2016 Centre Stories: First-Generation Students

One in 5 incoming Centre students are first-generation college students, and hold more leadership roles on campus than non first-generation students according to the 2013-14 National Survey of Student Engagement. Here are some of the many success stories from the Class of 2016. Tamin Calloway ’16 paves the way for his siblings as a first-generation

By |2018-07-03T19:17:14+00:00December 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

High Efficiency Dorm Refrigerators

Centre is extremely proud of its student initiated projects that promote sustainability and energy savings. One project is the community garden, as emphasized in our last Sustainable Centre article. Another initiative is the Energy Star rated refrigerator project, in which students can purchase a discounted Energy Star rated compact refrigerator that will reduce electricity use

The Centre Community Garden

One of Centre’s hidden gems is its community garden, located behind the Emeritus House on Maple Avenue. The garden has a rich history of activity and presence by students, faculty, staff, and community members. The garden began in January 2010 as a student effort to promote sustainable practices by producing various crops for campus use.

By |2018-08-02T15:28:57+00:00July 18th, 2016|Sustainability blog, Sustainable Centre, Uncategorized|

Fundraiser for the new Green Revolving Fund.

During fall term 2015, the Centre Environmental Association continued discussion of the recently-established Green Revolving Fund. Part of that discussion led to raising new money to support the GRF. Griffin Cote, a senior biology major from Louisville, KY, came up with a unique fundraising project. Griffin designed and constructed a window box for his room

Centre College awards record amount of summer internship funding

Long regarded as a place of access and opportunity, Centre College continues its commitment to career preparation by awarding a record-breaking amount of funding to students engaging in research and internships this summer. Fifty-eight students have received a total of $160,000 to study in 13 states and 11 foreign countries. The opportunity for internships or research experiences, like those funded this

By |2015-06-25T15:52:05+00:00June 25th, 2015|Internships, News, Research, Uncategorized|

Parker Lawson ’15 receives Fulbright award to teach in Madrid

Centre College has a history of producing Fulbright scholars, and that tradition continues this year with Parker Lawson ’15, who received a Fulbright Scholarship to be an English Teaching Assistant in a bilingual public secondary school in Madrid beginning in September. “In addition to my teaching responsibilities, I am especially excited to serve as a

By |2015-05-21T14:40:19+00:00May 21st, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

McAllister recognized with Mathematical Association of America’s Distinguished Teaching Award

Dr. Alex McAllister, professor of mathematics at Centre College, is the 2015 recipient of the Kentucky Section of the Mathematical Association of America’s Distinguished Teaching Award. The Mathematical Association of America is devoted to promoting and encouraging the study, teaching and learning of mathematics. McAllister’s welcoming teaching style and concrete approach exemplifies this commitment to

By |2015-05-12T11:48:07+00:00May 12th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

Centre students present research at Latin American Studies Symposium

Centre College students Jeri Howell ’16, Lidia Galindo-Brito ’15 and Madeleine Cunningham ’15 recently presented their research and internship experiences for their capstone in Latin American studies at the 23rd Latin American Studies Symposium at Birmingham-Southern College in Birmigham, Ala. The students were accompanied by Robyn Cutright, professor of anthropology and chair of Latin American studies, and

By |2015-05-12T10:52:21+00:00May 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|

IN THE NEWS: Centre football team exemplifies spirit of service during winter storm

At 502 Grant Street in Danville, Susan MeGilligan opened her door early Tuesday morning to dozens of young men outside her door. All of them were hard at work. “Amazing...all these wonderful boys working out here,” she said. A senior Centre College player decided he wanted to spend his Tuesday morning helping others. “It was

By |2015-02-18T16:39:23+00:00February 18th, 2015|Athletics, Centre In The News, News, Uncategorized|
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