[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

Collaborative CentreTerm courses allow students to study Alexander Hamilton in New York City

Ben Knoll, John Marshall Harlan Associate Professor of Politics, and Tara Strauch, assistant professor of history, taught separate CentreTerm courses that had several collaborative components, including a six-day trip to New York City to see the musical “Hamilton,” as well as conduct historical tours of downtown and uptown Manhattan to visit the locations where Alexander

By |2020-03-04T13:24:19-05:00March 4th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, History, News, Politics|

Centre faculty members share life experiences during ODK event, Feb. 25

Members of Omicron Delta Kappa, Centre College’s leadership honor society, will host the annual Life Stories event on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Young Hall 113. The event will feature a line-up of College faculty who will speak about the paths they have taken in their personal lives. Speakers for this year’s program are

By |2020-02-25T08:41:49-05:00February 25th, 2020|Academics, Chemistry, English, News, Politics, Pre-Law|

Students gain a variety of perspectives in Israel and Palestine during CentreTerm

Centre College students had the opportunity to study abroad in Israel and Palestine during CentreTerm 2020 with NEH Associate Professor of Religion Matthew Pierce and Assistant Professor of Religion Shana Sippy. Throughout the course, titled “Holy Lands: Sacred Realities and Political Stories,” students sought to place the current religious and political climate and conflict in

By |2020-02-20T10:12:57-05:00February 13th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, News, Politics, Religion, Study Abroad|

CentreTerm students study Canada–U.S. trade relationship and its impact on Kentucky

Every January, Centre College’s three-week CentreTerm gives students and faculty the chance to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, studying abroad or completing an internship or research project. A new course titled “Canada, the U.S. and Kentucky,” taught by Rahim Mohamed, visiting assistant professor of international studies, allows students to study the

Centre College’s Jacqueline Coleman ’04 sworn in as lieutenant governor of Kentucky

When Centre College alumna Jacqueline Coleman ’04 took the official public oath of office at the state Capitol in Frankfort on Tuesday, Dec. 10, she not only became the 58th lieutenant governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky but also followed in the footsteps of fellow Centre graduate Crit Luallen ’74, who served as the 56th

By |2019-12-11T15:50:56-05:00December 11th, 2019|Alumni, News, Politics|

Fall internships highlighted at student showcase

As part of the Centre Commitment, every Centre College student is guaranteed an internship or mentored research opportunity. This fall, 45 students held internship positions in various locations locally and abroad. Several interns recently presented their work on Dec. 4 at the Fall Internship Showcase held at the College’s Norton Center for the Arts. “I’m

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

Kevin Rosenblum ’04 featured in President Bush’s “Portraits of Courage”

Kevin Rosenblum ’04 is one of 98 subjects featured in the exhibit Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors, a collection of portraits by President George W. Bush. The collection is on loan from the Ambassador and Mrs. George L. Argyros Collection of Presidential Art at the George W. Bush Presidential

By |2019-11-01T19:14:49-04:00October 23rd, 2019|International Studies, News, Politics, ROTC|
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