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|

E-commerce internship in Shanghai gives Miles Diehl ’21 global experience

Throughout the fall semester, Centre College junior Miles Diehl (Louisville, Kentucky) has been exploring Shanghai, all while gaining internship experience as an e-commerce consultant for the Brown-Forman organization. His role has been to observe and critique the e-commerce initiatives in the China specific market. “As a consultant, I get to work side by side with

By |2019-12-05T18:45:40-05:00December 5th, 2019|Academics, Economics & Finance, Internships, Marketing, News, Study Abroad|

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 |2019-10-18T16:39:08-04:00October 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

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