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

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,

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

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 |2019-03-26T20:06:39+00:00March 6th, 2019|Academics, Biology, Greek Life, History, News, Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing|

Chloe Grove ’20 focuses summer internship on antibiotic research

Chemistry major Chloe Grove ’20 (Bucyrus, Ohio) is interning this summer with Dr. Steven Van Lanen’s lab in the natural products division at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. “I’m working to characterize the enzymes involved in the biosynthesis of the novel antibiotic sphaerimicin,” Grove said. “Specifically, I have been optimizing cloning methods for

By |2019-04-08T16:37:47+00:00August 10th, 2018|Internships, News, Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Pharmacy|

Iliana Parrillas ’19 develops medical skills in El Salvador

Iliana Parrillas ’19 (Henderson, Kentucky) has had a unique opportunity to return to her home country for an internship at the San Pablo Clinic and Laboratory in Apopa, a small town in the department of San Salvador, El Salvador. “I knew I wanted to go home and visit my family, but I also wanted to

By |2019-04-08T16:42:05+00:00July 5th, 2018|Internships, News, Pre-Med, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Pharmacy|

Katie Malone ’19 studies immunology, microbiology at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital

Biochemistry and molecular biology major Katie Malone ’19 (Georgetown, Kentucky) is spending her summer at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, in the college of medicine, interning in the immunology, microbiology and molecular genetics lab. Returning for the second summer in a row to work with Dr. Yasuhiro Suzuki, along with two of his current

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