Caroline Pellegrino ’18 pursues nursing at Vanderbilt

In the course of her liberal arts education at Centre College, Caroline Pellegrino ’18 learned that, far from preparing her for precisely one career path, she was given the opportunity and encouragement to pursue coursework in a variety of fields. Such training ensures that liberally educated students, like those who graduate from Centre, are prepared for

By |2019-03-07T20:00:01+00:00March 6th, 2019|Academics, Biology, Greek Life, History, News, Pre-Med|

Stephen Metcalf third Centre graduate to receive prestigious Gates Cambridge Fellowship

Centre College graduate Stephen Metcalf ’14 is one of 34 talented Americans selected as a 2019 Gates Cambridge Scholar at the University of Cambridge, where he will pursue a Ph.D. in public health and primary care. A Brown Fellow and behavioral neuroscience major from eastern Kentucky, Metcalf is the third Centre graduate to earn this

By |2019-02-25T15:46:21+00:00February 25th, 2019|Academics, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biology, News, Pre-Med|

Internship ‘solidifies’ medical career goals for Natalie Hagan ’20

Biochemistry and molecular biology major and Spanish minor Natalie Hagan ’20 (Versailles, Kentucky) is getting a head start in her future medical career this summer as an intern in the microbiology department at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Throughout the internship, Hagan has been screening environmental samples for Campylobacter-specific bacteriophage, in order to treat the

By |2019-01-31T20:45:34+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Internships, News, Pre-Med, Research|

Centre College first-time medical school acceptance rate among nation’s highest

First-time medical school applicants who recently graduated from Centre College achieved an 83 percent acceptance rate, among the highest in the nation. A total of 16 graduates, within the past four years, were recently accepted to medical school and will begin programs this fall. Professor of Chemistry Joe Workman explains why it is so notable

By |2019-01-31T20:32:06+00:00August 1st, 2018|Alumni, News, Pre-Med|

Emily McGlone ’18 studies Alzheimer’s disease as John C. Young Scholar

As a John C. Young Scholar (JCY), Emily McGlone ’18 (Cincinnati, Ohio) is studying the effects of electricity on the aggregation patterns of Amyloid-β, a peptide involved in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease. Centre College’s JCY program is designed to serve strong, highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic

By |2019-02-01T15:36:46+00:00May 22nd, 2018|John C. Young Program, News, Pre-Med|

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|

Mackenzie Weiland ’18 interns at the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon

Centre College student Mackenzie Weiland ’18 is participating in an eight-week undergraduate research internship program at the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) located in Portland, Oregon. Throughout the program, Weiland has taken a course on integrative medicine and learned about different modalities of naturopathic medicine. She has also had the opportunity to conduct extensive

By |2018-05-31T15:19:05+00:00August 1st, 2017|Behavioral Neuroscience, Biology, Internships, News, Pre-Med|

Centre College graduates again achieve high medical school acceptance rates

First-time medical school applicants who recently graduated from Centre College achieved an impressive 94 percent acceptance rate. They are among 20 Centre graduates from within the past five years recently accepted to medical school who will join 2017 entering classes across the nation, both near and far. Destinations will include Emory University, the University of

Summer 2015 medical internships explore diverse range of topics

Centre College's acceptance rate for students applying to medical school remains high, with an average of 80 percent of applicants being accepted over the past 10 years. That impressive number is bolstered by the opportunities Centre students are afforded to explore the field both in and beyond the classroom, including collaborative research and internships. This summer,

By |2015-08-06T11:18:59+00:00August 6th, 2015|Internships, News, Pre-Med, Research, Study Abroad|

Erica Ribenboim ’16 brushes up on experience through dental center internship

Erica Ribenboim ’16 is one of many Centre College students earning college credit towards her degree while giving her potential career a test drive. She is participating in an internship program with Dr. Bridgette Coulter at the Gentle Dental Center of Danville, located only a short five-minute walk away from campus. “I chose this internship

By |2015-04-10T11:46:38+00:00April 10th, 2015|Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biology, Internships, News, Pre-Med|
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