On September 21st, Alice Lloyd College held the twenty-second annual Alumna and Alumnus of the Year banquet in the historical Cushing Hall. The banquet recognized two Alumni for their exemplification of the core values of the Purpose Road Philosophy. Mary Childers (Class of 1954) and Dr. Clenon Turner (Class of 1961) gathered with family and friends to celebrate their lives of service.
On September 18th, Alice Lloyd College held a dedication ceremony for the naming of the Joseph W. Craft III School of Business and Appalachian Leadership. Joe Craft, President and CEO of Alliance Resources Partners LP, attended and spoke to the students, faculty, and staff on his Appalachian upbringing and his personal insights into achieving success in life.
On September 15th, Alice Lloyd College hosted the first ever Great Caney Hackathon. The student participants were given a problem to solve concerning specific issues concerning health and education in Appalachia. Over a 24 hour period, the students relentlessly worked in groups and individually with professors to generate solutions to the challenge placed before them.
On September 11th, Alice Lloyd College held the Opening Convocation for the 2018 fall semester.
Katelyn Collins is a senior from Logan County, West Virginia, majoring in Sociology. Upon graduation in 2019, she plans to work in a hospital or hospice as a Social Worker in Gerontology. When asked why she chose to come to Alice Lloyd College, she explained, “I wanted to come to a small college that is close to home but also far away; I am only two hours from home which is perfect for me.”
U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 Edition of Best Colleges ranked Alice Lloyd College among the top colleges in the nation!
Alice Lloyd College is pleased to announce the completion of the first phase of the new state of the art Campus Center. The open house held September 4, 2018, invited the ALC community to view the completed initial phase of the Campus Center.
Dr. Cindy Salmons first set foot on the Purpose Road in 1994 as an English major and has devoted her life to the mission of Alice Lloyd College ever since. Appalachian education is a cause that is very near and dear to her heart.
Alice Lloyd College 1980 Alumnus George Nichols III went from his time along the banks of Caney Creek to an enormously successful career in the financial services profession, both in the public and private sectors. It is this extensive career that has uniquely qualified Mr. Nichols to serve as the new president and chief executive officer for The American College of Financial Services.
Alice Lloyd College is consistently ranked as one of the top private colleges in the South. Now, College Consensus, a unique new college review aggregator, has recognized Alice Lloyd College among the top five highest-ranked colleges and universities in the Best Colleges and Universities in Kentucky for 2018.
On Saturday, August 25th, the Alice Lloyd College Lady Eagles volleyball team under the guidance of Coach Nathan Hall, opened the new season by hosting a tri-match at home against Hiwassee (TN) and Boyce College (KY).
Hello, everyone! The Campus Voice serves as the official newsletter of Alice Lloyd College. The latest edition is published each week throughout the semester with a variety of announcements, social event alerts, feature stories, and sports news. The current newsletter features information pertinent to various semester activities, including important reminders and sports schedules.
Colbi Johnson is an Alice Lloyd College sophomore who is a Knott County, Kentucky native seizing the opportunity to be a force of change in Central Appalachia by becoming a servant leader. A 2016 graduate of Hazard High School, she excelled in both academic and athletic pursuits. Colbi was offered scholarships to a wide array of schools; however, based upon her mother’s experiences at Alice Lloyd College, she knew that there was a local school where she could “stay close, yet go far.”
Alice Lloyd College is known for producing the best teachers in the Appalachian region which is due, in no small part, to the efforts of education professor, Dr. Steve Herr. Even in his spare time, Dr. Herr insists that he is always reading and building on his own education.
Recently, twelve Alice Lloyd College student-athletes put the ALC motto “A light unto the mountains” into action by visiting the nursing homes in Knott and Perry County.
The annual ALC New Student Summer Orientation, held every June, gives new students and their families an opportunity to better acquaint themselves with the ALC community. One member of the class of 2022, Callie Chaney, followed the event by writing about how and why she chose to attend ALC.
by Jerri Whitner, Student Contributor Every summer Alice Lloyd College helps new students and their families to transition smoothly into college by hosting a New Student Summer Orientation. This year’s event was held on June 16th, and in...
Alice Lloyd College would like to congratulate the following students for earning a high level of academic distinction during the Spring 2018 semester.