Student takes passion for teaching from coursework to classroom

With the Centre Commitment's promise of an internship before graduation, Madison Grant ’18 of Greenup, Kentucky, an economics and finance major and an education minor, has applied her education classes at Centre College as an intern in a Kindergarten classroom at nearby Toliver Elementary School. Working two school days a week, Grant has had the

By |2018-05-25T14:29:52+00:00April 12th, 2018|Careers, Community-Based Learning, Education, Internships, News|

Alumni Career Chats help guide Centre students’ futures

Centre College’s Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) is committed to preparing students for life after Centre, and it continues to incorporate innovative programming to give students the tools they need to achieve their goals. One of the newer initiatives is the Career Chats series, where students are given the opportunity to receive career

By |2018-05-31T14:47:36+00:00December 7th, 2017|Alumni, Careers, News|

CENTRE INTERNSHIPS | Minh Duc Nguyen ’18 explores web development careers

Minh Duc Nguyen, a rising senior at Centre College, is exploring a new career field as a web development intern for Mindful. The company provides a web-based application to cultivate relationships between non-profit organizations and their donors. As part of his internship, Nguyen helps find and report bugs in the company’s application, takes part in

By |2018-05-24T18:26:00+00:00July 14th, 2017|Careers, Computer Science, Internships, News|

Centre College students receive job offers from Edelweiss Lodge and Resort

With a Centre College education in hand, 20 recent graduates were offered the opportunity to live abroad and work at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort this year as part of the resort's hospitality team. This number has increased from 18 in 2016. An Armed Forces Recreation Center in Germany for U.S. military personnel, Edelweiss Lodge is

By |2018-05-23T15:52:49+00:00June 28th, 2017|Alumni, Careers, News|

Centre graduates once again achieve phenomenal employment and graduate school outcomes

An impressive 97 percent of 2016 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 96 percent knowledge rate, with responses from 291 out of 303 graduates. “Preparing students for meaningful lives of

By |2018-06-19T13:25:09+00:00April 12th, 2017|Careers, News|

2016 Top Centre Stories: News

As 2016 draws to a close, we’re taking a look back at the most popular web stories this year based on analytics from Centre’s website. Below are ten of the top news stories about Centre College. Centre College Class of 2020 is record setting on many levels Besides being the largest ever entering class in

By |2018-07-03T18:39:35+00:00December 29th, 2016|Academics, Alumni, Careers, Convocation, History, News, Politics|

Centre students and alumni connect through the Career Mentor Network

The “Centre Mafia”—the large number of Centre College alumni and community members that spans the globe—is real. Those in the “Centre Mafia” often offer assistance and guidance to their fellow Colonels in a variety of ways, including through the Career Mentor Network. Joy Asher, director of the Center for Career & Professional Development, says, “The

By |2018-07-16T14:24:42+00:00November 16th, 2016|Alumni, Careers, News|

[VIDEO] Summer internship explores bat habitats, career in field biology

Conducting research in a classroom laboratory is one thing; exploring the habitats and survival patterns of bats—in the middle of the night, in a dark forest—is another. Thanks to a recent field research internship, Centre College biology major Daniel Hayes ’17 spent his summer doing just that. While Hayes’ work with Copperhead Environmental Consulting, Inc.,

By |2016-08-31T16:38:00+00:00August 31st, 2016|Biology, Careers, Internships, Research|

Spring Internship Showcase offers glimpse into students’ internship experiences

One of the major components of the Centre Commitment is that students are guaranteed an internship or research opportunity during their four years at Centre College. Recognizing how important this can be for gaining employment after graduation, many students—as many as 70 to 80 percent of the last three graduating classes—make the most of this

Benjamin Finch ’18 awarded prestigious STEM-related SMART scholarship

When Benjamin Finch ’18 graduates from Centre College in two years, he will immediately begin working for the U.S. government, thanks to a scholarship he was recently awarded by the Department of Defense (DoD). Finch, a double major in mathematics and Spanish, was selected as a recipient of the prestigious Science, Mathematics And Research for

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