Centre-in-China internship leads Spencer Gravenkamp ’20 on financial career path

Throughout the fall semester, Spencer Gravenkamp ’20 (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) participated in Centre College’s Centre-in-China program and interned with Austen Morris Associates, a wealth management firm. During the course of his internship, Gravenkamp found himself reviewing client portfolios, conducting analyses and proposing plans of action. He would also generate reports for the senior partners in the

By |2018-12-06T20:59:07+00:00December 5th, 2018|Economics & Finance, Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Centre hosts Kentucky Economic Association conference

For the first time, Centre College hosted the Kentucky Economic Association (KEA) conference on Oct. 12. “This is the annual meeting of the KEA,” said John Perry '00, associate professor of economics and chair of the conference. “The meeting provides an opportunity for economists—academic and professional—to present research to other economists. The conference also offers

By |2018-10-25T12:31:32+00:00October 16th, 2018|Economics & Finance, News|

President of the NYSE visits Centre class

Thomas Farley, president of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), recently paid a daylong visit to campus, spending time with students in a Money and Banking class taught by Assistant Professor of Economics Ravi Radhakrishnan. The visit came about because one of the students in the class, Cullen McGee ’20 of Bowie, Maryland, is Farley's

By |2018-05-22T17:27:13+00:00May 10th, 2018|Academics, Economics & Finance, News|

Moving on: Steve Winrich

The faculty are the core of Centre College. Of all the College’s constituencies, they are the ones who are here the longest. It is they who nurture the culture of the place—the sense of common purpose, the collegiality and the passion and energy—and that they share so enthusiastically with their students. This spring, seven of

By |2018-05-23T17:35:08+00:00June 14th, 2017|Economics & Finance, News|

Centre College graduates again achieve high medical school acceptance rates

First-time medical school applicants who recently graduated from Centre College achieved an impressive 94 percent acceptance rate. They are among 20 Centre graduates from within the past five years recently accepted to medical school who will join 2017 entering classes across the nation, both near and far. Destinations will include Emory University, the University of

Students rename Centre Investment Society to honor trustee Paul W. Chellgren

Ever since its inception four years ago, the entirely student-led Centre Investment Society has experienced positive rates of return, including an impressive 10 percent in its first year of existence. To recognize the significant role he played in helping the society acquire its initial portfolio, the student organization will now be known as the Paul

By |2018-05-23T18:29:39+00:00June 1st, 2017|Economics & Finance, News|

Centre College honors faculty and staff at closing dinner

Centre College honored members of its campus community on May 16 at the annual faculty and staff appreciation dinner and awards ceremony. Kayla Perry, custodian; Pam Martino, custodian; and Jessica Conder, custodian leader each received a Horky Service Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by facilities management employees. The award was created from a bequest by

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

By |2018-06-13T19:25:36+00:00May 9th, 2017|Economics & Finance, Events, European History, Internships, News|

PODCAST: 2016 post-election Centre Point podcast series

Catch up on all nine episodes of the 2016 post-election Centre Point podcast series Subscribe to Centre Point on iTunes and SoundCloud. As 2016 draws to a close, a great way to catch up on the important political issues and discussions of the year is through Centre Point, Centre College's political podcast. Listeners of the

2016 Top Centre Stories: Faculty Profiles

As 2016 draws to a close, we're taking a look back at the most popular web stories this year based on analytics from Centre's website. Below are five of the top news stories featuring Centre faculty. Rick Axtell’s labor of love This year Rick Axtell, H. W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor or

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