Jake Potter ’20 focuses John C. Young research on Sharovipteryx mirabilis

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2020 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 30th 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. Lincoln

By |2020-06-19T12:47:46-04:00June 19th, 2020|Biology, Careers, French, John C. Young Program, News, Research|

Centre announces 2020 RICE symposium winners

Centre College recently held a virtual version of the 13th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium. New this year, RICE included prizes for the best two presentations or posters from each academic division. Winners were chosen by appointed faculty judges. The Dean's Office and the Undergraduate Research Committee share the divisional presentation winners:

Coronvirus cuts short Centre’s Peace Corps volunteers’ service

The mission of Centre College is to prepare students for lives of learning, leadership and service in a global society, with over 85 percent of Centre students volunteering on a regular basis. And after graduation, many of those service-oriented students opt to continue their work in the Peace Corps. As defined on its website, "The

By |2020-04-20T11:44:05-04:00April 20th, 2020|Alumni, French, History, International Studies, News, Remote Learning|

[VIDEO] Centre College academic programs welcome new majors

Though students are engaged in remote learning, the campus tradition of faculty celebrating their students when they declare their respective majors continues. Centre College faculty recently created a series of videos featuring professors from a variety of academic programs to welcome their newly declared students. “Programs welcome their majors in different ways—lunches at Cowan, picnics,

Matthew Rollo ’22 breaks language barriers during CRAL internship in Strasbourg

French and history double major Matthew Rollo ‘22 (McCordsville, Indiana) is working this semester as an English language teaching assistant at the Centre de Ressources et d’Apprentissage des Langues (CRAL) at the University of Strasbourg. Every Thursday, Rollo observes two intermediate-level ESL classes that are conversation-based, revolving around presentations and discussions. “For example, students have

By |2020-03-12T11:02:46-04:00March 12th, 2020|French, History, Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Samuel McIntyre ’20 gains valuable non-profit experience during Centre-in-Washington internship

Centre College’s Centre-in-Washington program is giving international studies major Samuel McIntyre ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky) the opportunity to intern with the Meridian International Center, a non-profit organization that strengthens U.S. engagement with the world and accelerates collaboration through the exchange of leaders, ideas and culture. “My goal for several years has been to have an internship

By |2020-03-12T10:03:39-04:00March 12th, 2020|Chemistry, French, International Students, Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Humanities 120 mural displayed in Northside Residence Hall

A new mural created by students in Humanities 120 in the Spring 2019, taught by Ken Keffer, H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of French and German Emeritus, is now on display in the new Northside Residence Hall. The purpose of painting the mural is to display how the hasty experience of outdoor

Curating Centre: 200 Years in the Bubble exhibit celebrates Centre’s bicentennial

The upper-level Curating Centre art history course has put together an exhibition titled Curating Centre: 200 Years in the Bubble, celebrating Centre College’s bicentennial through artifacts that are not typically seen around campus. The exhibit will be on display in the AEGON Gallery in the Jones Visual Arts Center until March 29. Assistant Professor of

STUDENT BLOG: Clayton Bell ’21 takes in the sights, sounds of Strasbourg

This is the second in a series of weekly blog posts submitted by a team of Centre College students studying away or abroad throughout the spring semester. Learn more about Centre's nation-leading study abroad program, a guarantee of the Centre Commitment.  Clayton Bell (Liberty Township, Ohio), a sophomore planning to major in mathematics, is a member

By |2019-02-19T16:31:47-05:00February 19th, 2019|French, International Studies, News, Study Abroad|

Centre professors to lead post-colonial French identities trips abroad

Centre College professors Marc Démont, visiting assistant professor of French and humanities, and Christian Wood, assistant professor of French, are bridging two study abroad trips—the summer 2019 program to Tahiti for French minors and majors and the CentreTerm 2020 course in Pondichéry, India, for French and humanities students—under the title “Post-Colonial French Identities." “We want

By |2019-02-06T21:55:36-05:00February 6th, 2019|French, Humanities, News, Research, Study Abroad|
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