Centre College announces 2018 tenure and promotions

The following faculty tenure and promotions were recently announced at Centre College: Dr. Dina Badie Awarded Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor Dina Badie joined Centre’s faculty in 2012 as assistant professor of government and international studies. She was named a Centre Scholar in 2015, a two-year appointment recognizing teaching excellence, scholarship and contributions to the Centre

By |2018-05-18T17:01:04+00:00May 17th, 2018|News|

John C. Young scholar Vrinda Desai ’18 studies forensic analysis of blood spatter

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2018 John C. Young Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 28th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. Danville native

By |2018-05-22T17:20:14+00:00May 16th, 2018|John C. Young Program, News|

Paxton Duff ’18 receives Fulbright award to teach in Mexico

Centre College has a history of producing Fulbright scholars, and that tradition continues this year with Paxton Duff ’18 (Louisville, Kentucky), who received a Fulbright Scholarship to be an English Teaching Assistant in Mexico beginning in late August. “I originally applied for the Fulbright to Mexico, because I love working with kids, and I wanted

By |2018-05-22T17:04:03+00:00May 16th, 2018|News|

Oyinkansola Aderoba ’18 receives Fulbright award to teach English in Honduras

Over the past near-three decades, Centre College has provided more than 50 Fulbright scholars, and the tradition continues with Oyinkansola Aderoba ’18 (Columbia, Tennessee), who received the only Fulbright Scholarship to be an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) in Honduras. As an international studies major with a minor in politics, Aderoba is interested in foreign service,

By |2018-05-22T17:09:10+00:00May 15th, 2018|News|

Cameron Beach ’18 researches history and politics surrounding removal of Confederate flag

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2018 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre’s JCY program, now in its 28th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. John

By |2018-05-22T17:13:41+00:00May 15th, 2018|John C. Young Program, News|

Robert Franklin to address 2018 Centre Commencement, May 20

The Rev. Dr. Robert M. Franklin Jr., the inaugural James T. and Berta R. Laney Chair in Moral Leadership at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, will deliver the 2018 Commencement address at Centre College on Sunday, May 20. In addition to his faculty appointment, Franklin serves as a senior advisor to Emory

By |2018-05-23T20:36:28+00:00May 14th, 2018|Commencement 2018, News|

President of the NYSE visits Centre class

Thomas Farley, president of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), recently paid a daylong visit to campus, spending time with students in a Money and Banking class taught by Assistant Professor of Economics Ravi Radhakrishnan. The visit came about because one of the students in the class, Cullen McGee ’20 of Bowie, Maryland, is Farley's

By |2018-05-22T17:27:13+00:00May 10th, 2018|Academics, Economics & Finance, News|

Brendan Holly ’18 researches environmentalism as a John C. Young Scholar

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2018 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre's JCY program, now in its 28th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. John C.

By |2018-05-22T17:39:24+00:00May 10th, 2018|John C. Young Program, News|

Centre’s Devin Hayes ’18 named Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar

The publication Diverse: Issues in Higher Education recently released its annual Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar award winners, celebrating excellence in sports, academics and service, and Centre College senior quarterback Devin Hayes (Bowling Green, Kentucky) earned a spot on the prestigious list for the 2017-18 academic year. Hayes was named to the Second Team of the Arthur Ashe Jr.

By |2018-05-22T17:45:24+00:00May 9th, 2018|Athletics, News|

John C. Young scholar Jessica Haralu ’18 researches gender identity in Mozart, Da Ponte operas

This article is part of a series featuring Centre College’s 2018 John C. Young (JCY) Scholars. Centre's JCY program, now in its 28th year, is designed to serve highly motivated seniors, allowing them to engage in independent study, research or artistic work in their major discipline or in an interdisciplinary area of their choosing. Jessica Haralu

By |2018-05-22T17:50:19+00:00May 9th, 2018|John C. Young Program, News|
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