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 College announces 2020 tenure and promotions

The following faculty tenure and promotions were recently announced at Centre College: Professor Genny Ballard Genny Ballard Awarded Promotion to Full Professor Genny Ballard joined Centre’s faculty in 2004, and is associate professor of Spanish. In 2011, she was named a Centre Scholar, and in the fall of 2019 she spent six months in

Honors Celebration address | Grant Spicer ’20

Watch the entire Honors Celebration and senior Evan Aroko's speech here. Grant Spicer '20 (Indianapolis, Indiana) and Evan Aroko '20 (Salem, Massachusetts) provided the keynote addresses for Centre College’s annual honors celebration, this year delivered virtually. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of

Economic development internship provides career experience for Alex Grove ’20

This semester, economics & finance and politics double major Alex Grove ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky) is working remotely as an economic development intern for Develop Danville, the marketing arm for Danville’s Economic Development Partnership. “Prior to working remotely, I researched what properties the Boyle County Industrial Foundation had helped develop and the resulting jobs that had

Qiaowen Luo ’21 donates masks to Kentucky frontline workers

Qiaowen Luo '21 donates KN95 masks to Kentucky frontline workers. In the midst of the Covid-19 global pandemic, there has been a plea for individuals who may have protective masks on hand to donate them to their local healthcare providers. Centre College international student and economics & finance and mathematics double major Qiaowen

Lincoln Scholar Rachel Cooper ’20 accepted into Johns Hopkins Global Health Economics Program

Centre College Lincoln Scholar and economics and finance major Rachel Cooper ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky), who is also on a pre-med track, has been accepted into the Global Health Economics Program at Johns Hopkins University. This program at the Bloomberg School of Public Health is a one-year program that teaches students how to use economic tools

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Henry Snyder ’20 expands event planning and communication skills during internship with chamber of commerce

Brown Fellow and economics and finance major Henry Snyder ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky), who also serves as the president of Centre College’s Student Government Association (SGA), is working with the Danville–Boyle County Chamber of Commerce remotely, with a focus on communications efforts. He continues to work with Executive Director Jeff Jewel to determine the work he

[VIDEO] Centre College academic programs welcome new majors

Though students are engaged in remote learning, the campus tradition of faculty celebrating their students when they declare their respective majors continues. Centre College faculty recently created a series of videos featuring professors from a variety of academic programs to welcome their newly declared students. “Programs welcome their majors in different ways—lunches at Cowan, picnics,

Students create their own ‘imagined museums’ during Centre-in-Strasbourg course

Mark Rasmussen, Charles J. Luellen Professor of English, taught a new course as part of the Centre-in-Strasbourg program this past fall, titled “Museums and European Culture.” The final project asked students to design a museum on a topic of their interest and to describe, in detail, an exhibit in the museum. Centre students observe

John Anderson ’20 enhances foreign service knowledge during CentreTerm internship in Ethiopia

During CentreTerm 2020, politics major John Anderson ’20 (Cheraw, South Carolina) took advantage of two aspects of the Centre Commitment—study abroad and an internship—and spent the three-week term working at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Most of the work Anderson did with USAID consisted of researching economic development in

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