Phi Beta Kappa’s Visiting Scholar Francis Su to give talk on campus, Feb. 20

Centre College’s Phi Beta Kappa’s Visiting Scholars Program will welcome Francis Su, Benediktsson-Karwa Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, to campus, Feb. 20-21. During his visit, Su will give a talk titled “Mathematics for Human Flourishing” on Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Young Hall 113. “Phi Beta Kappa’s support of its local chapters—especially

By |2020-02-13T11:49:36-05:00February 13th, 2020|Academics, German Studies, Humanities, Mathematics, News|

Centre holds groundbreaking ceremony for Olin Hall renovation and expansion

Centre College held a symbolic groundbreaking ceremony on Nov. 19. at Olin Hall, where construction has been well underway for several months. Olin Hall was originally built in 1988 and is home to a number of the College’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) classrooms and offices. Dr. Ellen Goldey, dean and vice president for

By |2019-11-21T17:53:17-05:00November 21st, 2019|Academics, Buildings, Campus, Engineering, Mathematics, News|

Allotey ’21 explores the UK, ‘language of the universe’ at University of Reading

Princess Allotey, a Centre College junior with a declared major in Mathematics & Data Science and a minor in Education, is studying abroad at the University of Reading this semester. Her activities on campus include serving as a Centre Ambassador, a member of the International Students Association (ISA), the Poverty and Homelessness Committee and the

By |2019-11-11T15:24:51-05:00November 11th, 2019|Academics, Campus, Data Science, Education, Mathematics, News, Study Abroad|

New faculty join Centre College for 2019-20

Centre College is proud to welcome 19 new full-time faculty members from across all three academic divisions, all of whom add to the quality, strength, diversity and curiosity that defines a Centre education. The campus community looks forward to their many contributions in teaching, scholarship and service. Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean

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 |2019-07-12T20:51:15-04:00July 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 |2019-06-06T17:07:36-04:00June 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 |2019-05-28T19:08:28-04:00May 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,

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