Centre-in-Washington program prepares Blaise Parker ’20 for law school

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-Washington program, politics and history double major Blaise Parker ’20 (Old Fort, North Carolina) is taking advantage of the Centre Commitment by interning this semester at The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies. Parker was assigned to the organization’s division known as the “Practice Groups,” where he is

By |2019-03-15T15:44:06+00:00March 15th, 2019|Academics, History, Internships, News, Politics, Pre-Law, Research|

Teaching internship in local classroom prepares Emily Hagan ’19 for future career

During her last semester at Centre College, Emily Hagan ’19 (Louisville, Kentucky) is preparing for her future career by student teaching in a second grade classroom at Woodlawn Elementary in Danville. As a student-teacher, Hagan is responsible for planning and executing mini-lessons and activities for students in small groups, based on skill level. She then

By |2019-03-14T13:51:30+00:00March 14th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Education, Internships, News|

Internship in special education classroom gives Molly Anderson ’19 career experience

As a psychology major and education minor, Molly Anderson ’19 (Danville, Kentucky) aspires to be a special education teacher. To help her gain the experience she needs, Anderson is spending the spring semester interning with the Boyle County school system. For the first half of the term, she is working at Woodlawn Elementary School, with

By |2019-03-12T12:28:26+00:00March 12th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Education, Internships, News, Psychology|

Peyton Baer ’19 gains law and criminal justice knowledge during spring internship

“My experience as a student-athlete at Centre College has been incredible, because I was able to be more than just an athlete,” said women’s field hockey player Peyton Baer ’19 (Asheville, North Carolina). “It afforded me the opportunity to study abroad in London, complete an internship and participate in multiple organizations on campus.” Taking advantage

Chemistry professor receives grants to support collaborative research at Centre

Centre College’s Daniel Scott, assistant professor of chemistry, has been awarded three grants for a total of $70,000 to help support his collaborative undergraduate research on improving therapeutic and diagnosis options for human health. The first grant Scott received was for $10,000 from the Undergraduate Analytical Research Program award. This will help support student stipends

By |2019-03-11T17:18:46+00:00March 11th, 2019|Academics, Chemistry, Internships, News, Research, Study Abroad|

Kelsey Sutton ’19 gains hands-on experience for Teach Kentucky program

As Kelsey Sutton ’19 (Brandenburg, Kentucky) prepares to be a part of the Teach Kentucky 2019 cohort from Centre College, she is gaining valuable experience as a student teacher in a math classroom at Boyle County High School. Sutton said the biggest aspect of her internship is gaining practical teaching experience in a high school

By |2019-03-07T16:56:52+00:00March 7th, 2019|Careers, Education, Internships, Mathematics, News|

Derek Nafziger ’19 jump-starts career through investment internship

Throughout the spring semester, Derek Nafziger ’19 (Louisville, Kentucky) is interning at Magnolia Bank Captive Fund, where he assists with the management of investment funds. The position involves developing analyses and risk profiles of current holdings and developing proposals for new possible holdings. “It’s a great opportunity to get an early start on what I

By |2019-02-21T19:38:22+00:00February 21st, 2019|Academics, Careers, Economics & Finance, Internships, News|

Centre recognized for producing top number of Fulbright student awards

Centre College was recently recognized on The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of Top Producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars and Students, 2018-19. Five Centre graduates from 2018 received Fulbright student awards. Each year, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces the top-producing institutions for the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship

STUDENT BLOG: Hesed Payocong ’20 explores career possibilities in nation’s capital

This is the first 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.  Hesed Payocong (Louisville, Kentucky) is a junior economics and finance major at Centre. Throughout the

By |2019-02-20T15:13:30+00:00February 8th, 2019|Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Students share experiences during CentreTerm 2018 Internship Showcase

A record number of 64 Centre College students interned during CentreTerm, a three-week January term that gives students the opportunity to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, studying abroad or completing an internship or research project. A total of 71 recently participated in the internship showcase, including the Centre-in-China and Centre-in-Washington, D.C. interns from the

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