Ryan Collins ’19 receives Fulbright award to teach in Spain

Soon-to-be Centre College graduate Ryan Collins ’19 (Lexington, Kentucky) will exchange his diploma for a passport, as he was recently awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Spain. Collins will be working as an English teaching assistant (ETA) and U.S. cultural ambassador to faculty and students in Galicia. Collins said Spanish has always been a defining characteristic

By |2019-05-15T17:13:28+00:00May 15th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Education, History, News, Spanish, Study Abroad|

Mitchell Collins ’19 receives Fulbright award to Paraguay

After graduation, Mitchell Collins ’19 (Richmond, Kentucky) will embark on a new adventure as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) in Asunción, Paraguay, as a Fulbright Scholar. He will also lead presentations and cultural programs on U.S.–Paraguay relations and the U.S. at large. “My interest in the Fulbright stems from two different sources,” Collins said. “Since

Mitchell Collins ’19 and Hannah Gibbs ’19 to address annual honors convo, May 7

Mitchell Collins ‘19 (Richmond, Kentucky) and Hannah Gibbs ‘19 (London, Kentucky) will be the keynote speakers at Centre College’s honors convocation on Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight

STUDENT BLOG: Study abroad experience is more than just ‘seeing’ sights

This is a weekly installment in a series of blog posts submitted by a team of Centre College students studying away or abroad throughout the spring semester. Learn more about Centre’s nation-leading study abroad program, a guarantee of the Centre Commitment.  A Spanish major at Centre College, Ben Bennett '20 says he chose to study in Segovia for the

By |2019-04-18T12:40:34+00:00April 18th, 2019|Academics, Careers, News, Spanish, Study Abroad|

Genny Ballard earns Fulbright award to Colombia

Centre College is known for producing a top number of Fulbright student awards, and faculty members are also fortunate enough to earn this prestigious award. Genny Ballard, associate professor of Spanish, recently received a Fulbright award to conduct research in Colombia. “As a Fulbright Scholar, I will collaborate with two universities on the Colombian Caribbean

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

Medical internship helps Makayla Hawkins ’19 gain experience in the field

This spring semester, Makayla Hawkins ’19 (Frankfort, Kentucky), a psychology major, is utilizing skills she’s learned during her time at Centre College by working as an intern at the Mission Frankfort Clinic, which is a free medical clinic located in First Baptist Church in her hometown. She found that her semester abroad in Merida, Mexico,

By |2019-03-26T15:57:42+00:00March 26th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Internships, News, Pre-Med, Psychology, Spanish|

STUDENT BLOG: Ben Bennett ’20 finds his ‘comfort zone’ in Segovia

This is a weekly installment in a series of blog posts submitted by a team of Centre College students studying away or abroad throughout the spring semester. Learn more about Centre’s nation-leading study abroad program, a guarantee of the Centre Commitment.  A Spanish major at Centre College, Ben Bennett '20 says he chose to study in Segovia for the

By |2019-03-13T16:09:27+00:00March 8th, 2019|News, Spanish, Study Abroad|

Students experience ‘character and spirit’ of Latino culture during CentreTerm

During Centre College’s CentreTerm, a three-week January term that gives students the opportunity to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, students examined the character and spirit of the Hispanic people through selected works of Latin American literature, articles, art, film and music. Jason Doroga, assistant professor of Spanish, focused the class on

By |2019-02-12T16:02:12+00:00February 12th, 2019|CentreTerm, News, Spanish|

Two CentreTerm courses travel to Brazil to explore culture

More than 20 Centre College students in the “Spanish-American Culture Abroad” and “Brazil’s Racial Paradise: Myth or Reality?” courses recently traveled to Brazil during CentreTerm, a three-week January term that gives students the opportunity to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, studying abroad or completing an internship or research project. Since the trip combined two

By |2018-02-16T10:40:35+00:00February 16th, 2018|CentreTerm, News, Spanish, Study Abroad|
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