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Transylvania’s 2012 entering class is second largest in school history, sets records for diversity; retention rate is highest ever

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University President R. Owen Williams announced today that this year’s entering class of 350 is the second largest in school history, tied last year’s class as the most academically prepared and set school records for geographic and racial/ethnic diversity. Transylvania also set a new school record for freshman to sophomore retention, with 88 […]

Newest class of Governor’s School for Arts graduates July 7; final day features public performances, graduation ceremony

LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Governor’s School for the Arts 2012 summer session comes to a close Saturday, June 7 at Transylvania University, highlighted by final student performances around campus 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, musical theater, visual […]

New Governor’s School for the Arts session opens June 17 at Transylvania University; Gov. Beshear helps GSA celebrate 25th anniversary

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Kentucky’s most talented young artists from 43 counties will assemble on Transylvania University’s campus on Sunday, June 17, to begin the three-week 2012 session of the Governor’s School for the Arts. The latest GSA class is comprised of 225 rising juniors and seniors from all regions of the Commonwealth who will receive top-level training […]

Transylvania attracts most academically talented, diverse entering class in its history

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University President R. Owen Williams announced today that the entering class for fall 2012 has set school records for geographic and racial/ethnic diversity and academic preparedness. The entering class of 333 includes 95 students from outside Kentucky—more than double last year’s number—who make up 29 percent of the class. The 40 students who […]

Performances cap GSA final day at Transylvania

LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Governor’s School for the Arts 2011 summer session comes to a close Saturday at Transylvania University, highlighted by final student performances and graduation ceremonies set for the Mitchell Fine Arts Center. The GSA will wrap up its 12th year on the Transylvania campus on Saturday, with day-long performances in all disciplines beginning at […]