Daniel Kirchner and Brett Werner secure ACS funding to expand blended learning at Centre

Assistant Professor of Philosophy Daniel Kirchner (right) and Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Brett Werner (above) are two of the many faculty members who have worked to establish Centre College’s environmental studies program; thanks to a recent Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) Faculty Advancement grant, they will be further strengthening Centre’s environmental studies curriculum

By |2014-05-01T15:03:24-04:00May 1st, 2014|Academics, Environmental Studies, Experts, News|

Rick Axtell uses ACS funding to expand and improve poverty studies at Centre College

Most Centre College students know Paul L. Cantrell Professor of Religion and College Chaplain Rick Axtell; he is an active member of the campus community and teaches Poverty and Homelessness, a course which many students cite as life changing and inspirational in the ways it brings students face-to-face with serious social issues in America and

By |2014-04-28T10:46:42-04:00April 28th, 2014|Academics, Experts, News|

Stacey Peebles teaches the art of sound in film

Since their inception, movies have captivated audiences around the globe, whether depicting action or romance, drama or comedy. Centre College’s Assistant Professor of English Stacey Peebles’s (pictured above) latest film studies class focuses on an often overlooked element of films of every genre: sound. “Film is often thought of as a visual medium,” Peebles explains,

By |2014-04-11T14:36:58-04:00April 11th, 2014|Academics, Experts, Film Studies, News|

Candace Wentz secures ACS funding to strengthen education technology curriculum

Centre College’s education minor program is designed to prepare its students to enter the world after graduating as competent and highly skilled teachers. A recent award from the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) Faculty Advancement grant program will allow Educational Technology Instructor and Instructional Technology Coordinator for the College’s Center for Teaching and Learning

By |2014-04-10T10:14:12-04:00April 10th, 2014|Academics, Education, Experts, News|

Emily Cranford teaches the strangeness and familiarity of world culture with latest French class

From medieval North African Muslims and Renaissance-era cannibals in the New World to the 18th century Persian Empire and early modern feminist writers, Visiting Instructor of French and Humanities Emily Cranford’s latest class covers a wide swath of French culture and literature. And though the class, titled Travel and Otherness Until the French Revolution, is

By |2014-04-04T11:21:04-04:00April 4th, 2014|Academics, Experts, News|

Leonard Demoranville uses ACS funding to improve science literacy on campus

All Centre College students study the sciences in some form. Even non-science majors complete basic education requirements, one of which is a two-part set of natural science courses (NSC). Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry Leonard Demoranville is on a mission to make the College’s natural science courses better than ever, thanks to funding from the

Stephen Dove works with Trinity University to explore improving study away programs

CentreTerm, Centre College’s three-week January semester, is a hallmark of student and faculty experiences because it allows for short but immersive travel opportunities not often possible during long semesters. Assistant Professor of History Stephen Dove is partnering with colleagues at Trinity University to find ways to make short-term study away programs like CentreTerm better than

By |2014-03-28T13:47:30-04:00March 28th, 2014|Academics, Experts, News|

Dr. Ben Knoll nominated for Kentucky Secretary of State’s 2014 Outstanding Civic Education Leadership Award

Assistant Professor of Politics and International Relations Benjamin Knoll has been actively involved both on campus and in the local community since his arrival at Centre College in 2010. In recognition of much of this work, he has been nominated and is a finalist for the Kentucky Secretary of State’s 2014 Outstanding Civic Education Leadership

By |2014-03-24T08:55:57-04:00March 24th, 2014|Experts, News|

Centre professors secure ACS funding to further contemplative studies on campus

Centre College prides itself on an interdisciplinary and holistic curriculum grounded in the liberal arts tradition, and a group of Centre professors recently collaborated to further that aspect of the Centre experience by securing funding from the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) Faculty Advancement grant program. Thanks to the work of Assistant Professor of

By |2014-03-21T14:21:16-04:00March 21st, 2014|Academics, Experts, News, Psychology, Research|

Faculty Recognition reception lets faculty share latest publications and research

Centre College is known as a place where great teaching is prized; and while Centre faculty are most known for being great teachers, they are also impressive scholars, completing research, writing and publishing in addition to balancing a demanding course load. These numerous research and publication achievements were celebrated on Tuesday, March 18 at the

By |2014-03-21T10:48:39-04:00March 21st, 2014|Academics, Experts, News|
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