Centre-in-China internships open doors to global citizenship

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-China program, 12 students spent their semester not just studying abroad but also participating in a variety of international internships. In addition to taking courses in China, students are offered the opportunity to participate in an internship in the largest city in the world, as part of their coursework, that

By |2018-12-04T13:51:56+00:00December 4th, 2018|Chinese, News, Study Abroad|

Centre College hosts Fall Internship Showcase

As part of the Centre Commitment, every Centre College student is guaranteed an internship or research opportunity, and this fall, 39 students held internship positions in various locations locally and abroad through the Centre-in-Washington, D.C. and Centre-in-China programs. Several interns recently presented their work at the Fall Internship Showcase held at the College's Norton Center for

By |2018-11-30T14:07:47+00:00November 30th, 2018|Internships, News|

Centre students present research on opioid addiction recovery

A group of 14 Centre College students from Assistant Professor of Sociology Kaelyn Wiles’ research methods course recently presented data on the primary obstacles to recovery from opioid addiction in Danville–Boyle County. Students in the course participated in a semester-long community-based learning project in which they collected and analyzed data for their community partner, the

By |2018-11-29T17:03:00+00:00November 29th, 2018|News|

Centre’s study abroad program ranked #3 in the nation

Centre College maintains its #3 national ranking for study abroad participation rates at an undergraduate institution in the recent “Open Doors” report by the Institute of International Education (IIE). The College’s program is currently focused on increasing inclusion and readiness to assist students in preparing for more diverse on-campus curriculum and off-campus futures. “We are

By |2018-11-28T16:19:10+00:00November 28th, 2018|News, Rankings, Study Abroad|

[VIDEO] The story of ‘C6H0’ featured in Nashville news production

See the full video here. Centre College's famous grid-iron upset over Harvard in 1921, commonly known among Colonel fans as "C6H0," was recently featured in a Nashville news production by broadcast journalist Dennis Ferrier. The Praying Colonels quarterback Bo McMillan ’22 scored the only touchdown during the legendary game, which landed the team their six-point victory over

By |2018-11-26T20:45:12+00:00November 26th, 2018|News|

Cate Heine ’18 aims to better lives through mathematical research while pursuing Ph.D. at MIT

Centre College graduate and Brown Scholar Cate Heine ‘18 has taken her education from Danville, Kentucky, to Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she is pursuing a Ph.D. in Social Engineering Systems at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Heine was one of four applicants to the social engineering systems doctoral program selected as a Michael Hammer Fellow,

By |2018-11-27T17:15:31+00:00November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Centre students outperform regional universities in mathematical modeling competition

Representing Centre College at the SIMIODE Challenge Using Differential Equation Modeling, Ashley Hayes ‘19, Matthew Ko ‘20, and Jackson Norris ‘21 recently received the designation of “outstanding”; the only team out of six teams to do so. The competition was hosted at Asbury University. The nonprofit organization System Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with

By |2018-11-26T20:12:33+00:00November 26th, 2018|Mathematics, News|

Me Me Khant ’20 witnesses journalists trial in Myanmar

International student Me Me Khant ’20 returned home to Myanmar this past summer as part of her Lincoln Scholar summer enrichment experience. While there, she had the opportunity to witness a pivotal time in Myanmar, and she recently recounted this during her seminar titled “Justice and Press Freedom: Eye Witness Account on the Case against

By |2018-11-20T21:06:09+00:00November 20th, 2018|News|

Poverty & Homelessness Week creates big impact on campus community

Centre College recently held its annual Poverty and Homelessness Week, an initiative to help bring awareness and combat these important issues on a local and state level, with this year’s emphasis being on Eastern Kentucky and Appalachia. Throughout the week, the campus community had the opportunity to participate in a variety of conversations with 16

By |2018-11-20T20:51:15+00:00November 20th, 2018|News|

Grissom Scholars Program featured in U.S. News story on first-generation college students

Now in its fourth year, the Grissom Scholars Program at Centre College is beginning to earn national attention as an exemplary opportunity for talented first-generation college students and was recently included in a U.S. News & World Report story on the topic. Created in 2014, the program provides a four-year full-tuition-plus scholarship, along with $5,000

By |2018-11-20T17:34:43+00:00November 20th, 2018|News|
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