Evan Aroko ’20 documents fatherhood and American masculinity for John C. Young project

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2020 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 30th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. For his

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:

Seniors Katie Freeman and Emily Shields intern in Title IX Office

At Centre College, students regularly undertake internships and engage in mentored research projects on-and-off campus. Seniors Katie Freeman (Sonora, California) and Emily Shields (Florence, Alabama) had the chance to intern in the Title IX office with Sexual Assault Prevention & Education Manager Sarah Cramer this past school year. Freeman worked as a tertiary prevention intern

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

Honors Celebration Address | Evan Aroko ’20

Watch the entire Honors Celebration and senior Evan Aroko's speech here.  Evan Aroko '20 (Salem, Massachusetts) and Grant Spicer '20 (Indianapolis, Indiana) provided the keynote addresses for Centre College’s annual honors celebration, this year delivered virtually. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of

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

Three Centre College students to teach English in Japan as part of competitive JET program

Three Centre College seniors have been accepted into the Japan Exchange Teaching Program (JET), a competitive employment opportunity that allows young professionals to live and work in cities, towns and villages throughout Japan. This is also first time in several years that the College has had back-to-back awards two years running. As part of the

Students engage in innovative learning through Jamie Shenton’s online courses

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Jamie Shenton is teaching three courses remotely this semester—Introduction to Social Justice, Qualitative Field Methods and Public Anthropology—and has incorporated innovative ways to teach each one. “First, I have had to think about how to still build community within the class while not being able to meet face-to-face as a group,”

Karoline Manny selected as ACRL Instruction Section Teaching Methods Committee’s Featured Teaching Librarian

Centre College’s Reference, Instruction and Assessment Librarian Karoline Manny was recently chosen as the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Instruction Section Teaching Methods Committee’s Featured Teaching Librarian. Several times during the year, the committee selects and interviews a librarian who demonstrates a passion for teaching, innovation and student learning. The feature provides a

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[VIDEO] Centre College academic programs welcome new majors

Though students are engaged in remote learning, the campus tradition of faculty celebrating their students when they declare their respective majors continues. Centre College faculty recently created a series of videos featuring professors from a variety of academic programs to welcome their newly declared students. “Programs welcome their majors in different ways—lunches at Cowan, picnics,

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