STUDENT BLOG: Study abroad experience is more than just ‘seeing’ sights

This is a weekly installment in a series of blog posts submitted by a team of Centre College students studying away or abroad throughout the spring semester. Learn more about Centre’s nation-leading study abroad program, a guarantee of the Centre Commitment.  A Spanish major at Centre College, Ben Bennett '20 says he chose to study in Segovia for the

By |2019-04-18T12:40:34+00:00April 18th, 2019|Academics, Careers, News, Spanish, Study Abroad|

Christina Stoler ’19 to attend Yale University’s nursing school

Psychology major and behavioral neuroscience minor Christina Stoler ’19 (Louisville, Kentucky) will continue her education in the fall at Yale University in their Graduate Entry Pre-Specialty Nursing (GEPN) program. In addition to Yale, Stoler applied to three other graduate-level nursing programs at Bellarmine University, Johns Hopkins University and Vanderbilt University. “I had applied to Yale,

‘Cultural ambassador’ John Newton ’19 to teach in Japan as part of competitive JET program

John Newton ’19 (Wilkesboro, North Carolina) was recently accepted into the Japan Exchange Teaching program (JET), a competitive employment opportunity that allows young professionals to live and work in cities, towns and villages throughout Japan. The program gives individuals an opportunity to work and represent the U.S. as cultural ambassadors to Japan. Most participants serve

Medical internship helps Makayla Hawkins ’19 gain experience in the field

This spring semester, Makayla Hawkins ’19 (Frankfort, Kentucky), a psychology major, is utilizing skills she’s learned during her time at Centre College by working as an intern at the Mission Frankfort Clinic, which is a free medical clinic located in First Baptist Church in her hometown. She found that her semester abroad in Merida, Mexico,

By |2019-03-26T15:57:42+00:00March 26th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Internships, News, Pre-Med, Psychology, Spanish|

Teaching internship in local classroom prepares Emily Hagan ’19 for future career

During her last semester at Centre College, Emily Hagan ’19 (Louisville, Kentucky) is preparing for her future career by student teaching in a second grade classroom at Woodlawn Elementary in Danville. As a student-teacher, Hagan is responsible for planning and executing mini-lessons and activities for students in small groups, based on skill level. She then

By |2019-03-14T13:51:30+00:00March 14th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Norton Center for the Arts, Internships, News|

Internship in special education classroom gives Molly Anderson ’19 career experience

As a psychology major and education minor, Molly Anderson ’19 (Danville, Kentucky) aspires to be a special education teacher. To help her gain the experience she needs, Anderson is spending the spring semester interning with the Boyle County school system. For the first half of the term, she is working at Woodlawn Elementary School, with

Peyton Baer ’19 gains law and criminal justice knowledge during spring internship

“My experience as a student-athlete at Centre College has been incredible, because I was able to be more than just an athlete,” said women’s field hockey player Peyton Baer ’19 (Asheville, North Carolina). “It afforded me the opportunity to study abroad in London, complete an internship and participate in multiple organizations on campus.” Taking advantage

Centre alumni earn teaching certificates through Teach Kentucky program

Centre College is known for sending its graduates to participate in Teach Kentucky, a Louisville-based non-profit committed to facilitating the launch of careers in education. The College has a total of 18 alumni who are currently teaching in the greater-Louisville area through the organization. “At a pragmatic level, we provide the essential connective tissue for

Kelsey Sutton ’19 gains hands-on experience for Teach Kentucky program

As Kelsey Sutton ’19 (Brandenburg, Kentucky) prepares to be a part of the Teach Kentucky 2019 cohort from Centre College, she is gaining valuable experience as a student teacher in a math classroom at Boyle County High School. Sutton said the biggest aspect of her internship is gaining practical teaching experience in a high school

By |2019-03-07T16:56:52+00:00March 7th, 2019|Careers, Norton Center for the Arts, Internships, Mathematics, News|

MONEY magazine ranks Centre College #7 in nation for merit scholarship awards

Prospective college students looking for excellence and value can turn to a new ranking by MONEY magazine of institutions “that provide a top mix of quality and affordability” in terms of their merit aid. From a database of 700-plus colleges and universities, Centre College came in at #7 in the nation in the new “10

By |2019-03-13T18:09:52+00:00February 28th, 2019|Academics, Admission, Careers, News, Performing Arts, Rankings|
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