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100 Doors to Success: Transylvania University mentoring program fuels students’ career aspirations

By Bill Bowden KyForward correspondent Transylvania University junior Rebecca Rumentzas loves listening to stories about the music industry from Charlie Taylor, a 1965 Transylvania graduate who combined nonprofit fundraising with a recording career that has produced three CDs of original songwriting. “I want to build a career in the music business by helping people with talent go somewhere,” says...

Transylvania University’s new president works to bring campus community together

Seamus Carey is Transylvania University’s 26th president. (Photo from Transylvania University)   By Bill Bowden KyForward correspondent   As he settles into his new role as Transylvania University’s 26th president, Seamus Carey exudes a calm and positive attitude about the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. He took office July 1, replacing R. Owen Williams, who resigned...