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|

Jon Earle’s recent book finalist for Bethwell A. Ogot Prize of the African Studies Association

A recent book by Centre College’s Assistant Professor of History Jon Earle, titled “Colonial Buganda and the End of Empire: Political Thought and Historical Imagination in Africa,” is a finalist for the Bethwell A. Ogot Prize of the African Studies Association (ASA). Earle’s book was also recently covered in the New Books Network series. The

By |2018-12-17T13:55:45+00:00December 17th, 2018|History, News|

Generous gift to Centre College creates the Marlene and David Grissom Endowment for Academic Excellence

In order to enhance an already strong and highly capable faculty, and strengthen its reputation as one of the nation’s premier liberal arts institutions, Centre College recently received a generous gift to create the Marlene and David Grissom Endowment for Academic Excellence. The endowment will provide for two new faculty chairs, six faculty professorships and

By |2018-12-14T19:28:22+00:00December 14th, 2018|Academics, News|

Andrea Abrams appointed to permanent role as Centre College chief diversity officer

After serving since July 1 in an interim role as the chief diversity officer at Centre College, Andrea Abrams has been appointed to the position on a permanent basis. Effective immediately, she will begin her new assignment as Associate Vice President for Diversity Affairs and Special Assistant to the President. Abrams has been a valued

By |2018-12-13T19:57:09+00:00December 13th, 2018|Diversity, News|

PHOTO GALLERY | Campus holiday traditions bring joy to students, faculty and staff

With final exams complete and the holidays approaching, Centre College faculty, staff and students recently enjoyed the holiday traditions that spread joy in the midst of the stress that the end of the semester brings. On the last day of classes, members of the campus community gathered in Old Centre for the annual tree trimming.

By |2018-12-13T16:25:57+00:00December 13th, 2018|News|

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|

VIDEO | World-renowned glass artist Lino Tagliapietra demonstrates at Centre

Lino Tagliapietra, widely known as the world’s foremost glass artist, recently made his 11th visit to Centre College, offering three days of master classes and public demonstrations. During his visit, the public was invited to witness Tagliapietra in action in the hot glass studio in the Jones Visual Arts Center. The connection between Tagliapietra and

By |2018-12-11T13:45:33+00:00December 10th, 2018|News|

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 dedicates practice center to David J. Hicks ’91

Centre College recently held a ceremony for the dedication of its newly remodeled David J. Hicks ’91 Practice Center inside the Bowman Gymnasium. The center honors the memory and basketball legacy of Hicks, the all-time leading scorer in Centre men’s basketball history, who tragically passed away last May. Director of Athletics Brad Fields said the creation

By |2018-12-06T19:10:37+00:00December 6th, 2018|Athletics, News|
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