The Newsroom


Ashley Gutshall and Tristan Fretwell named assistant directors of residence life 8/28/12
Ashley Gutshall and Tristan Fretwell have been named assistant directors of residence life at Transylvania University. They will maintain housing records and the physical condition of the residence halls,...[more]
Transylvania University first-year students focus on two books during August term 8/28/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University first-year students are in their final week of the university’s inaugural, three-week August term that is designed to introduce them to the expectations of...[more]
The Wholesome Chef will teach healthy cooking classes at Transylvania University 8/24/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University will kick off a series of healthy cooking classes with Wholesome Chef Carolyn Gilles on August 28. The monthly class is offered to all Transylvania students for...[more]
Transylvania’s Don Combs: Gold Medalist at Giving Back 8/20/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University student Don Combs won a gold medal this summer, but it’s not from the London Olympics. Combs was presented the prestigious Congressional Award Gold Medal ...[more]
Transylvania graduate earns Al Smith Fellowship for poetry 8/17/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Affrilachian poet and 2003 Transylvania University graduate Bianca Spriggs has received a 2012 Kentucky Arts Council Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship for excellence and creativity. ...[more]
Transylvania presents first-year students with symbols of commitment 8/15/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.— During the August 11 induction ceremony for Transylvania’s class of 2016, President R. Owen Williams presented each first-year student with a large, gold commemorative coin inscr...[more]
Three Transylvania University May graduates receive competitive Fulbright grants to teach in South Korea, Spain and Malaysia 8/3/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Three members of Transylvania University’s class of 2012 have received prestigious Fulbright grants. Viktoria Safarian, Ben Costigan and Ruth Kloha will spend the next nine to 12 ...[more]