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

Matt Hall ’21 first to be accepted into Early Assurance Program

Biology major Matt Hall ’21 (Lexington, Kentucky) is the first Centre College student to be admitted into the Early Assurance Program (EAP) for the University of Kentucky College of Medicine (UKCOM) at the Northern Kentucky medical school campus. The program will reserve a spot for Hall upon his graduation from Centre. Partnering with schools across

By |2019-05-02T15:46:27+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Academics, Biology, Careers, Chemistry, News, Pre-Med|

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|

Christina Stoler ’19 to attend Yale University’s nursing school

Psychology major and behavioral neuroscience minor Christina Stoler ’19 (Louisville, Kentucky) will continue her education in the fall at Yale University in their Graduate Entry Pre-Specialty Nursing (GEPN) program. In addition to Yale, Stoler applied to three other graduate-level nursing programs at Bellarmine University, Johns Hopkins University and Vanderbilt University. “I had applied to Yale,

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

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

Medical internship helps Makayla Hawkins ’19 gain experience in the field

This spring semester, Makayla Hawkins ’19 (Frankfort, Kentucky), a psychology major, is utilizing skills she’s learned during her time at Centre College by working as an intern at the Mission Frankfort Clinic, which is a free medical clinic located in First Baptist Church in her hometown. She found that her semester abroad in Merida, Mexico,

By |2019-03-26T15:57:42+00:00March 26th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Internships, News, Pre-Med, Psychology, Spanish|

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

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