Students experience ‘character and spirit’ of Latino culture during CentreTerm

During Centre College’s CentreTerm, a three-week January term that gives students the opportunity to explore unique topics and faraway places through immersive courses, students examined the character and spirit of the Hispanic people through selected works of Latin American literature, articles, art, film and music. Jason Doroga, assistant professor of Spanish, focused the class on

By |2019-02-12T16:02:12+00:00February 12th, 2019|CentreTerm, News, Spanish|

CentreTerm course brings understanding, awareness to autism

Centre College students explored the myths and realities of autism spectrum disorder during the three-week CentreTerm, gaining an understanding through personal interactions and the study of such topics as the vaccination controversy; societal and family impact; environmental issues; educational and policy concerns; and other implications of the biology and psychology of the disorder. With education and

By |2019-02-13T15:27:56+00:00February 12th, 2019|CentreTerm, Education, News|

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|

Centre College #4 in nation for retention rate according to Chronicle of Higher Education

Retention rates, which calculate the percentage of students who continue from their first-year to sophomore year, are generally perceived as a measure of student happiness and success, as well as a strong barometer for an institution’s inevitable graduation rate. In a new report, the Chronicle of Higher Education highlights high retention rates among institutions that

By |2019-02-08T20:26:38+00:00February 8th, 2019|News, Rankings|

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’s Residence Life Office to host “Adulting 101” program series

Centre College’s Residence Life Office will host its second annual Adulting 101 program series, starting Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. in the Campus Center in room 201. The life-skills program, designed to aid in the post-Centre transition, will continue the course of the semester. The series is designed for upperclassmen to help them navigate

By |2019-02-07T16:01:55+00:00February 7th, 2019|Events, News|

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|

Centre to host Black History Month documentary series

Throughout February, Centre College will host a documentary and discussion series in honor of Black History Month. The events will take place each Thursday in February, with the first one scheduled Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. in Vahlkamp Theater. The series of films highlight the intersectional lives of Black LGBTQ+ people, who are often erased

By |2019-02-06T21:48:33+00:00February 6th, 2019|Diversity, Events, News|

Centre grad among first inductees to Oceanography Hall of Fame

This article was originally published in The Advocate-Messenger.  A former Danville resident and Centre College graduate was one of three inductees in the first class of the Naval Oceanography Hall of Fame. Dr. Donald Durham '64 served as Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command’s technical/deputy director from 1989 to 2002, along with being the senior civilian

By |2019-02-06T15:41:59+00:00February 6th, 2019|Alumni, Centre In The News, News|

Mason becomes winningest coach in Centre men’s basketball history with win 383

Three hundred eighty-three. That's how many wins head coach Greg Mason ’94 has after Centre College's 62-49 victory over Hendrix Sunday—more than any other coach in program history. Mason, who has averaged just over 19 wins per season since taking over in 1999, passes his former coach and Centre Hall of Famer, Tom Bryant. The

By |2019-02-04T21:28:06+00:00February 4th, 2019|Athletics, News|
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