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|

Creative Thinking Faculty Fellow Lesley Wiglesworth researches student risk-taking

Centre College’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Creative Thinking Faculty Fellow Lesley Wiglesworth, who is also an associate professor of mathematics, has been researching and investigating pedagogical strategies that encourage students to take risks academically and to think beyond the grade earned in a course. “Many researchers agree that we are living at a

By |2018-06-26T16:11:54+00:00June 26th, 2018|News|

Katie Malone ’19 studies immunology, microbiology at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital

Biochemistry and molecular biology major Katie Malone ’19 (Georgetown, Kentucky) is spending her summer at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, in the college of medicine, interning in the immunology, microbiology and molecular genetics lab. Returning for the second summer in a row to work with Dr. Yasuhiro Suzuki, along with two of his current

By |2018-06-21T16:52:49+00:00June 21st, 2018|News|

Rachel Skaggs ’11 to assist with Beau Weston’s theory camp in August

Centre College alumna Rachel Skaggs '11, who is currently completing a P.h.D program at Vanderbilt University, will return to campus in August to work with John M. and Louise Van Winkle Professor of Sociology Beau Weston’s theory camp. Skaggs attended Weston's theory camp as a rising senior, and she is looking forward to attending again

By |2018-06-21T16:52:09+00:00June 21st, 2018|Alumni, News|

Centre to offer social justice minor, fall 2018

Starting in the fall of 2018, Centre College will offer a new interdisciplinary minor in social justice, which was approved earlier this year by the College’s Committee on Curriculum and Academic Standards. “The social justice minor stemmed from Centre’s relationship with the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty’s (SHECP) internship program,” said Mindy Wilson, assistant

By |2018-06-20T18:13:27+00:00June 20th, 2018|Academics, News|

Centre students make positive change through the Shepherd Internship Program

This summer, nine Centre College students are working to improve the lives of the impoverished through an internship program that pairs students from the colleges and universities that make up the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty (SHECP) with agencies across the country. During the eight-week Shepherd Internship Program (SIP), students learn how to address such

By |2018-06-20T14:13:25+00:00June 20th, 2018|Internships, News|

Rebecca (Williams) Cook ’15 explores evolutionary anthropology in Ph.D. program at Duke University

This fall, Centre College alumna Rebecca (Williams) Cook ’15 will begin a Ph.D. program at Duke University, where she will work with Steve Churchill, professor in the department of evolutionary anthropology. However, her path to earning her Ph.D. is slightly different than most. After graduating from Centre, Cook moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, where she,

By |2018-06-20T18:42:50+00:00June 19th, 2018|Alumni, News|
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