Students share CentreTerm 2020 internship experiences during showcase

A total of 55 Centre College students interned across the United States and abroad during CentreTerm 2020, a three-week term in January that gives students the opportunity to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, here, abroad, or an internship or research project. This year, students interned internationally across five countries, including China,

Centre College ranked among top-25 best colleges in nation for pre-meds

A new list dubbed “the world’s first ranking of the Best Colleges for Pre-Meds” has Centre College at #22 in the nation in a three-way tie with Harvard and MIT. While this is good company to be in—with five Ivy League schools among the mix, along with prominent institutions such as Duke, Johns Hopkins, the

By |2019-12-13T12:38:51-05:00December 13th, 2019|Academics, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biology, News, Pre-Med|

Collin Wells ’20 wins with presentation at Kentucky Academy of Sciences

Senior Collin Wells (Louisville, Kentucky) recently won first place for his oral presentation at the meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Sciences for physiology and biochemistry, held at Berea College. The road to his winning presentation began when Wells took advantage of an opportunity to work in the research lab with Professor of Biology and

By |2019-12-06T14:10:05-05:00December 5th, 2019|Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biology, News, Research|

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 |2019-07-25T12:11:18-04:00July 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 |2019-06-18T19:02:11-04:00June 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

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