Centre partners with University of Kentucky’s early assurance program

With a successful history of sending students to medical school at the University of Kentucky (UK), Centre College recently became a partner with UK’s Early Assurance Program (EAP) at the University's new Northern Kentucky medical school campus. Partnering with schools across the state, the EAP is offered to students in the second semester of their sophomore

By |2018-05-29T14:33:19+00:00March 28th, 2018|Family Life, Biology, Chemistry, News|

CENTRE RESEARCH | Christian Apel ‘18 collaborates with faculty mentor on inorganic chemistry research

Christian Apel ’18 is spending his summer conducting research in the labs he has learned in for the past three years as a Centre College student. Working with Assistant Professor of Chemistry Karin Young, Apel hopes to find chemicals that can break down an organic compound found in woody plants called lignin. Since many of

By |2018-05-24T17:53:43+00:00July 19th, 2017|Chemistry, News, Research|

Moving on: Ed Montgomery

The faculty are the core of Centre College. Of all the College’s constituencies, they are the ones who are here the longest. It is they who nurture the culture of the place—the sense of common purpose, the collegiality and the passion and energy—and that they share so enthusiastically with their students. This spring, seven of

By |2018-05-23T17:21:04+00:00June 15th, 2017|Chemistry, News|

Centre College graduates again achieve high medical school acceptance rates

First-time medical school applicants who recently graduated from Centre College achieved an impressive 94 percent acceptance rate. They are among 20 Centre graduates from within the past five years recently accepted to medical school who will join 2017 entering classes across the nation, both near and far. Destinations will include Emory University, the University of

Centre College honors faculty and staff at closing dinner

Centre College honored members of its campus community on May 16 at the annual faculty and staff appreciation dinner and awards ceremony. Kayla Perry, custodian; Pam Martino, custodian; and Jessica Conder, custodian leader each received a Horky Service Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by facilities management employees. The award was created from a bequest by

Centre College announces 2017 tenure and promotions

The Centre College Board of Trustees met on campus April 13-14, 2017, for its annual spring meeting, during which the following faculty tenure and promotions were approved. Dr. Kyle D. Anderson Awarded Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor Kyle David Anderson is assistant professor of Chinese and chair of Asian studies at Centre College. He began working for the

By |2018-06-14T18:18:48+00:00April 26th, 2017|Asian Studies, Chemistry, Chinese, News|

Centre faculty to share life stories at Omicron Delta Kappa event

Members of Omicron Delta Kappa, Centre College’s leadership honor society, will host the annual Life Stories event on Tuesday, April 25 at 8 p.m. in Young Hall 113. The event will feature a line-up of College faculty who will share personal accounts of the academic and career journeys that led them to Centre. Speakers for this year’s program are

By |2018-06-18T14:20:18+00:00April 24th, 2017|Asian Studies, Chemistry, Chinese, News, Religion|

Austin Dome ’19 sets the course for a future in chemistry

This summer, Centre College student Austin Dome ‘19 will have an opportunity that will set the course for a future as a nuclear or radiochemist. The chemistry major will be a student at the American Chemical Society’s National Nuclear Chemistry Summer School, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. Dome will be participating in an intensive six-week program

By |2018-06-18T14:38:36+00:00April 20th, 2017|Chemistry, News, Research|

Faculty fellows Cadavid and Muzyka lead conversations about creativity and diversity at Centre

In 2015, Centre College established the faculty fellows program, one element of Creative Centre, a long-term initiative meant to enhance and link creative and critical thinking in the classroom as part of the College’s quality enhancement plan (QEP). Those faculty fellows lead campus discussions about creativity and its relationship to pedagogy at Centre and disseminate

By |2018-07-03T17:57:14+00:00January 5th, 2017|Chemistry, News, Philosophy|

Faculty achievement honored at Professional Recognition Reception

Lifelong learning is a central focus for Centre College’s students and faculty. Professors at the College are innovative, taking risks and bolstering their own development by refining their teaching methods, participating in Faculty Learning Communities, engaging in their own research and translating that enthusiasm into the classroom. Professors whose work has been recognized through publication, performance or

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