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+00:00May 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+00:00February 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+00:00November 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+00:00August 18th, 2017|International Students, International Studies, News|

Myanmar Connections | Students travel over 8,000 miles from Myanmar to attend Centre College

This is the first installment in a seven-part series of articles that will explore in detail the background, significance and future of Centre’s growing relationship with Myanmar. While Centre College proudly provides its students the experience to study abroad, students from overseas often take the opportunity to leave their home countries to study at Centre as

By |2018-05-30T19:35:15+00:00August 8th, 2017|Asian Studies, International Students, News|

Faculty, staff and alumni bring Centre to Japan for Kentucky Bluegrass Week

The fall semester may have ended, but half a world away, thirteen members of the Centre College and Danville communities are taking part in an important cultural exchange. The delegation—comprised of Centre faculty, staff, students and alumni, along with representatives from local businesses—is in Japan for Kentucky Bluegrass Week, an opportunity for those in the

Horizons expand as local family hosts international students

Each year Centre College welcomes dozens of international students from all over the world, many of whom have never previously been to the United States. As part of the College’s attempts to help students adjust and to embrace what they have to offer the campus, the newcomers are paired with local host families. Pete and

By |2018-08-01T20:34:44+00:00August 26th, 2016|International Students, News, Study Abroad|

Record number of international students graduate in Class of 2016

A record number of international students graduated as members of the class of 2016. Nineteen students, hailing from China, Ecuador and Vietnam, walked across the stage during Commencement on Sunday, May 22, and made history at Centre College. Stephen Swan, International Student Advisor at Centre, has worked with this group of students since he arrived

By |2018-08-09T15:39:39+00:00May 25th, 2016|International Students, News|
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