Centre announces 2020 RICE symposium winners

Centre College recently held a virtual version of the 13th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium. New this year, RICE included prizes for the best two presentations or posters from each academic division. Winners were chosen by appointed faculty judges. The Dean's Office and the Undergraduate Research Committee share the divisional presentation winners:

Seniors Katie Freeman and Emily Shields intern in Title IX Office

At Centre College, students regularly undertake internships and engage in mentored research projects on-and-off campus. Seniors Katie Freeman (Sonora, California) and Emily Shields (Florence, Alabama) had the chance to intern in the Title IX office with Sexual Assault Prevention & Education Manager Sarah Cramer this past school year. Freeman worked as a tertiary prevention intern

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,”

Students become global citizens during CentreTerm course in El Salvador

Adding to Centre College's destinations across the globe for study abroad, Eva Cadavid, associate professor of philosophy, and Laura Chinchilla, assistant professor of Spanish, recently led the College’s first course in El Salvador, collaborating for the CentreTerm class with CoCODA, a national partner of the Bonner Scholars Organization. CoCODA is a non-profit organization devoted to

By |2020-02-27T13:48:10-05:00February 27th, 2020|CentreTerm, News, Philosophy, Social Justice, Spanish, Study Abroad|

Keeley Morton ’20 balances dual internship with Kentucky Refugee Ministries

Studio art major and social justice minor Keeley Morton ’20 (Bristol, Tennessee) is interning at the Kentucky Refugee Ministries (KRM) in Lexington. She is splitting her time working as a community outreach intern and a case manager intern. “The office in Lexington is a close-knit working space, which has allowed me to also help with

By |2019-10-16T14:04:05-04:00October 16th, 2019|Academics, Internships, News, Social Justice, Studio Art|

Dahabo Kerow ’20 fights teenage homelessness during Shepherd internship

During the eight-week Shepherd Internship Program (SIP), international studies major Dahabo Kerow ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky) is working as the events coordinator intern at Park Place Outreach in Savannah, Georgia. The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) integrates rigorous academic study and focused direct service to disadvantaged communities and persons, enriching the education of undergraduate

By |2019-07-24T16:55:14-04:00July 24th, 2019|Academics, Internships, News, Social Justice|

Beau Weston to give lecture on new book “Between Bohemia and Suburbia: Boburbia in the USA”

Centre College’s Beau Weston, John M. and Louise Van Winkle Professor of Sociology, recently published “Between Bohemia and Suburbia: Boburbia in the USA” and will give a lecture about the main findings of the book at the Highlands Public Library in the Mid-City Mall in Louisville, Kentucky, on Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. “I wanted

Anukriti Kunwar ’22 attends Commission on the Status of Women’s 63rd session

Centre College Lincoln Scholar Anukriti Kunwar ’22 (Kathmandu, Nepal) was recently selected to represent Women LEAD Nepal at the Commission on the Status of Women’s (CSW) 63rd session at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York, where she was a part of the Teaching Consent and Ending Sexual Assault at School and University panel.

By |2019-04-03T17:13:23-04:00April 3rd, 2019|Academics, Gender Studies, News, Social Justice|

Latin American studies students present at conference in Texas

A group of five Centre College Latin American studies students recently presented at the Institute of Latin American Studies Student Association (ILASSA) conference at the University of Texas at Austin. This is the third year students have presented at ILASSA. The graduate school conference is the oldest in the U.S. and is also organized and

Incoming first-year students to read Bryan Stevenson’s “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption”

First-year students entering Centre College this fall will read Bryan Stevenson’s “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption.” Programming for events connected to the reading experience will be announced in late summer. The award-winning work has received numerous accolades, including the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction and the National Association for the Advancement of

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