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Forbes Lists Alice Lloyd Among Top Colleges

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.

An Unwavering Love for Education: Dr. Sigrid Greene

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.

Emily Burgin: Opportunity to Grow

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.

Alice Lloyd College Celebrates Alumna and Alumnus of the Year

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.

Alice Lloyd College Names the Joseph W. Craft III School of Business and Appalachian Leadership

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.

ALC Hosts First Great Caney Hackathon

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.

Katelyn Collins: Living a Life of Service

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.”

ALC Alumnus Named President of The American College of Financial Services

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.