Genny Ballard earns Fulbright award to Colombia

Centre College is known for producing a top number of Fulbright student awards, and faculty members are also fortunate enough to earn this prestigious award. Genny Ballard, associate professor of Spanish, recently received a Fulbright award to conduct research in Colombia. “As a Fulbright Scholar, I will collaborate with two universities on the Colombian Caribbean

‘Cultural ambassador’ John Newton ’19 to teach in Japan as part of competitive JET program

John Newton ’19 (Wilkesboro, North Carolina) was recently accepted into the Japan Exchange Teaching program (JET), a competitive employment opportunity that allows young professionals to live and work in cities, towns and villages throughout Japan. The program gives individuals an opportunity to work and represent the U.S. as cultural ambassadors to Japan. Most participants serve

By |2019-04-11T21:35:30+00:00April 11th, 2019|Academics, Campus, Careers, CentreTerm, Education, English, Japanese, News, Study Abroad|

Latin American studies students present at conference in Texas

A group of five Centre College Latin American studies students recently presented at the Institute of Latin American Studies Student Association (ILASSA) conference at the University of Texas at Austin. This is the third year students have presented at ILASSA. The graduate school conference is the oldest in the U.S. and is also organized and

Centre professors to share academic success with campus community, April 3

Centre College’s Student Government Association is hosting a Professor Symposium on Wednesday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in Young Hall 113. The event is an opportunity for the campus community to hear about the academic and scholastic careers of three faculty members who graduated from Centre. John Kinkade, Hazelrigg Associate Professor of English

Camille Dungy to present Bastian Lecture, April 4

Centre College will welcome poet, essayist and editor Camille Dungy to campus on Thursday, April 4, as this year’s English program’s Bastian Lecture speaker. She will present on “The Environmental Writing of Our Time.” The event is a convocation and will take place at 8 p.m. in Vahlkamp Theater. Dungy’s debut collection of personal essays

By |2019-04-01T18:20:57+00:00April 1st, 2019|Academics, African Studies, Campus, Creative Writing, English, News|

Jennifer Goetz and Dan Manheim named Centre’s 2019-20 faculty fellows

Centre College recently announced Jennifer Goetz, associate professor of psychology, and Dan Manheim, H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of English, as the 2019-20 faculty fellows. Goetz will serve as the Diversity and Inclusion Faculty Fellow and will work with faculty to help the College reduce the impact of unconscious and unacknowledged racial

By |2019-03-08T19:45:15+00:00March 8th, 2019|Chinese, Diversity, English, News, Psychology|

Centre recognized for producing top number of Fulbright student awards

Centre College was recently recognized on The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of Top Producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars and Students, 2018-19. Five Centre graduates from 2018 received Fulbright student awards. Each year, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces the top-producing institutions for the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship

Elizabeth Williams ’18 studies Chaucer’s work as a John C. Young scholar

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2018 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre's JCY program, now in its 28th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. As a

By |2019-03-21T16:30:29+00:00May 24th, 2018|English, John C. Young Program, Linguistics, News|

John C. Young scholar Jessica Haralu ’18 researches gender identity in Mozart, Da Ponte operas

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2018 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre's JCY program, now in its 28th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. Jessica Haralu

By |2019-03-21T15:40:57+00:00May 9th, 2018|English, Gender Studies, John C. Young Program, Music, News|

Campus competition conducted by Jeanette Burke ’18

Jeanette Burke ’18 is serving this semester as Centre College's sustainability intern, a new position directed by John H. Walkup Professor of Chemistry Preston Miles. One of the projects the English major from Temecula, California, has undertaken is the Energy Competition, which reviews energy use in certain campus buildings in an effort to educate occupants

By |2019-04-12T16:19:11+00:00March 20th, 2018|Creative Writing, English, Internships, Sustainable Centre|
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