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, Computer Science, 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|Computer Science|

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|African Studies, Computer Science, 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.

CENTRE INTERNSHIPS | Minh Duc Nguyen ’18 explores web development careers

Minh Duc Nguyen, a rising senior at Centre College, is exploring a new career field as a web development intern for Mindful. The company provides a web-based application to cultivate relationships between non-profit organizations and their donors. As part of his internship, Nguyen helps find and report bugs in the company’s application, takes part in

By |2019-03-15T16:22:51+00:00July 14th, 2017|Careers, Computer Science, Data Science, Internships, News|

Centre College professors mentor students during summer research

With the help of two Centre College professors, three students will be living out the Centre Commitment as they participate in an eight-week summer research experience on campus. Assistant Professor of Physics Bruce Rodenborn and Associate Professor of Computer Science David Toth are recipients of the Kentucky NSF EPSCoR grant that provides funding for faculty-mentored research for

By |2018-06-19T14:10:14+00:00April 4th, 2017|Computer Science, News, Physics, Research|

Centre faculty and students collaborate through LSAMP research

A number of Centre College students and faculty members are collaborating on research this summer, across disciplines and studying a variety of subjects. The research of some of these pairs is funded by the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP), a program supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). “The LSAMP program provides research

Christine Shannon, professor of math and computer science, retires

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2016 edition of Centrepiece, the College alumni magazine. “I have a hard time believing that there are better jobs than the ones I have had,” says Christine Shannon, who retired this spring as Haggin Professor Emerita of Computer Science and Mathematics. Shannon joined the mathematics faculty at Centre

By |2018-08-03T19:22:40+00:00July 6th, 2016|Academics, Computer Science, Mathematics, News|

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

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