Internship at U.S. Embassy in Beijing gives Race Pellant ’21 foreign affairs experience

International studies and economics major Race Pellant ’21 (Danville, Kentucky) has spent his summer interning at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China. As a management intern, Pellant has assisted with daily operations in the embassy, including administrative work and helping other sections complete projects. “I am interested in foreign affairs and the foreign service in

Centre named a 2019 ‘best college value’ by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Centre College has once again been recognized for its commitment to extraordinary education at an affordable price. The College has been named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance list of the Top 400 Best College Values for 2019, ranking in the top 50 overall college values. This ranking adds to the list of “best value” accolades Centre has

By |2019-08-01T17:39:37+00:00August 1st, 2019|Academics, Internships, News, Research, Study Abroad|

Centre again named ‘Best College in Kentucky’ by Forbes

Forbes recently ranked Centre the best in Kentucky in its annual listing of the top colleges in each state. The designation confirms Centre’s reputation as the Commonwealth's premier college, offering the best value in terms of affordability, opportunity and achievement. To explain Centre's distinction on the list, Forbes referenced the Centre Commitment  as something that

2020 Fiske Guide to Colleges recognizes Centre as a ‘Best Buy’

Centre College has once again been named a “Best Buy” in the annual Fiske Guide to Colleges, placement that offers familiar recognition for the College, as it has made regular appearances in the guide throughout the past 20-plus years. Distinguished as one of 20 institutions nationally to be included in the 2020 edition—only 10 of

By |2019-07-16T19:07:49+00:00July 11th, 2019|Academics, Internships, News, Research, Study Abroad|

Alumni in the News: Owensboro native finds success as archaeologist

This article was originally published in The Owensboro Times. When Centre College alumnus Brad Erickson ’09 was in high school, he once built a computer just for fun because he enjoyed tinkering with things. Others noticed that even at an early age he enjoyed putting things together and taking them apart, studying the science of

By |2019-07-10T13:39:54+00:00July 10th, 2019|Careers, History, News, Religion, Study Abroad|

Commencement 196 by the numbers

Three hundred and twenty-seven seniors were granted degrees at Centre College’s 196th Bicentennial Commencement, held on Sunday, May 19, at the Norton Center for the Arts. The Class of 2019 leaves a legacy of impressive accomplishments and countless life-changing experiences on campus and across the globe. As we bid them farewell, here’s a final look

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

STUDENT BLOG: Study abroad travels take Clayton Bell ’21 to new ‘amazing’ destinations

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. Clayton Bell (Liberty Township, Ohio), a sophomore planning to major in mathematics, is a member of the football

By |2019-05-08T13:27:50+00:00May 8th, 2019|Academics, Athletics, Mathematics, News, Study Abroad|

Patrick Cho ’13 sworn in as Foreign Service Officer

Patrick Cho ’13 is living out Centre College’s mission of a life of learning, leadership and service, as well as being a global citizen, as he was recently sworn in as a Foreign Service Officer (FSO) for the U.S. Department of State. “FSOs are diplomats, representing American values, protecting American citizens and advancing American foreign

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