Centre announces 2020 RICE symposium winners

Centre College recently held a virtual version of the 13th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium. New this year, RICE included prizes for the best two presentations or posters from each academic division. Winners were chosen by appointed faculty judges. The Dean's Office and the Undergraduate Research Committee share the divisional presentation winners:

Centre ranked #19 for women in STEM

Centre College was recently ranked #19 on Study.com’s list of the best colleges for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). According to the College’s Center for Career & Professional Development, the five-year average success rate for Centre STEM majors—percent of students professionally employed or in graduate school within one year of graduation—is 98

Construction continues at Centre’s Franklin W. Olin Hall

Work remains fully underway at Centre College to renovate and expand Franklin W. Olin Hall, originally built in 1988 and home to a number of the College’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) classrooms and offices. Construction is underway at Franklin W. Olin Hall where concrete was recently poured. Even in the midst

By |2020-05-20T10:57:15-04:00May 20th, 2020|Buildings, Campus, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, News|

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|
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