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

STUDENT BLOG: Hesed Payocong ’20 maps out life-after-Centre plans in D.C.

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.  Hesed Payocong (Louisville, Kentucky) is a junior economics and finance major at Centre. Throughout the semester, she

By |2019-04-02T19:11:52+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Academics, Alumni, Internships, News, Study Abroad|

STUDENT BLOG: Clayton Bell ’21 discovers his ‘favorite city in the world’

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 the football team and

By |2019-03-22T15:05:50+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Academics, Architecture, Art History, Buildings, News, Study Abroad|

Chemistry professor receives grants to support collaborative research at Centre

Centre College’s Daniel Scott, assistant professor of chemistry, has been awarded three grants for a total of $70,000 to help support his collaborative undergraduate research on improving therapeutic and diagnosis options for human health. The first grant Scott received was for $10,000 from the Undergraduate Analytical Research Program award. This will help support student stipends

Centre alumni earn teaching certificates through Teach Kentucky program

Centre College is known for sending its graduates to participate in Teach Kentucky, a Louisville-based non-profit committed to facilitating the launch of careers in education. The College has a total of 18 alumni who are currently teaching in the greater-Louisville area through the organization. “At a pragmatic level, we provide the essential connective tissue for

By |2019-03-08T19:37:24+00:00March 8th, 2019|Admission, Athletics, Careers, Commencement, Education, History, News, Study Abroad|

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|

STUDENT BLOG: Olivia Wilkinson ’21 takes Centre stage at London’s Rose Bruford College

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.  Shakespeare's Globe (pictured with Hannah Johnson ’21) A sophomore from Memphis, Tennessee, Olivia Wilkinson's passion

By |2019-02-26T15:25:54+00:00February 26th, 2019|Academics, Drama, Music, News, Politics, Study Abroad|

Centre recognized for producing top number of Fulbright student awards

Centre College was recently recognized on The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of Top Producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars and Students, 2018-19. Five Centre graduates from 2018 received Fulbright student awards. Each year, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces the top-producing institutions for the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship

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