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

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

Katie Malone ’19 studies immunology, microbiology at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital

Biochemistry and molecular biology major Katie Malone ’19 (Georgetown, Kentucky) is spending her summer at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, in the college of medicine, interning in the immunology, microbiology and molecular genetics lab. Returning for the second summer in a row to work with Dr. Yasuhiro Suzuki, along with two of his current

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 |2019-03-29T16:19:24+00:00March 28th, 2018|Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biology, Chemistry, News|

Johns Hopkins internship takes Cody Estep ’19 from football field to career field

During CentreTerm, all-conference wide receiver Cody Estep ’19 exchanged the Centre College football field for a chance to explore a career field as an intern at the Johns Hopkins Charlotte-Bloomberg Pediatric Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He spent the January term completing clinical research in pediatric surgery, an opportunity that falls in line with the CentreTerm formula

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|
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