Centre welcomes the Class of 2024

Centre College welcomed 352 members of the Class of 2024, coming from 50 Kentucky counties, 31 states and eight countries. While a number of international students may be studying remotely, if you were to Zoom into the households of the class, you might hear one of 26 different languages spoken in those homes, including Tibetan,

Centre to offer second LINC course in fall 2020

As part of Centre College's new CentreBlocks schedule for the fall 2020 semester, students will have the opportunity to study the often mind-bending theories about space and time in a Learn, Inquire and Network at Centre (LINC) course, an initiative within the College’s quality enhancement plan, Creative Centre. During the paired courses in philosophy and

By |2020-05-12T13:23:40-04:00May 12th, 2020|Academics, International Students, News, Philosophy, Physics|

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

Qiaowen Luo ’21 donates masks to Kentucky frontline workers

Qiaowen Luo '21 donates KN95 masks to Kentucky frontline workers. In the midst of the Covid-19 global pandemic, there has been a plea for individuals who may have protective masks on hand to donate them to their local healthcare providers. Centre College international student and economics & finance and mathematics double major Qiaowen

[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

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