John Anderson ’21 represents home state during internship in Japan

This summer, politics major John Anderson ’21 (Cheraw, South Carolina) had the opportunity to represent the South Carolina Department of Commerce at Intralink Group in Tokyo, Japan. Intralink is a British-based consulting firm that enables Western companies to expand in Asia and for Asian companies to expand in the West, with offices located in the

By |2019-08-20T19:28:12+00:00August 20th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Internships, News, Politics|

British Parliamentary Internship gives Branham Chandler ’20 insight to foreign politics

A summer internship combined with the opportunity to travel abroad is an unique opportunity to see the world while gaining experience in a future career. For rising Senior Branham Chandler (Versailles, Kentucky), his summer in England working as a Parliamentary Intern in the British Parliament is preparing him for a career in foreign politics. While

By |2019-07-24T14:28:52+00:00July 24th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Internships, News, Politics, Uncategorized|

Preston Miles ’70 retires from Centre faculty after 38 years

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2019 edition of Centrepiece, the College alumni magazine. Preston Miles ’70 Walkup Professor of Chemistry Years at Centre: 1981-2019 Education: B.S., Chemistry, Centre College; Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry, University of Kentucky Family: wife, Kathy Lashbrook Miles ’71; children: John Miles, Ben Miles; brother: Alan Miles ’72 I always remember being

By |2019-07-22T16:12:28+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Academics, Careers, Environmental Ecology, News|

Centre again named ‘Best College in Kentucky’ by Forbes

Forbes recently ranked Centre the best in Kentucky in its annual listing of the top colleges in each state. The designation confirms Centre’s reputation as the Commonwealth's premier college, offering the best value in terms of affordability, opportunity and achievement. To explain Centre's distinction on the list, Forbes referenced the Centre Commitment  as something that

Centre launches new alumni success survey, July 23

Centre College’s Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) will launch a new survey conducted through the Career Leadership Collective, a higher education solutions group. The National Alumni Career Mobility (NACM) Survey is an annual national benchmark report on alumni career pathways and mobility at the five and 10-year mark. The survey will be open

By |2019-07-18T12:45:13+00:00July 16th, 2019|Academics, Careers, News|

Summer internship at Asheville Art Museum gives Makrina Nayfa ’20 glimpse of career as a curator

Centre College rising senior Makrina Nayfa is putting her art history major to work as an intern at the Asheville Art Museum, a non-profit organization that specializes in 20th and 21st century American Art.  Nayfa is learning to handle the day-to-day operations of the museum, such as membership renewals, mailing lists and attending meetings with corporate

By |2019-07-10T18:26:16+00:00July 10th, 2019|Academics, Art History, Careers, Internships, News|

Alumni in the News: Owensboro native finds success as archaeologist

This article was originally published in The Owensboro Times. When Centre College alumnus Brad Erickson ’09 was in high school, he once built a computer just for fun because he enjoyed tinkering with things. Others noticed that even at an early age he enjoyed putting things together and taking them apart, studying the science of

By |2019-07-10T13:39:54+00:00July 10th, 2019|Careers, History, News, Chemistry, Study Abroad|

CUE internship program confirms Andrew Arnold’s ’21 career aspirations

As part of the Centre Uniting with Ephraim McDowell Health Program (CUE), Andrew Arnold ’21 (Louisville, Kentucky) is interning this summer at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Hospital 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 interested in

Shepherd intern Olivia Burke ’21 gains law and public health experience

This summer, Olivia Burke ’21 (Indianapolis, Indiana) is working to improve the lives of the impoverished through an internship program that pairs students from the colleges and universities that make up the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium of Poverty (SHECP) with agencies across the country. During the eight-week Shepherd Internship Program (SIP), students learn how to address

By |2019-06-19T13:13:43+00:00June 19th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Internships, News, Pre-Law|

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

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