Commencement 196 by the numbers

Three hundred and twenty-seven seniors were granted degrees at Centre College’s 196th Bicentennial Commencement, held on Sunday, May 19, at the Norton Center for the Arts. The Class of 2019 leaves a legacy of impressive accomplishments and countless life-changing experiences on campus and across the globe. As we bid them farewell, here’s a final look

What’s Next for the Class of 2019?

On the day of their graduation from Centre, the Class of 2019 participated in the What’s Next? campaign, an eagerly anticipated feature of Commencement day. The new alumni shared their post-graduation plans, as they now join the 97 percent of Centre alumni who either attend graduate school or are employed within a year of graduation. While their post-Centre pursuits vary,

New general education curriculum adopted at Centre College

After a long process dating back to 2016, the Centre College faculty voted on May 6 to adopt a new general education curriculum. The updated model will replace current requirements created in 2001. All students arriving in the fall of 2020 will begin using the new curriculum, allowing faculty an additional year to make decisions

Spring Internship Showcase allows students to share internship experiences

During their four years at Centre College, 88 percent of students take advantage of the opportunity to test drive a career by engaging in research or an internship, one of three guarantees of the Centre Commitment. A sampling of those internships were recently shared during the Spring Internship Showcase, giving the campus community a chance to learn about the

Class of 2018 achieve significantly high employment and graduate school outcomes

An impressive 97 percent of 2018 Centre College graduates are employed or pursuing advanced study, according to the annual outcomes report generated by the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD). The results are based on a 97 percent knowledge rate, with responses from 321 out of 331 graduates. The extraordinary results match those compiled by

Centre College announces third Gates Cambridge Scholar

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2019 edition of Centrepiece. Stephen Metcalf ’14 has been named a Gates Cambridge Scholar—Centre’s third. He will begin a three-year Ph.D. program in public health and primary care at the University of Cambridge in the fall. Ben Cocanougher ’11, the first winner, was named in 2016 and will

By |2019-05-07T18:03:41+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Behavioral Neuroscience, News, Pre-M.B.A., Pre-Med, Research, Study Abroad|

Christina Stoler ’19 to attend Yale University’s nursing school

Psychology major and behavioral neuroscience minor Christina Stoler ’19 (Louisville, Kentucky) will continue her education in the fall at Yale University in their Graduate Entry Pre-Specialty Nursing (GEPN) program. In addition to Yale, Stoler applied to three other graduate-level nursing programs at Bellarmine University, Johns Hopkins University and Vanderbilt University. “I had applied to Yale,

Bryce Whitman ’19 interns at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Behavioral and neuroscience major Bryce Whitman ’19 (Franklin, Tennessee) is interning this summer in the neurology department at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. “I have been working with several doctors and hospitals across the nation to create grants that will directly affect major healthcare systems across the U.S.,” Whitman said. “I primarily work with telemedicine,

By |2019-03-29T16:42:03+00:00July 19th, 2018|Behavioral Neuroscience, Internships, News, Pre-Med|

Emma Presberg ’18 enriches Danville community through humane society volunteer program

Emma Presberg ’18 of Atlanta, Georgia, is the founder and director of a new animal enrichment program at the Danville-Boyle County Humane Society. According to Presberg, the goal is to increase the mental and physical health of animals living in confined environments by diversifying their daily experience. In being exposed to a variety of activities,

By |2019-04-09T15:13:27+00:00April 11th, 2018|Behavioral Neuroscience, Environmental Studies, Internships, News|

Students share internship experiences at fall showcase

As part of the Centre Commitment, every Centre College student is guaranteed an internship or research opportunity, and this fall, 31 students held internship positions in various companies and offices, government agencies, non-profits and schools. Thirteen interns presented their work at the Fall Internship Showcase held at the Norton Center for the Arts, Nov. 30. “This semester

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