Shaker Village internship allows Shannon Russell ’20 to dig deep into environmental studies

During the three-week CentreTerm in January, students are given the chance to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, study abroad or complete an internship or research project. Environmental studies major Shannon Russell ’20 (Powder Springs, Georgia) is staying close to campus and taking advantage of the internship aspect and working at Shaker

By |2020-01-31T08:34:51-05:00January 31st, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, Philosophy, Internships, News, Research, Study Abroad|

Garden Club springs to life at Centre College

Centre students Annemieke Buis ’21 (Christiana, Tennessee) and Cat Uritis ’19 are the driving force behind a community-wide effort to breathe new life into the Centre College Garden Club, providing a forum for gardening, companionship and sustainability initiatives on campus. The Centre garden has an ebb-and-flow history, in part because classes are not in session

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

Rachel Skinner ’21 embraces every opportunity in ‘serene’ Bhutan

Rachel Skinner ’21 (Atlanta, Georgia), an environmental studies major and Spanish minor, is one of four Centre College students currently studying abroad in Bhutan, the first Centre students to do so. Skinner says she chose to study abroad in Bhutan for many reasons, "one of my favorites being that the country only recently opened its

By |2019-11-19T18:36:18-05:00November 19th, 2019|Academics, Philosophy, Philanthropy, Study Abroad|

Shepherd intern Anna Bushong makes an impact at the Family Center, Inc.

Biology and environmental studies major Anna Bushong ’21 (Jacksonville, Florida) is interning at the Family Center, Inc. in Helena, Arkansas, as part of the Shepherd Internship Program. Her summer internship focuses on addressing such issues as community building, economic development, healthcare, homelessness, job placement and nutrition. The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) integrates

By |2019-07-25T12:11:18-04:00July 25th, 2019|Academics, Biology, Philosophy, Internships, News|

John C. Young Scholar Olivia Murrell ’19 explores ‘passion for biodiversity conservation’

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2019 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 29th 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

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,

Mitchell Collins ’19 and Hannah Gibbs ’19 to address annual honors convo, May 7

Mitchell Collins ‘19 (Richmond, Kentucky) and Hannah Gibbs ‘19 (London, Kentucky) will be the keynote speakers at Centre College’s honors convocation on Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight

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

Kentucky author Silas House visits Centre as Humana/Doherty library speaker

Acclaimed Kentucky author and activist Silas House will, once again, serve as Centre College’s Humana/Doherty Library Series guest speaker. House will read from his work during a convocation on March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Weisiger Theater. Immediately following the event, House will be available for a book signing in the foyer of the Norton

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