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 ranked among south’s top institutions by U.S. News & World Report

For the fifth year in a row, Campbellsville University has been named to the list of top regional universities in the South, according to the U.S. News & World Report rankings. This year, U.S. News & World Report also ranked Campbellsville University in the top 10 universities in the South for international education, having the largest proportions of international undergraduate students....

Study shows Campbellsville University’s economic impact on community totals over $106 million

Campbellsville University has a total economic impact from its operations of more than $106 million in Taylor County, according to a new study recently completed by Younger Associates of Jackson, Tenn. The $106 million is a measure of the total dollar value that flows through the Campbellsville-Taylor County economy because of the operations of Campbellsville University. The exact amount is $106,482,540. The...

Campbellsville University breaks ground on new Conover Education Center addition in Harrodsburg

To accommodate the growing student population at the Conover Education Center in Harrodsburg for Campbellsville University, the university is adding a 4,500-square-foot building. The groundbreaking ceremony for this building took place recently. The new building will include more classroom space, offices and a multipurpose chapel. The ceremony was held on site at 1150 Danville Road, Harrodsburg, Ky. This...

Campbellsville University grants diplomas to record number of 558 May graduates

“Through Christian education, lives are changed.” Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University, told a record number of graduates in four ceremonies as 558 students received their degrees Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13. For the 2016-17 academic year, 760 students will have graduated, upon completion of all academic requirements. Jessica Blakeman of Campbellsville, with...

Campbellsville University reaches 5,000-student enrollment mark eight years ahead of schedule

Campbellsville University has the highest ever enrollment in the history of the institution at 5,035 students. This enrollment is the third consecutive semester of record-breaking enrollment, reaching the university’s Vision 2025 enrollment goal of 5,000 students — eight years early. Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University, said, “The record-breaking enrollment...

Campbellsville University graduates 202 in pair of December commencement ceremonies

Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University, told 202 undergraduate and graduate students in two commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 16 in Ransdell Chapel to live by fellowship, leadership and scholarship – words on the university seal. In his charge to the graduates, Carter reminded them to live in harmony with others. “Our civil society depends on it,” he said. He told the...

McConnell calls Campbellsville ‘incredible success’ during dedication of new Conover Education Center

By Joan C. McKinney Special to KyForward U. S. Sen. Mitch McConnell said Campbellsville University has experienced “incredible success” as he complemented the university on providing quality education at the dedication of the Conover Education Center. “It’s nice to have the chance every once in awhile to celebrate something that’s uplifting, something that makes us all...

INFAC North America donates $35,000 to establish scholarship at Campbellsville University

The ignition switch was turned and the engine was revved recently when Campbellsville University received a $35,000 donation from INFAC North America Inc., a South Korean automotive manufacturer, to establish a scholarship to benefit students who have financial needs. Ohe Gil Choi, chairman and CEO of INFAC North America Inc., said he wanted to see the university prosper. “We have to be a good...

Campbellsville University honors Lexington’s Owens, Jacobs with Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards

Dr. Joseph L. Owens and Kristen Jacob, two individuals with servant hearts and who, like Algernon Sydney Sullivan, “reached out both hands in constant helpfulness to others,” were awarded the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards at commencement recently. Owens and Jacob are both from Lexington. Dr. Michael V. Carter, president, said Campbellsville University, for the eleventh consecutive year, is one...

More than 400 set to graduate from Campbellsville in three ceremonies next week

More than 400 students will graduate Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14 in three separate ceremonies at Campbellsville University. There were 221 graduates in December for the 2015 fall graduation. This year’s graduation speaker on Saturday is Dr. Joseph L. Owens, five-time chair of Campbellsville University’s Board of Trustees. Owens, a native of Lebanon, Ky., is the longest serving chair...

Church outreach director Taylor named vice president for development at Campbellsville

Dr. G. Ted Taylor, director of the Office of Church Outreach at Campbellsville University, has been named associate vice president for development and church relations, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University. Benji Kelly, vice president for development, said, “Dr. Taylor is a visionary leader. He is going to be able to build on the foundation...

Campbellsville University announces plans to expand degree programs to Harrodsburg Center

Campbellsville University’s Board of Trustees approved a resolution to offer certificate completion and degree programs at a new Harrodsburg Education Center. At the request of community leaders in Harrodsburg, an alumni and friends meeting was held in Harrodsburg last week to present the idea to Harrodsburg supporters for the new center. About 120 people attended the Mercer County Chamber of...

Campbellsville University again named leader in community service in yearly honor roll

Campbellsville University has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the second year in a row. The honor roll is sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service which recognizes volunteering, service learning and civic engagement.   “Campbellsville University has a long history of encouraging the development of Christian...