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Troy Heffron named Transylvania’s AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer 9/28/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Troy Heffron joins the Transylvania University staff as the AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer in the office of community service and civic engagement. ...[more]
Transylvania University to participate in international PARK(ing) Day Friday, September 21 9/17/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania’s Haupt Circle parking lot spaces will be transformed into miniature parks on Friday, September 21, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in support of international PARK(ing) Day...[more]
Transylvania University names director and assistant director of student involvement and leadership 9/14/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University has named Amy Jo Gabel director of student involvement and leadership and Aaron Roberts assistant director....[more]
Internationally acclaimed Celtic Fiddler Liz Knowles comes to Transylvania, Thursday, Sept. 20 9/13/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Lexington’s own Liz Knowles, Celtic fiddler, will play at Transylvania University on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Haggin Auditorium in the Mitchell Fine Arts Center. ...[more]
Transylvania University moves up six places in U.S. News & World Report rankings, makes Great Schools at Great Prices list 9/12/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University moved up six places—from 81 to 75—in the 2013 U.S. News & World Report college rankings released today while also being named to the publication...[more]
The Kentucky Women Writers Conference brings the Gypsy Poetry Slam to Transylvania on Friday, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m.; free and open to the public 9/12/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Kentucky Women Writers Conference comes to Transylvania University for a poetry slam featuring author Tara Betts....[more]
Yale History Professor David Blight to present on the Civil War at Transylvania University on Monday, Sept. 17 9/12/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Kentucky Civil War Round Table and Transylvania University will host a presentation by David Blight Monday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Mitchell Fine Arts Center's Haggin Auditorium...[more]
Transylvania University’s Studio 300: Digital Art and Music Festival features two days of cutting-edge works by international artists 9/10/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s Studio 300: Digital Art and Music Festival offers up the cutting edge of art in the digital age with seven exhibitions, three concerts, two lectures and...[more]
Ink in the Cage: The Stories Behind MMA Fighter Tattoos opens in Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery Monday, Sept. 17 9/7/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery opens its 2012-13 season on Sept. 17 with Ink in the Cage: The Stories Behind MMA Fighter Tattoos. The exhibition, an installation of larg...[more]


National Book Award winner Nikky Finney to address Transylvania convocation on Sunday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m.; free and open to the public 8/29/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Poet and professor Nikky Finney, winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Poetry, will deliver the convocation address for the beginning of the academic year at Transylvania University...[more]