Seniors Evan Aroko and Eric Maloney create short-film ‘Stay Centred: In-Depth’ in the midst of COVID-19

Centre College seniors Evan Aroko (Salem, Massachusetts) and Eric Maloney (Brookfield, Connecticut) created a film titled “Stay Centred: In-Depth,” a short visual piece that allows a few of the students left on campus, as well as faculty members to share their thoughts and feelings regarding the unexpected atmosphere shift on campus due to COVID-19. As

Centre College’s Stuart Hall once again called into service

Centre College's Stuart Hall, a student residence at 517 W. Main, has a long and storied history. Completed in 1876, it has been a private home, fraternity house, funeral home, bookstore and cafe and, briefly, a language hangout. Now it can add quarantine headquarters to its long list of service. Since the first days of

By |2020-05-05T10:54:46-04:00May 5th, 2020|Campus, News, Remote Learning|

Centre to present virtual RICE symposium beginning May 4

Centre College’s Undergraduate Research Committee (UGR) has been working closely with the Grace Doherty Library to offer a virtual version of the 13th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium this year. Traditionally held on campus, the symposium is an opportunity for students in all disciplines and class years to display research achievements, creative

By |2020-05-01T14:29:06-04:00May 1st, 2020|Academics, Events, Internships, News, Remote Learning, Research|

Centre College reopens admission process for students whose fall 2020 plans are changing

While the spread of the novel coronavirus has required everyone to reimagine the best-laid plans of even a few weeks and days ago, the disruption of COVID-19 has been particularly hard on high school seniors, complicating their college search process. Recent surveys suggest that as many as 1 in 4 seniors have had their choices negatively

By |2020-04-29T16:53:39-04:00April 29th, 2020|Admission, News, Remote Learning|

Centre’s history program creates ‘pandemic playlist’ for campus community

During the global pandemic, Centre College faculty and staff have been coming up with fun and innovative ways to keep the campus community connected. Associate Professor of History John Harney did this recently by creating a “pandemic playlist” on Spotify to help bring everyone together through music. Given its positive reception, Harney, along with other

By |2020-04-29T08:38:43-04:00April 29th, 2020|History, News, Remote Learning|

Amanda Falk takes innovative online approach to teaching comparative vertebrate physiology

Among the many challenges presented by the shift to remote teaching in the age of COVID-19 is how to approach lab-oriented science courses. Amanda Falk, an assistant professor of biology, is taking an innovative approach that involves synchronous and asynchronous elements, both in real time and via pre-recorded material, to teach her comparative vertebrate physiology

By |2020-04-29T08:39:51-04:00April 28th, 2020|Academics, Biology, News, Remote Learning|

Students engage in innovative learning through Jamie Shenton’s online courses

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Jamie Shenton is teaching three courses remotely this semester—Introduction to Social Justice, Qualitative Field Methods and Public Anthropology—and has incorporated innovative ways to teach each one. “First, I have had to think about how to still build community within the class while not being able to meet face-to-face as a group,”

Lenny Demoranville adjusts to teaching science courses online

Like other Centre College professors, Lenny Demoranville, associate professor of chemistry, has had to come up with new and innovative ways to connect with his students while teaching two sections of Natural Science I courses online. “One of the things I decided to do was to drop some of the original class content, without sacrificing

By |2020-04-24T15:18:25-04:00April 24th, 2020|Chemistry, News, Remote Learning|

Centre Gardening Club continues endeavors for those remaining on campus

The Centre College Garden Club, which provides a forum for gardening, companionship and sustainability initiatives on campus, has created a plan for students who are still on campus, as well as faculty and staff members, who would still like to put their green thumbs to use during the pandemic. “We have designed a document on

By |2020-04-23T12:23:52-04:00April 23rd, 2020|News, Remote Learning|

D. Christopher Brooks ’92 offers remote teaching expertise

Dr. D. Christopher Brooks ’92 is director of research at EDUCAUSE, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the goals of higher education through the use of information technology. He earned a Ph.D. in political science from Indiana University and taught comparative politics and political theory at St. Olaf College for a few years before pursuing

By |2020-04-23T12:11:55-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Alumni, History, International Studies, News, Politics, Remote Learning|
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