Centre-in-Washington internship opens doors of opportunity for Stephanie Akoto Bamfo ’21

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-Washington program, politics major, international studies minor and Bonner Scholar Stephanie Akoto Bamfo ‘21 (Lexington, Kentucky) is working for the Capitol Hill Consulting Group as a legislative intern. Based in Washington, D.C., Capitol Hill Consulting Group is a bi-partisan government relations firm dedicated to providing comprehensive and individually tailored strategies

Morgan Rahe ’21 explores Mayan culture and career path through Merida internship

Economics and finance and international studies double major Morgan Rahe ’21 (Alexandria, Kentucky) recently participated in an internship with a nonprofit in Mérida, Mexico, called Múul Meyaj, which means “working together” in Mayan. Múul Meyaj works with artisans in over 200 Mayan communities in the rural areas of the Yucatán state, helping artisans create a

CentreTerm students study Canada–U.S. trade relationship and its impact on Kentucky

Every January, Centre College’s three-week CentreTerm gives students and faculty the chance to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, studying abroad or completing an internship or research project. A new course titled “Canada, the U.S. and Kentucky,” taught by Rahim Mohamed, visiting assistant professor of international studies, allows students to study the

Students get a taste of religious identity through food during CentreTerm 2020

Centre students are exploring religious identity through food with Nelson D. and McDowell Rodes Associate Professor of Religion Lee Jefferson during CentreTerm 2020. “The goal is to examine how different religions cultivate identity through certain foods and dishes, claims ‘ownership’ to certain foods, and how some food traverses those boundaries,” Jefferson said. “We pay particular

By |2020-01-20T11:22:07-05:00January 20th, 2020|Academics, International Studies, News, Religion|

Centre students present independent research projects on global migration

Centre College students in Frank B. and Virginia B. Hower Professor of International Studies Lori Hartmann’s senior seminar recently presented their independent research projects to the campus community. “Every couple of years, there’s a new theme to the class,” Hartmann said. “For a while, the theme was war and then global environmental policy. This year,

By |2019-12-09T13:34:44-05:00December 9th, 2019|Academics, International Studies, News, Research|

New faculty join Centre College for 2019-20

Centre College is proud to welcome 19 new full-time faculty members from across all three academic divisions, all of whom add to the quality, strength, diversity and curiosity that defines a Centre education. The campus community looks forward to their many contributions in teaching, scholarship and service. Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean

Kevin Rosenblum ’04 featured in President Bush’s “Portraits of Courage”

Kevin Rosenblum ’04 is one of 98 subjects featured in the exhibit Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors, a collection of portraits by President George W. Bush. The collection is on loan from the Ambassador and Mrs. George L. Argyros Collection of Presidential Art at the George W. Bush Presidential

By |2019-11-01T19:14:49-04:00October 23rd, 2019|International Studies, News, Politics, ROTC|

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 |2019-06-04T19:32:27-04:00June 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

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