STUDENT BLOG: Clayton Bell ’21 takes in the sights, sounds of Strasbourg

This is the second in a series of weekly blog posts submitted by a team of Centre College students studying away or abroad throughout the spring semester. Learn more about Centre's nation-leading study abroad program, a guarantee of the Centre Commitment.  Clayton Bell (Liberty Township, Ohio), a sophomore planning to major in mathematics, is a member

By |2019-02-19T16:31:47+00:00February 19th, 2019|French, International Studies, News, Study Abroad|

CentreTerm trip immerses students in Caribbean ecology

Assistant Professors of Biology Mark Galatowitsch and Marie Nydam led a group of 24 Centre College students on a CentreTerm study abroad trip to Belize in January. “Our course taught students about the fundamental concepts of Caribbean ecology by experiencing first-hand different Caribbean ecosystems,” Galatowitsch said. “We also had the opportunity to learn about Belize’s

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-in-China internships open doors to global citizenship

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-China program, 12 students spent their semester not just studying abroad but also participating in a variety of international internships. In addition to taking courses in China, students are offered the opportunity to participate in an internship in the largest city in the world, as part of their coursework, that

Stephanie Bamfo ’21 interns in Ghana

Sophomore and Bonner Scholar Stephanie Akota Bamfo of Lexington, Kentucky, performed 9 weeks of summer service working for the Ghanian Parliament and the Deputy Minster of Communications George Andah (Awutu Senya West constituency) in Ghana's capitol of Accra. Bamfo came to the U.S. from Ghana when she was four years old. So, while Ghana's official

By |2018-11-07T20:02:09+00:00November 7th, 2018|International Studies, Internships, News, Politics|

Jesse DiLuzio ’18 joins Coaches Across Continents

Jesse DiLuzio ’18 was accepted for a five-month stint as a volunteer with the non-profit Coaches Across Continents. The two-year captain of Centre's men's soccer team will be traveling across the world promoting positive social change through the game of soccer. DiLuzio, who graduated in May with a degree in international studies, explains the importance

By |2018-07-10T16:06:05+00:00July 10th, 2018|Athletics, International Studies, News|

Students exhibit semester work in Environmental politics showcase

International Studies (IST) students at Centre College recently exhibited visual and artistic displays about Environmental Politics at the College's Norton Center for the Arts. Their presentations were part of a senior seminar project for the fall semester. The topics of the projects ranged from displacement linked to climate change to planning for rising seas to

By |2018-05-31T15:16:31+00:00December 1st, 2017|International Studies, News, Research|

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|

CENTRE INTERNSHIPS | Rachael Ferguson ’18 doubles internship opportunity with work at two non-profits in Washington D.C.

This summer, Rachael Ferguson, a Centre College rising senior, is making good use of the College's guarantee of internship opportunities by interning with two non-profit organizations in the nation’s capital, Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) and Women of Peace Corps Legacy (WPCL). HVO trains medical personnel in countries with few resources, focusing on the needs and

By |2018-05-24T15:36:35+00:00July 20th, 2017|International Studies, Internships, News|

CENTRE INTERNSHIPS | Emma Jackson ’18 explores photography, environment in Thailand

Supported by funds from Centre College's Henry Luce Foundation Grant, Emma Jackson ’18 is working as a photographer and social media summer intern at Conserve Natural Forests (CNF) in Thailand. CNF is a nongovernmental organization that aims to protect Thailand’s endangered species and forests. Jackson has greatly enjoyed her internship so far, as each day

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