Students create their own ‘imagined museums’ during Centre-in-Strasbourg course

Mark Rasmussen, Charles J. Luellen Professor of English, taught a new course as part of the Centre-in-Strasbourg program this past fall, titled “Museums and European Culture.” The final project asked students to design a museum on a topic of their interest and to describe, in detail, an exhibit in the museum. Centre students observe

Students become global citizens during CentreTerm course in El Salvador

Adding to Centre College's destinations across the globe for study abroad, Eva Cadavid, associate professor of philosophy, and Laura Chinchilla, assistant professor of Spanish, recently led the College’s first course in El Salvador, collaborating for the CentreTerm class with CoCODA, a national partner of the Bonner Scholars Organization. CoCODA is a non-profit organization devoted to

By |2020-02-27T13:48:10-05:00February 27th, 2020|CentreTerm, News, Philosophy, Social Justice, Spanish, Study Abroad|

John Anderson ’20 enhances foreign service knowledge during CentreTerm internship in Ethiopia

During CentreTerm 2020, politics major John Anderson ’20 (Cheraw, South Carolina) took advantage of two aspects of the Centre Commitment—study abroad and an internship—and spent the three-week term working at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Most of the work Anderson did with USAID consisted of researching economic development in

Students develop understanding of modern Finnish history during CentreTerm 2020

Centre College students had the opportunity to explore Finland during CentreTerm 2020 in a course taught by Robert Schalkoff, director of the Lincoln Scholars Program, titled “Rovaniemi, Finland: Destination Arctic Circle.” The course explored the question: How does Rovaniemi, a small city on the cusp of the Arctic Circle razed by the retreating German army

By |2020-02-28T08:48:22-05:00February 26th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, News, Study Abroad|

Morgan Rahe ’21 explores Mayan culture and career path through Merida internship

Economics and finance and international studies double major Morgan Rahe ’21 (Alexandria, Kentucky) recently participated in an internship with a nonprofit in Mérida, Mexico, called Múul Meyaj, which means “working together” in Mayan. Múul Meyaj works with artisans in over 200 Mayan communities in the rural areas of the Yucatán state, helping artisans create a

Cal Lewellyn ’20 invests in future career through finance internship

During CentreTerm, students are given the chance to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, study abroad or an internship or research project. Economics and finance major Cal Lewellyn ’20 (Louisville, Kentucky) took the opportunity to intern at DeepWork Capital in Orlando, Florida. DeepWork is a venture capital firm investing in early stage

By |2020-02-25T12:07:32-05:00February 25th, 2020|Academics, Economics & Finance, Internships, News, Research, Study Abroad|

Students share CentreTerm 2020 internship experiences during showcase

A total of 55 Centre College students interned across the United States and abroad during CentreTerm 2020, a three-week term in January that gives students the opportunity to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, here, abroad, or an internship or research project. This year, students interned internationally across five countries, including China,

CentreTerm students immerse themselves in Fijian culture

During CentreTerm 2020, Centre College students in “Law and Economics: Case Studies in Fiji,” studied abroad in Fiji with David Anderson, Paul G. Blazer Professor of Economics, and Jamey Leahey, vice president for legal affairs and gift planning. The course weaved the experiences of Fiji and other Pacific island nations into a tapestry of insights

By |2020-02-19T14:49:56-05:00February 19th, 2020|Academics, Economics & Finance, News, Study Abroad|

[BLOG] Exploring the Bluegrass in Ireland

As I have learned and written about over my adventures traveling the globe while a student at Centre, study abroad is an opportunity to be humbled and open one's mind and spirit to a different way of living, as well as gain perspective and roundedness from every amazing experience. While my time in Ireland this

By |2020-02-19T10:15:21-05:00February 18th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, Music, News, Study Abroad|

Students gain a variety of perspectives in Israel and Palestine during CentreTerm

Centre College students had the opportunity to study abroad in Israel and Palestine during CentreTerm 2020 with NEH Associate Professor of Religion Matthew Pierce and Assistant Professor of Religion Shana Sippy. Throughout the course, titled “Holy Lands: Sacred Realities and Political Stories,” students sought to place the current religious and political climate and conflict in

By |2020-02-20T10:12:57-05:00February 13th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, News, Politics, Religion, Study Abroad|
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