Centre-in-China internships open doors to global citizenship

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-China program, 12 students spent their semester not just studying abroad but also participating in a variety of international internships. In addition to taking courses in China, students are offered the opportunity to participate in an internship in the largest city in the world, as part of their coursework, that

By |2018-12-04T13:51:56+00:00December 4th, 2018|Chinese, News, Study Abroad|

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|

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

Centre College honors faculty and staff at closing dinner

Centre College honored members of its campus community on May 17 at the annual faculty and staff appreciation dinner and awards ceremony. Audrey Clark, facilities safety coordinator, Monte Hafley, grounds crew member, and Darrell Smith, custodian, received the Horky Service Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by facilities services employees. The award was created from a

Centre Summer Language Institute offers intensive study of Asian languages, culture

Centre students interested in becoming immersed in Asian languages and cultures will have the chance to do so on campus from June 27 through July 29 through the new Centre Summer Language Institute (CSLI). The CSLI, funded in part by a grant from the Luce Foundation, was created to expose students to lesser-known Asian languages and

New faculty members join Centre for 2015-16 academic year

The outstanding faculty at Centre College is at the root of the College's consistent ranking among the national leaders in undergraduate education. Centre is proud to welcome 16 new full-time faculty members and one teaching associate, from across all three academic divisions, who will add to the College's rigorous and deeply engaging educational experience. Joining Centre are

[GUEST BLOG] Profs. Anderson, Kirchner and Werner travel to Asia to study the impact of industry on the environment

Funded by a Luce Initiative for Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE) grant from the Henry Luce Foundation, Assistant Professor of Chinese Kyle D. Anderson, Assistant Professor of Philosophy Daniel Kirchner and Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Brett Werner traveled to China and Southeast Asia this CentreTerm to study the effects of rapid development on the region's environment. Their

By |2015-01-29T11:33:37+00:00January 29th, 2015|Academics, Chinese, Environmental Studies, News, Philosophy|

Shanghai interns work to increase access to education, experience cross-cultural exchange

Centre College’s study abroad program in Shanghai not only gives students the chance to study at China's premier Tongji University in the world’s largest city but also serves as the first and only semester-long abroad option that includes a guaranteed internship. Khun Nyan Min Htet ’17 (pictured above, left) and Hunter McCoy ’17 (pictured above, right) are currently studying at

By |2014-11-13T15:44:36+00:00November 13th, 2014|Chinese, Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Logan Pauley ’15 spends summer at prestigious Taiwanese language program

This fall, Centre will introduce the Centre-in-China study abroad program's new home at Tongji University in Shanghai, and Logan Pauley ’15 will be among the students who travel there to participate in the semester program. However, he will be the only one who got to brush up on his Chinese in a uniquely immersive experience

By |2013-08-22T17:17:38+00:00August 22nd, 2013|Asian Studies, Chinese, News, Study Abroad|