CentreTerm students study Canada–U.S. trade relationship and its impact on Kentucky

Every January, Centre College’s three-week CentreTerm gives students and faculty the chance to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, studying abroad or completing an internship or research project. A new course titled “Canada, the U.S. and Kentucky,” taught by Rahim Mohamed, visiting assistant professor of international studies, allows students to study the

Garden Club springs to life at Centre College

Centre students Annemieke Buis ’21 (Christiana, Tennessee) and Cat Uritis ’19 are the driving force behind a community-wide effort to breathe new life into the Centre College Garden Club, providing a forum for gardening, companionship and sustainability initiatives on campus. The Centre garden has an ebb-and-flow history, in part because classes are not in session

Centre students present independent research projects on global migration

Centre College students in Frank B. and Virginia B. Hower Professor of International Studies Lori Hartmann’s senior seminar recently presented their independent research projects to the campus community. “Every couple of years, there’s a new theme to the class,” Hartmann said. “For a while, the theme was war and then global environmental policy. This year,

By |2019-12-09T13:34:44-05:00December 9th, 2019|Academics, International Studies, News, Research|

Fall internships highlighted at student showcase

As part of the Centre Commitment, every Centre College student is guaranteed an internship or mentored research opportunity. This fall, 45 students held internship positions in various locations locally and abroad. Several interns recently presented their work on Dec. 4 at the Fall Internship Showcase held at the College’s Norton Center for the Arts. “I’m

Collin Wells ’20 wins with presentation at Kentucky Academy of Sciences

Senior Collin Wells (Louisville, Kentucky) recently won first place for his oral presentation at the meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Sciences for physiology and biochemistry, held at Berea College. The road to his winning presentation began when Wells took advantage of an opportunity to work in the research lab with Professor of Biology and

By |2019-12-06T14:10:05-05:00December 5th, 2019|Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biology, News, Research|

Melanie Manning ’20 and Ellie Davenport ’20 study sustainable farming in Shanghai

Two Centre College students took their study abroad experience in Shanghai, China, a step further by incorporating an internship and research opportunity, as guaranteed to every student by the Centre Commitment. This summer, Ellie Davenport ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky) and Melanie Manning ’20 (Richmond, Kentucky) ventured to Shanghai to pursue their own research, after previously studying

By |2019-09-11T15:53:14-05:00September 11th, 2019|Academics, Internships, News, Research|

Demi Kennedy ’20 gains wealth of experience during Pennsylvania State Treasury Department internship

This summer, Demi Kennedy ’20 (Camp Hill, Pennsylvania) explored the ins-and-outs of public service and state growth as a Claims Division intern with the Pennsylvania State Treasury Department.  The anthropology/sociology and Spanish double major first discovered the internship online, and later utilized the College's Center for Career and Professional Development office to solidify a plan.

Centre named a 2019 ‘best college value’ by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Centre College has once again been recognized for its commitment to extraordinary education at an affordable price. The College has been named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance list of the Top 400 Best College Values for 2019, ranking in the top 50 overall college values. This ranking adds to the list of “best value” accolades Centre has

By |2019-08-01T17:39:37-05:00August 1st, 2019|Academics, Internships, News, Research, Study Abroad|

Centre again named ‘Best College in Kentucky’ by Forbes

Forbes recently ranked Centre the best in Kentucky in its annual listing of the top colleges in each state. The designation confirms Centre’s reputation as the Commonwealth's premier college, offering the best value in terms of affordability, opportunity and achievement. To explain Centre's distinction on the list, Forbes referenced the Centre Commitment  as something that

2020 Fiske Guide to Colleges recognizes Centre as a ‘Best Buy’

Centre College has once again been named a “Best Buy” in the annual Fiske Guide to Colleges, placement that offers familiar recognition for the College, as it has made regular appearances in the guide throughout the past 20-plus years. Distinguished as one of 20 institutions nationally to be included in the 2020 edition—only 10 of

By |2019-07-16T19:07:49-05:00July 11th, 2019|Academics, Internships, News, Research, Study Abroad|
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