On December 8th, Alice Lloyd College’s Campus Ministry along with several community members delivered over 100 blankets to the residents at both the Knott County Health and Rehabilitation Center and the Hazard Health and Rehabilitation Center.
by Jerri Whitner, Student Contributor Alice Lloyd College has provided for children around the world for a number of years through Operation Christmas Child, an organization that collects festive red and green shoeboxes filled with gifts for boys and...
Alice Lloyd College was recognized by Forbes Magazine on the list of “75 Colleges With Free Or Reduced Tuition.” Forbes acknowledged Alice Lloyd College’s unique Appalachian Leadership Scholarship, which guarantees the full cost of tuition to students who reside in ALC’s 108-county service area. ALC was listed among prestigious institutions such as Harvard University, Princeton University, Stanford University, and Yale University.
Over 100 years after the founding of the Caney Creek Community Center, educators are still arriving on Caney Creek from all over the world to fulfill Mrs. Lloyd’s mission to educate the leaders of the Appalachian region. One such professor is Dr. Sigrid Greene, whose career and commitment to education has taken her across the globe, from Europe to Pippa Passes.
Point Lookout, MO: The Running Eagles of Alice Lloyd College, under the guidance of Coach Brandon Arnold, traveled to Missouri for the NCCAA Division II National Cross Country Championship meet held in Point Lookout. This year’s host was College of the Ozarks. The...
Greenville, SC: The NCCAA is pleased to announce John Driskill of Alice Lloyd College as the 2018 Wheeler Award Recipient for Division II Men’s Cross Country. Driskill joined the Eagles cross country team his sophomore year with no previous running experience. That...
Alice Lloyd College students, along with their various campus organizations, brought an abundance of smiles to hundreds of area children this Halloween as they hosted the ninth annual “Trunk-or-Treat” across campus.
Emily Burgin is a junior from Lee County, Virginia, majoring in Accounting and Business Management with plans of attending Law School upon graduation. Like many Alice Lloyd College students, she came from a financially challenged background, yet this rough start has not and will not limit her aspirations.
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. Mabel Childers (Class of 1954) and Dr. Clenon Turner (Class of 1961) gathered with family and friends to celebrate their lives of service.
Like many Kentuckians, basketball for the ALC Eagles Men’s Coach, JR Hammond, is not just a sport – it is a way of life. In the midst of every rebound retrieved, every shot blocked, and every play called, Coach Hammond finds the epitome of what he sees as the keys to a successful life.
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.