Honors Celebration Address | Evan Aroko ’20

Watch the entire Honors Celebration and senior Evan Aroko's speech here.  Evan Aroko '20 (Salem, Massachusetts) and Grant Spicer '20 (Indianapolis, Indiana) provided the keynote addresses for Centre College’s annual honors celebration, this year delivered virtually. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of

Seniors Evan Aroko and Eric Maloney create short-film ‘Stay Centred: In-Depth’ in the midst of COVID-19

Centre College seniors Evan Aroko (Salem, Massachusetts) and Eric Maloney (Brookfield, Connecticut) created a film titled “Stay Centred: In-Depth,” a short visual piece that allows a few of the students left on campus, as well as faculty members to share their thoughts and feelings regarding the unexpected atmosphere shift on campus due to COVID-19. As

Jeff Heath receives 2020 MAA Kentucky Section Distinguished Teaching Award

Jeff Heath, associate professor of mathematics and NCAA faculty athletics representative, recently received the 2020 Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Kentucky Section Distinguished Teaching Award, given annually by the Kentucky section of the MAA to a faculty member in recognition for excellence in teaching mathematics. Heath was nominated by his Centre College mathematics colleagues. “It

By |2020-05-08T09:19:07-04:00May 8th, 2020|Academics, Experts, Fellowships and Honors, Mathematics, News|

Three Centre College students to teach English in Japan as part of competitive JET program

Three Centre College seniors have been 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. This is also first time in several years that the College has had back-to-back awards two years running. As part of the

Brown Fellow Rachel Moore ’20 plans career in zoonotic disease research at Royal Veterinary College in London

Centre College Brown Fellow Rachel Moore ’20 (Helotes, Texas), biology major and environmental studies minor, will be attending veterinary school at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in London, England, as she begins her professional path toward a career in zoonotic disease research. Moore pointed to her Centre experience—including internships, undergraduate research and study abroad—for contributing

Lincoln Scholar Rachel Cooper ’20 accepted into Johns Hopkins Global Health Economics Program

Centre College Lincoln Scholar and economics and finance major Rachel Cooper ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky), who is also on a pre-med track, has been accepted into the Global Health Economics Program at Johns Hopkins University. This program at the Bloomberg School of Public Health is a one-year program that teaches students how to use economic tools

By |2020-04-09T12:35:31-04:00April 9th, 2020|Careers, Economics & Finance, Fellowships and Honors, News, Pre-Med|

Josh Joiner ’20 awarded Joan Cralle Day Fellowship to study medicine at the University of Kentucky

Biochemistry and molecular biology major Josh Joiner '20 (Danville, Kentucky) received the Cralle Foundation/Joan Cralle Day Fellowship from the University of Kentucky (UK) to study medicine in the fall. Endowed by a gift from the Cralle Foundation, named to honor Joan Cralle Day, the fellowship is available for graduate or professional study at UK for

Henry Snyder ’20 expands event planning and communication skills during internship with chamber of commerce

Brown Fellow and economics and finance major Henry Snyder ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky), who also serves as the president of Centre College’s Student Government Association (SGA), is working with the Danville–Boyle County Chamber of Commerce remotely, with a focus on communications efforts. He continues to work with Executive Director Jeff Jewel to determine the work he

Commencement 196 by the numbers

Three hundred and twenty-seven seniors were granted degrees at Centre College’s 196th Bicentennial Commencement, held on Sunday, May 19, at the Norton Center for the Arts. The Class of 2019 leaves a legacy of impressive accomplishments and countless life-changing experiences on campus and across the globe. As we bid them farewell, here’s a final look

John C. Young research by Jeannie Corbitt ’16 explores a timely Islamic topic

Jeannie Corbitt ’16 epitomizes the intellectual curiosity that is the hallmark of Centre College students chosen as John C. Young (JCY) Scholars, the competitive Centre program designed to serve strong, highly motivated senior students. JCY scholars are provided the resources they need to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline

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