David Anderson completes marathons in seven continents

On March 31, David Anderson, Paul G. Blazer Professor of Economics, accomplished a goal 11 months in the making: he completed a marathon in Treviso, Italy, that marked the last of seven marathons on seven continents. "I didn’t think I would do the continents until about a year ago, when I had the opportunity to

By |2019-04-18T19:36:20-04:00April 18th, 2019|Economics & Finance, News|

Senior wins Rotary grant for study at University College London

Kate Spencer ’19, a politics major from Versailles, Kentucky, has won a Rotary Global Grant Scholarship for study at University College London beginning in September. She will earn a master’s degree in global health and development through a one-year program. Rotary District 6710, which covers western and central Kentucky, has offered the $45,000 Rotary Global

Centre College to celebrate 12th annual undergraduate research with RICE symposium, April 8-12

Across campus, Centre College students are working hard to prepare for the 12th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium, April 11. The RICE symposium will be part of a week-long celebration of research, featuring different events each day. The symposium is an opportunity for students in all disciplines and class years to display

Derek Nafziger ’19 jump-starts career through investment internship

Throughout the spring semester, Derek Nafziger ’19 (Louisville, Kentucky) is interning at Magnolia Bank Captive Fund, where he assists with the management of investment funds. The position involves developing analyses and risk profiles of current holdings and developing proposals for new possible holdings. “It’s a great opportunity to get an early start on what I

By |2019-02-21T19:38:22-05:00February 21st, 2019|Academics, Careers, Economics & Finance, Internships, News|

Christian Westphal ’21 finds future in finance with internship in China

Economics and finance major Christian Westphal ’21 (Madison, Connecticut) interned this fall semester at CDI Global, a small investment bank that specializes in cross-border transactions, as part of Centre College’s Centre-in-China program. Westphal was responsible for conducting market research and reporting deal trends in China’s TMT and Biotech sectors, facilitating client relationships and conducting due

By |2019-03-21T16:05:46-04:00December 13th, 2018|Economics & Finance, Global Commerce, Internships, News, Study Abroad|

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 |2018-12-06T20:59:07-05:00December 5th, 2018|Economics & Finance, Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Centre-in-China internships open doors to global citizenship

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-China program, 12 students spent their semester not just studying abroad but also participating in a variety of international internships. In addition to taking courses in China, students are offered the opportunity to participate in an internship in the largest city in the world, as part of their coursework, that

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 |2019-03-21T16:04:17-04:00October 16th, 2018|Economics & Finance, Global Commerce, 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 |2019-03-21T16:01:54-04:00May 10th, 2018|Academics, Economics & Finance, Global Commerce, 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 |2018-05-23T17:35:08-04:00June 14th, 2017|Economics & Finance, News|
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