STUDENT BLOG: Clayton Bell ’21 discovers his ‘favorite city in the world’

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 the football team and

By |2019-03-22T15:05:50+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Academics, Architecture, Art History, Buildings, News, Study Abroad|

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|

Incoming first-year students to read Bryan Stevenson’s “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption”

First-year students entering Centre College this fall will read Bryan Stevenson’s “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption.” Programming for events connected to the reading experience will be announced in late summer. The award-winning work has received numerous accolades, including the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction and the National Association for the Advancement of

New data science major and minor added at Centre College

Current and incoming students at Centre College now have another option when considering a major or minor, preparing them for what Bloomberg magazine recently dubbed “America’s hottest job.” Centre students can pursue a degree in data science, which combines elements of computer science, mathematics and statistics. The faculty who proposed the addition, however, insist that

By |2019-03-18T19:29:20+00:00March 18th, 2019|Academics, Campus, Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics, News|

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|

Students display artwork at Danville Community Arts Center

Eleven Centre College students were selected to have their artwork on display at Danville’s Community Arts Center (CAC), as part of the CAC’s 2019 Student Showcase. The artwork is currently displayed on the second floor gallery through March 29. Exhibit hours are Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10

By |2019-03-14T16:47:16+00:00March 14th, 2019|Academics, Art History, News, Studio Art|

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

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