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

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|

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

Chicago internship leads Alex Grove ’20 on law career path

Before starting his junior year at Centre College, Alex Grove ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky) spent his summer interning at Molto Properties, an industrial real estate development firm based in Chicago with nation-wide holdings. “I attended lease negotiations, environmental mitigation meetings, construction progress meetings, punch list walks and even investment committee meetings,” Grove said. “I got to

By |2019-01-31T20:56:15+00:00September 26th, 2018|Internships, News, Pre-Law|

Shepherd intern Lorna Closeil ’20 develops anthropology, social justice skills during internship

Shepherd intern Lorna Closeil (Everett, Massachusetts) served for eight weeks this summer at the Georgia Justice Project (GJP), a non-profit organization comprised of attorneys, social workers and policy workers. “Initially, I was interested in becoming a Shepherd intern, because I was fascinated by the way the program is able to form a consortium across sectors,

IN THE NEWS: National Jurist recognizes Alison Epperson ’15 as “Law Student of the Year”

Alison Epperson is a 2015 Centre graduate and was an international studies and politics major.  The third-year law student with “unparalleled character” at Case Western Reserve University rose to national prominence through her work on chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Near the end of her first semester in law school, Alison Epperson’s long-time boyfriend took his own

By |2019-01-31T20:53:16+00:00March 7th, 2018|Centre In The News, News, Pre-Law|

CENTRE INTERNSHIPS | Centre students follow passions, help refugees resettle in Kentucky

This summer, Kentucky Refugee Ministries (KRM) gave three Centre College student interns hands-on experience with the American immigration process. Katie Davidson ’18, Amanda Iocono ’18 and Ian Ennis ’18 interacted daily with clients navigating the American refugee visa process. Davidson worked as a communications intern in Louisville, while Iocono served as a legal intern and

By |2018-05-30T18:45:15+00:00August 21st, 2017|French, Internships, News, Pre-Law, Study Abroad|

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|Community Service, Internships, News, Politics, Pre-Law|