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|

Centre hosts Governor’s School for the Arts for fifth year in a row

A total of 256 student artists, representing 101 high schools in 51 counties, are on Centre College’s campus for the 2018 Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA). In its 31st year, and its fifth year at Centre, GSA is a statewide education program, managed by the Kentucky Center, that brings talented rising high

By |2018-06-21T18:51:17+00:00June 19th, 2018|News|

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts announces its 2018­‐2019 Performing Arts Season

The Norton Center for the Arts is proud to welcome audiences to a new season of incredible performing arts at Centre College. The world class venue will once again offer a season of variety, entertainment and culture, where you can choose your own personalized subscription series from performances across both Newlin Hall

By |2018-06-18T19:46:20+00:00June 18th, 2018|News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Jonathan Capps ’05 receives Fulbright award to Finland

Jonathan Capps ’05 has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Finland to pursue multicultural studio glass and scholarly research from August 2018 to May 2019. The Fulbright Program is the pinnacle of international exchange and education, and it is designed to increase the mutual understanding between the people of the United States and those of

By |2018-06-14T16:56:21+00:00June 14th, 2018|Alumni, News|

Peter O’Donnell ’18 receives Fulbright award to teach in Kosovo

Recent graduate Peter O’Donnell ’18 (Charlestown, Massachusetts) is Centre College’s first Posse Scholar to accept a Fulbright scholarship. For nine months, O’Donnell will be an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) in Kosovo. As an international studies and politics double major and a Latin American studies minor, he was previously accepted into the Peace Corps, but once

By |2018-06-11T15:57:15+00:00June 11th, 2018|News|
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