Internship at U.S. Embassy in Beijing gives Race Pellant ’21 foreign affairs experience

International studies and economics major Race Pellant ’21 (Danville, Kentucky) has spent his summer interning at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China. As a management intern, Pellant has assisted with daily operations in the embassy, including administrative work and helping other sections complete projects. “I am interested in foreign affairs and the foreign service in

From Danville to Beijing: Race Pellant ’21 seeks international experience with internship in China

A graduate of Danville High School currently seeking a double major in Economics and International Studies at Centre College, Race Pellant ’21 has invested most of his academic career in his hometown. Now, he’s leaving the City of Firsts for Beijing. This summer, Pellant, 20, will begin an internship with the U.S. embassy in Beijing.

By |2019-06-04T19:32:27+00:00June 4th, 2019|Academics, Economics & Finance, International Studies, 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,

Mitchell Collins ’19 receives Fulbright award to Paraguay

After graduation, Mitchell Collins ’19 (Richmond, Kentucky) will embark on a new adventure as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) in Asunción, Paraguay, as a Fulbright Scholar. He will also lead presentations and cultural programs on U.S.–Paraguay relations and the U.S. at large. “My interest in the Fulbright stems from two different sources,” Collins said. “Since

Mitchell Collins ’19 and Hannah Gibbs ’19 to address annual honors convo, May 7

Mitchell Collins ‘19 (Richmond, Kentucky) and Hannah Gibbs ‘19 (London, Kentucky) will be the keynote speakers at Centre College’s honors convocation on Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight

Patrick Cho ’13 sworn in as Foreign Service Officer

Patrick Cho ’13 is living out Centre College’s mission of a life of learning, leadership and service, as well as being a global citizen, as he was recently sworn in as a Foreign Service Officer (FSO) for the U.S. Department of State. “FSOs are diplomats, representing American values, protecting American citizens and advancing American foreign

Me Me Khant ’20 presented research paper at political science conference

Centre College Lincoln Scholar Me Me Khant ’20 recently presented at the 77th annual Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) conference, the largest political science conference in the U.S. that draws scholars from more than 50 countries. Khant wrote a paper titled, “China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Catch-22 for the United States,” for Associate Professor of

By |2019-04-25T16:50:27+00:00April 25th, 2019|Academics, International Studies, News, France|

Genny Ballard earns Fulbright award to Colombia

Centre College is known for producing a top number of Fulbright student awards, and faculty members are also fortunate enough to earn this prestigious award. Genny Ballard, associate professor of Spanish, recently received a Fulbright award to conduct research in Colombia. “As a Fulbright Scholar, I will collaborate with two universities on the Colombian Caribbean

Afrikania Cultural Troupe of Ghana to perform at Centre, April 2

Afrikania Cultural Troupe of Ghana featuring Master Drummer Gideon Alorwoyie will bring their authentic traditional drumming and dance from the Ghana region of West Africa to Combs Center for a convocation on Tuesday, April 2. A drumming and dancing workshop begins at 5:30 and the performance starts at 7 p.m., and students can receive convocation

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