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 |2019-05-07T18:03:41-04:00April 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 |2019-03-29T16:42:03-04:00July 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 |2019-04-09T15:13:27-04:00April 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

Mackenzie Weiland ’18 interns at the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon

Centre College student Mackenzie Weiland ’18 is participating in an eight-week undergraduate research internship program at the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) located in Portland, Oregon. Throughout the program, Weiland has taken a course on integrative medicine and learned about different modalities of naturopathic medicine. She has also had the opportunity to conduct extensive

By |2018-05-31T15:19:05-04:00August 1st, 2017|Behavioral Neuroscience, Biology, Internships, News, Pre-Med|

Centre College graduates again achieve high medical school acceptance rates

First-time medical school applicants who recently graduated from Centre College achieved an impressive 94 percent acceptance rate. They are among 20 Centre graduates from within the past five years recently accepted to medical school who will join 2017 entering classes across the nation, both near and far. Destinations will include Emory University, the University of

2016 Top Centre Stories: Faculty Profiles

As 2016 draws to a close, we're taking a look back at the most popular web stories this year based on analytics from Centre's website. Below are five of the top news stories featuring Centre faculty. Rick Axtell’s labor of love This year Rick Axtell, H. W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor or

Centre students receive Kentucky Academy of Science awards at annual meeting

Four award-winning students from Centre College were acknowledged during the 2016 Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS) research competition at the University of Louisville, Nov. 4-5. More than 700 scientists and students attended the annual meeting, and hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students from Kentucky and regional colleges and universities participated in the research competitions. During the

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