The Newsroom


Transylvania sponsors forum on desegregation of athletics 2/4/14
NOTICE: This event has been POSTPONED due to inclement weather affecting travel schedules. Check back for a new date, possibly in April 2014. LEXINGTON, Ky.—One who helped make it happen; two who...[more]


The ink dries as Transylvania professors release book about The Lexington Tattoo Project 1/31/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.―It’s been a whirlwind two years for Transylvania University art professor Kurt Gohde and English professor Kremena Todorova, who conceived the wildly popular and nationally acclai...[more]
Gregory Turay to perform two pieces by Vaughan Williams 1/30/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Tenor Gregory Turay knows about journeys, not only in distances logged by frequent flyer miles but paths taken when one follows one’s heart. So it’s no surprise that the ...[more]
Transylvania to host Kentucky/Indiana All-Star Classic in June 1/30/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The intense basketball rivalry between Kentucky and Indiana will electrify downtown Lexington June 13 when the Kentucky/Indiana All-Star Classic comes to Transylvania University’s...[more]
Pat Deacon honored for her lifelong commitment to women’s sports 1/27/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—When Pat Deacon was a student at the University of Kentucky in the 1950s, there were no intercollegiate sports programs for women, at least not as we know them today. Women who enjoyed ...[more]
Compelling entertainer Noah Griffin shares his journey of discovery 1/23/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—How did a Civil War regiment of African American soldiers shape the America of today? The multifaceted Noah Griffin—singer, performer, historian, poet, TV and radio personality,...[more]
Eleanor Clift to visit Transylvania as Woodrow Wilson Fellow 1/17/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Author and political commentator Eleanor Clift will be a guest at Transylvania University during the week of January 27, visiting classes and holding discussions with students. On Tu...[more]
Transylvania University expands its commitment to international students 1/15/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Reflecting its commitment to attracting international students and helping them succeed after they arrive on campus, Transylvania University has hired Serenity Wright as a full-time int...[more]
MLK Day a holiday, but not a day of rest 1/13/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Martin Luther King Jr. Day is more than just time off work or school. It’s a call to service, and Transylvania University is answering it. The school and its students will engag...[more]
Transylvania music students start new year with plentiful performances 1/10/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—January’s “Polar Vortex” hasn’t slowed Transylvania’s vocal and instrumental performers one note. Rather, they have doubled their Honor’s Recitals pe...[more]