[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,

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|

Centre College senior Me Me Khant headed to Stanford University as Knight-Hennessy Scholar

Upon graduation this May, Me Me Khant will leave Centre College for Stanford University, where she’ll pursue a master’s degree in international policy as a Knight-Hennessy Scholar. Khant is Centre’s first recipient of this prestigious award, which provides full funding not just for tuition, room, board, and books but also academic supplies, instructional materials, travel

By |2020-03-05T12:23:34-05:00March 5th, 2020|International Students, News|

New flags in Cowan represent Centre connections across the globe

Centre College is known for its highly acclaimed study abroad program, and the College continues to increase its numbers of international students on campus. A visual representation of the countries where students travel to and are coming from can be viewed in the Campus Center in Cowan Dining Hall. “In the top, middle of the

Class of 2019 international student outcomes

Centre College’s Class of 2019 recently graduated 24 international students—one from Canada, 17 from China, one from Germany and five from Vietnam. “I admire each class of international students who have joined the Centre family,” said Stephen Swan, assistant director for the Center for Global Citizenship and international student services. “For many of them, when

By |2019-05-30T16:27:06-04:00May 30th, 2019|Academics, Campus, International Students, News|

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

What’s Next for the Class of 2019?

On the day of their graduation from Centre, the Class of 2019 participated in the What’s Next? campaign, an eagerly anticipated feature of Commencement day. The new alumni shared their post-graduation plans, as they now join the 97 percent of Centre alumni who either attend graduate school or are employed within a year of graduation. While their post-Centre pursuits vary,

Centre Chinese students guests of honor at Governor’s Mansion

Sixteen Chinese students from Centre College, as well as Kyle Anderson, director of the Center for Global Citizenship; Jennifer Goetz, associate professor of psychology; and Stephen Swan, assistant director of the Center for Global Citizenship, recently attended a reception at the Governor’s Mansion in Frankfort, Kentucky, on Feb. 5, honoring students from The People’s Republic

By |2019-02-13T16:47:43-05:00February 13th, 2019|Asian Studies, International Students, International Studies, News|

Centre College dedicates new intercultural center

Centre College continues its effort to deepen the roots of its community by the creation of the intercultural suite on the second floor of the Campus Center, dedicated on Oct. 26, as part of the Homecoming 2018 festivities. This space was created to be a place where people of every identity label could come and

By |2018-11-09T20:07:08-05:00November 8th, 2018|Diversity, International Students, News|

Myanmar Connections | Khun Nyan Min Htet ’17 reflects on his Centre journey

This is the second installment in a seven-part series that will explore in detail the background, significance and future of Centre College's growing relationship with Myanmar. Originally from Myanmar, Khun Nyan Min Htet (Joy Joy) ’17 grew up in Lashio and attended middle school and high school in Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon. Because of

By |2017-08-18T09:25:07-04:00August 18th, 2017|International Students, International Studies, News|
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