Alice Lloyd College

WWJD-FM Radio Station

Marketing & Communications at ALC

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The Office of Marketing & Communications seeks to send out the message of Alice Lloyd College to the region and the world. The Marketing Director creates promotional materials — brochures, viewbooks, billboards, pamphlets, and more — that capture the College’s story in creative and informative ways. This office is also responsible for the production of Pippa’s Song, the official newsletter of Alice Lloyd College and The June Buchanan School, as well as college commercials, news articles and press releases, and photo collections. All such materials are kept in the archives at Eagle’s Nest, the building which houses Marketing & Communications.

In 2011 the College launched a new version of its website, www.alc.edu, which has helped to increase the College’s reach and visibility. The Assistant to the Marketing Director, also known as the webmaster, maintains and manages all aspects of the website’s content, look, and feel. Along with those duties, the Marketing Director and the assistant oversee all Alice Lloyd social media sites — Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr, and YouTube.  

In conjunction with the Office of Alumni Relations and Development, the Office of Marketing & Communications also plans and directs the College’s signature social event, Our Appalachia Day Homecoming. Held each year on the second Saturday in October, “Appalachia Day” is a fall festival celebration that draws in the local community, regional visitors, and alumni. It is meant to be a special day on which the College community pauses to pay honor to its Appalachian heritage and history, its graduates, and the unique artistic achievements of the region’s people.

WWJD-FM Radio Station

The ALC Radio Station, WWJD-FM (Eagle 91.7), is an educational non-commercial radio station owned and operated by the College, and licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). It is assigned a frequency of 91.7 MHz and an effective radio power of 7.3 kilowatts. Its studios are located in the historic Eagle’s Nest on the campus of Alice Lloyd College.

WWJD-FM features Inspirational programming 24-hours a day, every day as a service to the community surrounding Pippa Passes, including the towns of Hindman, Campton, Harlan, Hazard, Pikeville, Prestonsburg, Salyersville, and Whitesburg. The station broadcasts home games for the Eagles and Lady Eagles basketball teams, Eagles baseball, and Lady Eagles softball, as well as provides various radio shows and seasonal musical programming.

A radio station manager is responsible for the operation of the station, including its management and public relations. The manager supervises students who are a part of the Student Work Program as they perform various tasks in the station’s operation. Student work positions include radio DJs, sportscasters, writers, photographers, Web content assistants, and office assistants.

Eagle’s Nest

This was the name given to the building that houses the Office of Marketing & Communications and the ALC Radio Station. It was named “Eagle’s Nest” by Miss June Buchanan who conducted various interviews in the building’s former tea room. Buchanan famously had tea with Senator Robert Kennedy when he visited the College in 1968. All memorabilia from this time period is now housed in Cushing Hall, which is only a short walk from the station.

Meet the Staff

Tiffany Combs

Tiffany Owens-Combs, Director of Marketing & Communications

Tiffany Owens-Combs was born and raised in Knott County. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Alice Lloyd College in 2011. She earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky in 2012 and began working at Alice Lloyd College shortly thereafter.

While a student at Alice Lloyd College, Mrs. Combs was an active member of Phi Beta Lambda and Alpha Chi. She received several state and national awards and was named Who’s Who in Kentucky Phi Beta Lambda in 2011. At ALC, she was granted the Whitfield Cobb Award for Statistics, the Whitfield Cobb Award for Leadership Education, the Harold M. Finley Endowed Award, the Hindman Lions Club Award for Outstanding Campus Citizenship, Outstanding Senior in Business Administration, the Alice Geddes Lloyd Leadership Award, and the H.N. & Frances C. Berger Award for Outstanding Senior Female.

She now lives in Viper, Kentucky, with her husband, Daniel, and beloved dog, Ellie.

Mindy Miller

Mindy Beth Miller, Webmaster/Assistant to the Director of Marketing & Communications

Mindy Beth Miller, often credited in press releases as M. B. Miller, graduated as valedictorian from Alice Lloyd in 2006 with a B.A. in English. She went on to receive her M.F.A. from Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky. Ms. Miller has recently been named one of Kentucky’s “Five Writers to Watch” by Kentucky Monthly Magazine. Her stories have appeared in such prestigious publications as Appalachian Heritage, The Louisville Review, Still: The Journal, and in the anthology, Degrees of Elevation: Short Stories of Contemporary Appalachia. She is a winner of The Jean Ritchie Fellowship, which is the nation’s largest monetary prize awarded to an Appalachian writer.

Currently, she lives in Hazard, Kentucky with a large collection of books as she writes her first novel.

Questions? Suggestions/Requests? Please contact:

Tiffany Owens-Combs, Director of Marketing & Communications
Phone: (606) 368-6055
E-mail: tiffanyowens@alc.edu

Mindy Beth Miller, Webmaster/Assistant to the Director of Marketing & Communications
Phone: (606) 358-6156
E-mail: webmaster@alc.edu

WWJD-FM Radio Room
Phone: (606) 368-6131
E-mail: wwjd@alc.edu





Upcoming Events

Calendar

September 2012
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ALC Last Day to Register/Drop/Add

CloseAugust 30, 2012 @ N/A
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JBS 1st Quarter Mid-Term Ends

CloseAugust 31, 2012 @ N/A
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Labor Day (no classes)

CloseSeptember 3, 2012 @ N/A

Labor Day (No Classes)

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Labor Day (No Classes)

CloseSeptember 3, 2012 @ N/A
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ALC All Campus Cookout

CloseSeptember 6, 2012 @ N/A

ALC Blood Drive

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ALC Blood Drive

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All-Campus Cookout

CloseSeptember 6, 2012 @ N/A
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ALC Board Retreat

CloseSeptember 7, 2012 @ N/A

JBS Elementary Field Day (K-5)

CloseSeptember 7, 2012 @ N/A
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ACT Test Date

CloseSeptember 8, 2012 @ N/A

Men's Cross Country 5k Run

CloseSeptember 8, 2012 @ 9:00 am

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Knott County 5k Run in Hindman, KY— this event takes place during the Gingerbread Festival.

Women's Cross Country 5k Run

CloseSeptember 8, 2012 @ 9:00 am

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Knott County 5k Run at Hindman, KY — this event takes place during the Gingerbread Festival

Women's Tennis versus IU Southeast (@ Berea)

CloseSeptember 8, 2012 @ 11:00 am

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Lady Eagles Tennis season opener.

Women's Volleyball @ Cincinnati Clermont

CloseSeptember 8, 2012 @ 1:00 pm

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Lady Eagles Volleyball season opener.
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ALC Opening Convocation

CloseSeptember 11, 2012 @ N/A

Yearbook Picture Convocation (Required of ALL students)

CloseSeptember 11, 2012 @ 9:00 am

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Yearbook photos will be taken in the Student Center, Second Floor. Required of ALL students.

Opening Convocation (Required of ALL students)

CloseSeptember 11, 2012 @ 1:00 pm

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In the first convocation of the semester, attorney Terry Dean Jacobs will address faculty, staff, and students.

Opening Convocation (Required of ALL students)

CloseSeptember 11, 2012 @ 1:00 pm
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Women's Volleyball @ IUSE

CloseSeptember 12, 2012 @ 7:00 pm
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ALC MAPP Test (Freshmen & Juniors)

CloseSeptember 13, 2012 @ N/A

MAPP Testing

CloseSeptember 13, 2012 @ 1:00 pm

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More info coming soon. Location TBA. This is a non-convo credit event.

JBS Parent-Teacher Conference

CloseSeptember 13, 2012 @ 3:30 pm
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JBS Senior Field Day (6-12)

CloseSeptember 14, 2012 @ N/A
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Women's Tennis versus Carlow University

CloseSeptember 15, 2012 @ 9:00 am

Men's Cross Country @ Berea College Invitational

CloseSeptember 15, 2012 @ 11:00 am

Women's Cross Country @ Berea College Invitational

CloseSeptember 15, 2012 @ 11:00 am

Women's Tennis versus Berea College

CloseSeptember 15, 2012 @ 2:00 pm
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Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 17, 2012 @ N/A

Religious Emphasis Week

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Religious Emphasis Week

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Religious Emphasis Week

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Religious Emphasis Week

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Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 17, 2012 @ N/A

Religious Emphasis Convo

CloseSeptember 18, 2012 @ 7:30 pm

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In Session #1 (of 3) guest Wade Hopkins shares his message “Play to Win.”
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Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 17, 2012 @ N/A

Religious Emphasis Week

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Religious Emphasis Week

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Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 17, 2012 @ N/A

Religious Emphasis Week

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Religious Emphasis Week

CloseSeptember 17, 2012 @ N/A

Religious Emphasis Convo Session #2

CloseSeptember 20, 2012 @ 1:00 pm

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Session #2 of Hopkins’s “Play to Win.”

Religious Emphasis Convo Session #3

CloseSeptember 20, 2012 @ 7:30 pm

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The conclusion to the “Play to Win” message.
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ALC Alumna/Alumnus of the Year Banquet

CloseSeptember 21, 2012 @ N/A
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Women's Tennis @ Brescia University

CloseSeptember 22, 2012 @ 2:00 pm

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* Game time is listed in Central Time.
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Women's Volleyball @ Berea College

CloseSeptember 24, 2012 @ 5:00 pm
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Constitution Day

CloseSeptember 25, 2012 @ 1:00 pm

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A discussion celebrating Constitution Day.
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HCTC Transfer Summit

CloseSeptember 27, 2012 @ N/A
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Women's Tennis versus Asbury

CloseSeptember 29, 2012 @ 11:00 am

Women's Tennis versus STLCOP

CloseSeptember 29, 2012 @ 3:00 pm
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Office of Admissions Breast Cancer Awareness Month Begins

CloseOctober 1, 2012 @ N/A

Men's Cross Country @ UPike Invitational

CloseOctober 1, 2012 @ 5:00 pm

Women's Cross Country @ UPike Invitational

CloseOctober 1, 2012 @ 5:00 pm
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LE 101 Dining Etiquette Seminars

CloseOctober 2, 2012 @ N/A

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This special seminar is sponsored by the ALC Leadership Program.
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Marshall University College Fair

CloseOctober 3, 2012 @ N/A
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JBS 1st Quarter Grades Due

CloseOctober 4, 2012 @ N/A
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SAT Test Date

CloseOctober 6, 2012 @ N/A

Women's Volleyball versus Midway

CloseOctober 6, 2012 @ 12:00 pm