12th annual RICE symposium celebrates student research and creative endeavors

Centre College recently hosted the 12th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium with a week-long celebration of research, featuring different events each day. “I think RICE went very well this year,” said Amy Frederick, RICE co-chair and assistant professor of art history and humanities. “The quality of the presentations, the posters and the symposium

Centre to host Affrilachian poetry celebration and workshop

Bernard Clay Centre College will host an Affrilachian Poetry Celebration and Workshop featuring Bernard Clay, Danni Quintos, Frank X Walker and Keith S. Wilson on Friday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Vahlkamp Theater. Members of the campus community will also have an opportunity to write and work alongside the poets as part of

By |2019-04-09T19:13:10+00:00April 9th, 2019|Academics, Staff Congress, Campus, Creative Writing, News|

Camille Dungy to present Bastian Lecture, April 4

Centre College will welcome poet, essayist and editor Camille Dungy to campus on Thursday, April 4, as this year’s English program’s Bastian Lecture speaker. She will present on “The Environmental Writing of Our Time.” The event is a convocation and will take place at 8 p.m. in Vahlkamp Theater. Dungy’s debut collection of personal essays

By |2019-04-01T18:20:57+00:00April 1st, 2019|Academics, Staff Congress, Campus, Creative Writing, English, News|

Afrikania Cultural Troupe of Ghana to perform at Centre, April 2

Afrikania Cultural Troupe of Ghana featuring Master Drummer Gideon Alorwoyie will bring their authentic traditional drumming and dance from the Ghana region of West Africa to Combs Center for a convocation on Tuesday, April 2. A drumming and dancing workshop begins at 5:30 and the performance starts at 7 p.m., and students can receive convocation

Incoming first-year students to read Bryan Stevenson’s “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption”

First-year students entering Centre College this fall will read Bryan Stevenson’s “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption.” Programming for events connected to the reading experience will be announced in late summer. The award-winning work has received numerous accolades, including the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction and the National Association for the Advancement of

Julia Matthews ’19 and Sarah Holloway ’18 experience field research in Uganda

Centre College students have the opportunity to conduct collaborative research with faculty members during the school year or over the summer. Julia Matthews ’19 and Sarah Holloway ’18, spent three weeks of their summer in Uganda with Assistant Professor of History Jonathon Earle researching the Uganda Railway. The purpose of the trip was to gather information

By |2018-05-24T15:07:48+00:00September 28th, 2017|Staff Congress, History, News, Research|

CENTRE INTERNSHIPS | Griffin Mason ’18 interns in Cape Town, South Africa

George “Griffin” Mason ’18 is incorporating two of his passions, travel and computer science, during his internship in Cape Town, South Africa, with a company called Over, a startup centered around their iPhone photo editing application. “I work with the iOS team to help implement new features in the app and fix bugs that arise,”

By |2019-03-15T16:19:13+00:00July 27th, 2017|Staff Congress, College Relations, Data Science, Internships, News|

CENTRE RESEARCH | Centre College students research history in Sierra Leone

Having just finished their first year at Centre College, rising sophomores Stephen Thornton and Tim Ablondi are spending their summer conducting research on Sierra Leone with Professor of Anthropology Endre Nyerges. Studying a 30-by-30-square-mile area in Sierra Leone over a period of 15 years, Thornton and Ablondi are classifying landforms in satellite images with Nyerges.

Centre College students work to provide clean water in Ghana with Saha Global

With internship opportunities spanning the globe for Centre College students, rising seniors Stewart Coard and Cameron Beach chose to spend their summer in Tamale, Ghana, in the rural village of Vene as field representative interns with Saha Global. The non-profit organization focuses efforts in northern Ghana, partnering with local communities to provide access to clean

By |2018-05-23T15:59:35+00:00June 27th, 2017|Staff Congress, History, International Studies, Internships, News|

Centre College student and professor complete first digitization project at Cambridge’s Centre for African Studies

A hallmark of many Centre College students’ education is the opportunity to engage in unique collaborative research opportunities with their professors. Emily Rodes ’16 traveled to the University of Cambridge in England this summer to research the life and writings of Eridadi M.K. Mulira with Assistant Professor of History and Chair of the African and

By |2019-05-13T18:19:24+00:00October 27th, 2015|Academics, Staff Congress, History|
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