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Campus newsletter
for students, faculty, and staff
Friday, October 31, 2014
Today/This Weekend
  • Candidates Forum on Thursday
  • LFUCG Domestic Violence Prevention Board will host the 13th Annual Candidates Forum at the Lexington Public Library. This free event is open to the public and citizens will have the opportunity to ask our future elected officials about their ideas and plans to address interpersonal and family violence and crime victims' rights. If you would like to attend with a group and walk down to the event, please email Ashley Gutshall.
  • ImprompTU show Thursday
  • Do you need stress relief? Is there a lack of laughter, love, and levity in your life? We have an answer! While ImprompTU can't solve all your problems, we can certainly lighten the load for a limited time! So come to the ImprompTU show at 10 p.m. in Back Caf. Come see games old and new. Come see our veterans and celebrate our three new team members: Becca Keith, Chloe Bingham, and Sydney Brookshire. Come laugh with (or at!) us!
  • Japanese Club film viewing of 'Uzumaki' on Thursday
  • The Japanese Club will show the infamous horror film, "Uzumaki," in Conference Room A at 8 p.m. Come enjoy the Halloween-themed event. Japanese snacks will be provided. For more information, contact Elizabeth Burton.
  • Happy Halloween from Morlan Gallery
  • There are only treats in the Morlan Gallery on Friday: an amazing exhibition of photographs by Maxine Payne, who has documented the images and words of women from around the globe, and there will be a bowl full of chocolate. Really, you can't wrong. For more information, contact Andrea Fisher at 8142 or afisher@transy.edu.
  • Library to close early Friday
  • The Library will close at 5 p.m. on Friday. Have a fun and safe Halloween, everyone!
  • Congressional candidate Elisabeth Jensen on Friday
  • The Transylvania College Democrats invite you to meet congressional candidate Elisabeth Jensen at 2 p.m. Come down to Third Street Stuff and Coffee to meet Elisabeth and discuss issues important to Kentucky's young people, such as the minimum wage, college affordability, student loans, equal pay, healthcare, and more. For more information, contact Samuel Crankshaw.
  • Halloween Costume Contest on Friday
  • The Staff Recognition Team will host a Halloween Costume Contest at 12:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. President Carey, Michele Sparks, and Tyler Baker will judge the contest and award a certificate for both best individual and best group costumes. See you there! For more information, contact Amy Bridges.
  • Campus offices close early Friday
  • To provide faculty and staff with some additional family time on Halloween night and accommodate the city's request to reduce congestion in town next Friday, all campus offices will close at 4 p.m. We hope everyone enjoys the extra time off and has a great evening!
  • Friday withdraw, drop deadlines
  • Friday by 5 p.m. is the deadline to withdraw from a full-term course or drop a second-half course.
  • Vampires on campus (Blood Drive) Friday
  • Okay, not exactly, but we will have representatives from the KY Blood Center drawing blood for our Blood Drive from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center. Donors will receive a T-shirt while supplies last and will be entered into a Walmart gift card draw. Donors are encouraged to come in costume. For more information, contact Roshni Desai at 8182 or rdesai@transy.edu.
  • Rally with Alison Lundergan Grimes, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday
  • On Saturday, Alison Lundergan Grimes will hold a rally in front of Old Morrison on Transylvania's campus. In addition to Grimes being in attendance, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will speak. Gates will open at noon. Tickets will be available beginning Thursday afternoon for Transylvania students, faculty, and staff in the Campus Center through Diane Fout. Due to the high security surrounding this event, please note these details.
  • Hall of Fame inductions Saturday
  • We will induct four members of the Transylvania community to the Pioneer Hall of Fame at 7 p.m. in the Beck Center as part of the university's homecoming celebration. Alumni Billy Custard '81, Chris Pund '95, and Latarika Young '03, and President Emeritus Charles L. Shearer will become the newest members. For more information go here.
  • Bike and brunch ride Saturday
  • This warm weather will only last for so long, so join Gio for a bike and brunch ride to La Petite Creperie at 1 p.m. Meet in the Transy Bikes Shop. Don't forget you can rent bikes from the Campus Center! This ride counts as BGGA points. For more information, contact Stevie Morrison.
  • Crimson Affair on Saturday
  • Join TUSGA Activities Board from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the Campus Center Gym for Crimson Affair. The theme this year is masquerade, and we encourage everyone to make a mask either at the Fall Festival on Oct. 29 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in Back Caf or on Oct. 30 from noon to 2 p.m. in Conference Room A. We hope to see everyone there. More info.
  • Soccer kick for an Audi on Saturday
  • Want to win an Audi A5? All current students, faculty, and staff will have the opportunity to enter for a chance to kick a soccer ball into a bucket from 25 yards out at our soccer game Nov. 1. At all home athletic contests between now and that game, students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to come cheer on your Pioneers and "put your name in the hat" for a chance to win a new car! Call Kyle Dunaway at 8183 for details about the contest. Check out the car outside Pat Deacon Stadium!
  • 'Americana' concert Sunday
  • The Transylvania University Singers and Pioneer Voices invite you to "Americana," a fall concert featuring both familiar and new music from the United States at 3 p.m. in Carrick Theater. The selections include traditional songs such as "Simple Gifts," music from the Native American and African American church traditions, and a work by our own faculty member Timothy Polashek. The event is free and open to the public with a reception following the program in Morlan Gallery. For more information, contact Karen Cooksey at 3546 or kcooksey@transy.edu.
Upcoming Dates
  • 'Don Quijote and its Others' on Nov. 3
  • Ryan Prendergast, associate professor of Spanish at Rochester University, will speak at 4:30 p.m. in Cowgill 102 as part of Creative Intelligence series. His talk is entitled, "Don Quijote and its Others: Inquisition and Difference in Early Modern Spain." For more information, contact Jeremy Paden at 3673 or jpaden@transy.edu.
  • Yale Bioethics Summer Seminar information session Nov. 4
  • An information session on the Yale Bioethics Summer Seminar will be at 4:30 p.m. in Cowgill 102. Three student veterans of the program will answer questions about their experiences and discuss their research projects. Creative Engagements credit applies to this event. For more information, contact Jack Furlong or Kathleen Jagger.
  • 'What Matters to Me and Why' with Barbara Lomonaco on Nov. 4
  • Barbara Lomonaco, dean of students, will present "What Matters to Me and Why" at 6:30 p.m. in the Student Involvement Center. This series gives students, faculty, and staff an informal space to have impassioned discussions about values and beliefs. For more information, contact Wilson Dickinson at 3691 or tdickinson@transy.edu.
  • Legacy Trail ride Nov. 5
  • Has it been a while since you've been on a bike? Well, this is the perfect opportunity for you to hang out and ride around safely on the car-free Legacy Trail, with a little help from the Transy Bikes Staff! We'll go over safe riding habits and easy maintenance skills that will be helpful in getting you biking again! Meet in the Transy Bikes Shop at 4 p.m.! This event counts for BGGA points. For more information, contact Stevie Morrison.
  • Athletics Open House on Nov. 5
  • Join us from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Beck Center's Hall of Fame room to meet the coaches and staff of Transylvania Athletics. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by Oct. 28 to dtipton@transy.edu.
  • Business Administration Info Session on Nov. 5
  • Come join the BA faculty at 3:30 p.m. in Cowgill 101 to discuss a major or minor in business and get answers to any questions you might have. For more info, please contact Stephanie.
  • Cupcake Wars on Nov. 9
  • Phi Mu's annual Cupcake Wars will be from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Campus Center Gym. If you are interested in participating as a cupcake baking team, sign up in Forrer Front Lobby all next week from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; or email Alex Wasson. The deadline to register a baking team is Nov. 7.
  • Graduate school personal statement workshop Nov. 11
  • Peer review your personal statement, and get other graduate school information during open hour in Hazelrigg 112. The event is hosted by Psi Chi, the psychology honorary society. For more information, contact Cesarina Rounce.
  • Pre-Health Club meeting Nov. 13
  • The Pre-Health Club will hold its first official meeting during open hour in Strickland Auditorium. Officer elections for the executive council and liaison positions will be held. First-year students are encouraged to attend and run for positions as well. All members should attend the various healthcare-related speeches leading up to our meeting. For more information, contact Nash Laungani.
  • National Philanthropy Day info tables Nov. 13
  • Stop by Front Lobby information tables 1 and 2 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. to celebrate National Philanthropy Day. This is a day to take time out and thank those who support Transy's mission, efforts, and your educations. We will have a place to write thank you notes, make a short video, or sign a thank you board. Desserts will be provided. See you there! For more information, contact Amy Bridges.
  • Law Student For A Day on Nov. 14
  • The UK Black Law Students Association's "Law Student For A Day" event is on Nov. 14.
In the News
From the President
  • Monthly message to Transylvania community
  • In an effort to share information about some significant university initiatives, President Carey plans to post monthly messages to the Transylvania community. You can read the first letter here.
For Faculty and Staff
  • Health risk assessments and biometric screenings
  • Health risk assessments and biometric screenings with Edumedics for faculty and staff will start mid-November. Watch your email and TNotes for information on scheduling your appointment. If you have questions, you may contact Debbie Clark 3635 or Jeff Mudrak 8701.
  • Engagement Workshop resources
  • Any staff members who would like resources from the Engagement Workshop can visit here to see links and get more information. To find out more about the Staff Engagement Team and how you can get involved, visit here or contact set@transy.edu.
  • Dixon interview published in Dramatics
  • Theater professor Michael Bigelow Dixon's interview, "King Kong Returns: Pulitzer Prize Winner Marsha Norman on Machines of Puppetry and Imagination," is published in the November 2014 issue of Dramatics. "King Kong: The Musical" is headed to Broadway with a one-ton, 20-foot-tall animatronic creature that requires 35 onstage and offstage puppeteers to manipulate. For more information, contact Dixon.
  • Major publishing house accepts Barnes piece
  • Larry Barnes's "Rain Songs" for flute, harp, and Andean rain stick was accepted by Alry Publications, a major publishing house for music for woodwinds, and is due to be released early in 2015. This work was composed for and premiered by Transylvania music faculty members Merrilee Elliott and Arlene Rector on a grant from the city of Lexington. For more information, contact Gretchen Shoot at 8141 or gshoot@transy.edu.
  • Barnes music released on CD
  • On Oct. 12, Larry Barnes attended the CD release concert for University of Louisville pianist Denine LeBlanc's "For Michelle," featuring two of his commissioned "Preludes from Pangaea." Ordering information may be found here. For more information, contact Gretchen Shoot at 8141 or gshoot@transy.edu.
  • Barnes music premiere Nov. 2
  • Music professor Larry Barnes's "Spirals, Drones and Dreams" for violin and piano, the 2014 commissioned work of the Kentucky Music Teachers' Association and Music Teacher's National Association, will receive its premiere at the Kentucky Composer Concert in Ransdell Chapel at Campbellsville University at 8 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Gretchen Shoot.
  • Whiddon to chair writing support workshop Nov. 18
  • Writing Center director Scott Whiddon will chair an invited workshop on best practices in peer-to-peer writing support at Berea College's Center for Transformative Learning. The majority of the workshop will focus on working with first-year writers and revision strategies. As the state representative to the Southeast Writing Center Association, Whiddon often collaborates with programs across the Commonwealth. For more information, please contact Becky Mills.
May Term
  • May Term Diversity Travel Awards
  • Two May Term Diversity Travel Awards of $500 each are available to students who need financial assistance to participate in a May term travel course. The definition of diversity is on the application which is due Oct. 27. Email to Kathy Simon in the study abroad office to request an application.
For Your Information
  • 'Shakespeare in Mind' tickets on sale Monday
  • Tickets go on sale for the theater program's fall production of "Shakespeare in Mind" on Monday. Box office hours will be Monday-Friday from 1 to 4 p.m. through Nov. 21. The Little Theater box office number is 281-3621. Performance dates are Nov. 13, 15, 16; and Nov. 20-23. For more information, contact Sully White at 8623 or swhite@transy.edu.
  • August term mugs available
  • There are still a few mugs from an August term event that have not yet been claimed. Please pick them up at your earliest convenience outside Forrer 200. Contact Malory Thelen if this location is inconvenient. Any mugs not claimed by Sunday be donated!
  • Discount tickets to Lexington Ballet on Saturday
  • Please join the Lexington Ballet at 7:30 p.m. at the Lexington Opera House as it celebrates its 40th anniversary season production of "Giselle." Transylvania students, faculty, staff, and alumni can receive a 10 percent discount on tickets using the discount code TRANSY. You may buy tickets at the Lexington Center Box office or by phone at 233-3535. For more information, contact Marc Mathews at 8100, or mmathews@transy.edu.
  • Thanks, Transy community for PumpkinMania
  • The Staff Engagement Team sincerely appreciates all of you who assisted with and participated in PumpkinMania! It was a wonderful evening and your support was essential to its success. A special note of thanks to our Physical Plant and DPS staff, communications office, our student groups, staff offices who handed out candy, Stevie Morrison who designed our logo, and especially to all of our talented student carvers! Thanks to you all!
  • Former professor, Pioneer Hall of Fame member dies
  • We are saddened by the passing of Milly Rodes, who taught at Transylvania from 1952-91. She died Oct. 24. Milly was inducted in the Pioneer Hall of Fame in 1997 and received the Distinguished Service Award in 1991. She was a member of the Transylvania Women's Club and the T-Club. She taught dance and coached the tennis team as an assistant professor of physical education.
  • 'Rural Women: Photography by Maxine Payne'
  • Morlan Gallery's "Rural Women: Photography by Maxine Payne" runs through Dec. 2. Through image and oral history, "Rural Women" documents the lives of women living in five distinct environments from Africa to Vietnam, including the photographer's own rural Arkansas. Payne, an award-winning photographer, has exhibited nationally, had her work published, and appeared in a TEDx talk. For more information, contact Andrea Fisher at 8142, or afisher@transy.edu.
  • Presentations on budgets, financial status, health plan
  • Marc Mathews will provide an update on university budgets and financial status; it's a continuation of the presentations he began last year. Jeff Mudrak will follow with a discussion of health plan projections for the next five years and future initiatives intended to enhance quality of life and reduce health claims. All presentations will be Tuesday, Nov. 4, 12:30 p.m. The final session planned for Nov. 4 at 3:30 p.m. has been rescheduled to Nov. 10 at 3:30 p.m.
  • New residence hall continues to grow
  • This week you will see the wall forms installed for the second floor. At the end of the week, concrete will be poured into the forms. Sidewalks and roadways that were damaged by installation of the storm water lines will be repaired, which may cause occasional traffic pattern disruption. The first sets of stairs will be installed and elevator shaft construction will continue. Drywall will be framed on the first floor. For more information, contact Marc Mathews at 8100 or mmathews@transy.edu.
  • Klein lecture available for viewing
  • The Oct. 1 Kenan Lecture by Eric Klein is now available for viewing by members of the Transylvania community. To see it, go to Help and Resources on the TNotes page and then select Recorded Lectures. For more information, contact Meg Upchurch at 8252, or mupchurch@transy.edu.
  • Debate tournament results
  • The team of first-year Riley Bresnahan and senior biology major Rebecca Radcliffe was a quarter-finalist in the UK debate tournament. Bresnahan was the fourth-place speaker in Open Division in her first tournament. Sophomore WRC/PPE major Shelby Bailey and senior WRC major Taylor Deaton also won three of four rounds of parli debate. Additionally, Deaton was third in speaker points in IPDA (one-on-one), where he won his first seven ballots before losing the finals on a two-to-one decision for a second-place finish. For more information, contact Gary Deaton at 8201 or gdeaton@transy.edu.
  • Habitat for Rafinesquii; help TEAL give bats a home
  • Did you know Rafinesque himself discovered a bat? The Transylvania Environmental Action League will be hosting a donation drive to build bat boxes during Raf Week on Oct. 27 and 29 and on Halloween during the blood drive from 10:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Each dollar donated will go to a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card! For more information, contact Devin Rowe.
  • Raf Week, Homecoming Week, and Crimson Affair details
  • TUSGA Activities Board is proud to present Raf Week, Homecoming Week, and Crimson Affair from Oct. 26 to Nov. 1. For a detailed description of the events during the week click here. If you have any questions or would like more information please contact Ryne Hardesty.
  • GLSEN receives grant for conference
  • The Bluegrass Chapter of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) has received an $18,000 grant from the Kentucky System to Enhance Early Development to host a conference for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth and their families. Read more.
  • 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 gdeaton@transy.edu.
  • 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 mcovert@transy.edu.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 ctaraba@transy.edu.
  • Yale Bioethics Summer Seminar scholarship
  • Read more about how a Transylvania student is awarded a tuition scholarship to participate in Yale's Bioethics Summer Seminar.
  • 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
  • Click here 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 mjohnston@transy.edu.
  • This week's Creative Engagements schedule
  • Check out what's on tap for Creative Engagements this week here.
Career Development
  • Find an internship through Career Development
  • Securing professional experience through an internship is one of the best ways students are more employable or competitive for graduate school. Working with Career Development can help you decide what internship you should have and can assist you in preparing a professional resume. Find out what internships are available in art, communications, development, event planning, finance, government, graphic design, marketing, media, ministry, public relations, and tourism, just to name a few.
  • Graduate school application assistance
  • The Career Development Center offers assistance with all applications for graduate and professional schools. Assistance includes whether or not to apply, how to choose among programs, help with resume and personal statement writing, and answering questions about the application. Please call the office or stop in to set up an appointment with Michael Cronk, mcronk@transy.edu.
Community Service
  • Room, office audits reduce utility costs
  • Last year, Transylvania spent $1,325 per student on utilities. Discover how you can help reduce that number by having your office or room audited. You'll learn tips for utility conservation and landfill-bound waste reduction. Plus, you'll be entered to win your choice of lunch for two at Dudley's, a 90-minute massage at Massage Envy, a mani-pedi at Planet Salon, or $75 worth of goods or services from a Local First Lexington business. Email apoe@transy.edu to be connected with a student auditor.
  • The Big Green Get Around back
  • The Big Green Get Around will run until Nov 21. Join the fun anytime; grab a team of four (any students, faculty, staff) and earn points for getting where you are going in a sustainable way. The teams earning the most points will win a lunch for four at the restaurant of their choice. All participants who complete the challenge will receive a tumbler. Stay tuned for bike and bus BGGA events, which will earn you extra points. Contact jrmurray15@transy.edu with questions or to register.
  • Green Revolving Fund ideas
  • Started in 2013 with seed funding from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, the Green Revolving Loan Fund (GRLF) supports utility conservation, waste reduction, renewable energy, and education projects. Savings resulting from these projects are rolled back into the GRLF. Four projects funded in 2013-14 were fans in Beck; LED lighting in Beck; programmable thermostats in academic and administrative buildings; and electricity meters in residence halls. Submit your GRLF project ideas using this form. For more information, contact Angela Poe at 8278 or apoe@transy.edu.
August Term
Health and Fitness
  • Flu vaccines available
  • Fight the Flu! Protect yourself; protect others; get vaccinated! Flu vaccines are available for students in the Health Center. The $20 fee for the vaccine will be applied to the student's account. Walk in hours are M,W,F 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m.; Tuesday 2-7 p.m.; and Thursday 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, contact Tracy Moore at 8127, or TMoore@transy.edu.
  • Beck Center locker rental requests
  • All faculty and staff requesting lockers in the Beck Center for fitness use should complete the locker rental request form under Athletics>Campus Recreation>Locker Rental on inside.transy.edu ASAP. Note, lockers will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis (even if you have had a locker previously), and we ask you to review the information online before submitting your request. We will look to assign lockers beginning Aug. 18 and will assign until all lockers are filled. For more information, contact Kyle Dunaway at 8165 or kdunaway@transy.edu.
Clubs and Organizations
  • Omicron Delta Kappa accepting applications
  • Transylvania's Lampas Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), a national leadership honor society, is now accepting applications for membership. Get the details.
  • Lexington Greek Philosophy Reading Group
  • Come and read selections from Greek philosophy in the original language with professors and graduate students from around the greater Bluegrass region. We meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 3rd Street Stuff and Coffee every Saturday. At least one year of Ancient Greek is required to participate. For more information, please contact David Kaufman.
International Education
  • Study Abroad Photo Contest open for voting
  • The annual Study Abroad Photo Contest is now open for voting until noon on Nov. 5. Go to our Facebook page and "like" your favorite photo. These wonderful photos were taken by students who studied abroad last fall, winter, and summer. The pictures are also posted outside the cafeteria for viewing. Prizes will be awarded to the three students whose photos receive the most "likes." For more information, contact Frankie Kozicky at 8124 or fkozicky@transy.edu.
  • Summer Study abroad scholarships available
  • Scholarships are available for current sophomores and juniors in good academic and social standing to study in any approved summer study abroad program. A list of programs suitable for different majors is available here. Information and applications are available at the study abroad office, 421 N. Broadway, or here. Applications are due Jan. 12.
  • Summer 2015 English-Speaking Union scholarship
  • The Kentucky branch of the English-Speaking Union offers scholarships worth over $3,000 for summer academic study at Cambridge or Oxford universities, or the Scottish universities program in Edinburgh. Applicants must be juniors qualified to undertake advanced coursework in their majors: English, history, political science, or PPE. Students who have studied abroad or will be abroad next semester are ineligible. Please email (ksimon@transy.edu) or call (8124) Kathy Simon in the study abroad office, 421 N. Broadway, for information and an application. The application deadline is Nov. 3.
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