Centre welcomes the Class of 2024

Centre College welcomed 352 members of the Class of 2024, coming from 50 Kentucky counties, 31 states and eight countries. While a number of international students may be studying remotely, if you were to Zoom into the households of the class, you might hear one of 26 different languages spoken in those homes, including Tibetan,

Centre announces 2020 RICE symposium winners

Centre College recently held a virtual version of the 13th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium. New this year, RICE included prizes for the best two presentations or posters from each academic division. Winners were chosen by appointed faculty judges. The Dean's Office and the Undergraduate Research Committee share the divisional presentation winners:

Seniors Katie Freeman and Emily Shields intern in Title IX Office

At Centre College, students regularly undertake internships and engage in mentored research projects on-and-off campus. Seniors Katie Freeman (Sonora, California) and Emily Shields (Florence, Alabama) had the chance to intern in the Title IX office with Sexual Assault Prevention & Education Manager Sarah Cramer this past school year. Freeman worked as a tertiary prevention intern

Honors Celebration address | Grant Spicer ’20

Watch the entire Honors Celebration and senior Evan Aroko's speech here. Grant Spicer '20 (Indianapolis, Indiana) and Evan Aroko '20 (Salem, Massachusetts) provided the keynote addresses for Centre College’s annual honors celebration, this year delivered virtually. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of

D. Christopher Brooks ’92 offers remote teaching expertise

Dr. D. Christopher Brooks ’92 is director of research at EDUCAUSE, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the goals of higher education through the use of information technology. He earned a Ph.D. in political science from Indiana University and taught comparative politics and political theory at St. Olaf College for a few years before pursuing

By |2020-04-23T12:11:55-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Alumni, History, International Studies, News, Politics, Remote Learning|

Economic development internship provides career experience for Alex Grove ’20

This semester, economics & finance and politics double major Alex Grove ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky) is working remotely as an economic development intern for Develop Danville, the marketing arm for Danville’s Economic Development Partnership. “Prior to working remotely, I researched what properties the Boyle County Industrial Foundation had helped develop and the resulting jobs that had

Karoline Manny selected as ACRL Instruction Section Teaching Methods Committee’s Featured Teaching Librarian

Centre College’s Reference, Instruction and Assessment Librarian Karoline Manny was recently chosen as the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Instruction Section Teaching Methods Committee’s Featured Teaching Librarian. Several times during the year, the committee selects and interviews a librarian who demonstrates a passion for teaching, innovation and student learning. The feature provides a

By |2020-04-13T11:24:33-04:00April 13th, 2020|Anthropology/Sociology, History, News, Politics, Research|

Centre-in-Washington remote internship enhances Will Dyekman’s ’21 writing skills

History and politics double major Will Dyekman ’21 (Elizabethtown, Kentucky) has the privilege of continuing his Centre-in-Washington communications internship with the Stimson Center remotely. As an international defense and climate change non-profit think tank in Washington, D.C., the Stimson Center promotes international security, shared prosperity and justice through applied research and independent analysis, deep engagement

[VIDEO] Centre College academic programs welcome new majors

Though students are engaged in remote learning, the campus tradition of faculty celebrating their students when they declare their respective majors continues. Centre College faculty recently created a series of videos featuring professors from a variety of academic programs to welcome their newly declared students. “Programs welcome their majors in different ways—lunches at Cowan, picnics,

Centre-in-Washington internship opens doors of opportunity for Stephanie Akoto Bamfo ’21

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-Washington program, politics major, international studies minor and Bonner Scholar Stephanie Akoto Bamfo ‘21 (Lexington, Kentucky) is working for the Capitol Hill Consulting Group as a legislative intern. Based in Washington, D.C., Capitol Hill Consulting Group is a bi-partisan government relations firm dedicated to providing comprehensive and individually tailored strategies

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