January in Yamaguchi, Japan

Centre’s abundant study abroad opportunities provide students with unmatched possibilities to travel and study on every continent, save Antarctica (I’m not sure that this would be a particularly popular option anyway). I’d like to spotlight one of Centre’s study abroad locations: Yamaguchi Prefectural University (YPU) in Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan. This study abroad opportunity is somewhat different

By |2015-02-04T11:39:01+00:00February 4th, 2015|Asian Studies blog|

Centre receives $1 million gift for foreign language learning

Centre College has received a generous donation from an anonymous donor to encourage foreign language study and comprehension by Centre students and faculty. The $1 million endowment gift will help fund travel to foreign countries. Seventy-five percent of the gift is intended for study abroad grants to qualified students who have completed two years of

By |2013-09-19T12:04:22+00:00September 19th, 2013|Academics, Featured News, News, Study Abroad|

From Brazil to Britain: student summer experiences

Though Centre students are busy getting into the swing of fall classes, their summer experiences remain strong elements of their academic and personal growth, especially for those who traveled abroad to work and learn. Matt McCurdy ’15 and Cheyenne Evans ’14 McCurdy and Evans traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where they taught at Our

By |2013-09-19T11:58:45+00:00September 19th, 2013|Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Professor Kigoshi visits campus from Centre’s Japanese exchange school

Centre is famous for sending its students abroad and receiving international students, but this week, Centre welcomed a different kind of international visitor: Dr. Shunsuke Kigoshi, Associate Professor of International Studies at Yamaguchi Prefectural University in Yamaguchi City, Japan. Yamaguchi Prefectural University (YPU) hosts a semester-long exchange program with Centre that has enjoyed great success

By |2013-09-19T11:44:23+00:00September 19th, 2013|Academics, News, Study Abroad|

Thomas Becker ’15 spends summer with U.S. Embassy in Lesotho

Lesotho is a tiny, land-locked nation surrounded on all sides by South Africa, and this summer, Thomas Becker ’15 traveled there with the State Department for a one-of-a-kind internship. "I'd set my sights on this type of work way back in high school," says Becker, "and an international experience like this was just way too

By |2013-08-29T09:05:36+00:00August 29th, 2013|Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Centre is your passport: studying abroad easier than ever

As first-year students arrive on campus, they are inundated with the necessaries of college life: an ID card, a campus map, a room key, a student planner—and, most important of all, a U.S. Passport. Passports are provided free of charge to any first-year students that do not have one, demonstrating Centre's dedication to study abroad.

By |2013-08-29T08:59:33+00:00August 29th, 2013|News, Study Abroad|

Logan Pauley ’15 spends summer at prestigious Taiwanese language program

This fall, Centre will introduce the Centre-in-China study abroad program's new home at Tongji University in Shanghai, and Logan Pauley ’15 will be among the students who travel there to participate in the semester program. However, he will be the only one who got to brush up on his Chinese in a uniquely immersive experience

By |2013-08-22T17:17:38+00:00August 22nd, 2013|Asian Studies, Chinese, News, Study Abroad|