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:

Centre ranked #19 for women in STEM

Centre College was recently ranked #19 on Study.com’s list of the best colleges for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). According to the College’s Center for Career & Professional Development, the five-year average success rate for Centre STEM majors—percent of students professionally employed or in graduate school within one year of graduation—is 98

Allotey ’21 explores the UK, ‘language of the universe’ at University of Reading

Princess Allotey, a Centre College junior with a declared major in Mathematics & Data Science and a minor in Education, is studying abroad at the University of Reading this semester. Her activities on campus include serving as a Centre Ambassador, a member of the International Students Association (ISA), the Poverty and Homelessness Committee and the

By |2019-11-11T15:24:51-05:00November 11th, 2019|Academics, Campus, Data Science, Education, Mathematics, News, Study Abroad|

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 |2019-07-02T18:42:39-04:00July 2nd, 2019|Computer Science, 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

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 |2019-03-18T19:29:20-04:00March 18th, 2019|Academics, Campus, Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics, News|

Cate Heine ’18 aims to better lives through mathematical research while pursuing Ph.D. at MIT

Centre College graduate and Brown Scholar Cate Heine ‘18 has taken her education from Danville, Kentucky, to Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she is pursuing a Ph.D. in Social and Engineering Systems at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Heine was one of four applicants to the social engineering systems doctoral program selected as a Michael Hammer

By |2019-04-02T18:28:22-04:00November 26th, 2018|Data Science, Engineering, Mathematics, News|

Centre students attend joint mathematics meetings

Centre College mathematics majors Cate Heine '18 and Marissa Hartsoe ’18 recently participated in the American Mathematical Society joint meeting in San Diego, the largest mathematics meeting in the world. The January event provided an opportunity for mathematics professors and students from around the United States to present research findings. Heine's poster was selected as

By |2019-03-15T16:24:28-04:00February 16th, 2018|Data Science, Mathematics, News|
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