Alice Lloyd College

Jarrod Stamper

Jarrod Stamper

Hey there! I’m Jarrod, a senior History major here at Alice Lloyd College.

I spend my days on campus working with, learning from, and helping the people from the area I have always called home. I’m originally from Whitesburg, KY, which isn’t too far away from Pippa Passes. Being from a small town, life on Caney Creek feels like home. When I’m not in class, you can usually find me in the Admissions Office or roaming campus with my friends. While at Alice Lloyd I have gotten to meet some amazing people and make memories I’ll never forget.

I encourage you to visit our campus and see what the Eagle experience is all about.- Jarrod Stamper, Admissions Ambassador/Admissions Student Supervisor

Q & A with Jarrod

  1. Why did you choose to attend college at Alice Lloyd?

    I chose to attend Alice Lloyd College because it met the three things I was looking for in a college: ALC offered me a high quality education at an unbeatable price in a “home-like” atmosphere. I couldn’t imagine a better fit for me than Alice Lloyd.

  2. What campus activities can students become involved in?

    Alice Lloyd may be small, but if offers a variety of groups and organizations that students can be involved in. Groups on campus range from the Student Government Association to the Impact Club and beyond. There are groups and clubs designed for almost every major. By participating in campus clubs and organizations, students are also able to acquire additional leadership roles. For example, I was an active member of the Law Society on campus, and now, in my senior year, I have been elected as the club’s president.

  3. What aspects of student life at ALC do you like and appreciate the most?

    Student life at Alice Lloyd is different than that of other colleges and universities. We’re a small college with around six hundred students. For me, that number was almost half the size of my high school. Living on campus, you get to mix with everyone and really embrace the culture of the school. Because we’re a small school, almost everybody knows everybody. What I appreciate most about student life at Alice Lloyd is that we all work together. We work with each other and help each other to be the best we can be and better prepare ourselves for our futures.

  4. Do you feel safe on campus?

    Alice Lloyd has a very “home-like” atmosphere. In addition to locking campus buildings, there is also a police station on campus. The campus is always well patrolled and every effort is made to make the staff, faculty, and students feel safe. If anything were to happen in which a student didn’t feel safe, they can report their situation to the administration or police offers who will do everything they can to resolve the problem. I feel very safe on campus and know that if I ever didn’t, I could tell someone and have it taken care of.

  5. Do you find it difficult to balance the demands of classes at ALC, your work-study, and extracurricular activities? What advice would you give to a potential or current ALC student about successfully handling all aspects of college life?

    Balance and success in college life depends on the student. For me, I haven’t found a problem balancing my classwork, work-study, and social schedule. I often take large course loads, which can prove to be tedious from time to time, but with a strong work ethic and dedication, I’ve managed to find success in my endeavors. My advice to incoming students is not to bite off more than you can chew. Students should know their limits and capabilities. It is easy to get overwhelmed in college, but the trick is to build a schedule that fits and works for you.

  6. In your opinion, what makes Alice Lloyd the best choice for prospective college students?

    Alice Lloyd College does more for students than give them a degree. When students leave ALC, they will have a strong work ethic, a high quality education, and the skills needed to be the leader Appalachia needs to take us into the future. This alone should emphasize why Alice Lloyd is the best pick for prospective students. ALC is a school that believes in you and can offer you opportunities to put you on a path to a successful future.

  7. What are your goals for life after ALC?

    After I graduate from Alice Lloyd College, I would like to advance to graduate school. Since my aspirations are centered on becoming a lawyer, that for me would be law school. I know that Alice Lloyd will prepare me for what lies ahead and will help me to be all that I can be.

Upcoming Events

Calendar

October 2013
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1st Quarter Grades Due

CloseOctober 2, 2013 @ N/A
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Fall Festival

CloseOctober 4, 2013 @ N/A

Women's Volleyball vs. IU Kokomo

CloseOctober 4, 2013 @ 3:00 pm

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Match to be played at Midway College.

America's Funniest Professor - Dr. Carl Hurley

CloseOctober 4, 2013 @ 6:00 pm

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Dinner & a show. Special fundraiser for The June Buchanan School.

Women's Volleyball @ Midway College

CloseOctober 4, 2013 @ 7:00 pm

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MCVB Tri-Match
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Men's Golf @ Berea College Fall Tournament

CloseOctober 5, 2013 @ N/A

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@ Battlefield Golf Course – Berea, KY

Women's Tennis @ SLCOP

CloseOctober 5, 2013 @ 11:00 am

Women's Tennis @ IU East

CloseOctober 5, 2013 @ 2:00 pm
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Breast Cancer Awareness PBL Fundraiser

CloseOctober 8, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

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This convocation serves as a fundraiser for Phi Beta Lambda (PBL).
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Midterm Grades Due

CloseOctober 9, 2013 @ N/A

Science Fair

CloseOctober 9, 2013 @ N/A
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Grandparent's Day

CloseOctober 11, 2013 @ N/A
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Alumni Association Meeting

CloseOctober 12, 2013 @ N/A

Appalachia Day Homecoming

CloseOctober 12, 2013 @ N/A

Appalachia Day Homecoming

CloseOctober 12, 2013 @ N/A
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LE 101 Required Seminar - "Alice Lloyd: Stay on Stranger, 1876-1962"

CloseOctober 15, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

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A non-convocation credit event; however, all students in LE 101 are required to attend. ALC welcomes special guest Jacqueline Kohl-Hamilton. Mrs. Hamilton will present her performance of “Alice Lloyd: Stay on Stranger, 1876-1962.”
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Fall Board Meeting

CloseOctober 18, 2013 @ N/A

Men's Golf JV Tournament @ Union College

CloseOctober 18, 2013 @ N/A

Women's Volleyball Tri-Match @ Berea College

CloseOctober 18, 2013 @ 12:00 pm

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Match 1 versus IU East @ 12 PM Match 2 versus Berea @ 2 PM Match 3 versus Brescia @ 4 PM
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Women's Tennis versus Berea College

CloseOctober 19, 2013 @ 11:00 am
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Alcohol Awareness Week

CloseOctober 21, 2013 @ N/A
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Alcohol Awareness Week

CloseOctober 21, 2013 @ N/A

AIKCU's Private College Appreciation Day

CloseOctober 22, 2013 @ N/A

Substance Abuse: Glenda Shrum, KY Courts Case Specialist

CloseOctober 22, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

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As part of this special week, Alice Lloyd will welcome Glenda Shrum, KY Courts Case Specialist, who will speak to the students about substance abuse.
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Alcohol Awareness Week

CloseOctober 21, 2013 @ N/A
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Alcohol Awareness Week

CloseOctober 21, 2013 @ N/A

Fall Break (No Classes)

CloseOctober 24, 2013 @ N/A

Fall Break (No Classes)

CloseOctober 24, 2013 @ N/A
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Women's Volleyball vs. Appalachian Bible College

CloseOctober 25, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
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Men's Cross Country @ Midway Invitational

CloseOctober 26, 2013 @ 12:00 pm

Women's Cross Country @ Midway Invitational

CloseOctober 26, 2013 @ 12:00 pm
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Women's Volleyball vs. Crown College

CloseOctober 28, 2013 @ 6:00 pm

Women's Volleyball vs. UPike

CloseOctober 28, 2013 @ 7:30 pm

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Final home game of the season.
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Leadership 101 Dining Etiquette Seminars

CloseOctober 30, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

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This is a non-convocation credit event, but it is required of all LE 101 students. Sponsored by the ALC Leadership Program, Terri Thompson will teach students dining etiquette. There are three seminars in total. This is the first.
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LE 101 Dining Etiquette Seminars

CloseOctober 31, 2013 @ 8:00 am

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This is a non-convocation credit event, but it is required of all LE 101 students. Sponsored by the ALC Leadership Program, Terri Thompson will teach students dining etiquette. There are three seminars in total. These are the final two.

Terri Thompson Presents "Leadership: Where Do You Stand?"

CloseOctober 31, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

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A favorite guest in the Caney Convocation Series, Terri Thompson will present Leadership: Where Do You Stand? Passion, Persistence, and the Pursuit of Happiness.

LE 101 Dining Etiquette Seminars

CloseOctober 31, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

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This is a non-convocation credit event, but it is required of all LE 101 students. Sponsored by the ALC Leadership Program, Terri Thompson will teach students dining etiquette. There are three seminars in total. These are the final two.

Eagle Madness!

CloseOctober 31, 2013 @ 7:00 pm

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Join us as we open basketball season!

Eagle Madness!

CloseOctober 31, 2013 @ 7:00 pm

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Come join us as we open basketball season! Get a first look at the men’s and women’s basketball teams, as well as the ALC cheerleaders and dance team. Support your Eagles!
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Fall Open House

CloseNovember 2, 2013 @ N/A

Men's Basketball versus Union College

CloseNovember 2, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

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Season Opener