Pilgrimage journey in Spain an ‘impactful experience’ for CentreTerm students

Centre College’s CentreTerm gives the opportunity for students to study abroad and explore the immersive courses available during the three-week term. In January, 23 students traveled to Spain with Lee Jefferson, NEH Associate Professor of Religion, and David Hall, W. George Matton Professor of Religion & Philosophy. The Art of Pilgrimage course was intended to

By |2019-02-12T19:48:01+00:00February 12th, 2019|CentreTerm, News, Religion, Study Abroad|

STUDENT BLOG: Hesed Payocong ’20 explores career possibilities in nation’s capital

This is the first in a series of weekly 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

By |2019-02-08T21:00:29+00:00February 8th, 2019|Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Students share experiences during CentreTerm 2018 Internship Showcase

A record number of 64 Centre College students interned during CentreTerm, a three-week January term that gives students the opportunity to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, studying abroad or completing an internship or research project. A total of 71 recently participated in the internship showcase, including the Centre-in-China and Centre-in-Washington, D.C. interns from the

Centre professors to lead post-colonial French identities trips abroad

Centre College professors Marc Démont, visiting assistant professor of French and humanities, and Christian Wood, assistant professor of French, are bridging two study abroad trips—the summer 2019 program to Tahiti for French minors and majors and the CentreTerm 2020 course in Pondichéry, India, for French and humanities students—under the title “Post-Colonial French Identities." “We want

By |2019-02-06T21:55:36+00:00February 6th, 2019|French, Humanities, News, Research, Study Abroad|

Students travel to destinations across the globe during CentreTerm 2019

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 explore the world. During CentreTerm 2019, 214 students will take advantage of that guarantee. This year, Centre students are traveling to destinations spanning the globe, including Belize, Cuba, France, Germany, Ghana,

By |2019-01-09T13:50:20+00:00January 9th, 2019|CentreTerm, News, Study Abroad|

Katherine Young ’19 shares her love for learning during Centre-in-China internship

Anthropology and sociology major Katherine Young ’19 (Birmingham, Alabama) participated in Centre College’s Centre-in-China program and interned with Stepping Stones China, a non-profit organization in Shanghai with a mission to improve the education and general welfare of disadvantaged children. “This semester, I taught six classes of English three times a week at migrant schools in

By |2018-12-17T17:33:18+00:00December 17th, 2018|Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Christian Westphal ’21 finds future in finance with internship in China

Economics and finance major Christian Westphal ’21 (Madison, Connecticut) interned this fall semester at CDI Global, a small investment bank that specializes in cross-border transactions, as part of Centre College’s Centre-in-China program. Westphal was responsible for conducting market research and reporting deal trends in China’s TMT and Biotech sectors, facilitating client relationships and conducting due

By |2018-12-13T15:10:00+00:00December 13th, 2018|Economics & Finance, Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Eden Gebeyehu ’19 gains knowledge of international education during Centre-in-China internship

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-China program, anthropology and sociology major Eden Gebeyehu ’19 (Boston, Massachusetts) interned this fall at Stepping Stones China, a non-profit organization in Shanghai with a mission to improve the education and general welfare of disadvantaged children. Gebeyehu worked as a coordinator at one of the migrant schools, as well as at

By |2018-12-11T19:13:36+00:00December 11th, 2018|Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Digna Rosales Cruz ’20 engages in Chinese culture during international internship

As part of the Centre-in-China program, Centre College Grissom Scholar Digna Rosales Cruz ’20 (Brooklyn, New York) interned during the fall semester at the Shanghai Renewal Center, an organization committed to serving populations experiencing poverty in varying capacities by making every day needs available. The company also focuses on developing more sustainable support to alleviate

By |2018-12-07T17:43:24+00:00December 7th, 2018|Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Centre-in-China internship leads Spencer Gravenkamp ’20 on financial career path

Throughout the fall semester, Spencer Gravenkamp ’20 (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) participated in Centre College’s Centre-in-China program and interned with Austen Morris Associates, a wealth management firm. During the course of his internship, Gravenkamp found himself reviewing client portfolios, conducting analyses and proposing plans of action. He would also generate reports for the senior partners in the

By |2018-12-06T20:59:07+00:00December 5th, 2018|Economics & Finance, Internships, News, Study Abroad|
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