New faculty join Centre College for 2019-20

Centre College is proud to welcome 19 new full-time faculty members from across all three academic divisions, all of whom add to the quality, strength, diversity and curiosity that defines a Centre education. The campus community looks forward to their many contributions in teaching, scholarship and service. Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean

Shepherd intern Anna Bushong makes an impact at the Family Center, Inc.

Biology and environmental studies major Anna Bushong ’21 (Jacksonville, Florida) is interning at the Family Center, Inc. in Helena, Arkansas, as part of the Shepherd Internship Program. Her summer internship focuses on addressing such issues as community building, economic development, healthcare, homelessness, job placement and nutrition. The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) integrates

By |2019-07-25T12:11:18+00:00July 25th, 2019|Academics, Biology, Environmental Studies, Internships, News|

CUE internship sets Kate Dutton ’21 on track for medical career

Kate Dutton ’21 (Shelbyville, Kentucky) is taking advantage of the Centre Uniting with Ephraim McDowell Health Program (CUE) this summer as an intern at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. The collaborative partnership provides expanded opportunities for students interested in entering the medical field. The internship program is geared toward pre-med students who are

Katy Cremer ’14 named a Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellow

Katy Cremer ’14 has been named a Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellow, a graduate fellowship program that offers financial assistance to returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Cremer's 27 months of Peace Corps service in Namibia began in April of 2015 and ended in 2017. Coverdell Fellows receive tuition remission and a stipend. Cremer was offered a fellowship

By |2019-06-18T19:02:11+00:00June 18th, 2019|Alumni, Anthropology/Sociology, Biology, News|

Centre graduates land first jobs at world’s top companies

Over the last five years, Centre College’s graduating classes have achieved high employment and graduate school outcomes, ranging from 95 to 98 percent employed or in advanced study within one year of graduating. Within this time frame, students have received first jobs from some of the world’s top companies and organizations. “We are thrilled to

John C. Young scholar Trong Phung ’19 studies viruses and biofilm during yearlong research

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2019 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 29th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. As a

John C. Young Scholar Olivia Murrell ’19 explores ‘passion for biodiversity conservation’

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2019 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 29th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. As a

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

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