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Transylvania President Emeritus Charles L. Shearer receives Henry Clay Medallion 12/8/10
President Emeritus Charles Shearer, center, with Governor Steve Beshear, right, and George McGee as Henry Clay. LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University President Emeritus Charl...[more]
Transylvania receives grant from Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government to fund educational programs for improving stormwater quality 12/3/10
Lexington Mayor Jim Newberry presents Transylvania sustainability coordinator Angela Dossett with Transylvania's grant for water quality education. LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania...[more]
Entrepreneur Hall of Fame recognizes three with Transylvania ties 12/3/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The inaugural class of the Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame includes three men with close ties to Transylvania University. Created to celebrate Kentucky’s most successful...[more]


Successful Empty Bowls Project returns to Transylvania's Morlan Gallery Dec. 6-8 11/19/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The art program at Transylvania University invites the community to help feed the hungry by doing some early Christmas shopping for beautiful handmade ceramic bowls at the Morlan Gallery...[more]
On heels of Quidditch World Cup in New York, Transylvania team to play two exhibition matches for the public 11/16/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—This past weekend, members of Transylvania’s traveling Quidditch team, the Transylvania Animagi, met up with 45 other intercollegiate Quidditch teams in New York City’s...[more]
Transylvania Special Collections champion Charles Ambrose honored at National Philanthropy Day 11/11/10
Charles Ambrose, right, with President Williams, received a 2010 Outstanding Community Honoree award November 10. LEXINGTON, Ky.—Charles T. Ambrose received a 2010 Outstand...[more]
"Noel: Four Centuries of Christmas": Women’s quartet Anonymous 4 to perform at Transylvania Dec. 8; performance part of the Smith Concert Series 11/9/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Renowned women’s quartet Anonymous 4 will perform “Noel: Four Centuries of Christmas” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, in Transylvania’s Haggin Auditorium as part...[more]
Transylvania’s William F. Pollard receives national award from Council of Independent Colleges 11/8/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—William F. Pollard, vice president and dean of the college and professor of English at Transylvania, is the recipient of the 2010 Chief Academic Officer Award given by the Council of...[more]


Transylvania University Theater presents classic Greek tragedy as a rock opera with original score. 10/28/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Drama professor Tim Soulis and Transylvania student actors continue to put a new spin on classic plays with their 2010-11 season opener, Euripides’ “The Bakkhai” &n...[more]
Transylvania to host Lexington mayoral candidate forum Tuesday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m. 10/25/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—A public forum for the two Lexington mayoral candidates, incumbent Jim Newberry and challenger Jim Gray, will be held on Tuesday, October 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Carrick Theater in the...[more]