Centre College announces 2019 tenure and promotions

The following faculty tenure and promotions were recently announced at Centre College: Leonard Demoranville Awarded Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor Leonard Demoranville Leonard Demoranville joined the Centre faculty in 2012 as visiting assistant professor of chemistry. Before coming to Centre, Demoranville spent time as a National Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellow at the National

By |2019-07-12T20:51:15+00:00July 11th, 2019|Chemistry, Classics, History, Mathematics, News, Psychology, Religion|

Centre graduates land first jobs at world’s top companies

Over the last five years, Centre College’s graduating classes have achieved high employment and graduate school outcomes, ranging from 95 to 98 percent employed or in advanced study within one year of graduating. Within this time frame, students have received first jobs from some of the world’s top companies and organizations. “We are thrilled to

Patrick Dome ’19 researches polymers in opioid detection as a John C. Young Scholar

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2019 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 29th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. Chemistry major

By |2019-06-06T17:07:36+00:00June 6th, 2019|Academics, Chemistry, Mathematics, News, Pre-M.B.A., Research|

Centre students participate in collaborative math research with Murray State

Lesley Wiglesworth, associate professor of mathematics, recently completed a yearlong collaborative research project with Centre College and Murray State University students. This opportunity was made possible by grants through the Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (CURM) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). “My proposal partners with Dr. Elizabeth Donovan,” Wiglesworth said. “The grant provides

By |2019-05-28T19:08:28+00:00May 28th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Mathematics, News, Research|

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

What’s Next for the Class of 2019?

On the day of their graduation from Centre, the Class of 2019 participated in the What’s Next? campaign, an eagerly anticipated feature of Commencement day. The new alumni shared their post-graduation plans, as they now join the 97 percent of Centre alumni who either attend graduate school or are employed within a year of graduation. While their post-Centre pursuits vary,

New general education curriculum adopted at Centre College

After a long process dating back to 2016, the Centre College faculty voted on May 6 to adopt a new general education curriculum. The updated model will replace current requirements created in 2001. All students arriving in the fall of 2020 will begin using the new curriculum, allowing faculty an additional year to make decisions

STUDENT BLOG: Study abroad travels take Clayton Bell ’21 to new ‘amazing’ destinations

This is a weekly installment in a series of 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 of the football

By |2019-05-08T13:27:50+00:00May 8th, 2019|Academics, Athletics, Mathematics, News, Study Abroad|

Class of 2018 achieve significantly high employment and graduate school outcomes

An impressive 97 percent of 2018 Centre College graduates are employed or pursuing advanced study, according to the annual outcomes report generated by the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD). The results are based on a 97 percent knowledge rate, with responses from 321 out of 331 graduates. The extraordinary results match those compiled by

Centre professor’s policy brief generates conversations about school safety

Centre College’s Ellen Prusinski, assistant professor of education, recently co-authored a policy brief for the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) that was publicly released at the Royal Society in London, generating a number of conversations around the world. The policy brief utilizes data from the Trends in International Mathematics and Science

By |2019-03-21T14:37:19+00:00March 21st, 2019|Academics, Education, Mathematics, News|
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