Centre welcomes the Class of 2024

Centre College welcomed 352 members of the Class of 2024, coming from 50 Kentucky counties, 31 states and eight countries. While a number of international students may be studying remotely, if you were to Zoom into the households of the class, you might hear one of 26 different languages spoken in those homes, including Tibetan,

Centre students, faculty participate in summer collaborative research

In keeping with Centre College’s guarantee of engaging students with undergraduate research across many disciplines through its Centre Commitment, the College is hosting faculty and student collaborative research both on campus and remotely this summer. The research is funded by the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP), a program supported by the National Science

Centre ranked 19th in the nation among Best Overall Schools for Women in STEM

According to a recent ranking from Study.com, Centre College is ranked 19th in the nation among Best Overall Schools for Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields—career paths that have historically been male-dominated. The website demonstrates that 27 percent of women graduating from Centre are STEM majors. Study.com's list was based on the degree options the colleges offer as well as having a "substantial

Centre chemistry program offers summer journal club

Centre College’s chemistry program is offering an exciting educational opportunity for students, faculty and staff through a summer journal club. After many summer research and internship opportunities for students and faculty were cancelled, due to COVID-19, Professor of Chemistry Joe Workman proposed the idea of forming a journal club as a way to keep students

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|
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