IN THE NEWS | The Worst Financial Mistakes Young Adults are Making … and how to avoid them

This article was originally published in Time & Money (Aug. 9, 2019).The author, Daniel May, drew on the expertise of Rachel Richards ’13. Richards, who graduated with a degree in financial economics, is an author, real estate investor, finance guru, professional speaker and business owner living in Louisville. This newsletter is a little special; I

By |2019-10-18T16:39:08+00:00October 18th, 2019|Economics & Finance, News|

Internship at U.S. Embassy in Beijing gives Race Pellant ’21 foreign affairs experience

International studies and economics major Race Pellant ’21 (Danville, Kentucky) has spent his summer interning at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China. As a management intern, Pellant has assisted with daily operations in the embassy, including administrative work and helping other sections complete projects. “I am interested in foreign affairs and the foreign service in

Hannah Ely ’21 leaves ‘positive footprint’ on the world during Shepherd internship

As part of the Shepherd Internship Program, Hannah Ely ’21 (Barre, Vermont) will learn how to address such issues as community building, economic development, healthcare, homelessness, job placement and nutrition, while spending eight weeks at the Common Earth Gardens with Catholic Charities of Louisville. There, Ely is working with refugees through a network of community

By |2019-06-24T18:52:52+00:00June 24th, 2019|Academics, Economics & Finance, Internships, 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

From Danville to Beijing: Race Pellant ’21 seeks international experience with internship in China

A graduate of Danville High School currently seeking a double major in Economics and International Studies at Centre College, Race Pellant ’21 has invested most of his academic career in his hometown. Now, he’s leaving the City of Firsts for Beijing. This summer, Pellant, 20, will begin an internship with the U.S. embassy in Beijing.

By |2019-06-04T19:32:27+00:00June 4th, 2019|Academics, Economics & Finance, International Studies, News|

Commencement 196 by the numbers

Three hundred and twenty-seven seniors were granted degrees at Centre College’s 196th Bicentennial Commencement, held on Sunday, May 19, at the Norton Center for the Arts. The Class of 2019 leaves a legacy of impressive accomplishments and countless life-changing experiences on campus and across the globe. As we bid them farewell, here’s a final look

Centre commissions two students during ROTC ceremony

At Centre College’s 196th Commencement, Clark Smith ’19 (Lexington, Kentucky) not only received a bachelor’s degree from the College but also graduated from the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program. John Grise ‘19 (Bowling Green, Kentucky) was also commissioned as a Second Lieutenant after completing a marine corps program. As part of Commencement festivities, Centre

By |2019-05-21T11:54:15+00:00May 21st, 2019|Academics, Commencement, Economics & Finance, News, ROTC|

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,

Spring Internship Showcase allows students to share internship experiences

During their four years at Centre College, 88 percent of students take advantage of the opportunity to test drive a career by engaging in research or an internship, one of three guarantees of the Centre Commitment. A sampling of those internships were recently shared during the Spring Internship Showcase, giving the campus community a chance to learn about the

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

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