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

Class of 2018 achieve significantly high employment and graduate school outcomes

An impressive 97 percent of 2018 Centre College graduates are employed or pursuing advanced study, according to the annual outcomes report generated by the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD). The results are based on a 97 percent knowledge rate, with responses from 321 out of 331 graduates. The extraordinary results match those compiled by

Centre College announces third Gates Cambridge Scholar

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2019 edition of Centrepiece. Stephen Metcalf ’14 has been named a Gates Cambridge Scholar—Centre’s third. He will begin a three-year Ph.D. program in public health and primary care at the University of Cambridge in the fall. Ben Cocanougher ’11, the first winner, was named in 2016 and will

By |2019-05-07T18:03:41+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Behavioral Neuroscience, News, Pre-M.B.A., Pre-Med, Research, Study Abroad|

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|

‘Cultural ambassador’ John Newton ’19 to teach in Japan as part of competitive JET program

John Newton ’19 (Wilkesboro, North Carolina) was recently accepted into the Japan Exchange Teaching program (JET), a competitive employment opportunity that allows young professionals to live and work in cities, towns and villages throughout Japan. The program gives individuals an opportunity to work and represent the U.S. as cultural ambassadors to Japan. Most participants serve

By |2019-04-11T21:35:30+00:00April 11th, 2019|Academics, Campus, Careers, CentreTerm, Education, English, Japanese, News, Study Abroad|

Senior wins Rotary grant for study at University College London

Kate Spencer ’19, a politics major from Versailles, Kentucky, has won a Rotary Global Grant Scholarship for study at University College London beginning in September. She will earn a master’s degree in global health and development through a one-year program. Rotary District 6710, which covers western and central Kentucky, has offered the $45,000 Rotary Global

Load More Posts