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

Centre College students work to provide clean water in Ghana with Saha Global

With internship opportunities spanning the globe for Centre College students, rising seniors Stewart Coard and Cameron Beach chose to spend their summer in Tamale, Ghana, in the rural village of Vene as field representative interns with Saha Global. The non-profit organization focuses efforts in northern Ghana, partnering with local communities to provide access to clean

By |2018-05-23T15:59:35+00:00June 27th, 2017|African Studies, History, International Studies, Internships, News|

Colleen Coyle ’19 presents paper at Kentucky Philosophical Association conference

The work of Colleen Coyle ’19 was recently recognized by the Kentucky Philosophical Association. Earlier this year, Coyle won an award for the best philosophy undergraduate paper in the state of Kentucky from the Kentucky Philosophical Association, which provided her the opportunity to present at the association's regional conference at Eastern Kentucky University this past

By |2018-06-13T19:11:59+00:00May 11th, 2017|History, International Studies, News|

Spring Internship Showcase allows students to share internship experiences

During their four years at Centre College, 88 percent of students take advantage of the opportunity to test drive a career by engaging in research or an internship, one of three guarantees of the Centre Commitment. A sampling of those internships were recently shared during the Spring Internship Showcase, giving the campus community a chance to learn about the

Valentine Banor ’17: Change [Honors Convo address]

Valentine (Val) Banor ’17 and Destiny Mbachu '17 provided the keynote addresses at Centre College's annual honors convocation on May 2. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of the annual celebration of student achievements. Banor, an international studies major from Boston, Massachusetts, is a Posse Scholar, a

By |2018-06-13T19:40:48+00:00May 4th, 2017|Academics, International Studies, News|

Gates Cambridge Scholarship won by Centre graduate Parker Lawson

Parker Lawson, a 2015 graduate of Centre College, has won a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, recognized as one of the world’s most competitive postgraduate awards. Created in 2000 with a $210 million endowment from Bill and Melinda Gates, the Class of 2017 includes 90 scholars, 41 of whom will pursue a master’s degree and 49 a

By |2018-06-18T14:35:40+00:00April 21st, 2017|International Studies, News, Spanish|

PODCAST: 2016 post-election Centre Point podcast series

Catch up on all nine episodes of the 2016 post-election Centre Point podcast series Subscribe to Centre Point on iTunes and SoundCloud. As 2016 draws to a close, a great way to catch up on the important political issues and discussions of the year is through Centre Point, Centre College's political podcast. Listeners of the

2016 Top Centre Stories: Faculty Profiles

As 2016 draws to a close, we're taking a look back at the most popular web stories this year based on analytics from Centre's website. Below are five of the top news stories featuring Centre faculty. Rick Axtell’s labor of love This year Rick Axtell, H. W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor or

PODCAST: Professor Badie talks about the global response to American politics

Prof. Dina Badie talks about the global response to American politics in Ep. 8 of Centre Point post-election series Subscribe to Centre Point on iTunes and SoundCloud. The 2016 presidential election cycle came to a close in November, but important discussions about political issues continue on the new post-election series of Centre Point, a podcast

By |2018-07-12T14:31:26+00:00December 20th, 2016|International Studies, News, Podcast, Politics|
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