Centre announces 2020 RICE symposium winners

Centre College recently held a virtual version of the 13th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium. New this year, RICE included prizes for the best two presentations or posters from each academic division. Winners were chosen by appointed faculty judges. The Dean's Office and the Undergraduate Research Committee share the divisional presentation winners:

Centre ranked #19 for women in STEM

Centre College was recently ranked #19 on Study.com’s list of the best colleges for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). According to the College’s Center for Career & Professional Development, the five-year average success rate for Centre STEM majors—percent of students professionally employed or in graduate school within one year of graduation—is 98

Lenny Demoranville adjusts to teaching science courses online

Like other Centre College professors, Lenny Demoranville, associate professor of chemistry, has had to come up with new and innovative ways to connect with his students while teaching two sections of Natural Science I courses online. “One of the things I decided to do was to drop some of the original class content, without sacrificing

By |2020-04-24T15:18:25-04:00April 24th, 2020|Chemistry, News, Remote Learning|

Daniel Scott receives KBRIN funding for cancer therapy research

Daniel Scott, assistant professor of chemistry, recently received funding from the Kentucky Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (KBRIN) for his research project titled "Developing Novel Anti-Cancer Mithramycin Formulations and Nanoparticle Delivery System Design." KBRIN is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as part of a program to help states that are less funded by

[VIDEO] Centre College academic programs welcome new majors

Though students are engaged in remote learning, the campus tradition of faculty celebrating their students when they declare their respective majors continues. Centre College faculty recently created a series of videos featuring professors from a variety of academic programs to welcome their newly declared students. “Programs welcome their majors in different ways—lunches at Cowan, picnics,

Samuel McIntyre ’20 gains valuable non-profit experience during Centre-in-Washington internship

Centre College’s Centre-in-Washington program is giving international studies major Samuel McIntyre ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky) the opportunity to intern with the Meridian International Center, a non-profit organization that strengthens U.S. engagement with the world and accelerates collaboration through the exchange of leaders, ideas and culture. “My goal for several years has been to have an internship

By |2020-03-12T10:03:39-04:00March 12th, 2020|Chemistry, French, International Students, Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Centre faculty members share life experiences during ODK event, Feb. 25

Members of Omicron Delta Kappa, Centre College’s leadership honor society, will host the annual Life Stories event on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Young Hall 113. The event will feature a line-up of College faculty who will speak about the paths they have taken in their personal lives. Speakers for this year’s program are

By |2020-02-25T08:41:49-05:00February 25th, 2020|Academics, Chemistry, English, News, Politics, Pre-Law|

New faculty join Centre College for 2019-20

Centre College is proud to welcome 19 new full-time faculty members from across all three academic divisions, all of whom add to the quality, strength, diversity and curiosity that defines a Centre education. The campus community looks forward to their many contributions in teaching, scholarship and service. Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean

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 |2019-07-22T16:12:28-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Academics, Careers, Chemistry, News|

Centre College announces 2019 tenure and promotions

The following faculty tenure and promotions were recently announced at Centre College: Leonard Demoranville Awarded Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor Leonard Demoranville Leonard Demoranville joined the Centre faculty in 2012 as visiting assistant professor of chemistry. Before coming to Centre, Demoranville spent time as a National Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellow at the National

By |2019-07-12T20:51:15-04:00July 11th, 2019|Chemistry, Classics, History, Mathematics, News, Psychology, Religion|
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