Alice Lloyd College

Meet Our Staff

Alice Lloyd College is proud of its alumni. To us, you are family. Like all Appalachians, we are tied to our home in the mountains. We want you to come home to Alice Lloyd whenever you like, and when you’re here, you will be welcomed back by one of these friendly faces in the Office of Alumni Relations.

Teresa Grender

Teresa Slone Grender, Director of Alumni Relations

Teresa Slone Grender is a 1977 graduate of Alice Lloyd College. Teresa has served as Director of Alumni Relations since 1991. Prior to returning to ALC, Teresa was Assistant Manager of Mountain Broadcasting Service, Inc., in Hazard, Kentucky, for twelve years. Teresa grew up in the Pippa Passes community where her father, Archie Slone, was postmaster for thirty-five years, and her mother, Shirlene Slone, operated the ALC Student Store. Teresa’s husband, Arnemann Grender, is a former ALC mathematics and science instructor. They have one son, Aspen. The Grender family resides on Caney Mountain in Pippa Passes.



Jennifer Thornsbeary, Alumni Relations Assistant

Jennifer Thornsbeary graduated from Alice Lloyd College in 2012 with a B.A. in English and a minor in Business Administration. She joined the Office of Alumni Relations staff in September of 2012. Jennifer also attended the June Buchanan School and graduated in 2008. She has resided in Knott County, Kentucky for the majority of her life.

Upcoming Events


October 2015
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September 27, 2015 September 28, 2015 September 29, 2015

ALC Blood Drive

Convocation: Entrepreneurship Seminar

September 30, 2015 October 1, 2015

Convocation: Breast Cancer Awareness

October 2, 2015 October 3, 2015
October 4, 2015 October 5, 2015

JBS 1st Quarter Grades Due

October 6, 2015 October 7, 2015

ALC Midterm Grades Due

JBS Science Fair

October 8, 2015 October 9, 2015

JBS Grandparent's Day

October 10, 2015

ALC Alumni Association Meeting

Appalachia Day Homecoming

October 11, 2015 October 12, 2015 October 13, 2015 October 14, 2015 October 15, 2015

ALC Fall Break (No Classes)

JBS Fall Break (No Classes)

October 16, 2015

ALC Fall Break (No Classes)

JBS Fall Break (No Classes)

October 17, 2015
October 18, 2015 October 19, 2015

Alcohol Awareness Week

October 20, 2015

Alcohol Awareness Week

Convocation: Substance/Alcohol Abuse Awareness

October 21, 2015

Alcohol Awareness Week

October 22, 2015

Alcohol Awareness Week

October 23, 2015

Alcohol Awareness Week

Fall Board Meeting

October 24, 2015

Fall Board Meeting

October 25, 2015 October 26, 2015 October 27, 2015 October 28, 2015 October 29, 2015

Convocation: Kunal Mehta

October 30, 2015 October 31, 2015