Fall internships highlighted at student showcase

As part of the Centre Commitment, every Centre College student is guaranteed an internship or mentored research opportunity. This fall, 45 students held internship positions in various locations locally and abroad. Several interns recently presented their work on Dec. 4 at the Fall Internship Showcase held at the College’s Norton Center for the Arts. “I’m

Centre holds groundbreaking ceremony for Olin Hall renovation and expansion

Centre College held a symbolic groundbreaking ceremony on Nov. 19. at Olin Hall, where construction has been well underway for several months. Olin Hall was originally built in 1988 and is home to a number of the College’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) classrooms and offices. Dr. Ellen Goldey, dean and vice president for

By |2019-11-21T17:53:17-05:00November 21st, 2019|Academics, Buildings, Campus, Engineering, Mathematics, News|

Chris Machado ’20 participates in dual engineering program with Washington University

Posse Scholar Chris Machado ’20 (Worcester, Massachusetts) is currently participating in the Engineering Dual Degree Program at Washington University in St. Louis, as part of his goal to pursue a career in computer engineering. Washington University in St. Louis cooperates with a select group of affiliated institutions to offer students the opportunity to earn a

By |2019-08-01T13:30:55-04:00August 1st, 2019|Academics, Engineering, News|

Centre graduates land first jobs at world’s top companies

Over the last five years, Centre College’s graduating classes have achieved high employment and graduate school outcomes, ranging from 95 to 98 percent employed or in advanced study within one year of graduating. Within this time frame, students have received first jobs from some of the world’s top companies and organizations. “We are thrilled to

What’s Next for the Class of 2019?

On the day of their graduation from Centre, the Class of 2019 participated in the What’s Next? campaign, an eagerly anticipated feature of Commencement day. The new alumni shared their post-graduation plans, as they now join the 97 percent of Centre alumni who either attend graduate school or are employed within a year of graduation. While their post-Centre pursuits vary,

Class of 2018 achieve significantly high employment and graduate school outcomes

An impressive 97 percent of 2018 Centre College graduates are employed or pursuing advanced study, according to the annual outcomes report generated by the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD). The results are based on a 97 percent knowledge rate, with responses from 321 out of 331 graduates. The extraordinary results match those compiled by

Cate Heine ’18 aims to better lives through mathematical research while pursuing Ph.D. at MIT

Centre College graduate and Brown Scholar Cate Heine ‘18 has taken her education from Danville, Kentucky, to Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she is pursuing a Ph.D. in Social and Engineering Systems at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Heine was one of four applicants to the social engineering systems doctoral program selected as a Michael Hammer

By |2019-04-02T18:28:22-04:00November 26th, 2018|Data Science, Engineering, Mathematics, News|

Lenny Demoranville receives Kentucky Academy of Science award

Centre College’s Lenny Demoranville, assistant professor of chemistry, recently received the Kentucky Academy of Science’s (KAS) 2018 Excellence in Science Education and Outreach Award. According to KAS, Demoranville has found creative ways to improve science on-and off-campus, referring to how he’s recently used funding from the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) to improve science

Centre College graduates thrive with both STEM and humanities majors

The growth of interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects over recent years has been assumed by some to be at the expense of the humanities. This has been fed by the media, which has had no end of fun speculating which college majors are more likely to leave graduates jobless. A recent

By |2019-01-31T21:25:23-05:00March 6th, 2018|Engineering, News|

Centre club mentors local girls in STEM

Combining service and academics, Centre College’s Girls in Engineering, Math and Science (GEMS) program has partnered with local schools to support young women and girls as they explore the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). A success for all involved, the program has allowed Centre students to share their passions and give back

By |2019-01-31T21:27:50-05:00February 26th, 2018|Community Service, Engineering, News|
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