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

Matt Hall ’21 first to be accepted into Early Assurance Program

Biology major Matt Hall ’21 (Lexington, Kentucky) is the first Centre College student to be admitted into the Early Assurance Program (EAP) for the University of Kentucky College of Medicine (UKCOM) at the Northern Kentucky medical school campus. The program will reserve a spot for Hall upon his graduation from Centre. Partnering with schools across

By |2019-05-02T15:46:27+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Academics, Biology, Careers, Chemistry, News, Pre-Med|

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

Caroline Pellegrino ’18 pursues nursing at Vanderbilt

In the course of her liberal arts education at Centre College, Caroline Pellegrino ’18 learned that, far from preparing her for precisely one career path, she was given the opportunity and encouragement to pursue coursework in a variety of fields. Such training ensures that liberally educated students, like those who graduate from Centre, are prepared for

By |2019-03-26T20:06:39+00:00March 6th, 2019|Academics, Biology, Greek Life, History, News, Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing|

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|

CentreTerm trip immerses students in Caribbean ecology

Assistant Professors of Biology Mark Galatowitsch and Marie Nydam led a group of 24 Centre College students on a CentreTerm study abroad trip to Belize in January. “Our course taught students about the fundamental concepts of Caribbean ecology by experiencing first-hand different Caribbean ecosystems,” Galatowitsch said. “We also had the opportunity to learn about Belize’s

Students share CentreTerm projects during exhibition

Approximately 152 Centre College students recently displayed and presented work they completed during CentreTerm with nearly 115 exhibits, giving insight into the unique topics students have the opportunity to explore during the three-week January term. “The CentreTerm Exhibition is an event on the last day of the term when students can showcase the projects they

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|

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+00:00August 1st, 2017|Behavioral Neuroscience, Biology, Internships, News, Pre-Med|
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