Students become ‘global citizens’ during CentreTerm 2020

Every January, Centre College students travel to destinations across the globe for an intensive three-week course exploring the interesting and offbeat in ways not possible during a regular semester. As one of the nation’s top institutions for study abroad, Centre College is committed to creating global citizen leaders by providing every student the opportunity to

By |2020-01-14T14:22:48-05:00January 14th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, News, Study Abroad|

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|

New Zealand’s White Island frequent destination for Centre College students

The recent eruption on White Island in New Zealand has been particularly significant for two Centre College professors who regularly teach a course there on the physical science of volcanoes, which always includes a trek to the Whakaari volcano. “I am deeply saddened by the tragedy that has struck the island and the community. My

By |2019-12-16T10:07:40-05:00December 16th, 2019|Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, News, 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

E-commerce internship in Shanghai gives Miles Diehl ’21 global experience

Throughout the fall semester, Centre College junior Miles Diehl (Louisville, Kentucky) has been exploring Shanghai, all while gaining internship experience as an e-commerce consultant for the Brown-Forman organization. His role has been to observe and critique the e-commerce initiatives in the China specific market. “As a consultant, I get to work side by side with

By |2019-12-05T18:45:40-05:00December 5th, 2019|Academics, Economics & Finance, Internships, Marketing, News, Study Abroad|

Centre College ranked #4 in the nation for study abroad participation by Open Doors

The recently released “Open Doors” report on study abroad trends by the Institute of International Education (IIE) once again recognizes Centre College as among the nation’s leaders in international education. The College earned a #4 national ranking this year for study abroad undergraduate participation. The IIE “Open Doors” ranking is unique in that it calculates

By |2019-11-21T19:12:37-05:00November 21st, 2019|CentreTerm, News, Study Abroad|

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|

Allotey ’21 explores the UK, ‘language of the universe’ at University of Reading

Princess Allotey, a Centre College junior with a declared major in Mathematics & Data Science and a minor in Education, is studying abroad at the University of Reading this semester. Her activities on campus include serving as a Centre Ambassador, a member of the International Students Association (ISA), the Poverty and Homelessness Committee and the

By |2019-11-11T15:24:51-05:00November 11th, 2019|Academics, Campus, Data Science, Education, Mathematics, News, Study Abroad|

Meg Whelan ’21 gains teaching experience during Centre-In-Strasbourg internship

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-Strasbourg program, Meg Whelan ’21 (Wilder, Kentucky) is taking advantage of two guarantees in the Centre Commitment—internship and study abroad—while interning at the Centre des Ressources et d’Apprentissage des Langues (CRAL) at the University of Strasbourg. Working as an English teaching assistant, in collaboration with two professors, Whelan designs lessons

By |2019-10-07T15:25:26-05:00October 7th, 2019|Careers, CentreTerm, Education, Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Makena Mette ’21 pursues passion for global healthcare career through study abroad, internships

Centre College offers a guarantee for every student to engage in at least one internship or research opportunity during their four years at the College. Brown Fellow Makena Mette ’21 (Brookings, South Dakota) chose to take full advantage of that offer, traveling the world and gaining experience for the medical career she plans to pursue.

By |2019-10-03T17:59:05-05:00October 3rd, 2019|Academics, Careers, Internships, News, Pre-Med, Study Abroad|
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