[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,

Students explore colonialism during interactive CentreTerm 2020 course

Students in Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology Nathan Meissner’s CentreTerm course “Archaeology of Colonialism” took a multidisciplinary approach to reassess the past through the lens of postcolonial theory and the interpretation of material culture. In addition to learning in the classroom, Meissner took his students on a nine-day interactive fieldtrip, stopping at several Native American

By |2020-01-30T13:34:58-05:00January 30th, 2020|Academics, Anthropology/Sociology, CentreTerm, News, Study Abroad|

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|

Washington, D.C. internship spikes Hannah Bowers ’20 interest in cider industry

Anthropology and sociology major Hannah Bowers ’20 (West Lafayette, Indiana) interned with ANXO Cidery this semester as part of Centre College’s Centre-in-Washington program. She took the initiative to create this internship herself, which was inspired by her family's orchard experience. “I went out on a whim and reached out to the owners of ANXO via

By |2019-12-16T10:44:21-05:00December 16th, 2019|Academics, Anthropology/Sociology, Internships, News|

Garden Club springs to life at Centre College

Centre students Annemieke Buis ’21 (Christiana, Tennessee) and Cat Uritis ’19 are the driving force behind a community-wide effort to breathe new life into the Centre College Garden Club, providing a forum for gardening, companionship and sustainability initiatives on campus. The Centre garden has an ebb-and-flow history, in part because classes are not in session

New faculty join Centre College for 2019-20

Centre College is proud to welcome 19 new full-time faculty members from across all three academic divisions, all of whom add to the quality, strength, diversity and curiosity that defines a Centre education. The campus community looks forward to their many contributions in teaching, scholarship and service. Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean

Demi Kennedy ’20 gains wealth of experience during Pennsylvania State Treasury Department internship

This summer, Demi Kennedy ’20 (Camp Hill, Pennsylvania) explored the ins-and-outs of public service and state growth as a Claims Division intern with the Pennsylvania State Treasury Department.  The anthropology/sociology and Spanish double major first discovered the internship online, and later utilized the College's Center for Career and Professional Development office to solidify a plan.

Beau Weston to give lecture on new book “Between Bohemia and Suburbia: Boburbia in the USA”

Centre College’s Beau Weston, John M. and Louise Van Winkle Professor of Sociology, recently published “Between Bohemia and Suburbia: Boburbia in the USA” and will give a lecture about the main findings of the book at the Highlands Public Library in the Mid-City Mall in Louisville, Kentucky, on Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. “I wanted

Katy Cremer ’14 named a Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellow

Katy Cremer ’14 has been named a Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellow, a graduate fellowship program that offers financial assistance to returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Cremer's 27 months of Peace Corps service in Namibia began in April of 2015 and ended in 2017. Coverdell Fellows receive tuition remission and a stipend. Cremer was offered a fellowship

By |2019-06-18T19:02:11-04:00June 18th, 2019|Alumni, Anthropology/Sociology, Biology, News|

JCY Scholar Veronique Similien ’19 examines ‘access-storytelling’ in higher education

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2019 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 29th 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. Veronique Similien

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