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Transylvania awards 259 degrees to largest class in its history 5/24/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University awarded bachelor of arts degrees to 259 seniors, the largest graduating class in the 228-year-old school’s history. Transylvania President Charles L. Sh...[more]
Largest graduating class in Transylvania’s 228-year history will receive degrees Saturday, May 24 5/21/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—A record 259 seniors will receive the Bachelor of Arts degree during Transylvania's Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 24, at 10 a.m. in front of historic Old Morrison. (The rain l...[more]
Transy announces Athletes of the Year for 2008 5/20/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Men’s soccer All-American Matt Vogel, two-sport standout Liz Meredith, and All-Heartland Conference golfer Rhea Badgett were named  male and co-female Pioneer Athletes of the...[more]
Students honored at annual University Awards ceremony 5/12/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania recently honored students for their academic achievements and campus involvement during its annual University Awards ceremony. The award recipients are: Student Activitie...[more]
Transylvania’s theater and music programs present Rodgers and Hammerstein masterpiece “Carousel”; opens May 15 for three night run 5/6/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Selected "Best Musical of the 20th Century," by TIME magazine, "Carousel" is the enduring effort to overcome prejudice, greed, and self-doubt. Transylvania's theater...[more]


Transylvania honors two professors and six alums with Distinguished Service and Achievement Awards during Alumni Weekend 4/30/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—During Transylvania’s recent Alumni Weekend celebration, long-time professors James Miller and Richard Thompson and alumnae Betty Scrivner Lollis ‘58 and Sarah Wyatt &lsquo...[more]
Samuel G. Barnes, Mary Lou Dietrich Harmon, Brian Clark Wood, Charles L. Shearer and Susan P. Shearer receive top honors at Transylvania’s alumni weekend awards ceremony 4/29/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania bestowed its top awards to distinguished alumni and friends during the university’s annual alumni weekend awards luncheon on April 26. ...[more]
Update on the status of Transylvania honor student and Sudanese refugee Lino Nakwa, who is facing deportation 4/18/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—U.S. Representative John Yarmuth’s office has confirmed that the office of Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff will review the case file of Transylvania honor student and Sudanese...[more]
Call to action: Transylvania honor student and Sudanese refugee faces deportation 4/14/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Honor student and Transylvania junior Lino Nakwa is facing deportation to Sudan on an immigration technicality. In 1992, 12-year-old Nakwa and his older brother were kidnapped by the...[more]
Transylvania Theater presents the relationship drama “Closer,” April 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. 4/9/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania Theater presents “Closer,” a play by Patrick Marber, Thursday, April 10 – Saturday, April 12 in the Lucille C. Little Theater. This powerful drama of contemporary relationships...[more]