Jack Gaynor ’20 helps provide clean water in Ghana with Saha Global

International studies and Spanish major Jack Gaynor ’20 (Lorton, Virginia) spent his summer interning as a field representative with Saha Global in Ghana, where he stayed in Tamale and worked with the community in Zakariyili. “The main goal of Saha is to establish simple water purification systems in rural communities, which previously lacked access to

By |2018-07-10T18:09:02+00:00July 10th, 2018|Internships, News|

Jesse DiLuzio ’18 joins Coaches Across Continents

Jesse DiLuzio ’18 was accepted for a five-month stint as a volunteer with the non-profit Coaches Across Continents. The two-year captain of Centre's men's soccer team will be traveling across the world promoting positive social change through the game of soccer. DiLuzio, who graduated in May with a degree in international studies, explains the importance

By |2018-07-10T16:06:05+00:00July 10th, 2018|Administrative Facilities, International Studies, News|

Iliana Parrillas ’19 develops medical skills in El Salvador

Iliana Parrillas ’19 (Henderson, Kentucky) has had a unique opportunity to return to her home country for an internship at the San Pablo Clinic and Laboratory in Apopa, a small town in the department of San Salvador, El Salvador. “I knew I wanted to go home and visit my family, but I also wanted to

By |2018-07-05T18:58:22+00:00July 5th, 2018|Internships, News|

Jennifer Goetz spends sabbatical conducting research in China

Associate Professor of Psychology Jennifer Goetz spent seven weeks in China this past spring semester, as part of her sabbatical, conducting research on emotional experience and expression. “For my sabbatical project, I studied cultural influences on sympathy and responses to suffering,” Goetz said. According to Goetz, research suggests that humans evolved a capacity for empathy

By |2018-07-05T18:54:35+00:00July 5th, 2018|News|

Thomas Kaczocha ’19 gains finance experience during internship at Self-Refind

Economics and finance major Thomas Kaczocha ’19 (Oak Ridge, Tennessee) is spending his summer interning in the finance office for Self-Refind in Danville, Kentucky. Self-Refind is an organization that provides premier treatment for substance abuse disorders. At Self-Refind, Kaczocha is working with Matt Sirasky, who is the vice president for finance and administration, and is

By |2018-06-29T13:29:57+00:00June 29th, 2018|Internships, News|

Hannah Gibbs ’19 serves as a Shepherd intern in Vermont

This summer, Shepherd intern Hannah Gibbs ’19 (London, Kentucky) is working at Capstone Community Action Vermont in Barre, Vermont, where she is developing a series of surveys that will attempt to determine the opinions of low-income Vermonters on climate change and related environmental issues. With the information Gibbs is gathering, she will attempt to create

By |2018-07-19T12:41:09+00:00June 28th, 2018|Internships, News|

Charles Ely ’19 ‘expands worldview’ with internship in Myanmar

Charles Ely ’19 (Louisville, Kentucky) is using his economics, finance and computer science skills this summer in Yangon, Myanmar, as an intern for Myanmar Strategic Holdings. “I’m assisting in business development activities, and more specifically, researching Myanmar’s healthcare sector in aim of determining worthwhile entrance opportunities,” he said. “I’m working with one other intern on

By |2018-06-28T12:34:19+00:00June 28th, 2018|Internships, News|

Maggie McLain ’19 interns for Big Brothers Big Sisters

This summer, Centre College’s Maggie McLain ’19 (Louisville, Kentucky) is interning with Big Brothers Big Sisters in Clarksville, Tennessee. A nation-wide mentor network between adult volunteers and children ages 6 through young adulthood, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America works to develop positive and meaningful relationships that have a lasting effect on the lives of young

By |2018-06-27T19:32:55+00:00June 27th, 2018|Internships, News|

Margaux Curless ’19 gains economic skills as a Shepherd intern

Shepherd intern Margaux Curless ’19 (Lexington, Kentucky) is working at the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) in Burlington, Vermont, a community action nonprofit that addresses economic, social and racial justice. The Shepherd Internship Program pairs students from the colleges and universities that make up the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) with agencies across

By |2018-06-26T20:51:13+00:00June 26th, 2018|Internships, News|

Elise DeCamp ’13 embraces conscious consumption

Elise DeCamp ’13 has launched Ocelot Market, an ethically sourced online clothing and accessory outlet. Partnering with artisans from around the world, Ocelot brings conscious consumption to the world of wearables. Launched only four months ago, DeCamp explains what motivated her to take on this challenge. "Traveling, really," DeCamp says. "Last year my partner and

By |2018-06-28T14:12:11+00:00June 26th, 2018|Alumni, News, Studio Art|
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