Olivia Wilkinson ’21 and Sullivan Blackburn ’20 perform on New York City Stage

Two Centre College students, Olivia Wilkinson ’21 (Memphis, Tennessee) and Sullivan Blackburn ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky), recently took the stage in Kimberly Belflower’s John Proctor is the Villain in The Alchemical Studios in New York City. The performance, on June 3rd,  was part of The Farm Theater’s College Collaboration Project, a program that allows for students

By |2019-06-28T18:19:14+00:00June 28th, 2019|Academics, Drama, News, Pre-M.B.A.|

Centre graduates land first jobs at world’s top companies

Over the last five years, Centre College’s graduating classes have achieved high employment and graduate school outcomes, ranging from 95 to 98 percent employed or in advanced study within one year of graduating. Within this time frame, students have received first jobs from some of the world’s top companies and organizations. “We are thrilled to

Patrick Dome ’19 researches polymers in opioid detection as a John C. Young Scholar

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2019 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 29th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. Chemistry major

By |2019-06-06T17:07:36+00:00June 6th, 2019|Academics, Chemistry, Mathematics, News, Pre-M.B.A., Research|

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

Mitchell Collins ’19 and Hannah Gibbs ’19 to address annual honors convo, May 7

Mitchell Collins ‘19 (Richmond, Kentucky) and Hannah Gibbs ‘19 (London, Kentucky) will be the keynote speakers at Centre College’s honors convocation on Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight

Patrick Cho ’13 sworn in as Foreign Service Officer

Patrick Cho ’13 is living out Centre College’s mission of a life of learning, leadership and service, as well as being a global citizen, as he was recently sworn in as a Foreign Service Officer (FSO) for the U.S. Department of State. “FSOs are diplomats, representing American values, protecting American citizens and advancing American foreign

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 College announces third Gates Cambridge Scholar

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2019 edition of Centrepiece. Stephen Metcalf ’14 has been named a Gates Cambridge Scholar—Centre’s third. He will begin a three-year Ph.D. program in public health and primary care at the University of Cambridge in the fall. Ben Cocanougher ’11, the first winner, was named in 2016 and will

By |2019-05-07T18:03:41+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Behavioral Neuroscience, News, Pre-M.B.A., Pre-Med, Research, Study Abroad|

Senior wins Rotary grant for study at University College London

Kate Spencer ’19, a politics major from Versailles, Kentucky, has won a Rotary Global Grant Scholarship for study at University College London beginning in September. She will earn a master’s degree in global health and development through a one-year program. Rotary District 6710, which covers western and central Kentucky, has offered the $45,000 Rotary Global

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