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+00:00October 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+00:00June 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+00:00April 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+00:00March 11th, 2019|CentreTerm, Commencement, Education, Mathematics, News, Research|

CentreTerm trip immerses students in Caribbean ecology

Assistant Professors of Biology Mark Galatowitsch and Marie Nydam led a group of 24 Centre College students on a CentreTerm study abroad trip to Belize in January. “Our course taught students about the fundamental concepts of Caribbean ecology by experiencing first-hand different Caribbean ecosystems,” Galatowitsch said. “We also had the opportunity to learn about Belize’s

Cryptography course combines math, history during CentreTerm

During CentreTerm, a three-week January term that gives students the opportunity to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, Ellen Swanson, assistant professor of mathematics, taught the course Breaking the Code. First-year students discussed the techniques of encrypting and decrypting secret messages throughout the years, mainly focusing on the World Wars. Students

By |2019-02-13T18:58:32+00:00February 13th, 2019|CentreTerm, Mathematics, News|

CentreTerm course examines history, influence of hip hop

Hip hop culture took the CentreTerm stage this past January, when Johann Van Niekerk, assistant professor of music, led an inaugural course exploring the history of the art form. Previous iterations of the class focused on music and social resistance in general, but this course solely focused on the culture and influence of the hip

By |2019-02-13T14:16:28+00:00February 13th, 2019|CentreTerm, Music, News|

Pilgrimage journey in Spain an ‘impactful experience’ for CentreTerm students

Centre College’s CentreTerm gives the opportunity for students to study abroad and explore the immersive courses available during the three-week term. In January, 23 students traveled to Spain with Lee Jefferson, NEH Associate Professor of Religion, and David Hall, W. George Matton Professor of Religion & Philosophy. The Art of Pilgrimage course was intended to

By |2019-02-12T19:48:01+00:00February 12th, 2019|CentreTerm, News, Religion, Study Abroad|

Students experience ‘character and spirit’ of Latino culture during CentreTerm

During Centre College’s CentreTerm, a three-week January term that gives students the opportunity to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, students examined the character and spirit of the Hispanic people through selected works of Latin American literature, articles, art, film and music. Jason Doroga, assistant professor of Spanish, focused the class on

By |2019-02-12T16:02:12+00:00February 12th, 2019|CentreTerm, News, Spanish|
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