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Former Campbellsville University vice president Marc Whitt publishes new book on public relations

By Joan C. McKinney Campbellsville University Marc Whitt, former vice president for communications at Campbellsville University who was named an honorary alumnus of Campbellsville University in 2003, has published his first book titled “PR Lessons Learned Along the Way — Strategies, Tips & Advice for the Higher Ed and Nonprofit Public Relations Professional.” Whitt’s book achieved...

Campbellsville University’s Excellence in Teaching Ceremony honors 197 Ky. teachers from 68 districts

By Joan C. McKinney Cambellsville University “Children still need teachers who care about them and believe in them … create environments where they feel safe and happy. They still need teachers who are patient and work hard to help them learn and grow. It’s as simple as that, not always easy, but always worth the effort. Always.” – the late Suzanne Dennis, who was 64 at her death. Laura Beth...

Campbellsville University awards degrees to record number of students during spring commencements

By Joan C. McKinney Campbellsville University “Be kind and work hard, and I promise you amazing things will happen,” Ashli Schmidt Watts, senior vice president of public affairs for the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, told a record number of 2,279 students who received degrees from Campbellsville University during three commencement ceremonies May 3 and 4. A total of 2,592 students received degrees...

Campbellsville University to host Inaugural summer honors academic robotics event ‘Bot Camp’ June 2-7

By Joan C. McKinney Campbellsville University Campbellsville University announces an Inaugural 2019 Summer Honors Academic Robotics Event, also known as “Bot Camp,” June 2-7. Campbellsville University is offering high achieving high school juniors (advancing to their senior year fall 2019) the opportunity to experience the world of robotics and consider placing the study of computer science...

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 in top 100 for best online MBA, graduate business programs, online education

By Joan C. McKinney Special to KyForward Campbellsville University is in the top 100 in online programs for Master of Business Administration, online graduate business programs (non-MBA) and best online education programs, according to the U.S. News & World Report rankings, which were released this week. Campbellsville University’s online presence has increased this year with 827 online...

Sincerely, Jesus hits home with readers far and wide, Campbellsville writer Ed Goble says

By Joan C. McKinney and Samantha Stevenson Special to KyForward   What if tomorrow, mixed in among the bills, notices and bargain flyers in your mailbox, was a letter from Jesus?   Edward Goble, admissions marketing specialist at Campbellsville University, has attempted to make that scenario a reality in his book Sincerely, Jesus which is among the all-time best sellers in the Bible Studies...