Stephanie Bamfo ’21 interns in Ghana

Sophomore and Bonner Scholar Stephanie Akota Bamfo of Lexington, Kentucky, performed 9 weeks of summer service working for the Ghanian Parliament and the Deputy Minster of Communications George Andah (Awutu Senya West constituency) in Ghana's capitol of Accra. Bamfo came to the U.S. from Ghana when she was four years old. So, while Ghana's official

By |2018-11-07T20:02:09+00:00November 7th, 2018|European History, Internships, News, Politics|

CENTRE INTERSHIPS | Shepherd Intern and Bonner Scholar helps support grassroots efforts in Kentucky

Part of the prestigious Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) internship program, Shelby Boyd ’18, a Bonner Scholar, worked with a statewide organization called Kentuckians for the Commonwealth (KFTC) this summer. The grassroots organization, with 10,000 members across Kentucky, aims to empower individuals to affect change, focusing on tax justice, environmental issues, healthcare and

By |2018-05-30T19:17:04+00:00August 11th, 2017|Global Commerce, Internships, News, Politics, Pre-Law|

KET to feature Jeff Hoover ’82 on June 4

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) will air a profile on the life of Centre College alumnus and Kentucky’s Speaker of the House Jeff Hoover ’82. KET sat down with Hoover in his hometown, Jamestown, Kentucky, and in the state capital, Frankfort, to discuss his hopes for the Kentucky House of Representatives in the next year. The

By |2018-05-23T18:24:34+00:00June 1st, 2017|News, Politics|

Destiny Mbachu ’17: Would I choose Centre again? [Honors Convo address]

Valentine (Val) Banor ’17 and Destiny Mbachu '17 provided the keynote addresses at Centre College's annual honors convocation on May 2. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of the annual celebration of student achievements. Mbachu, a politics major from Louisville, Kentucky, is a member of Kappa Alpha

By |2018-06-13T19:46:35+00:00May 4th, 2017|Academics, Languages, News, Politics|

Centre recognizes notable alumni on Presidents Day

On this Presidents Day, Centre recognizes its connections to the highest office in the land. While the College has not—yet—produced a President of the United States, among its alumni are two vice presidents, not to mention a graduate who offered significant guidance to one of the country’s most celebrated leaders. John Todd Stuart graduated from

By |2018-06-19T15:35:23+00:00February 20th, 2017|Alumni, History, News, Politics|

Students get first-hand view of Congress through BCHS-Centre project

This article originally appeared in The Advocate-Messenger.  The Boyle County High School library sounded more like the United States Congress in session than a high school library Monday. Students in Ryan New’s government class worked with Centre College Professor Benjamin Knoll’s CentreTerm students, discussing how the legislature operates in a simulated scenario. New and Knoll

By |2018-07-03T17:39:16+00:00January 11th, 2017|Academics, CentreTerm, Community-Based Learning, News, Politics|

2016 Top Centre Stories: News

As 2016 draws to a close, we’re taking a look back at the most popular web stories this year based on analytics from Centre’s website. Below are ten of the top news stories about Centre College. Centre College Class of 2020 is record setting on many levels Besides being the largest ever entering class in

By |2018-07-03T18:39:35+00:00December 29th, 2016|Academics, Alumni, Careers, Convocation, History, News, Politics|

PODCAST: 2016 post-election Centre Point podcast series

Catch up on all nine episodes of the 2016 post-election Centre Point podcast series Subscribe to Centre Point on iTunes and SoundCloud. As 2016 draws to a close, a great way to catch up on the important political issues and discussions of the year is through Centre Point, Centre College's political podcast. Listeners of the

PODCAST: Professors Badie and Weston discuss the future of democracy

Professors Badie and Weston discuss the future of democracy on final Centre Point post-election series episode Subscribe to Centre Point on iTunes and SoundCloud. The 2016 presidential election cycle came to a close in November, but important discussions about political issues continue on the new post-election series of Centre Point, a podcast series in which

By |2018-07-03T19:05:13+00:00December 21st, 2016|History, News, Philosophy, Podcast, Politics|

PODCAST: Professor Badie talks about the global response to American politics

Prof. Dina Badie talks about the global response to American politics in Ep. 8 of Centre Point post-election series Subscribe to Centre Point on iTunes and SoundCloud. The 2016 presidential election cycle came to a close in November, but important discussions about political issues continue on the new post-election series of Centre Point, a podcast

By |2018-07-12T14:31:26+00:00December 20th, 2016|European History, News, Podcast, Politics|
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