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

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

PODCAST: Professors talk economics on post-election series

Profs. Apostolova and Radhakrishnan talk economics on Episode 5 of Centre Point post-election series Subscribe to Centre Point on iTunes and SoundCloud. The 2016 presidential election cycle came to a close in November, but important discussions about political issues continue on the new post-election series of Centre Point, a podcast series in which Centre College

By |2018-07-12T14:43:29+00:00December 15th, 2016|Economics & Finance, International Studies, News, Podcast, Politics|

Faculty achievement honored at Professional Recognition Reception

Lifelong learning is a central focus for Centre College’s students and faculty. Professors at the College are innovative, taking risks and bolstering their own development by refining their teaching methods, participating in Faculty Learning Communities, engaging in their own research and translating that enthusiasm into the classroom. Professors whose work has been recognized through publication, performance or

Centre College faculty receive grants to continue research

Four Centre College professors recently received grant money and awards that will enable them to continue and expand on important research, including studies that involve student collaboration. Associate Professor of Anthropology Robyn Cutright received a $19,995 grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation in support of her excavation of ancient Peruvian ruins. Centre students collaborate with Associate

Chang He ’16 examines economics in China as a John C. Young Scholar

When formulating a list of the most fascinating research topics, Special Economic Zones and free market economics might not appear at the top of some people’s lists. But for Chang He ’16, who is studying economic growth in China as a John C. Young Scholar, nothing could be more exciting. “It has been my great

Centre faculty share life stories at Omicron Delta Kappa event

Members of Omicron Delta Kappa, Centre College’s leadership honor society, hosted the annual Life Stories event on April 26, featuring an all-star line-up of College faculty who shared personal accounts of the academic and career journeys that led them to Centre. Speakers for this year’s program were Associate Professor of Philosophy Eva Cadavid (Division I), Professor of Economics Michael Fabritius (Division II) and Assistant

By |2018-08-09T19:32:53+00:00April 29th, 2016|Biology, Economics & Finance, News, Philosophy|
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