Centre welcomes the Class of 2024

Centre College welcomed 352 members of the Class of 2024, coming from 50 Kentucky counties, 31 states and eight countries. While a number of international students may be studying remotely, if you were to Zoom into the households of the class, you might hear one of 26 different languages spoken in those homes, including Tibetan,

[VIDEO] Centre faculty discuss plans for fall semester

In the midst of COVID-19, Centre College faculty have been hard at work to determine how to best teach their classes whether their students are in person or online. To help share some of these plans, the College created a series of videos featuring a number of faculty members being interviewed by H.W. Stodghill, Jr.

Centre students, faculty participate in summer collaborative research

In keeping with Centre College’s guarantee of engaging students with undergraduate research across many disciplines through its Centre Commitment, the College is hosting faculty and student collaborative research both on campus and remotely this summer. The research is funded by the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP), a program supported by the National Science

Centre ranked 19th in the nation among Best Overall Schools for Women in STEM

According to a recent ranking from Study.com, Centre College is ranked 19th in the nation among Best Overall Schools for Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields—career paths that have historically been male-dominated. The website demonstrates that 27 percent of women graduating from Centre are STEM majors. Study.com's list was based on the degree options the colleges offer as well as having a "substantial

Centre alumni and faculty collaborate to publish research

Assistant Professor of Biology Kelly O’Quin, along with 12 Centre graduates, are among the co-authors of a paper that has recently been published in the journal BMC Biology. The paper is about the group’s work identifying genetic mutations in mycobacteriophages, viruses that infect soil bacteria, and these mutations’ impact on viral reproduction. Some of the

By |2020-07-01T10:43:26-04:00July 1st, 2020|Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biology, News, Research|

Centre students immerse themselves in Mexican culture during spring Centre-in-Mérida study abroad program

During the Spring 2020 term, Centre College students, along with Assistant Professor of Biology Mark Galatowitsch, traveled to Mérida, Mexico, as part of the Centre-in-Mérida study abroad program. Students travel to the remote Kaxil Kiuic Biocultural Reserve as part of the Centre-in-Mérida study abroad program. “During the semester, students all take Spanish classes,

Jake Potter ’20 focuses John C. Young research on Sharovipteryx mirabilis

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2020 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 30th 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. Lincoln

By |2020-06-19T12:47:46-04:00June 19th, 2020|Biology, Careers, French, John C. Young Program, News, Research|

Centre announces 2020 RICE symposium winners

Centre College recently held a virtual version of the 13th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium. New this year, RICE included prizes for the best two presentations or posters from each academic division. Winners were chosen by appointed faculty judges. The Dean's Office and the Undergraduate Research Committee share the divisional presentation winners:

Centre ranked #19 for women in STEM

Centre College was recently ranked #19 on Study.com’s list of the best colleges for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). According to the College’s Center for Career & Professional Development, the five-year average success rate for Centre STEM majors—percent of students professionally employed or in graduate school within one year of graduation—is 98

Centre College announces 2020 tenure and promotions

The following faculty tenure and promotions were recently announced at Centre College: Professor Genny Ballard Genny Ballard Awarded Promotion to Full Professor Genny Ballard joined Centre’s faculty in 2004, and is associate professor of Spanish. In 2011, she was named a Centre Scholar, and in the fall of 2019 she spent six months in

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