Stephen Metcalf third Centre graduate to receive prestigious Gates Cambridge Fellowship

Centre College graduate Stephen Metcalf ’14 is one of 34 talented Americans selected as a 2019 Gates Cambridge Scholar at the University of Cambridge, where he will pursue a Ph.D. in public health and primary care. A Brown Fellow and behavioral neuroscience major from eastern Kentucky, Metcalf is the third Centre graduate to earn this

By |2019-02-25T15:46:21+00:00February 25th, 2019|Academics, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biology, News, Pre-Med|

Lenny Demoranville receives Kentucky Academy of Science award

Centre College’s Lenny Demoranville, assistant professor of chemistry, recently received the Kentucky Academy of Science’s (KAS) 2018 Excellence in Science Education and Outreach Award. According to KAS, Demoranville has found creative ways to improve science on-and off-campus, referring to how he’s recently used funding from the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) to improve science

Centre partners with University of Kentucky’s early assurance program

With a successful history of sending students to medical school at the University of Kentucky (UK), Centre College recently became a partner with UK’s Early Assurance Program (EAP) at the University's new Northern Kentucky medical school campus. Partnering with schools across the state, the EAP is offered to students in the second semester of their sophomore

By |2018-05-29T14:33:19+00:00March 28th, 2018|Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biology, Chemistry, News|

Centre students present award-winning research at Kentucky Academy of Science annual meeting

In early November, three Centre College students participated in the Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS) research competition at Murray State University. During the KAS 2017 Annual Meeting, Alexandria Szalanczy '18, Laura Hopkins '19 and Nicole Stumpp '18 each won second place for their undergraduate oral presentations. In her second year of presenting for KAS, Szalanczy

By |2018-05-31T13:50:50+00:00December 12th, 2017|Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, News, Psychology, Research|

Jessica Blackburn ’01 receives prestigious $1.5 million grant award

Jessica Blackburn ’01, an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry at the University of Kentucky, has earned a prestigious National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) New Innovator Award. The $1.5 million grant will be spent over five years to fund pediatric cancer research. Blackburn explained that the purpose of the NIH grant

By |2018-05-30T19:36:37+00:00November 8th, 2017|Alumni, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, News, Research|

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

Centre College honors faculty and staff at closing dinner

Centre College honored members of its campus community on May 16 at the annual faculty and staff appreciation dinner and awards ceremony. Kayla Perry, custodian; Pam Martino, custodian; and Jessica Conder, custodian leader each received a Horky Service Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by facilities management employees. The award was created from a bequest by

2016 Top Centre Stories: Alumni 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 alumni. Gates Cambridge Scholarship Awarded to Centre Graduate Ben Cocanougher Centre College graduate Benjamin T. Cocanougher has been awarded one

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

Faculty achievement honored at Professional Recognition Reception

Lifelong learning is a central focus for Centre College’s students and faculty. Professors at the College are innovative, taking risks and bolstering their own development by refining their teaching methods, participating in Faculty Learning Communities, engaging in their own research and translating that enthusiasm into the classroom. Professors whose work has been recognized through publication, performance or

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