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Transylvania’s Karen Anderson recognized as a Bluegrass Community Connector; 140 connectors chosen from 5,000 nominations 6/13/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Karen Anderson, coordinator of community service and civic engagement at Transylvania University, was one of 140 Bluegrass Community Connectors honored Tuesday at the Griffin Gate...[more]
New Governor’s School for the Arts session opens June 17 at Transylvania University; Gov. Beshear helps GSA celebrate 25th anniversary 6/8/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Kentucky’s most talented young artists from 43 counties will assemble on Transylvania University’s campus on Sunday, June 17, to begin the three-week 2012 session of the...[more]
Transylvania University unveils presidential portrait of Charles L. Shearer 6/6/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—A portrait of Transylvania President Emeritus Charles L. Shearer was unveiled during a reception for the Board of Trustees held at the home of President and Mrs. R. Owen Williams....[more]


Affrilachian poet Bianca Spriggs gives Transylvania graduates address to remember 5/26/12
Poet Bianca Spriggs '03 speaks to the Class of 2012. LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University President R. Owen Williams conferred the Bachelor of Arts degree to 241 students Sa...[more]
Five Transylvania students awarded prestigious Transylvania Honors Scholarship 5/23/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Five current Transylvania University students have received Transylvania Honors Scholarships, which are awarded annually to rising senior students who have achieved outstanding academic...[more]
Transylvania’s Theatre Guild production of “Rough Magic,” transplants Shakespearean characters to present-day New York; May 17-20 5/17/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s Theatre Guild offers up a Shakespearean action-adventure-fantasy with “Rough Magic,” in the Lucille C. Little Theater May 17-19 at 7:30 p.m....[more]
Harry Stephenson, former student, coach, teacher, and administrator with 63-year legacy at Transylvania University, dies 5/16/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Harry Stephenson, whose relationship with Transylvania University as student, coach, teacher and administrator totaled a remarkable 63 years, died May 15 in Lexington. He was 95. Steph...[more]
Transylvania hosts garden party May 16 to unveil new rain garden signage; free and open to the public 5/15/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—On Wednesday, May 16, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Transylvania University will host a garden party to unveil new signage for Transylvania’s rain garden, one of the first in Lexington. A...[more]
Transylvania attracts most academically talented, diverse entering class in its history 5/14/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University President R. Owen Williams announced today that the entering class for fall 2012 has set school records for geographic and racial/ethnic diversity and academic p...[more]
McComas to bike across country, build affordable housing 5/10/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Kelsey McComas says she’s never been much of a biker. “But I’m learning to be,” she quickly adds. ...[more]