What’s Next for the Class of 2019?

On the day of their graduation from Centre, the Class of 2019 participated in the What’s Next? campaign, an eagerly anticipated feature of Commencement day. The new alumni shared their post-graduation plans, as they now join the 97 percent of Centre alumni who either attend graduate school or are employed within a year of graduation. While their post-Centre pursuits vary,

Spring Internship Showcase allows students to share internship experiences

During their four years at Centre College, 88 percent of students take advantage of the opportunity to test drive a career by engaging in research or an internship, one of three guarantees of the Centre Commitment. A sampling of those internships were recently shared during the Spring Internship Showcase, giving the campus community a chance to learn about the

Class of 2018 achieve significantly high employment and graduate school outcomes

An impressive 97 percent of 2018 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 97 percent knowledge rate, with responses from 321 out of 331 graduates. The extraordinary results match those compiled by

Centre partners with Ephraim McDowell health to provide internship experiences for students

Centre College has a new collaborative partnership that provides expanded opportunities for students interested in entering the medical field. Called Centre Uniting with Ephraim McDowell Health Program (CUE), the internship program is geared toward pre-med students who are interested in learning more about medicine and providing care to the local community. Students can participate in

Chemistry professor receives grants to support collaborative research at Centre

Centre College’s Daniel Scott, assistant professor of chemistry, has been awarded three grants for a total of $70,000 to help support his collaborative undergraduate research on improving therapeutic and diagnosis options for human health. The first grant Scott received was for $10,000 from the Undergraduate Analytical Research Program award. This will help support student stipends

Logan Featherstone ’19 focuses on methamphetamine addiction as a dental intern

As a biology major on a pre-dental track, Logan Featherstone ‘19 (Tallahassee, Florida) interned this summer with Dr. Jack Hankla, a local family dentist, who inspired the senior to focus on methamphetamine addiction, an endemic on dental hygiene. “Dr. Hankla suggested narrowing my internship on methamphetamine addiction and its campaign on ruining not only teeth but

By |2019-01-31T21:07:01+00:00September 4th, 2018|Internships, News, Pre-Dentistry|

Valeria Garcia Lopez ’19 is all smiles as dental intern

Biochemistry & molecular biology major Valeria Garcia Lopez ‘19 is spending her spring semester shadowing Centre College alumnus Dr. Corky Deaton ’81 at Deaton Family Dentistry. In addition to working under Deaton, Lopez is learning more about aseptic techniques and the administrative factors required to make a dental office run smoothly, such as patient insurance and

By |2019-01-31T21:03:58+00:00April 5th, 2018|Internships, News, Pre-Dentistry|

Four Centre alums inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame

Four Centre College alumni were inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame as part of the College’s Homecoming festivities on Oct. 21. The 2017 Hall of Fame class includes the late William Botts, Jr. ‘84, Jeff O. Floyd ‘98, Sarah Green-Robinson ’02 and Steve Lubbe ’94. The inductees were honored at a ceremony that also

By |2019-02-01T15:20:37+00:00October 30th, 2017|Alumni, Athletics, News, Pre-Dentistry|

CENTRE INTERNSHIPS | Logan Featherstone ’19 gains medical experience during internship in Shanghai, China

This summer, Logan Featherstone ’19 worked as an intern at the American Medical Center (AMC) in Shanghai, China, with funding provided by the Centre Parents Committee. An average day for Featherstone at AMC consisted of shadowing Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Oswaldo Ponce or Physical Therapist Mitsuhiro Yoshida. “When we had few or no patients, I worked in

By |2019-02-01T15:21:52+00:00August 25th, 2017|Internships, News, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Med|

Centre faculty and students collaborate through LSAMP research

A number of Centre College students and faculty members are collaborating on research this summer, across disciplines and studying a variety of subjects. The research of some of these pairs is funded by the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP), a program supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). “The LSAMP program provides research