professor of Religion Lee Jefferson during CentreTerm 2020. “The goal is to examine how different religions cultivate identity through certain foods and dishes, claims ‘ownership’ to certain foods, and how some food traverses those boundaries,” Jefferson said. “We pay particular

By |2020-01-20T11:22:07-05:00January 20th, 2020|Academics, International Studies, News, Religion|

Students gain hands-on experience in forensic anthropology during CentreTerm 2020

During CentreTerm 2020, Robyn Cutright, Charles T. Hazelrigg Associate Professor of Anthropology and interim director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, is helping students apply what anthropologists know about the human skeleton to criminal contexts by identifying skeleton remains and reconstructing the circumstances around death. Having taught this course over the years during long

By |2020-01-20T08:16:23-05:00January 20th, 2020|Academics, Anthropology/Sociology, CentreTerm, News|

Journalism internship in Mexico helps Madison Garcia ’20 begin her career story

Madison Garcia ’20 (Jacksonville, Florida) is taking advantage of two guarantees in the Centre Commitment during CentreTerm 2020, by interning at Yucatán Today in Merida, Mexico. A bilingual magazine geared towards tourists and interested locals, Yucatán Today gives its readers information on events and popular places to visit in the state of Yucatán, Mexico. “I

By |2020-01-17T12:50:54-05:00January 17th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, Creative Writing, English, Film Studies, Internships, News|

Pediatric dentistry internship gives Isabella Tacogue ’21 hands-on experience

Psychology major Isabella Tacogue ‘21 (Louisville, Kentucky) is taking advantage of one aspect of the Centre Commitment during CentreTerm 2020 by interning at the pediatric dentist office of Rebecca T. Wheeler in Nicholasville, Kentucky. “During my time at Dr. Wheeler’s office, I am fortunate enough to be exposed to numerous aspects of a pediatric dental

By |2020-01-15T15:11:03-05:00January 15th, 2020|Academics, Internships, News, Pre-Dentistry|

Centre #1 in Kentucky, #8 nationally for ‘best colleges for financial aid’ by LendEDU

Centre College was recently ranked #8 in the nation for “Best Colleges for Financial Aid” by LendEDU, just behind other top institutions, including Denison University, Rhodes College and The College of Wooster. Institutions were also ranked on a state-level for students who are interested in colleges only in specific states. In this category, Centre was

By |2020-01-15T11:13:49-05:00January 15th, 2020|Academics, Campus, News|

Students become ‘global citizens’ during CentreTerm 2020

Every January, Centre College students travel to destinations across the globe for an intensive three-week course exploring the interesting and offbeat in ways not possible during a regular semester. As one of the nation’s top institutions for study abroad, Centre College is committed to creating global citizen leaders by providing every student the opportunity to

By |2020-01-14T14:22:48-05:00January 14th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, News, Study Abroad|

Lucas Mozingo ’20 brews new coffee knowledge during CentreTerm internship in Colombia

Over three weeks each January, CentreTerm gives students and faculty the chance to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, studying abroad or completing an internship or research project. Spanish major Lucas Mozingo ’20 (Hixson, Tennessee) is participating in an internship this term with Kumanday Coffee, based in Manizales, Caldas, Colombia. The word

By |2020-01-16T10:10:50-05:00January 10th, 2020|Academics, Internships, News, Spanish, Study Abroad|
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