Alice Lloyd College

Academics

Providing Leadership for Appalachia

Full ImageChoosing a college is one of the most significant decisions you will ever make. The choices you make today will profoundly affect the decisions you make tomorrow. The things you learn, the way you live and how you lead will also be affected by your decision. That’s a lot of pressure! That’s why Alice Lloyd wants to help you do what is right for your needs … for the rest of your life!

Alice Lloyd College is a small, private, liberal arts college that stresses academic excellence. ALC equips students with a general knowledge of the arts and sciences and, more importantly, a working knowledge of how to make a lasting impact on their community. Alice Lloyd College is unique. The number of graduates who find their place in medicine, business, and law far surpasses those who graduate from most schools of a similar size. Even more impressively, 83% of our graduates who apply to graduate or professional school are accepted. The faculty and staff at Alice Lloyd work hard to create an atmosphere that allows students to look within themselves and find that “special something” that will make a difference. Faculty members have included graduates of highly regarded institutions such as Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Brigham Young, Penn State, Wake Forest, Ohio State University, the University of Virginia, and the University of North Carolina.

Today, the possibilities for self-fulfillment are limitless. There is no way to predict what wonderful things might happen with each new sunrise. Getting started on your future is both intimidating and exhilarating, but discovering ways in which to broaden and brighten tomorrow is why we are here today.

At Alice Lloyd you never know what a day might bring! You could discover new ways to analyze T-Cells in Microbiology or perhaps spend the day teaching Appalachian middle school children how to conjugate verbs. You could then go meet successful people like representatives from the Forcht Group of Kentucky, after they speak in the Estelle Campbell Center for the Arts on the ALC campus. You might want to relax in the indoor pool, or make a new friend at the Student Center, or spend your time with old friends hiking on one of the many wooded trails at ALC. You can learn new job skills in the Alice Lloyd Student Work Program or assist a professor in creating new teaching methods for the future.

Students on Campus
Alice Lloyd’s goal is to “prepare leaders for Appalachia.” ALC has been built around words like work ethic, commitment, responsibility, maturity, pride, challenge, service and dedication. Alice Lloyd College expects more from its students because ALC gives more to its students.

The success rate of ALC graduates is outstanding. An average of more than 96% of our graduates are either employed or attending graduate school just six months after graduation. You’ll find Alice Lloyd graduates serving as business leaders, teachers, doctors, lawyers, ministers, and in many other professions throughout Appalachia.

The most important step in your college journey is figuring out what you are meant to do with your life. Who do you want to be? How will you make a difference? Do you remember when you used to say, “When I grow up, I want to be a …?” We’ve all finished that sentence a thousand different ways. Our goals and dreams can change as quickly as the blink of an eye. But now it is time to make the decision that will shape the rest of your life. It’s about time you figured out what is right for you.

Some of Our Notable Alumni

CARL D. PERKINS
U. S. Congressman

VARGE CORNETT
NASA Engineer

HOLLIE CONLEY
Commonwealth Attorney and Circuit Judge

TOWNSELL G. MARSHALL
Executive, Armco Steel

DR. GENE T. WATTS
Physician

DR. CLYDE THORNSBERRY
Microbiologist and World-Renowned Lecturer on Disease Control

DR. REVA DUFF TACKETT
Obstetrics/Gynecology Specialist

GEORGE NICHOLS
Vice President, New York Life Insurance/Former Kentucky State Insurance Commissioner

RENE MORTON NEVENS
Federal Bureau of Investigation

TERRY DEAN JACOBS
Youngest Person Ever Elected District Judge in Kentucky

DR. WILLIAM B. GIBSON
Oral and Maxilofacial Surgeon

DR. ERIC HICKS
Pharmacist

DR. CHARLES MARSHALL
Assistant Professor – UK Health Care

AMANDA COMPTON CLARK
Dean of The June Buchanan School

 

 

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Upcoming Events

Calendar

September 2016
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
August 28, 2016 August 29, 2016 August 30, 2016

Mandatory Class Meeting - Required of ALL Students

August 31, 2016 September 1, 2016

JBS 1st Quarter Mid-Term Ends

All-Campus Cookout

September 2, 2016

JBS Elementary Fall Field Day (K-5)

September 3, 2016
September 4, 2016 September 5, 2016

Labor Day (No Classes)

September 6, 2016

ALC Opening Convocation

Opening Convocation & Yearbook Photos

September 7, 2016 September 8, 2016

MAPP Testing

JBS Parent/Teacher Conference

ALC MAPP Test (Freshmen & Juniors)

September 9, 2016

JBS Senior Field Day (6-12)

September 10, 2016
September 11, 2016 September 12, 2016

Religious Emphasis Week

September 13, 2016

Religious Emphasis Week

September 14, 2016

Religious Emphasis Week

September 15, 2016

Religious Emphasis Week

Convocation: Religious Emphasis

Convocation: Religious Emphasis

September 16, 2016

Religious Emphasis Week

September 17, 2016
September 18, 2016 September 19, 2016 September 20, 2016 September 21, 2016 September 22, 2016 September 23, 2016

Alumna/us of the Year Banquet

September 24, 2016
September 25, 2016 September 26, 2016 September 27, 2016

ALC Blood Drive

Convocation: Randy Wallace

September 28, 2016 September 29, 2016 September 30, 2016 October 1, 2016