The Newsroom


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]
Two community leaders talk about what really matters to them 1/8/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—A discussion series similar to ones adopted by the University of Southern California, Stanford and Harvard has recently become popular on the campus of Transylvania University. Created ...[more]
Pianist presents concert with an educational twist 1/7/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.―Pianist Mark Valenti will visit Transylvania University Jan. 14 for an event billed as part concert and part music appreciation class. “The Art of Creative Listening” is aim...[more]


Transylvania student heads to Denmark to study issues surrounding sex trafficking 12/22/13
  LEXINGTON, Ky.—Prostitution and sex trafficking might not be topics we expect to be the focus of a bright young college student. But Bria Parker ’15 is heading to Denmark to learn about...[more]
Transylvania coaches choose to celebrate holidays with local schoolchildren 12/19/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Co-workers often get together this time of year for libations and secret Santa gifts. But members of the Transylvania University athletics program decided to do something different. A...[more]