Alice Lloyd College

The Purpose Road

From the early days of Caney School, now Alice Lloyd College, The Purpose Road Philosophy was taught by Alice Lloyd and June Buchanan. It was originally created by George Herbert Palmer, a professor at Harvard University. Our founders’ burning desire was that each student would catch a vision of his or her purpose which would eventually manifest itself in world service.

Today, the ideals of The Purpose Road Philosophy permeate the educational process at Alice Lloyd College. All students work either on campus or in community outreach positions off-campus. Good character is emphasized and supported. Even our main street is named Purpose Road; side streets, which include names such as Conscience, Duty, Courage, and Consecration, serve to remind us of the importance of ethical living. A life of service to God and Humanity is the desired result of one’s “walk” upon the Purpose Road.

Purpose Road Diagram

The Purpose Road Philosophy manual includes the following passage:

By an inexorable law,
What we expect tends to come to us.
Facing life in the right way, we must have

A Purpose
A Goal
A Vision.

Then hold the thought and work toward it.
It will come as dawns the day.

Upcoming Events

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Eagle Day Saturday

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Celebration of Graduates

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The Office of Alumni Relations hosts this event each year to honor seniors who will be graduating from the College in December and May. This will provide an opportunity to encourage these upcoming graduates to remain connected to the College.

Celebration of Graduates

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This convocation event is for December 2013 and May 2014 graduates ONLY. Seniors: don’t miss this celebration planned just for you! Make sure to check out the event details.

Women's Basketball @ Kentucky Christian University

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Men's Basketball @ Kentucky Christian University

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Christmas Program

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Last Day of Classes

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Women's Basketball @ Point Park University

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Men's Basketball @ Point Park University

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Christmas Pretties Dinner

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Christmas Pretties Dinner

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Women's Basketball @ Carlow University

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Voices of Appalachia Christmas Concert

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Voices of Appalachia Christmas Concert

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The Alice Lloyd College Community Chorus, known as the Voices of Appalachia, will perform their Christmas concert.

Voices of Appalachia Christmas Concert

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The Alice Lloyd College Community Chorus, known as the Voices of Appalachia, will perform their Christmas concert. Admission is free.

Voices of Appalachia Christmas Concert

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Eagles Doubleheader

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Lady Eagles versus Ohio Christian University @ 2 PM Eagles versus Indiana University East @ 4 PM

Women's Basketball versus Ohio Christian University

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Men's Basketball versus Indiana University East

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Women's Basketball @ UPike

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Men's Basketball @ UPike

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Men's Basketball @ Marshall University

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Women's Basketball versus Cincinnati Christian University

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Men's Basketball versus Cincinnati Christian University

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