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Transylvania to host Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University will host the 2017-18 Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs, an innovative program that teaches entrepreneurship to Kentucky high school students. During the three-week summer session, a select group of students will turn their bright ideas into real products with the guidance of high school teachers, college professors, business leaders and other mentors. There […]

Enrollment numbers swell at Transylvania

LEXINGTON Ky.—Transylvania University welcomed a large, diverse and academically talented class of incoming students to campus this month. The university increased its number of first-year students by 19 percent over last year. The 327 new students bring the school’s total enrollment up to 1,065. The Class of 2019 also adds to diversity at Transylvania, furthering […]

Transylvania class of 2018 most diverse group yet

LEXINGTON, Ky.—The incoming class at Transylvania University is the most geographically, racially and ethnically diverse class in the history of the school. Nine percent of the 274 students in the class of 2018 are from outside the United States, and 19 percent identify themselves as a member of a racial or ethnic minority group. Both […]

Newest class of Governor’s School for Arts graduates July 13

LEXINGTON, Ky.— The Governor’s School for the Arts 2013 summer session comes to a close Saturday, July 13 at Transylvania University, highlighted by final student performances around campus, special speakers and a graduation ceremony at 5:15 p.m. in Haggin Auditorium in the Mitchell Fine Arts Center. Final performances, including those in instrumental and vocal music, […]

New Governor’s School for the Arts session opens June 23 at Transylvania University

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Kentucky’s most talented young artists, selected from 1,800 state-wide applicants, will assemble on Transylvania University’s campus on Sunday, June 23, to begin the three-week 2013 session of the Governor’s School for the Arts. The latest GSA class is comprised of 223 rising juniors and seniors from 48 Kentucky counties who will receive top-level training […]