Centre to offer social justice minor, fall 2018

Starting in the fall of 2018, Centre College will offer a new interdisciplinary minor in social justice, which was approved earlier this year by the College’s Committee on Curriculum and Academic Standards. “The social justice minor stemmed from Centre’s relationship with the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty’s (SHECP) internship program,” said Mindy Wilson, assistant

By | 2018-06-20T18:13:27+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Academics, News|

Centre students make positive change through the Shepherd Internship Program

This summer, nine Centre College students are 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 on Poverty (SHECP) with agencies across the country. During the eight-week Shepherd Internship Program (SIP), students learn how to address such

By | 2018-06-20T14:13:25+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Internships, News|

Rebecca (Williams) Cook ’15 explores evolutionary anthropology in Ph.D. program at Duke University

This fall, Centre College alumna Rebecca (Williams) Cook ’15 will begin a Ph.D. program at Duke University, where she will work with Steve Churchill, professor in the department of evolutionary anthropology. However, her path to earning her Ph.D. is slightly different than most. After graduating from Centre, Cook moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, where she,

By | 2018-06-20T18:42:50+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Alumni, News|

Centre hosts Governor’s School for the Arts for fifth year in a row

A total of 256 student artists, representing 101 high schools in 51 counties, are on Centre College’s campus for the 2018 Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA). In its 31st year, and its fifth year at Centre, GSA is a statewide education program, managed by the Kentucky Center, that brings talented rising high

By | 2018-06-19T17:37:02+00:00 June 19th, 2018|News|

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts announces its 2018­‐2019 Performing Arts Season

The Norton Center for the Arts is proud to welcome audiences to a new season of incredible performing arts at Centre College. The world class venue will once again offer a season of variety, entertainment and culture, where you can choose your own personalized subscription series from performances across both Newlin Hall

By | 2018-06-18T19:46:20+00:00 June 18th, 2018|News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Jonathan Capps ’05 receives Fulbright award to Finland

Jonathan Capps ’05 has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Finland to pursue multicultural studio glass and scholarly research from August 2018 to May 2019. The Fulbright Program is the pinnacle of international exchange and education, and it is designed to increase the mutual understanding between the people of the United States and those of

By | 2018-06-14T16:56:21+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Alumni, News|

Peter O’Donnell ’18 receives Fulbright award to teach in Kosovo

Recent graduate Peter O’Donnell ’18 (Charlestown, Massachusetts) is Centre College’s first Posse Scholar to accept a Fulbright scholarship. For nine months, O’Donnell will be an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) in Kosovo. As an international studies and politics double major and a Latin American studies minor, he was previously accepted into the Peace Corps, but once

By | 2018-06-11T15:57:15+00:00 June 11th, 2018|News|

Centre graduates achieve high employment and graduate school outcomes

An impressive 97 percent of 2017 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 98 percent knowledge rate, with responses from 318 out of 325 graduates. The extraordinary results match those compiled

By | 2018-06-07T14:19:01+00:00 June 7th, 2018|News|

Centre College ranked #4 for study abroad, U.S. News & World Report

Centre College raves of its study abroad program and the #3 ranking given by the Institute of International Education, in addition, the College was recently ranked #4 by U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 study abroad ranking. The ranked institutions had the highest percentage of 2016 graduating seniors who participated in study abroad programs during

By | 2018-06-13T17:13:47+00:00 June 6th, 2018|News, Rankings, Study Abroad|

Governor’s Scholars Program returns to Centre College in 2019

After a six-year hiatus, the Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) will return to its inaugural host campus in the summer of 2019, continuing a relationship that began in 1983 and marking the 30th year that Centre College will have hosted GSP. The five-week experience gives talented rising high school seniors the opportunity to get a taste

By | 2018-06-07T13:20:08+00:00 June 6th, 2018|News|
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