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Reflections from VoA 2017 Northeastern Tour

On May 9th through May 21st the Alice Lloyd College Voices of Appalachia journeyed on their annual spring choir tour. With the support of ALC alumni and friends of the college, this year the choir traveled throughout the Northeastern part of the U.S. The following is one choir member, Jerri Whitner’s reflections from her first VoA Choir Tour. Jerri is an ALC Sophomore English and History major from Dickenson County, Virginia.

Lexington Herald-Leader Features Alice Lloyd College

Alice Lloyd College received a front page feature by the Lexington Herald- Leader. The article highlighted ALC’s history, specifically Alice Lloyd’s arrival in Kentucky and her work with the Caney Creek Community Center.

ALC Students Serve the Community One Flower at a Time

To some, Hindman, Kentucky, is just another small town, but to the students at Alice Lloyd College, it is just like home. Every year, the students spend at least fifty percent of their life in this community and have grown to know it as a second home. Recently, the...

ALC Celebrates the Class of 2017

On Saturday, May 6th, family and friends gathered at the Grady Nutt Athletic Center to watch the largest, ALC graduating class to date receive their degree from Alice Lloyd College. In opening remarks, President Joe Stepp welcomed family and friends to the campus and...

Thomas Case: Finding His Purpose at ALC

A Junior Biology (Pre-Med) major at Alice Lloyd College, Thomas Case, has always aspired to do two things, to be a scientist and a movie director. Although he decided science was the better path for him to take he has not given up his passion for movies. In more ways than one, ALC has fanned the enthusiastic flames of Thomas’ goals and directed him toward his purpose filled path.

A True Servant Leader: Dr. James Stewart

By Jerri Whitner, Student Contributor Dr. James H. Stewart, a native of Wheelwright, Kentucky, was one of the earliest students to walk the Purpose Road, graduating from the Caney Junior College in 1942. Following his time at Caney, Dr. James Stewart went on to...

Caps On for a Week of Graduation

By: Jerri Whitner, Student Contributor As the end of the year approaches all of the ALC community is buzzing with excitement. The first week of May is going to keep the students, faculty and staff on Caney Creek extremely busy as they prepare for four graduations....

Honors Day: A Celebration of Students

Alice Lloyd College held its annual Honors Day celebration on Tuesday, April 11th. Students were recognized for their exceptional achievements in academics. Various awards were handed out for excellence in specific subjects and majors. Awards for special achievements...

ALC’s Scholar Speaks at Conference Held at Oxford University

By Dru Walters and Jerri Whitner, Student Contributors Dr. Rhonda Smith-Daugherty, Professor of History at Alice Lloyd College, has been blessed with multiple opportunities to travel outside of the United States. She’s been equally blessed on those occasions to have...

Honoring Our Heritage: ALC’s First St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Excitement was in the air on the campus of Alice Lloyd College as students, faculty, and staff lined up for ALC’s first St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Thursday, March 9th. A small march was held last year, but thanks to the sponsorship of ALC history professor, Dr. Stephen Wilson, and a committee of interested students, faculty, and staff, the humble march transformed into an exciting parade.

Alice Lloyd Eagles Tennis Opens 2017 Season

PIPPA PASSES, Ky. – The Alice Lloyd College Lady Eagles and Eagles Tennis squads opened the 2017 tennis season on Saturday as they faced the University of Pikeville Bears. The women preceded that contest by playing a River States Conference match against the Carlow...

Dr. Henry Webb: Continuing the Mission of ALC

Alice Lloyd College alumni are continuing to make a difference in the Appalachian region. Alice Lloyd hoped that by founding the College that she would instill leadership qualities in her students that would drive them to make a difference in their communities and have a positive impact on the region. Dr. Henry Webb is an admirable reflection of those hopes.

Supporting Our Own: Fundraiser for Junior Emily Stewart

When students attend Alice Lloyd College they are given more than a purpose and education they are given an extended family. The Alice Lloyd College and The June Buchanan School community came together the week of January 23rd to help one of their own, Emily Stewart, a Junior Sociology major from Letcher County.

Spring Opening Convocation: Rising Above Mediocrity

On January 17th, Alice Lloyd College welcomed students back during the opening Convocation to ring in the spring semester. President Joe Stepp began by informing students of the multiple changes the campus will be undergoing for aesthetic improvement, functionality, and overall commitment to continually serving the best interests of the students while providing them with a marketable degree and little to no debt in the process.