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

Morgan Rahe ’21 explores Mayan culture and career path through Merida internship

Economics and finance and international studies double major Morgan Rahe ’21 (Alexandria, Kentucky) recently participated in an internship with a nonprofit in Mérida, Mexico, called Múul Meyaj, which means “working together” in Mayan. Múul Meyaj works with artisans in over 200 Mayan communities in the rural areas of the Yucatán state, helping artisans create a

Cal Lewellyn ’20 invests in future career through finance internship

During CentreTerm, students are given the chance to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, study abroad or an internship or research project. Economics and finance major Cal Lewellyn ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky) took the opportunity to intern at DeepWork Capital in Orlando, Florida. DeepWork is a venture capital firm investing in early stage

By |2020-02-25T12:07:32-05:00February 25th, 2020|Academics, Economics & Finance, Internships, News, Research, Study Abroad|

Centre College Mourns Loss of Emeritus Economist Harry Landreth

Economist, teacher, author, and entrepreneur Harry Landreth, of Danville, died Feb. 13, 2020. He was 90. He came to Centre in 1988, planning to spend a year as the Gheens Distinguished Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies. The Gheens Foundation of Louisville had established a pilot program at Centre to promote the study of entrepreneurship at

By |2020-02-19T15:16:15-05:00February 19th, 2020|Economics & Finance, News|

CentreTerm students immerse themselves in Fijian culture

During CentreTerm 2020, Centre College students in “Law and Economics: Case Studies in Fiji,” studied abroad in Fiji with David Anderson, Paul G. Blazer Professor of Economics, and Jamey Leahey, vice president for legal affairs and gift planning. The course weaved the experiences of Fiji and other Pacific island nations into a tapestry of insights

By |2020-02-19T14:49:56-05:00February 19th, 2020|Academics, Economics & Finance, News, Study Abroad|

Students share CentreTerm research projects during annual exhibition

During Centre College’s 4th annual CentreTerm Exhibition, 146 students from 10 classes, three independent studies and one community member recently displayed and presented work they completed during the three-week term in January. A total of 96 exhibits were displayed, giving insight into the unique topics students had the opportunity to explore this year. “The CentreTerm

By |2020-02-07T12:40:00-05:00February 7th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, Economics & Finance, News|

Centre class homes in on transportation as major economic development obstacle for Boyle County

This article was originally published in The Advocate-Messenger. A struggle to get around What is holding Boyle County back on economic development? According to a class of Centre College students who spent three weeks intensively researching the topic, a lot of the biggest obstacles to further economic success for the area come back to something

By |2020-02-07T13:44:31-05:00February 6th, 2020|Academics, Campus, CentreTerm, Economics & Finance, News|

CentreTerm students study Canada–U.S. trade relationship and its impact on Kentucky

Every January, Centre College’s three-week CentreTerm gives students and faculty the chance to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, studying abroad or completing an internship or research project. A new course titled “Canada, the U.S. and Kentucky,” taught by Rahim Mohamed, visiting assistant professor of international studies, allows students to study the

C.J. Donald ’14 elected to the board of directors of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

C.J. Donald ’14 was elected to the board of directors of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL) for 2020.  He will be responsible for supporting DAYL membership efforts, organizing events and fundraising. He will also serve as a liaison between the board and two committees regarding service efforts and professional development opportunities. He is

By |2020-01-16T11:01:42-05:00January 3rd, 2020|Economics & Finance, News|
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