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

Calendar

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Final Exams Week

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Final Exams Week

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Final Exams Week

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Senior Spotlight

CloseMay 1, 2014 @ N/A
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Academic/Athletic Awards

CloseMay 2, 2014 @ N/A

Softball versus Asbury University @ KIAC Tournament

CloseMay 2, 2014 @ 1:00 pm

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Elimination game. The game will be played at Madison Southern High School.
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Baccalaureate/Commencement

CloseMay 3, 2014 @ 10:30 am

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Baccalaureate begins at 10:30 AM. Commencement exercises are scheduled for 12:15 PM. We will have more details soon!

ALC Graduation

CloseMay 3, 2014 @ 12:15 pm

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Alumni are always welcome on graduation day! We hope you’ll come.
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Final Exams

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Final Exams

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Final Exams

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Kindergarten/8th Grade Graduation

CloseMay 7, 2014 @ N/A
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Final Exams

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Baccalaureate/Commencement

CloseMay 9, 2014 @ N/A

The June Buchanan School Graduation

CloseMay 9, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
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Faculty In-Service & Closing Day

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ALC Anglers @ Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship

CloseMay 19, 2014 May 23, 2014 @ N/A

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Tournament location: Pickwick Lake – Florence, Alabama

ALC Anglers @ Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship

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Tournament location: Pickwick Lake – Florence, Alabama
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ALC Anglers @ Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship

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Tournament location: Pickwick Lake – Florence, Alabama

ALC Anglers @ Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship

CloseMay 19, 2014 May 23, 2014 @ N/A

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Tournament location: Pickwick Lake – Florence, Alabama
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ALC Anglers @ Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship

CloseMay 19, 2014 May 23, 2014 @ N/A

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Tournament location: Pickwick Lake – Florence, Alabama

ALC Anglers @ Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship

CloseMay 19, 2014 May 23, 2014 @ N/A

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Tournament location: Pickwick Lake – Florence, Alabama
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ALC Anglers @ Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship

CloseMay 19, 2014 May 23, 2014 @ N/A

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Tournament location: Pickwick Lake – Florence, Alabama

ALC Anglers @ Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship

CloseMay 19, 2014 May 23, 2014 @ N/A

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Tournament location: Pickwick Lake – Florence, Alabama
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