Centre alumni develop and build disability school

John DeGonda ’08, along with three other Centre alumni—Bryce Cotton ’08, Samantha (Gilbert) Cotton ’08 and Chris Herrick ’09—have come together to develop and build a school for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Located in Louisville, Kentucky, The degondABA School, Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization and recognized Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Vendor designed to

By |2018-08-13T12:25:00+00:00August 6th, 2018|Alumni, News|

Centre ranked #1 in Kentucky for small colleges with highest earning graduates

Centre College was recently ranked #1 in Kentucky for small colleges with the highest earning graduates, by Zippia, a new website dedicated to helping recent graduates with their career choices. To determine the ranking, Zippia used the most recent College Scorecard data from the U.S. Department of Education. In addition, they looked at the school

By |2018-08-02T14:44:09+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Alumni, News, Rankings|

Centre College first-time medical school acceptance rate among nation’s highest

First-time medical school applicants who recently graduated from Centre College achieved an 83 percent acceptance rate, among the highest in the nation. A total of 16 graduates, within the past four years, were recently accepted to medical school and will begin programs this fall. Professor of Chemistry Joe Workman explains why it is so notable

By |2018-08-01T19:31:50+00:00August 1st, 2018|Alumni, News|

Elise DeCamp ’13 embraces conscious consumption

Elise DeCamp ’13 has launched Ocelot Market, an ethically sourced online clothing and accessory outlet. Partnering with artisans from around the world, Ocelot brings conscious consumption to the world of wearables. Launched only four months ago, DeCamp explains what motivated her to take on this challenge. "Traveling, really," DeCamp says. "Last year my partner and

By |2018-06-28T14:12:11+00:00June 26th, 2018|Alumni, News, Studio Art|

Rachel Skaggs ’11 to assist with Beau Weston’s theory camp in August

Centre College alumna Rachel Skaggs '11, who is currently completing a P.h.D program at Vanderbilt University, will return to campus in August to work with John M. and Louise Van Winkle Professor of Sociology Beau Weston’s theory camp. Skaggs attended Weston's theory camp as a rising senior, and she is looking forward to attending again

By |2018-06-21T16:52:09+00:00June 21st, 2018|Alumni, News|

Rebecca (Williams) Cook ’15 explores evolutionary anthropology in Ph.D. program at Duke University

This fall, Centre College alumna Rebecca (Williams) Cook ’15 will begin a Ph.D. program at Duke University, where she will work with Steve Churchill, professor in the department of evolutionary anthropology. However, her path to earning her Ph.D. is slightly different than most. After graduating from Centre, Cook moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, where she,

By |2018-06-20T18:42:50+00:00June 19th, 2018|Alumni, News|

Jonathan Capps ’05 receives Fulbright award to Finland

Jonathan Capps ’05 has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Finland to pursue multicultural studio glass and scholarly research from August 2018 to May 2019. The Fulbright Program is the pinnacle of international exchange and education, and it is designed to increase the mutual understanding between the people of the United States and those of

By |2018-06-14T16:56:21+00:00June 14th, 2018|Alumni, News|

Victor Pataky ’16 wins his first marathon race in St. Louis

By crossing the finish line of the St. Louis Go! marathon on April 7, Centre College alumnus Victor Pataky ’16 accomplished two major feats: completing his first-ever marathon—and winning it. “It feels surreal,” Pataky said of his experience. “There are performances that you can’t believe happened, and this is definitely one of them for me.

By |2018-05-24T21:05:11+00:00April 20th, 2018|Alumni, News|

IN THE NEWS: Poland tells Rotary about a different ‘triple crown’

Kyle Poland graduated from Danville High School, with six varsity letters. At Centre College, he was a “most valuable” cross-country runner, and “most valuable” swimmer for three years. After graduating from Centre, Poland moved to Ohio where he continued to pursue triathlons, but also earned his securities licenses and his Ohio life and health insurance

By |2018-05-25T13:52:05+00:00April 13th, 2018|Alumni, Centre In The News, News|

Centre-in-China event builds connections with alumni and parents

“We are graduating more Chinese students now than ever before and it’s important that we find a way to keep them engaged with Centre College for the rest of their lives—not just while they are on campus or living in the U.S.,” Director of Alumni & Family Engagement Megan Milby said. Centre College recently hosted

By |2018-05-25T15:40:24+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Alumni, News|
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