Centre graduates pursue data science careers

When the Harvard Business Review referred to data science as “The sexiest job of the 21st century” in 2012, few people likely agreed. Now, seven years later, several recent Centre College graduates are joining this field that is here to stay, while others are pursuing related advanced degrees. And this is even before the College's

By |2019-07-02T18:42:39+00:00July 2nd, 2019|College Relations, Data Science, News|

Centre graduates land first jobs at world’s top companies

Over the last five years, Centre College’s graduating classes have achieved high employment and graduate school outcomes, ranging from 95 to 98 percent employed or in advanced study within one year of graduating. Within this time frame, students have received first jobs from some of the world’s top companies and organizations. “We are thrilled to

What’s Next for the Class of 2019?

On the day of their graduation from Centre, the Class of 2019 participated in the What’s Next? campaign, an eagerly anticipated feature of Commencement day. The new alumni shared their post-graduation plans, as they now join the 97 percent of Centre alumni who either attend graduate school or are employed within a year of graduation. While their post-Centre pursuits vary,

Class of 2018 achieve significantly high employment and graduate school outcomes

An impressive 97 percent of 2018 Centre College graduates are employed or pursuing advanced study, according to the annual outcomes report generated by the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD). The results are based on a 97 percent knowledge rate, with responses from 321 out of 331 graduates. The extraordinary results match those compiled by

Centre College to celebrate 12th annual undergraduate research with RICE symposium, April 8-12

Across campus, Centre College students are working hard to prepare for the 12th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium, April 11. The RICE symposium will be part of a week-long celebration of research, featuring different events each day. The symposium is an opportunity for students in all disciplines and class years to display

New data science major and minor added at Centre College

Current and incoming students at Centre College now have another option when considering a major or minor, preparing them for what Bloomberg magazine recently dubbed “America’s hottest job.” Centre students can pursue a degree in data science, which combines elements of computer science, mathematics and statistics. The faculty who proposed the addition, however, insist that

By |2019-03-18T19:29:20+00:00March 18th, 2019|Academics, Campus, College Relations, Data Science, Mathematics, News|

Students share CentreTerm projects during exhibition

Approximately 152 Centre College students recently displayed and presented work they completed during CentreTerm with nearly 115 exhibits, giving insight into the unique topics students have the opportunity to explore during the three-week January term. “The CentreTerm Exhibition is an event on the last day of the term when students can showcase the projects they

Dominic Peluso ’18 embarks on Naval career

Although it wasn't how he envisioned his career trajectory, Dominic Peluso ’18 of Redondo Beach, California, was selected for the U.S. Navy's Officer Candidate School (OCS) with an aviator slot, a career that will begin for him after his May graduation. "This decision was very recent for me, and an unorthodox one if you were

By |2018-05-29T16:03:55+00:00March 16th, 2018|College Relations|

CENTRE INTERNSHIPS | Griffin Mason ’18 interns in Cape Town, South Africa

George “Griffin” Mason ’18 is incorporating two of his passions, travel and computer science, during his internship in Cape Town, South Africa, with a company called Over, a startup centered around their iPhone photo editing application. “I work with the iOS team to help implement new features in the app and fix bugs that arise,”

By |2019-03-15T16:19:13+00:00July 27th, 2017|Staff Congress, College Relations, Data Science, Internships, News|

CENTRE RESEARCH | Centre College students research history in Sierra Leone

Having just finished their first year at Centre College, rising sophomores Stephen Thornton and Tim Ablondi are spending their summer conducting research on Sierra Leone with Professor of Anthropology Endre Nyerges. Studying a 30-by-30-square-mile area in Sierra Leone over a period of 15 years, Thornton and Ablondi are classifying landforms in satellite images with Nyerges.

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