John C. Young Scholar Payton Howard ’20 writes a historical fiction novella

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2020 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 30th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. JCY Scholar

By |2020-07-08T10:21:07-04:00July 8th, 2020|Creative Writing, History, John C. Young Program, News|

Centre announces 2020 RICE symposium winners

Centre College recently held a virtual version of the 13th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium. New this year, RICE included prizes for the best two presentations or posters from each academic division. Winners were chosen by appointed faculty judges. The Dean's Office and the Undergraduate Research Committee share the divisional presentation winners:

Annemieke Buis ’21 continues equine therapy internship remotely

While Centre College students will be continuing their classes online, psychology major and Spanish and creative writing minor Annemieke Buis ’21 (Christiana, Tennessee) has been given the opportunity to continue her study abroad internship in Mérida, Mexico, remotely. Buis is interning for Équre, an equine-assisted therapy organization. “I will be doing research and writing reports

Journalism internship in Mexico helps Madison Garcia ’20 begin her career story

Madison Garcia ’20 (Jacksonville, Florida) is taking advantage of two guarantees in the Centre Commitment during CentreTerm 2020, by interning at Yucatán Today in Merida, Mexico. A bilingual magazine geared towards tourists and interested locals, Yucatán Today gives its readers information on events and popular places to visit in the state of Yucatán, Mexico. “I

By |2020-01-17T12:50:54-05:00January 17th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, Creative Writing, English, Film Studies, Internships, News|

Madeleine Wattenberg ’12 is finalist in 2019 National Poetry Series 

Centre College alumna Madeleine Wattenberg ’12 (Louisville, Kentucky) has been recognized for her creative writing skills by becoming a finalist in the 2019 National Poetry Series for her manuscript entitled “Hinge.”  Wattenberg, who was reading in a coffee shop when she initially discovered she was finalist, claims she felt an “immediate sense of lightness.” She

By |2019-09-18T19:23:46-04:00September 18th, 2019|Alumni, Creative Writing, News|

Stan Campbell to retire after four decades of service to Centre

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2019 edition of Centrepiece, the College alumni magazine. Stan Campbell Director of Doherty Library Years at Centre: 1977-2019 Education: B.A., English, Berea College; M.A., English, M.L.S., University of Kentucky Family: wife Donna Campbell; son Ian Campbell ’05 For a bookish kid growing up in an industrial town in the late 1950s

By |2019-07-22T16:13:00-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Academics, Creative Writing, English, News|

Annemieke Buis ’21 to have poems published in international literary magazine

Psychology major and creative writing and Spanish minor Annemieke Buis ’21 (Christiana, Tennessee) recently won The Annual Brainstorm Poetry Contest from the international literary magazine "Open Minds Quarterly" that will be published this spring. She also had a poem selected as a runner-up that will be published in the fall. The title of the winning

By |2019-04-29T14:28:51-04:00April 29th, 2019|Academics, Campus, Creative Writing, News, Psychology|

Genny Ballard earns Fulbright award to Colombia

Centre College is known for producing a top number of Fulbright student awards, and faculty members are also fortunate enough to earn this prestigious award. Genny Ballard, associate professor of Spanish, recently received a Fulbright award to conduct research in Colombia. “As a Fulbright Scholar, I will collaborate with two universities on the Colombian Caribbean

Centre to host Affrilachian poetry celebration and workshop

Bernard Clay Centre College will host an Affrilachian Poetry Celebration and Workshop featuring Bernard Clay, Danni Quintos, Frank X Walker and Keith S. Wilson on Friday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Vahlkamp Theater. Members of the campus community will also have an opportunity to write and work alongside the poets as part of

By |2019-04-09T19:13:10-04:00April 9th, 2019|Academics, African Studies, Campus, Creative Writing, News|

Camille Dungy to present Bastian Lecture, April 4

Centre College will welcome poet, essayist and editor Camille Dungy to campus on Thursday, April 4, as this year’s English program’s Bastian Lecture speaker. She will present on “The Environmental Writing of Our Time.” The event is a convocation and will take place at 8 p.m. in Vahlkamp Theater. Dungy’s debut collection of personal essays

By |2019-04-01T18:20:57-04:00April 1st, 2019|Academics, African Studies, Campus, Creative Writing, English, News|
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