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

Benjamin Finch ’18 awarded prestigious STEM-related SMART scholarship

When Benjamin Finch ’18 graduates from Centre College in two years, he will immediately begin working for the U.S. government, thanks to a scholarship he was recently awarded by the Department of Defense (DoD). Finch, a double major in mathematics and Spanish, was selected as a recipient of the prestigious Science, Mathematics And Research for

Daniel Graham ’16 wins second place in National Institute of Standards and Technology Data Reference Challenge

Daniel Graham ’16, alongside a partner from Texas A&M University, recently won second place in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Data Reference Challenge for an app they developed called Labpal. Available to download over Android, the app is to designed to provide easily accessible resources for scientists and students in a laboratory

By |2016-05-03T11:05:41+00:00May 3rd, 2016|Academics, Environmental Ecology, Computer Science, News|

Qinpu He ’16 focuses John C. Young research on brain-computer interface

The term “brain-computer interface” is completely foreign to many and conjures up images of people being controlled by machines and robots that have taken over the world. Yet, the idea of a computer communicating with a brain is not strange or scary to Qinpu He ’16. As a current John C. Young (JCY) Scholar, she has

Independent study highlighted at annual John C. Young Scholars Symposium

The annual John C. Young Scholars Symposium at Centre College will be held Saturday, April 16 in Vahlkamp Theater of Crounse Hall, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Seven seniors will present the results of their yearlong projects, each providing a 20-minute presentation with an opportunity for concluding questions and discussion. Four presentations will take place during the

Sara Wang ’16 recognized by Computer Research Associates for outstanding undergraduate research

International student Sara Wang ’16 recently received an honorable mention for outstanding undergraduate researchers by the Computer Research Associates. Nominated by Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Christine Shannon, Wang was recognized in the category of women at non-Ph.D. institutions. The award program distinguishes undergraduate students in North American universities who show outstanding research potential in

By |2019-03-27T17:21:14+00:00January 5th, 2016|Biology, Computer Science, Internships, News, Research|
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