CentreTerm: New course discusses anthropology and alien worlds

During Centre College's CentreTerm, students engage in a three-week intensive course in subjects that interest and intrigue them. First-year students at Centre College had the opportunity to take a new CentreTerm course this year called Anthropologists and Alien Worlds, taught by Robyn Cutright, Charles T. Hazelrigg Associate Professor of Anthropology. In the past, Cutright has

By | 2018-05-31T19:52:05+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Anthropology/Sociology, CentreTerm, News|

CentreTerm: Students explore using raspberry pi to build hardware and software systems

Centre College students in Associate Professor of Computer Science David Toth's CentreTerm course have their hands deep in Raspberry Pi, learning how to build hardware and software systems. The new course Raspberry Pi: Building Hardware and Software Systems was designed for students who want to learn how to use Raspberry Pi computers to perform Internet

By | 2018-05-31T20:07:46+00:00 January 10th, 2018|CentreTerm, News|

Record 264 students study abroad during CentreTerm 2018

Every January, during CentreTerm, Centre College students venture to destinations across the globe for three weeks of intensive study. This year, a total of 264 students, taught by 12 professors, are participating in courses that range from The Source: Drama and Math in Ancient Greece to Physical Science of Volcanoes. “This is the most we’ve

By | 2018-06-01T13:06:29+00:00 January 5th, 2018|CentreTerm, News, Study Abroad|

Grissom Scholar Emmely Ovalle ’19 reconnects with her heritage in Cuba

Centre College is recognized nationally for its life-changing study abroad experiences, and with 85 percent of students participating, there are a wealth of interesting stories to tell. During CentreTerm, the College’s three-week winter term, 33 students in the Latin American Culture Abroad class, taught by Associate Professor of Spanish Genny Ballard, traveled to Cuba. Among

By | 2018-06-19T15:01:28+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Academics, CentreTerm, Latin American Studies, News, Spanish, Study Abroad|

Centre Posse 9 see the world together as entire group studies abroad this year

Because of the Centre Commitment, all Centre College students are guaranteed the opportunity to at least once. During the 2016-17 academic year, a special group of students did just that: all ten members of the ninth generation of Posse Scholars at Centre have studied abroad or are studying abroad this year—including their faculty mentor, Associate

By | 2018-06-19T15:31:56+00:00 February 24th, 2017|CentreTerm, News, Study Abroad|

Creativity manifests in artwork for first-year students over CentreTerm

CentreTerm, the College’s three-week January term, gives students the opportunity to take one class exclusively, allowing for a deep exploration of the subject matter. One class for first-years gave students the freedom to gain a better understanding of the role of creativity in their lives. The course, “Creativity: Weaving Patterns,” was taught by Stodghill Professor

By | 2018-06-19T18:39:20+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Academics, CentreTerm, News|

Gregory Turay's CentreTerm course explores scene preparation

Alltech Artist-in-Residence Gregory Turay and the students in his CentreTerm course, Study of the Principles and Techniques of Opera and Broadway Production Through Scenes Preparation, are deep in coursework and rehearsals that will culminate in a final public performance Sunday, Jan. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Grant 114. Centre's three-week January term is known for

By | 2017-01-20T14:35:57+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Academics, CentreTerm, Music, News|

Student documentary work on display at screenings of “A Storied Centre”

Centre students have been hard at work over CentreTerm, the College’s three-week January term that gives students the opportunity to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, studying abroad or completing an internship or research project. On Monday, Jan. 23, the community will have an opportunity to see just how hard those students have

By | 2017-01-20T14:04:56+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Campus, CentreTerm, Film Studies, News|

Record number of students abroad for CentreTerm 2017

A record number of Centre College students are currently studying abroad during CentreTerm 2017, learning about such varied subjects as the science behind the art created by the great French impressionists, theological studies in Israel and post-revolutionary life in Cuba over the decades. According to Milton Reigelman, director of the Center for Global Citizenship, more

By | 2017-01-12T12:37:30+00:00 January 12th, 2017|CentreTerm, News, Study Abroad|

Students get first-hand view of Congress through BCHS-Centre project

This article originally appeared in The Advocate-Messenger.  The Boyle County High School library sounded more like the United States Congress in session than a high school library Monday. Students in Ryan New’s government class worked with Centre College Professor Benjamin Knoll’s CentreTerm students, discussing how the legislature operates in a simulated scenario. New and Knoll

By | 2017-01-11T17:08:05+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Academics, CentreTerm, Community-Based Learning, News, Politics|
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