Annemieke Buis ’21 continues equine therapy internship remotely

While Centre College students will be continuing their classes online, psychology major and Spanish and creative writing minor Annemieke Buis ’21 (Christiana, Tennessee) has been given the opportunity to continue her study abroad internship in Mérida, Mexico, remotely. Buis is interning for Équre, an equine-assisted therapy organization. “I will be doing research and writing reports

By |2020-03-27T15:40:52-04:00March 26th, 2020|Creative Writing, Internships, News, Psychology, Spanish, Study Abroad|

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|

Genny Ballard’s Fulbright experience leads to summer Centre trip to Colombia

Centre College Associate Professor of Spanish Genny Ballard recently returned from her six-month excursion in Colombia, where she conducted research and taught as a Fulbright Scholar. Ballard collaborated with two universities on the Colombian Caribbean coast researching intercultural competency and language learning, as well as leading a lecture series on Teaching English as a Second

By |2020-02-25T14:18:20-05:00February 25th, 2020|Academics, News, Spanish|

Students share CentreTerm 2020 internship experiences during showcase

A total of 55 Centre College students interned across the United States and abroad during CentreTerm 2020, a three-week term in January that gives students the opportunity to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, here, abroad, or an internship or research project. This year, students interned internationally across five countries, including China,

Lucas Mozingo ’20 brews new coffee knowledge during CentreTerm internship in Colombia

Over three weeks each January, 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. Spanish major Lucas Mozingo ’20 (Hixson, Tennessee) is participating in an internship this term with Kumanday Coffee, based in Manizales, Caldas, Colombia. The word

By |2020-01-16T10:10:50-05:00January 10th, 2020|Academics, Internships, News, Spanish, Study Abroad|

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

Rachel Skinner ’21 embraces every opportunity in ‘serene’ Bhutan

Rachel Skinner ’21 (Atlanta, Georgia), an environmental studies major and Spanish minor, is one of four Centre College students currently studying abroad in Bhutan, the first Centre students to do so. Skinner says she chose to study abroad in Bhutan for many reasons, "one of my favorites being that the country only recently opened its

By |2019-11-19T18:36:18-05:00November 19th, 2019|Academics, Environmental Studies, Spanish, Study Abroad|

New faculty join Centre College for 2019-20

Centre College is proud to welcome 19 new full-time faculty members from across all three academic divisions, all of whom add to the quality, strength, diversity and curiosity that defines a Centre education. The campus community looks forward to their many contributions in teaching, scholarship and service. Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean

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.

Summer internship in Mexico gives aspiring physician Rebecca Markham ’21 career insight

Rising Centre College senior Rebecca Markham (Abington, Pennsylvania) is applying her Spanish major as a summer intern with the nonprofit organization FM4 Paso Libre in Guadalajara, Mexico. The organization is a migrant shelter aiming to give dignified and fair treatment to migrants and refugees in western Mexico. Markham will assist and interview migrants, as well

By |2019-07-11T14:30:36-04:00July 11th, 2019|Internships, News, Spanish|
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