Centre’s religion program fosters conversation with Chef Michael Twitty

Centre College’s religion program is hosting a virtual event featuring Chef Michael Twitty on Wednesday, July 8 at 6:30 p.m. The conversation with Twitty is titled “Kosher Soul: The Interaction of Blackness and Jewishness in an Intersectional World.” Author of the award-winning book “The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the

By |2020-07-06T15:11:34-04:00July 6th, 2020|Academics, News, Religion, Remote Learning|

Centre chemistry program offers summer journal club

Centre College’s chemistry program is offering an exciting educational opportunity for students, faculty and staff through a summer journal club. After many summer research and internship opportunities for students and faculty were cancelled, due to COVID-19, Professor of Chemistry Joe Workman proposed the idea of forming a journal club as a way to keep students

Centre students immerse themselves in Mexican culture during spring Centre-in-Mérida study abroad program

During the Spring 2020 term, Centre College students, along with Assistant Professor of Biology Mark Galatowitsch, traveled to Mérida, Mexico, as part of the Centre-in-Mérida study abroad program. Students travel to the remote Kaxil Kiuic Biocultural Reserve as part of the Centre-in-Mérida study abroad program. “During the semester, students all take Spanish classes,

Centre announces 2020 RICE symposium winners

Centre College recently held a virtual version of the 13th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium. New this year, RICE included prizes for the best two presentations or posters from each academic division. Winners were chosen by appointed faculty judges. The Dean's Office and the Undergraduate Research Committee share the divisional presentation winners:

Centre ranked #19 for women in STEM

Centre College was recently ranked #19 on Study.com’s list of the best colleges for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). According to the College’s Center for Career & Professional Development, the five-year average success rate for Centre STEM majors—percent of students professionally employed or in graduate school within one year of graduation—is 98

Centre College announces 2020 tenure and promotions

The following faculty tenure and promotions were recently announced at Centre College: Professor Genny Ballard Genny Ballard Awarded Promotion to Full Professor Genny Ballard joined Centre’s faculty in 2004, and is associate professor of Spanish. In 2011, she was named a Centre Scholar, and in the fall of 2019 she spent six months in

COVID-19 Signature Series introduced to the fall 2020 curriculum

Mere days after the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, while the country was still in shock and mourning, Centre's faculty were already drawing on their expertise to offer an academic perspective to this very emotional topic, helping to bring clarity to their students through education. Rising to the challenge once again, faculty from across

By |2020-05-18T14:15:37-04:00May 15th, 2020|Academics, News, Remote Learning|

Centre to offer second LINC course in fall 2020

As part of Centre College's new CentreBlocks schedule for the fall 2020 semester, students will have the opportunity to study the often mind-bending theories about space and time in a Learn, Inquire and Network at Centre (LINC) course, an initiative within the College’s quality enhancement plan, Creative Centre. During the paired courses in philosophy and

By |2020-05-12T13:23:40-04:00May 12th, 2020|Academics, International Students, News, Philosophy, Physics|

Senior studio art majors to present online exhibition

Zander Ravet '20, "Glowing Orb," Glass, 2” x 4” x 4” In lieu of Centre College's public gallery exhibition, seven graduating studio art majors will present their senior art projects online this year. The website, designed by Mary Girard, digital scholarship librarian, will go live May 13. “The online 2020 Senior Art Show

By |2020-05-11T13:06:00-04:00May 11th, 2020|Academics, News, Remote Learning, Studio Art|

Seniors Evan Aroko and Eric Maloney create short-film ‘Stay Centred: In-Depth’ in the midst of COVID-19

Centre College seniors Evan Aroko (Salem, Massachusetts) and Eric Maloney (Brookfield, Connecticut) created a film titled “Stay Centred: In-Depth,” a short visual piece that allows a few of the students left on campus, as well as faculty members to share their thoughts and feelings regarding the unexpected atmosphere shift on campus due to COVID-19. As

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