Office of diversity & inclusion host first awareness week on campus

Centre College’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion recently hosted a diversity and inclusion awareness week on campus that added to the success of the Building Bridges and Community Day held this past November. Throughout the week, the office hosted Centre Community Talking Circle events, the New Horizon Scholarship presentations, its inaugural Intercultural Award Ceremony and a banner and video

By |2019-05-20T22:57:08+00:00May 14th, 2019|Academics, Asian Studies, Campus, Diversity, News, Religion|

Centre Chinese students guests of honor at Governor’s Mansion

Sixteen Chinese students from Centre College, as well as Kyle Anderson, director of the Center for Global Citizenship; Jennifer Goetz, associate professor of psychology; and Stephen Swan, assistant director of the Center for Global Citizenship, recently attended a reception at the Governor’s Mansion in Frankfort, Kentucky, on Feb. 5, honoring students from The People’s Republic

By |2019-02-13T16:47:43+00:00February 13th, 2019|Asian Studies, International Students, International Studies, News|

Henry Luce Grant recipients cultivate their research on organic permaculture

Compiling their summer research, Margaux Crider ’18 (Louisville, Kentucky) and Tyree Wilmoth ’18 (Asheville, North Carolina) will present a documentary of life on a Lanna organic farm in Thailand on April 27 at 7 p.m. in Centre College's Vahlkamp Theatre. Titled “Welcome to Happy Healing Home: A Portrait of a Lanna Family,” the documentary offers

By |2018-05-24T20:38:16+00:00April 24th, 2018|Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, News, Research|

CENTRE RESEARCH | The Luce Grant, faculty mentors help students research in Thailand

Two Centre College rising seniors, Margaux Crider and Tyree Wilmoth, seized the opportunity to do research abroad this summer with the Luce Grant for Asian Studies and the Environment. In the mountains of northern Thailand, Crider and Wilmoth spent a month at an organic farm called Happy Healing Home. The farm is a sustainable living

By |2018-05-30T18:41:39+00:00August 21st, 2017|Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, News, Research|

Myanmar Connections | Students travel over 8,000 miles from Myanmar to attend Centre College

This is the first installment in a seven-part series of articles that will explore in detail the background, significance and future of Centre’s growing relationship with Myanmar. While Centre College proudly provides its students the experience to study abroad, students from overseas often take the opportunity to leave their home countries to study at Centre as

By |2018-05-30T19:35:15+00:00August 8th, 2017|Asian Studies, International Students, News|

CENTRE INTERNSHIPS | Emma Jackson ’18 explores photography, environment in Thailand

Supported by funds from Centre College's Henry Luce Foundation Grant, Emma Jackson ’18 is working as a photographer and social media summer intern at Conserve Natural Forests (CNF) in Thailand. CNF is a nongovernmental organization that aims to protect Thailand’s endangered species and forests. Jackson has greatly enjoyed her internship so far, as each day

Centre College students are given summer internship and research opportunities in Southeast Asia

The Centre Experience often extends beyond campus, providing a world of opportunities to engage in a global classroom. This summer, eight students are taking advantage of the study abroad, internship and research experiences that are guaranteed as a part of the Centre Commitment. Thanks to the Henry Luce Foundation, Centre has received a four-year grant of $400,000

Centre College announces 2017 tenure and promotions

The Centre College Board of Trustees met on campus April 13-14, 2017, for its annual spring meeting, during which the following faculty tenure and promotions were approved. Dr. Kyle D. Anderson Awarded Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor Kyle David Anderson is assistant professor of Chinese and chair of Asian studies at Centre College. He began working for the

By |2019-03-21T15:48:35+00:00April 26th, 2017|Asian Studies, Chemical Physics, Chemistry, Chinese, News|

Centre faculty to share life stories at Omicron Delta Kappa event

Members of Omicron Delta Kappa, Centre College’s leadership honor society, will host the annual Life Stories event on Tuesday, April 25 at 8 p.m. in Young Hall 113. The event will feature a line-up of College faculty who will share personal accounts of the academic and career journeys that led them to Centre. Speakers for this year’s program are

By |2018-06-18T14:20:18+00:00April 24th, 2017|Asian Studies, Chemistry, Chinese, News, Religion|

Faculty, staff and alumni bring Centre to Japan for Kentucky Bluegrass Week

The fall semester may have ended, but half a world away, thirteen members of the Centre College and Danville communities are taking part in an important cultural exchange. The delegation—comprised of Centre faculty, staff, students and alumni, along with representatives from local businesses—is in Japan for Kentucky Bluegrass Week, an opportunity for those in the

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