What’s Your Pioneer Type?


It’s all about the journey

The world is your playground. You feel most alive when you’re visiting new places and trying new experiences. You never back down from an expedition, no matter how far or how different. You want to see it all for yourself.

  • Academic opportunities that may interest you

    • Peace Corps Prep Program
    • Transylvania in Ireland Summer Program
    • GlobalTransy Programs in France, Germany, Greece, Italy and Spain
    • Kentucky Institute for International Study Summer Courses in Austria, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba and more
    • May Term Travel Courses
      >2019 destinations include Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, China, Italy, Peru and Spain.
    • Study Abroad
      Recent destinations include Netherlands, Belize, France, Germany, Panama and the Illyrian Coast.
    • Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships
  • Campus Organizations You May Be Interested In

    • American Sign Language Club
    • China Club
    • French Club (Le Cercle Francais)
    • German Club
    • Sodalitas (Classics Club)
    • Spanish Club
    • Student Organization for Latinos (SOL)
    • Transy Interfaith Alliance
  • Internship and Career Opportunities

    • The JET Program
    • The Fulbright Program
    • AmeriCorps VISTA
    • Teach for America
  • Cool Classes

    • ANTH 3344 – Global Health
    • EDU 2414 – Immigration and LInguistic Diversity in US Schools
    • IDS 1111 – Service Learning in Guatemala
    • ARTH 2664 – Chinese Calligraphy
    • REL 1001 – Introduction to Prayer and Meditation
    • ANTH 3404 – Sustainable Development
    • ENG 2284 – South African Fiction, 1960-1994
    • PHIL 2164 – Bioethics
    • BIO 3204 – Animal Behavior

Meet some Adventurers

Savannah Lambert spent a semester abroad in Germany through the Kentucky Institute for International Studies, where she took classes with students from all over the world and took part in a community theater production in German. She’s part of Transy’s nationally recognized speech and debate team and is pursuing a career in diplomacy with her majors in international affairs and German.

Transy has a global outlook, which is really impressive given the size of the institution. Because of that we’re able to have much more intense and productive discussions where everyone’s voice is able to be heard. We’re able to elevate all these different points of view that help make us more globalized citizens.

Savannah Lambert ‘21

Jessi Samuel double-majored in sociology/anthropology and psychology, so it’s safe to say she thinks deeply about people and their cultures. At Transy she’s gotten the opportunity to take that curiosity beyond campus and learn about diverse cultures by seeing them for herself. She studied music in Costa Rica and is taking advantage of Transylvania’s Peace Corps Prep Program, where she is earning special consideration for acceptance into the Peace Corps after college.

 Transylvania has provided me with so many opportunities over the past four years. From my study abroad experience, I learned that music is a way to connect globally across an array of cultures. It’s one aspect of life that can be used to connect us all. 

Jessi Samuel ’19