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Featured Events 2014-2015

Transylvania invites you to our historic campus in downtown Lexington to enjoy the events featured below. Parking is free in the university’s general parking lots. Click the Directions tab for more information.

  • April 24, 2015 - April 26, 2015

    Alumni Weekend 2015: Old Traditions, New Beginnings

    Welcome back to Transylvania, a place of old traditions and new beginnings. We hope you'll be reminded of your favorite Transylvania traditions and catch up on all the new beginnings on our campus. Lots of fun events are planned, whether you are celebrating a 5-year reunion or just returning to campus to catch up with friends.

    Location: Various locations

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    This event is free and open to the public.


    For more information, contact Natasa Pajic Mongiardo, nmongiardo@transy.edu

  • April 28, 2015

    Moosnick Lecture: Dr. Susannah Heschel

    7:00 p.m.
    Professor Susannah Heschel, the Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College presents “Scholarship and Ethics: How Do Jews and Christians Connect?”

    Location: Carrick Theater, Mitchell Fine Arts Center


    This event is free and open to the public.


    For more information, contact Dr. Paul Jones, (859) 233-8113

  • April 29, 2015

    Moosnick Lecture: Dr. Susannah Heschel

    7:00 p.m.
    Professor Susannah Heschel, the Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College, presents "The Life and Legacy of Abraham Joshua Heschel: Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity."

    Location: Ohavay Zion Synagogue


    This event is free and open to the public.


    For more information, contact Dr. Paul Jones, (859) 233-8113

  • May 15, 2015 - May 16, 2015

    “The Laramie Project”

    7:30 p.m.
    By Moisés Kaufmann and members of the Tectonic Theater Project

    In October 1998, Matthew Shepard was kidnapped, severely beaten, and left to die tied to a fence on the outskirts of Laramie, Wyo. Five weeks later, Moisés Kaufman and fellow members of the Tectonic Theater Project went to Laramie and, over the course of the next year, conducted more than 200 interviews with people of the town. From these interviews they wrote the play "The Laramie Project," a chronicle of the life of the town of Laramie in the year after the murder.

    Location: Lucille Caudill Little Theater


    ticket$10 general admission; $5 with Transylvania ID


    For more information, contact Gretchen Shoot, (859) 233-8141

  • May 17, 2015

    “The Laramie Project”

    2:00 p.m.
    By Moisés Kaufmann and members of the Tectonic Theater Project

    In October 1998, Matthew Shepard was kidnapped, severely beaten, and left to die tied to a fence on the outskirts of Laramie, Wyo. Five weeks later, Moisés Kaufman and fellow members of the Tectonic Theater Project went to Laramie and, over the course of the next year, conducted more than 200 interviews with people of the town. From these interviews they wrote the play "The Laramie Project," a chronicle of the life of the town of Laramie in the year after the murder.

    Location: Lucille Caudill Little Theater


    ticket$10 general admission; $5 with Transylvania ID


    For more information, contact Gretchen Shoot, (859) 233-8141

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