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Transylvania speech and debate team receives top honors 4/8/15
LEXINGTON Ky.—Transylvania University’s speech and debate team recently won major honors in both state and national competitions. Last month at the Pi Kappa Delta Nationals in Athens, Ohio,...[more]


Transylvania University plays major role in groundbreaking ‘Kentucky Women’ book 3/26/15
LEXINGTON Ky.—Transylvania University professors and alums made considerable contributions to telling the story of women from Kentucky in a definitive book released this month. "Kentucky Women:...[more]
NBC to air Transylvania’s Delta Sigma Phi lip dub video in Taylor Swift tribute 3/19/15
LEXINGTON Ky.—Now with more than 4 million views, a lip dub video by the brothers of Transylvania University’s Delta Sigma Phi is about to go prime time. NBC recently asked the Sigs if t...[more]
Transylvania hosts U.S. Naturalization Ceremony 3/17/15
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University hosted a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Naturalization Ceremony on March 20. Immigrants from across the world took the Oath of Allegiance in Haggin ...[more]
Leading thinker on future of technology to deliver Transylvania commencement address 3/16/15
LEXINGTON Ky.— Homaira Akbari, an award-winning thought leader in the security, Internet of Things, mobile and software sectors, will deliver Transylvania University’s commencement address Satur...[more]


Transylvania names dean of university 2/23/15
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University named Laura Bryan, who was dean of the University of Baltimore’s college of arts and sciences, as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the unive...[more]
Transylvania supports area agriculture at Local Food Fair 2/18/15
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University continued to grow its commitment to local agriculture on Friday, Feb. 20, during the annual Local Food Fair. The community came out to the Clive M. Beck Athl...[more]
Cuban-American writer to visit Transylvania as Wilson Fellow 2/11/15
LEXINGTON, Ky.— Acclaimed writer and translator Achy Obejas will give a free, public lecture on “Identity and Dislocation” Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Conference Room A of the Camp...[more]


Transylvania adopts test-optional admissions policy 1/15/15
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Beginning with the fall 2016 admissions cycle, students will no longer be required to submit ACT or SAT scores when applying to Transylvania University. Transylvania becomes the first...[more]
Silas House names winner of Transylvania’s inaugural Young literary award 1/8/15
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Author Silas House selected a fast-paced Kentucky mystery as the inaugural winner of Transylvania University’s Judy Gaines Young Book Award, which honors a work from the Ap...[more]