CentreTerm students study Canada–U.S. trade relationship and its impact on Kentucky

Every January, Centre College’s three-week CentreTerm gives students and faculty the chance to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, studying abroad or completing an internship or research project. A new course titled “Canada, the U.S. and Kentucky,” taught by Rahim Mohamed, visiting assistant professor of international studies, allows students to study the

Students gain hands-on experience in forensic anthropology during CentreTerm 2020

During CentreTerm 2020, Robyn Cutright, Charles T. Hazelrigg Associate Professor of Anthropology and interim director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, is helping students apply what anthropologists know about the human skeleton to criminal contexts by identifying skeleton remains and reconstructing the circumstances around death. Having taught this course over the years during long

By |2020-01-20T08:16:23-05:00January 20th, 2020|Academics, Anthropology/Sociology, CentreTerm, News|

Journalism internship in Mexico helps Madison Garcia ’20 begin her career story

Madison Garcia ’20 (Jacksonville, Florida) is taking advantage of two guarantees in the Centre Commitment during CentreTerm 2020, by interning at Yucatán Today in Merida, Mexico. A bilingual magazine geared towards tourists and interested locals, Yucatán Today gives its readers information on events and popular places to visit in the state of Yucatán, Mexico. “I

By |2020-01-17T12:50:54-05:00January 17th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, Creative Writing, English, Film Studies, Internships, News|

Students become ‘global citizens’ during CentreTerm 2020

Every January, Centre College students travel to destinations across the globe for an intensive three-week course exploring the interesting and offbeat in ways not possible during a regular semester. As one of the nation’s top institutions for study abroad, Centre College is committed to creating global citizen leaders by providing every student the opportunity to

By |2020-01-14T14:22:48-05:00January 14th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, News, Study Abroad|

Centre College ranked #4 in the nation for study abroad participation by Open Doors

The recently released “Open Doors” report on study abroad trends by the Institute of International Education (IIE) once again recognizes Centre College as among the nation’s leaders in international education. The College earned a #4 national ranking this year for study abroad undergraduate participation. The IIE “Open Doors” ranking is unique in that it calculates

By |2019-11-21T19:12:37-05:00November 21st, 2019|CentreTerm, News, Study Abroad|

Meg Whelan ’21 gains teaching experience during Centre-In-Strasbourg internship

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-Strasbourg program, Meg Whelan ’21 (Wilder, Kentucky) is taking advantage of two guarantees in the Centre Commitment—internship and study abroad—while interning at the Centre des Ressources et d’Apprentissage des Langues (CRAL) at the University of Strasbourg. Working as an English teaching assistant, in collaboration with two professors, Whelan designs lessons

By |2019-10-07T15:25:26-05:00October 7th, 2019|Careers, CentreTerm, Education, Internships, News, 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

By |2019-06-19T18:09:49-05:00June 19th, 2019|Academics, Careers, CentreTerm, Chemistry, News, Pre-Med|

‘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

By |2019-04-11T21:35:30-05:00April 11th, 2019|Academics, Campus, Careers, CentreTerm, Education, English, Japanese, News, Study Abroad|

Centre partners with Ephraim McDowell health to provide internship experiences for students

Centre College has a new collaborative partnership that provides expanded opportunities for students interested in entering the medical field. Called Centre Uniting with Ephraim McDowell Health Program (CUE), the internship program is geared toward pre-med students who are interested in learning more about medicine and providing care to the local community. Students can participate in

Faculty, students present at Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore

During Centre College’s CentreTerm in January, six students and seven faculty members traveled to Baltimore, Maryland for the Join Math Meetings, the largest mathematics conference in the world. At the meeting, five faculty members presented and four students gave poster presentations on research they had been working on. The faculty presenters were Alex McAllister, H.

By |2019-03-11T14:15:00-05:00March 11th, 2019|CentreTerm, Commencement, Education, Mathematics, News, Research|
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