Centre named a 2019 ‘best college value’ by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Centre College has once again been recognized for its commitment to extraordinary education at an affordable price. The College has been named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance list of the Top 400 Best College Values for 2019, ranking in the top 50 overall college values. This ranking adds to the list of “best value” accolades Centre has

By |2019-08-01T17:39:37+00:00August 1st, 2019|Academics, Internships, News, Research, Study Abroad|

Shepherd intern Anna Bushong makes an impact at the Family Center, Inc.

Biology and environmental studies major Anna Bushong ’21 (Jacksonville, Florida) is interning at the Family Center, Inc. in Helena, Arkansas, as part of the Shepherd Internship Program. Her summer internship focuses on addressing such issues as community building, economic development, healthcare, homelessness, job placement and nutrition. The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) integrates

By |2019-07-25T12:11:18+00:00July 25th, 2019|Academics, Biology, Environmental Studies, Internships, News|

Dahabo Kerow ’20 fights teenage homelessness during Shepherd internship

During the eight-week Shepherd Internship Program (SIP), international studies major Dahabo Kerow ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky) is working as the events coordinator intern at Park Place Outreach in Savannah, Georgia. The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) integrates rigorous academic study and focused direct service to disadvantaged communities and persons, enriching the education of undergraduate

By |2019-07-24T16:55:14+00:00July 24th, 2019|Academics, Internships, News, Social Justice|

British Parliamentary Internship gives Branham Chandler ’20 insight to foreign politics

A summer internship combined with the opportunity to travel abroad is an unique opportunity to see the world while gaining experience in a future career. For rising Senior Branham Chandler (Versailles, Kentucky), his summer in England working as a Parliamentary Intern in the British Parliament is preparing him for a career in foreign politics. While

By |2019-07-24T14:28:52+00:00July 24th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Internships, News, Politics, Uncategorized|

Summer internship in Mexico gives aspiring physician Rebecca Markham ’21 career insight

Rising Centre College senior Rebecca Markham (Abington, Pennsylvania) is applying her Spanish major as a summer intern with the nonprofit organization FM4 Paso Libre in Guadalajara, Mexico. The organization is a migrant shelter aiming to give dignified and fair treatment to migrants and refugees in western Mexico. Markham will assist and interview migrants, as well

By |2019-07-11T14:30:36+00:00July 11th, 2019|Internships, News, Spanish|

2020 Fiske Guide to Colleges recognizes Centre as a ‘Best Buy’

Centre College has once again been named a “Best Buy” in the annual Fiske Guide to Colleges, placement that offers familiar recognition for the College, as it has made regular appearances in the guide throughout the past 20-plus years. Distinguished as one of 20 institutions nationally to be included in the 2020 edition—only 10 of

By |2019-07-16T19:07:49+00:00July 11th, 2019|Academics, Internships, News, Research, Study Abroad|

Summer internship at Asheville Art Museum gives Makrina Nayfa ’20 glimpse of career as a curator

Centre College rising senior Makrina Nayfa is putting her art history major to work as an intern at the Asheville Art Museum, a non-profit organization that specializes in 20th and 21st century American Art.  Nayfa is learning to handle the day-to-day operations of the museum, such as membership renewals, mailing lists and attending meetings with corporate

By |2019-07-10T18:26:16+00:00July 10th, 2019|Academics, Art History, Careers, Internships, News|

CUE internship sets Kate Dutton ’21 on track for medical career

Kate Dutton ’21 (Shelbyville, Kentucky) is taking advantage of the Centre Uniting with Ephraim McDowell Health Program (CUE) this summer as an intern at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. The collaborative partnership provides expanded opportunities for students interested in entering the medical field. The internship program is geared toward pre-med students who are

Hannah Ely ’21 leaves ‘positive footprint’ on the world during Shepherd internship

As part of the Shepherd Internship Program, Hannah Ely ’21 (Barre, Vermont) will learn how to address such issues as community building, economic development, healthcare, homelessness, job placement and nutrition, while spending eight weeks at the Common Earth Gardens with Catholic Charities of Louisville. There, Ely is working with refugees through a network of community

By |2019-06-24T18:52:52+00:00June 24th, 2019|Academics, Economics & Finance, Internships, News|

Shepherd intern Olivia Burke ’21 gains law and public health experience

This summer, Olivia Burke ’21 (Indianapolis, Indiana) is working to improve the lives of the impoverished through an internship program that pairs students from the colleges and universities that make up the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium of Poverty (SHECP) with agencies across the country. During the eight-week Shepherd Internship Program (SIP), students learn how to address

By |2019-06-19T13:13:43+00:00June 19th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Internships, News, Pre-Law|
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