Centre graduates land first jobs at world’s top companies

Over the last five years, Centre College’s graduating classes have achieved high employment and graduate school outcomes, ranging from 95 to 98 percent employed or in advanced study within one year of graduating. Within this time frame, students have received first jobs from some of the world’s top companies and organizations. “We are thrilled to

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

Christian Westphal ’21 finds future in finance with internship in China

Economics and finance major Christian Westphal ’21 (Madison, Connecticut) interned this fall semester at CDI Global, a small investment bank that specializes in cross-border transactions, as part of Centre College’s Centre-in-China program. Westphal was responsible for conducting market research and reporting deal trends in China’s TMT and Biotech sectors, facilitating client relationships and conducting due

By |2019-03-21T16:05:46-04:00December 13th, 2018|Economics & Finance, Global Commerce, Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Centre-in-China internships open doors to global citizenship

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-China program, 12 students spent their semester not just studying abroad but also participating in a variety of international internships. In addition to taking courses in China, students are offered the opportunity to participate in an internship in the largest city in the world, as part of their coursework, that

Centre hosts Kentucky Economic Association conference

For the first time, Centre College hosted the Kentucky Economic Association (KEA) conference on Oct. 12. “This is the annual meeting of the KEA,” said John Perry '00, associate professor of economics and chair of the conference. “The meeting provides an opportunity for economists—academic and professional—to present research to other economists. The conference also offers

By |2019-03-21T16:04:17-04:00October 16th, 2018|Economics & Finance, Global Commerce, News|

President of the NYSE visits Centre class

Thomas Farley, president of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), recently paid a daylong visit to campus, spending time with students in a Money and Banking class taught by Assistant Professor of Economics Ravi Radhakrishnan. The visit came about because one of the students in the class, Cullen McGee ’20 of Bowie, Maryland, is Farley's

By |2019-03-21T16:01:54-04:00May 10th, 2018|Academics, Economics & Finance, Global Commerce, News|

Brother and sister intern at U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou, China

While adjusting to life abroad can be challenging, sister and brother duo Laurel and Austin Anderson feel right at home in their internship in Guangzhou, China — their real home is not too far away. Austin and Laurel’s parents currently live in Shanghai, located on China's eastern coast and the largest city in the world by

Three professors team-teach Introduction to Global Commerce

This past fall, thanks to a team-taught course, Centre students had the opportunity to take a new class and learn from three perspectives all at once. Associate professor of international studies Lori Hartmann-Mahmud, assistant professor of economics Marie Petkus and assistant professor of biology Brian Storz collaborated to teach Introduction to Global Commerce, a class

By |2011-12-15T14:39:40-05:00December 15th, 2011|Global Commerce, News Archive|