- 100 Doors to Success information sessions
What do Oprah, Luke Skywalker, and Plato have in common? They all had mentors! Come and learn about the new 100 Doors to Success program! Two information sessions are being held: Thursday at 12:15 p.m. in the Presidents' Room, or Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. in Conference Room A. For more information, contact Deana Ison at firstname.lastname@example.org
- TIAA-CREF consultant on campus in November
Paul Kelder, our local consultant from TIAA-CREF, will be on campus Nov. 6 and 20. Please call TIAA-CREF at 1-800-732-8353 to set up a meeting time. If you have any questions, you may contact Debbie Clark at 3635.
- Dell's Double Your Discount
Dell is running a Double Your Discount until 7 a.m. Oct. 31. To take advantage of this offer, visit here
or call 1-800-965-8133 with Member ID: US70006402. This offer is available to students, parents, faculty, staff, and/or alumni. If you have any questions you may contact Jason Whitaker at 8289.
- Speech tournament results
Senior biology major Rebecca Radcliffe finished first in both Extemporaneous Speaking and Editorial Impromptu at the UK speech tournament. First-year student Joseph Gearon finished third in Extemporaneous Speaking and was the top novice in both Extemporaneous Speaking and Impromptu Speaking. Senior WRC major Taylor Deaton finished fourth in Editorial Impromptu. With help from First-year students Cassidy Wheeler, Rachel Halliday, and Riley Bresnahan, Transy earned more IE points than any small school competing. For more information, contact Gary Deaton at 8201 or email@example.com
- Residence hall construction update
This week the campus will see delivery and installation of floor planks that will provide the starting point of construction on the second floor of the building. Most of this work will take place Monday through Wednesday. Flaggers will assist pedestrians as trucks enter and leave the Back Circle area. Storm sewer work has been completed in Back Circle. The disrupted area will be leveled and filled as weather permits and returned for student usage. For more information, contact Marc Mathews at 8100, or firstname.lastname@example.org
- This week's Creative Engagements schedule
Check out what's on tap for Creative Engagements this week here
- Work Study time sheets due Thursday
Don't forget that Federal Work Study time sheets are now due on Thursday by noon to the financial aid office. Only time sheets with both supervisor and employee signatures will be recorded. For questions, contact Beth Mitchell at email@example.com
- Theater auditions for winter, May terms Oct. 23, 24
Auditions for the Theater Program's winter and May term productions will be Oct. 23 and 24 with callbacks Oct. 25 and 26. Please prepare a one-minute monologue and sign up for a specific time to audition outside room 106 in MFA. The shows are: "Dying City" by Christopher Shinn; "Suddenly, Last Summer" by Tennessee Williams; and "The Laramie Project" by Moises Kaufmann and the Tectonic Theatre Project. For more information, contact Sully White at 8623 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Cuban salsa lessons on Mondays canceled
Cuban salsa lessons on Mondays at 4:30 p.m. are canceled for the rest of the semester. For more information, contact Paul Dimayuga at 8524 or email@example.com
- 2015 August Term Scholar applications available
August Term Scholars serve as role models and mentors to first-year students while working with a faculty member to teach a section of First Engagements. They are also responsible for leading and supervising first-year students in small group discussions, off-campus trips, and campus events during New Student Orientation and August term. Applications
are available. For more information, contact Michael Covert at 8550 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Home Free tickets going fast
Students, staff, and faculty, time is running out to pick up your free tickets to Monday's Smith Endowed Concert Series concert in Haggin Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. We anticipate a packed house, but a small number of tickets are still available. Take your Transy I.D. to the information desk of the Campus Center today to reserve up to two seats. For more information, contact Greg Partain at 8177 or email@example.com
- Spirit jersey sales
The spirit jersey sales were supposed to end on Oct. 12, but the deadline has been moved to Oct. 20! If you'd like to order a shirt, click here
or contact Shelby Catlett
with any issues or questions.
- Campus photo contest
The Student Alumni Ambassadors invite students to submit campus photos for a 2015 wall calendar. Photos selected for the calendar will include photo credit in the calendar. Prizes will also be given. Submit your high-resolution photos to Tracy Dunn
by Nov. 14.
- Empty baby food jars needed
If you have any empty glass baby food jars that you don't need anymore, please donate them for use in the Personal Care Products Workshop. Students will make personal care products and use the bottles to store them. For more information, contact Roshni Desai
- Udall Foundation scholarships
The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to American Indian nations or the environment. If interested, go to the Udall Foundation website
for further information about the scholarship and how to apply if interested.
- Track team coupon cards
The track team is selling coupon cards for $20 each. There are coupons for Papa John's, North Lime, Sonic, and more! If you'd like to see one or purchase one, please contact Shelby Catlett
. Thanks so much!
- Art, art history travel grants available
Art and Art Historians Endowed Study Travel Grants established by Rose Mary Stamler Dow '88 (Mrs. Philip) are available to students enrolled in Art or Art History Program courses with preference given to those involving May term travel. Students must be declared junior or senior students majoring in art or art history with a 3.0 GPA or higher in their major. Contact Professor Jack Girard
for the application, which is due Dec. 1.
- 2015-16 Cralle Foundation/Joan Cralle Day Fellowship at UK
A one-year fellowship in the amount of $15,000 plus tuition and student health insurance is available at the University of Kentucky for graduate or professional (law, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy) study for an entering student. Candidates must be nominated by Transylvania; individual applications will not be
accepted. Get the details
- Fixed Assets Control Form
Use the new Fixed Assets Control Form
to transfer or dispose of university equipment in accordance with the Asset Disposal Policy. Sale or trade of any university property requires advanced approval from the VP for finance and business. Promptly report lost or stolen university equipment to DPS. For more information contact Brooke Mohallatee at 8290 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Pre-Health spring Advisory Committee interviews
Are you interviewing with the Pre-Health
Advisory Committee in the spring? If you missed the junior and senior pre-health advising meeting on Oct. 2 and plan to interview with the Pre-Health Advisory Committee in the spring, please see Kathleen Jagger (BSC 321) or Charlotte Taraba (BSC 111) for more information. A Personal Statement Writing workshop will be later this fall for students signed up to interview. For more information, contact Taraba at 8228 or email@example.com
- Yale Bioethics Summer Seminar scholarship
about how a Transylvania student is awarded a tuition scholarship to participate in Yale's Bioethics Summer Seminar.
- Fall term admission into education program deadline Oct. 20
The fall term deadline for admission into the education program is Oct. 20. Students planning to pursue teacher certification at the elementary, middle-grades, secondary, and K-12 levels should apply. Admission packets are available in the education office, 213 Cowgill. Applicants will be required to take the Praxis I exam by Nov. 22 as part of the admission process. For more information, contact Cindy Hague 8608 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Transylvanian literary magazine open for submissions
The Transylvanian literary magazine is now open for submissions for the fall semester. Submit
prose, poetry, art, and music. Contact Jessica Taylor
for more info.
- Participate in 2014 Thriller Parade
Zombies return to haunt downtown Lexington once again for the 2014 Thriller Parade! Participation is open to all willing zombies who attend rehearsals to learn the choreography and parade schematics. For participation instructions and a rehearsal schedule, contact Mecca at email@example.com
or 254-9790 and ask to be added to the "Thriller" list for updated information on rehearsals. For more information, visit here
- 2015-16 international, national fellowship and scholarship opportunities
Information and applications for a number of international and national scholarships and fellowships are available from designated faculty representatives and program websites. Go here
for more info.
- Parking changes
to read about parking changes on campus. View the map here
- Theater program needs Transy T-shirts
Got any outdated divisional, athletic, staff, or other Transy T-shirts? The Theater program wants them for "Shakespeare in Mind," our fall show. We'll upcycle them into promotional materials or even costumes! It's Sustainable Shakespeare! Contact Missy Johnston at 3524 or firstname.lastname@example.org