[VIDEO] Centre faculty discuss plans for fall semester

In the midst of COVID-19, Centre College faculty have been hard at work to determine how to best teach their classes whether their students are in person or online. To help share some of these plans, the College created a series of videos featuring a number of faculty members being interviewed by H.W. Stodghill, Jr.

Centre students immerse themselves in Mexican culture during spring Centre-in-Mérida study abroad program

During the Spring 2020 term, Centre College students, along with Assistant Professor of Biology Mark Galatowitsch, traveled to Mérida, Mexico, as part of the Centre-in-Mérida study abroad program. Students travel to the remote Kaxil Kiuic Biocultural Reserve as part of the Centre-in-Mérida study abroad program. “During the semester, students all take Spanish classes,

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:

Centre College announces 2020 tenure and promotions

The following faculty tenure and promotions were recently announced at Centre College: Professor Genny Ballard Genny Ballard Awarded Promotion to Full Professor Genny Ballard joined Centre’s faculty in 2004, and is associate professor of Spanish. In 2011, she was named a Centre Scholar, and in the fall of 2019 she spent six months in

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

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

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