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

Andrea Abrams to participate in diversity fellows program

Centre College’s Andrea Abrams, associate vice president for diversity affairs and special assistant to the president, will participate in The National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education’s (NADOHE) Chief Diversity Officer Fellows Program (CDOFP) for the 2019-20 academic year. CDOFP is a professional leadership program that mentors for new and early career chief diversity

By |2019-05-29T11:43:07+00:00May 29th, 2019|Academics, Campus, Careers, Diversity, News|

Centre students participate in collaborative math research with Murray State

Lesley Wiglesworth, associate professor of mathematics, recently completed a yearlong collaborative research project with Centre College and Murray State University students. This opportunity was made possible by grants through the Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (CURM) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). “My proposal partners with Dr. Elizabeth Donovan,” Wiglesworth said. “The grant provides

By |2019-05-28T19:08:28+00:00May 28th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Mathematics, News, Research|

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,

Ryan Collins ’19 receives Fulbright award to teach in Spain

Soon-to-be Centre College graduate Ryan Collins ’19 (Lexington, Kentucky) will exchange his diploma for a passport, as he was recently awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Spain. Collins will be working as an English teaching assistant (ETA) and U.S. cultural ambassador to faculty and students in Galicia. Collins said Spanish has always been a defining characteristic

By |2019-05-15T17:13:28+00:00May 15th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Education, History, News, Philanthropy, Study Abroad|

Mitchell Collins ’19 receives Fulbright award to Paraguay

After graduation, Mitchell Collins ’19 (Richmond, Kentucky) will embark on a new adventure as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) in Asunción, Paraguay, as a Fulbright Scholar. He will also lead presentations and cultural programs on U.S.–Paraguay relations and the U.S. at large. “My interest in the Fulbright stems from two different sources,” Collins said. “Since

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

Patrick Cho ’13 sworn in as Foreign Service Officer

Patrick Cho ’13 is living out Centre College’s mission of a life of learning, leadership and service, as well as being a global citizen, as he was recently sworn in as a Foreign Service Officer (FSO) for the U.S. Department of State. “FSOs are diplomats, representing American values, protecting American citizens and advancing American foreign

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

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