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Campbellsville University receives grant from Baugh Foundation for church outreach program

Campbellsville University has received $50,000 from the Eula Mae and John Baugh Foundation for the university’s Church Outreach Program. “Campbellsville University’s Church Outreach program is significant to churches in Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, Virginia and beyond. The CU students are passionate about spreading the love of Christ throughout their state,” Jackie Baugh Moore, vice president...

Kentucky by Heart: Kentuckians share their thoughts on what makes their college that ‘special’ school

Note: Following is the second of a two-part article about individuals sharing comments about their “special college” in Kentucky. When the topic of special colleges in Kentucky is brought up, Erika Mahlbacher offers her Danville alma mater, Centre College, as a shining example. Erika Mahlbacher She loved the enthusiasm of her teachers. “My dreaded history class requirement turned out to be one...

Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky celebrates Pinwheels for Prevention at Campbellsville University April 3

As part of the Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky Partners in Prevention Network, Campbellsville University will be one of the hundreds of organizations recognizing Child Abuse Prevention Month during April with a pinwheel planting ceremony. The event, planned for Tuesday, April 3 at 1:45 p.m. on Stapp Lawn at Campbellsville University is open to the public. The nationwide Pinwheels for Prevention campaign...

Campbellsville University to host seventh annual percussion festival April 6 at Gosser Fine Arts Center

Campbellsville University will host the 7th Annual Percussion Festival on Friday, April 6 in the Gosser Fine Arts Center, 210 University Drive, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a mini-concert at 3 p.m. as the culminating feature. The admission fee is $5. The $5 includes access to all activities and an entry into drawings for several door prizes. The event is open to everyone, including those not performing...

Michelle Kuiper kicks off Campbellsville’s observance of Sexual Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month

By Joan C. McKinney Campbellsville University Michelle Kuiper, sexual assault survivor, advocate and consultant, will be the keynote speaker to kick off Campbellsville University’s observance of Sexual Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month during chapel Wednesday, April 4 at 10 a.m. at Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville. Kuiper is part of the Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault...

Campbellsville University hosts Kentucky High School Journalism Association Spring Workshop

More than 60 students visited Campbellsville University for the Kentucky High School Journalism Association Spring Workshop on last week. The workshop was sponsored by the Kentucky High School Journalism Association – a statewide association that advocates for student high school journalism. “This event helps us bring students to our campus and allows them to meet our teachers and experience...

Campbellsville University’s seeking high school seniors for annual art scholarship competition April 7

Campbellsville University is searching for talented high school seniors to compete for two art scholarships worth a total of $6,000 each. The university’s annual art scholarship competition and workshop will be Saturday, April 7, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in room 100 of the Art Building, 205A University Drive, Campbellsville, across from Gosser Fine Arts Center, 210 University Drive, Campbellsville,...

Campbellsville to host Kentucky State University Gospel Ensemble Feb. 26 at Ransdell Chapel

Campbellsville University is hosting the Kentucky State University Gospel Ensemble, under the direction of Mario Radford, on Monday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. in Ransdell Chapel at 401 N. Hoskins Ave. in Campbellsville. The choir performs a diverse repertoire, including contemporary and traditional gospel music, along with spirituals and anthems. The concert is free and open to the public as part of the...

Dr. Otis Moss, former co-pastor with Martin Luther King Sr., to speak at Campbellsville Feb. 21

By Jesse Russell Special to KyForward Dr. Otis Moss Jr., theologian, pastor and civic leader, who was a former staff member of Dr. Martin Luther King Sr., will be speaking during Black History Month at Campbellsville University’s weekly chapel service at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21 at Ransdell Chapel in Campbellsville. Moss is one of America’s most influential religious leaders and highly sought-after...

Campbellsville University to celebrate opening of ‘Tiger Health Clinic’ with open house Feb. 8

By Josh Christian special to KyForward Campbellsville University has partnered with Taylor Regional Hospital Care Center to open the Tiger Health Clinic. There will be an open house at the Tiger Health Clinic at 522 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville, Ky., on Campbellsville University’s campus Thursday, Feb. 8 from noon to 2 p.m. The Tiger Health Clinic will be open to all Campbellsville University...

Campbellsville University, Taylor County Library to host the Ky Folk Art apprenticeships Exhibit Feb. 1-22

By Josh Christian Special to KyForward Campbellsville University is the second post-secondary institution in Kentucky that will be hosting a special exhibit of the Kentucky Folk Art Apprenticeships in partnership with the Kentucky Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts and Taylor County Public Library. “The Makings of a Master” is the title of the exhibit that runs Feb. 1 through 22...

Campbellsville University’s Dr. Wesley Roberts to give faculty organ recital of sacred music Jan. 30

Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music at Campbellsville University, will be giving a faculty organ recital on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. in Ransdell Chapel at 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville. The program will consist of sacred music in concert settings with premiers of works by the Dutch composer Kees Weggelaar and Louisville composer Daniel Gilliam. Max Reger’s monumental setting of the famous...

Renowned christian artist Randy Stonehill to speak at Campbellsville University chapel service Jan. 24

By Austin Fitzgerald Special to KyForward Singer-songwriter Randy Stonehill will be the featured speaker at Campbellsville University’s chapel service Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 10 a.m. The spring 2018 semester chapel series, “A Coat of Many Colors” based on Genesis 37:3, willl be held at the university’s Ransdell Chapel, located on 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville. Randy Stonehill Stonehill,...

Campbellsville University online business programs named best in Kentucky by U.S. News & World Report

Campbellsville University has been awarded 2018 Best Online Business Programs (excluding MBA) in a new ranking released by U.S. News & World Report Jan. 9. Campbellsville also ranked second in Kentucky for Best Online MBA Programs, fifth in Kentucky for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs and sixth in Kentucky for Best Online Graduate Education Programs. The U.S. News rankings evaluate degree-granting...

CU women’s wrestling wins first-ever NWCA National Duals with 24-19 win over McKendree University

With their backs up against the wall and behind 17-4, second-ranked Campbellsville University Lady Tiger wrestling out-scored No. 3 McKendree University, 20-2, in the final five matches to win their first-ever NWCA National Duals championship. The Lady Tigers swept their way to the title by beating No. 10 University of the Cumberlands (37-9), No. 6 Emmanuel College (26-18) and McKendree (24-19). The...

Long-time Campbellsville University athletics director Don Bishop passes away, services set for Saturday

Don Bishop, former Campbellsville University Athletics Director and member of the CU Athletic Hall of Fame, died Wednesday, Dec. 27 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky. He was 82. Funeral services will be held at Noon ET on Saturday, Dec. 30 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home with burial in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens. Visitation is scheduled on Friday from 5-8 p.m. at Parrott & Ramsey...

Campbellsville University graduates 313 students in largest ever December commencement ceremony

By Joan C. McKinney Special to KyForward Although the 313 graduates knew they were going to be honored, one 80-year-old woman in the audience had a surprise waiting for her. Jan Parrott Robinson of Burgin attended Campbellsville Junior College in 1956-58, where she met her future husband, Gene Robinson, and where he and she became Mr. and Miss Campbellsville Junior College in 1958. Robinson received...

Campbellsville University offering reduced-rate January term with online and on-campus classes

By Josh Christian special to KyForward In an effort to give students a chance to get ahead in their classes, Campbellsville University is offering a January term Jan. 2-13. The January term will be offered online or on-campus, with some available at the regional centers in Somerset and Harrodsburg. The courses are offered at the reduced rate of $399 per credit hour. Students taking January term courses...

Campbellsville junior Cruise Coulter named to CoSIDA football Academic All-America team

Cruise Coulter represented the Campbellsville football team on the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-America Team in the College Division, the national organization announced on Monday afternoon. The CoSIDA Academic All-America program separately recognizes honorees in four divisions — NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and College Division. The College...

CU, Town Hall Productions to present ‘It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play’ Dec. 14-17

Josh Christian Special to KyForward Campbellsville University is partnering with Town Hall Productions to perform “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” at the Ross Mobley Theater Dec. 14-17. The theater is located in the Alumni Building at 114 University Drive, Campbellsville. On Dec. 14, 15 and 16, the play will begin at 7 p.m. On Dec. 17 the theater will perform its matinee...