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, Psychology, 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|Psychology, English, Internships, Sustainable Centre|

Passion for shelter animals leads to internship, future profession

Taking advantage of Centre College’s academic credit internships—an opportunity guaranteed through the Centre Commitment —Jana LaRue ’18 works with one of Lexington’s only no-kill animal shelters, Paws 4 the Cause. Combining her passion for animals and her English major, she assists the organization with marketing and promotion projects, focusing on compiling much-needed information for a fundraising

By |2018-05-29T17:49:10+00:00March 6th, 2018|Community Service, English, Internships, News|

IN THE NEWS | Campuses Flourish When Teachers Travel

This article originally appeared on Huffington Post. “It seems like a series of accidents,” Philip recalled. “On my own, I wouldn’t have set out to do any of this. I threw something together for the trip to China — just an idea I had been thinking about for a while.” Five years after a faculty research

By |2018-05-24T18:31:35+00:00September 7th, 2017|English, Environmental Studies, News, Study Abroad|
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