Business Insider lists Brian Klosterboer ’12 as one of the most impressive students at Harvard Law School

Business Insider recently released a list of the 18 most impressive students at Harvard Law School, and Brian Klosterboer ’12, the only first-year on the list, made the cut—though anyone who knew him during his time at Centre would not be surprised. Klosterboer was extremely active and involved as an undergraduate, serving as Student Government

By |2013-10-24T16:17:44+00:00October 24th, 2013|Alumni, Centre In The News, English, International Studies, News|

Patrick Cho becomes Centre’s fourth Fulbright of 2013

Becoming a Fulbright Fellow is no easy task, yet Centre proudly claimed three this year: Ibrahim Jadoon '13, Kaitlyn Lee '13, and Caroline Schoeffler '13. Just a few weeks after graduation, Patrick Cho '13 of Walton, Ky., became Centre's fourth Fulbright Fellowship recipient. Centre has consistently been named a top producer of Fulbright Scholars over

By |2019-05-03T19:15:56+00:00June 6th, 2013|Academics, Alumni, English, News|

Centre celebrates first graduating class of Brown Fellows

Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 19, marked the end and the beginning of a wonderful adventure for Centre’s first graduating class of Brown Fellows. Among the 293 graduates of 2013 were the first ten recipients of the prestigious Brown Fellows award, the premier scholarship and enrichment program in Kentucky and one of the nation’s elite

By |2013-05-23T16:17:15+00:00May 23rd, 2013|Academics, Campus, English, News|

Three Centre seniors awarded Fulbright Fellowships

Three Centre seniors have won Fulbright Fellowships to spend next year abroad. Ibrahim Jadoon ’13 will be in Malaysia as an English language teaching assistant. Kaitlyn Lee ’13 looks forward to adding a Slavic language to her varied language repertoire during a year in Bulgaria as an English language T.A. Caroline Schoeffler ’13 will be

Karissa Jackson ’14 enjoys Moscow through Boren Scholarship

Karissa Jackson ’14 is currently spending her junior year a little differently than most of her classmates. As Centre’s first Boren Scholar, she is studying at Moscow Humanities University for the year. This is not Jackson’s first time in Russia—she spent the summer of 2011 studying jointly in Arizona and Kazan, Russia, with the Arizona

By |2012-11-22T13:11:16+00:00November 22nd, 2012|Academics, English, News|

2009 graduate receives prestigious NSF fellowship for Ph.D. work

When Benjamin Gowen ’09 was named a 2011 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, his initial desire was to “run a victory lap around a particular bronze statue, but that’s quite a run from my apartment in Berkeley.” Although he is too far from Centre College to celebrate by running The Flame, Gowen is thrilled

By |2011-04-21T13:38:53+00:00April 21st, 2011|Academics, English, News|

Science major wins prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Winning prestigious national and international scholarships is what Centre College students do best, and the most recent student to make good on this claim is Louesa Akin ’12 of Paducah, Ky., who has just been named a 2011 recipient of a Goldwater Scholarship. The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is the most highly regarded award in

By |2011-04-07T13:23:32+00:00April 7th, 2011|Academics, English, News|

Senior wins prestigious Mitchell Scholarship to study theater in Dublin

Centre College senior Sam Yates of Newburgh, Ind., has just received a George J. Mitchell Scholarship—the first ever given to a Centre student. Named for Senator George Mitchell to honor his work with the Northern Ireland peace talks, the award is presented to up to 12 students per year to study in Northern Ireland or

By |2010-11-25T13:32:57+00:00November 25th, 2010|Academics, English, News|

USA Today selects two 2010 grads for national academic team

Each year, USA Today honors students from around the country for extraordinary grades, leadership experiences, extracurricular activities and intellectual pursuits. This year, recent Centre graduates Melissa Raley ’10 of Shepherdsville, Ky., and Sami Sweis ’10, also of Shepherdsville, were selected for USA Today’s 2010 All-USA College Academic Honorable Mention Team. Raley, who says she was

By |2010-06-10T15:54:46+00:00June 10th, 2010|Academics, English, News|

Senior wins Rotary scholarship for study in New Zealand

Centre College students have a well-earned reputation for high achievement. Each year, students routinely win the world's most prestigious fellowships and scholarships. Over the past 10 years, Centre has had two Rhodes Scholars, 29 Fulbright winners, seven Goldwater recipients and 10 Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship winners. Recently, senior Chase Warner of Lexington, Ky., became the

By |2010-02-04T15:28:13+00:00February 4th, 2010|Academics, English, News|
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