The Newsroom

June

It’s Just Her Style 6/21/07
Carrie Blaydes, a 2002 graduate of Transylvania University, is now a freelance writer and vintage clothing collector in New York. She has coauthored her first book—Fashion DIY: 30 Ways to Craft Your Own...[more]
Governor's School for the Arts session begins June 17 at Transylvania 6/14/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—More than 200 of Kentucky’s best young artists will gather on the Transylvania campus on Sunday to begin the three-week 2007 session of the Governor’s School for the Arts....[more]

May

Five consecutive generations of one family have earned Transylvania degrees 5/26/07
When psychology major Caitlin McGuire walked across the stage in front of Old Morrison on Saturday, she was the ninth member of her family to graduate from Transylvania University. Five consecutive...[more]
Transylvania awards 238 bachelor of arts degrees to the class of 2007 on the steps of historic Old Morrison Saturday, May 26 5/26/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University awarded 238 bachelor of arts degrees on the steps of historic Old Morrison Saturday morning. Family and friends watched from the bright spring lawn as President Charles...[more]
David Jones, co-founder and chairman emeritus of Humana, to give Transylvania’s commencement address Saturday, May 26 5/24/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—David A. Jones, co-founder and chairman emeritus of Humana Inc. and one of Kentucky’s best known entrepreneurs, philanthropists and civic leaders will deliver the commencement address at...[more]
The wickedly funny Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? opens May 17 at Transy 5/10/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania Theater presents Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee May 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. and May 20...[more]

April

Princeton Review names Transylvania one of America’s Best Value Colleges; selection based on excellent academics and value 4/27/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University is one of the nation's best value undergraduate institutions, according to The Princeton Review. The New...[more]
Transy on Broadway returns! 4/27/07
“Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?”...[more]
Transylvania to honor Stephenson’s 70 years of service during Alumni Weekend 4/26/07
Harry Stephenson, who has been associated with Transylvania as a student, coach, administrator, and teacher for 70 years, will be honored with a reception and dinner on Thursday and Lexington Mayor Jim...[more]
“The fountain of youth: Does it really exist?”
Third lecture in Alltech Series at Transylvania, April 25, 7 p.m.; free and open to the public
4/19/07

LEXINGTON, Ky.—In the 1500s, Juan Ponce de Leon searched Florida for the fountain of youth, and some people still believe that Florida may hold the key to eternal youth. Can the “magic potions” that are...[more]