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Campbellsville University breaks its
record for summer school enrollment


Campbellsville University has broken its record for summer school enrollment.   The 4,120 total credit hours being taken exceeds the 4,094 hours recorded in 2012.   Donna Hedgepath, vice president for academic affairs, said, “We love to see students take …

Coveted opera internship in Prague helps Centre’s Emilie O’Connor reach new heights


    By Hayley Hoffman Special to KyForward   Emilie O’Connor, a junior at Centre College in Danville, has taken her passion for singing all the way to Prague in the Czech Republic, thanks to a coveted opera internship at …

Bush appointed endowed professor in Center for Research on Violence Against Women


Last week, the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees appointed Heather Bush as the inaugural Kate Spade and Company Foundation Endowed Professor in the UK Center for Research on Violence Against Women. Bush is an associate professor in the Department …

EKU President Benson shares vision for university, community at recent public forum


  “A fulcrum moment.”   “A unique opportunity.”   “A window of time.”   Whatever term you choose to use – and President Michael Benson used them all as he shared his ambitious vision at a recent public forum – …

After 37 years as college, Midway transforms into Midway University with new branding


  Today, Midway College officially says goodbye to the name it had held since 1978 and becomes Midway University.   The first of many transformations took place quietly yesterday as the new Midway University sign was installed at the main …

UKAg tractor team wins first place at national competition for third time in four years


  Once again, students from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment put together a successful team that built the national champion quarter-scale tractor for the second year in a row at the recent American Society of …

UK alum, donor Gatton appointed lifetime honorary member on UK Board of Trustees


Gov. Steve Beshear appointed Carol Martin “Bill” Gatton as a lifetime honorary member of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees.   “Bill’s support for excellence in education at all levels is simply unparalleled,” Beshear said. “A native Kentuckian and …

Odor prompts evacuation, decontamination
of UK building; unplugged fridge is culprit


An incident on the University of Kentucky campus resulted in a hazardous material response from the Lexington Fire Department and UK Police. No major injuries or damage occurred.   University officials say a fire alarm was pulled in the College …

UK board approves University Flats coming in 2017 and continued housing transformation


  The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees approved the next phase of UK’s student housing transformation at a recent meeting — a more than 770-bed complex designed to serve upper class and graduate students.   Specifically, the board approved …

Gosser and McKinley receive Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards from Campbellsville


  Campbellsville University presented the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation Awards to Dr. Donnie Gosser, an associate member of the Campbellsville University Board of Trustees; and Ellie McKinley, a May graduate from Campbellsville, at her recent commencements.   This is the …