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
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.
Award-winning documentary producer Tom Thurman ’84 and the students in two CentreTerm film classes have created a 73-minute bicentennial documentary titled, “A Storied Centre.” The documentary was designed to be broken into 12 segments. Throughout the course of Centre College’s bicentennial, segments of the documentary will be released on the bicentennial website on the last
Demi Kennedy ’20 gains wealth of experience during Pennsylvania State Treasury Department internship
This summer, Demi Kennedy ’20 (Camp Hill, Pennsylvania) explored the ins-and-outs of public service and state growth as a Claims Division intern with the Pennsylvania State Treasury Department. The anthropology/sociology and Spanish double major first discovered the internship online, and later utilized the College's Center for Career and Professional Development office to solidify a plan.
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 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
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
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
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
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