Alice Lloyd College

A Legacy of Service

A poor man served by thee shall make thee rich;

A sick man helped by thee shall make thee strong;

Thou shalt be served thyself by every sense

Of service which thou renderest. --- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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A side view of “Founder’s Shack,” Alice Lloyd’s first home on Caney Creek.

Alice Lloyd College was built upon our founder’s deep-set belief that “The leaders are here, waiting to be trained if given a chance.” For nearly 100 years, this mission has been successful, churning out highly educated, mountain-born and bred leaders who are shaping the future of their communities and Appalachia. Thousands of people all across the country have supported our mission, blessing us with gifts large and small that help us continue to offer the opportunity of a quality, affordable education to Appalachian students. Without their generosity, as well as the annual donations from our alumni and friends, Alice Lloyd would be unable to serve the region for which it was created.

Acts of selfless service characterized our beginnings, from Abisha Johnson’s donation of a house and land on which Mrs. Lloyd could build her school to friends from the North sending aid when Alice Lloyd and June Buchanan needed it most. From those early days until now, so many acts of service on the part of our founders, supporters, local people, and our students have conspired together to make Alice Lloyd College the regional and national treasure that it is. At Alice Lloyd, our students not only learn and grow as intellectuals, but they receive a character-based education that infuses them with a sense of purpose and a vision of what they could do to help their own people.

To this day, we know of no other college that pays the tuition of its students, educates them, and then, supports qualified students financially as they go on to graduate schools to obtain higher degrees. Our friends, alumni, foundations and corporations, and countless individuals from across the nation give to this college because they realize that there simply is no other place like it.

When you give to Alice Lloyd College, you add your name to a long legacy of service that has helped to transform thousands of lives and the history of an entire region.

We believe that you will undoubtedly reap the reward of that service, as one of June Buchanan’s favorite passages of verse says:

“There is a destiny which makes us brothers;

none goes his way alone.

All that we send into the lives of others

comes back into our own.”

— Edwin Markham

Some of Our Notable Alumni

Gifts to Alice Lloyd College have helped to produce wave after wave of teachers, lawyers, doctors, etc., who go out into the region and serve their communities and beyond. This list is only a small sample.

CARL D. PERKINS
U. S. Congressman

DR. GRADY STUMBO
Secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Human Resources (1979-1982)
Winner of the John D. Rockefeller III Public Service Award (1978)

VARGE CORNETT
NASA Engineer

DR. DENZIL G. BARKER
Physician, Rhodes Scholar Nominee

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

 

Upcoming Events

  • Alcohol Awareness Week
    October 20, 2014 @ N/A Event Details >>
  • Fall Board Meeting
    October 24, 2014 @ N/A Event Details >>
  • Men's and Women's Cross Country - Midway College Invitational
    October 25, 2014 @ 11:00 am Event Details >>
  • Men's and Women's Cross Country - Midway College Invitational
    October 25, 2014 @ 11:00 am Event Details >>
  • Women's Volleyball Tri-Match @ Asbury
    October 25, 2014 @ 2:00 pm Event Details >>

Calendar

October 2014
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Women's Volleyball Tri-Match @ Rio Grande

1 2 3

JBS Fall Festival

Women's Volleyball vs Hiwassee College

4

Men's and Women's Cross Country - Run for the Hills

Men's and Women's Cross Country - Run for the Hills

Women's Tennis vs Carlow University

Women's Volleyball Tri-Match @ UPIKE

5 6 7

JBS 1st Quarter Grades Due

Breast Cancer Awareness

8

ALC Midterm Grades Due

JBS Science Fair

9 10

JBS Grandparents' Day

11

ALC Alumni Association Meeting

ALC Alumni Association Meeting

Appalachia Day Homecoming

Appalachia Day Homecoming

Appalachia Day Homecoming

12 13 14

Women's Volleyball @ Berea

15 16

Fall Break (No Classes)

JBS Fall Break (No Classes)

17

Fall Break (No Classes)

JBS Fall Break (No Classes)

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19 20

Alcohol Awareness Week

Golf Scramble

Women's Volleyball vs Brescia

21

Alcohol Awareness Week

Mountain Comprehensive Care

22

Alcohol Awareness Week

23

Alcohol Awareness Week

Brett Wiscons

24

Alcohol Awareness Week

Fall Board Meeting

25

Fall Board Meeting

Men's and Women's Cross Country - Midway College Invitational

Men's and Women's Cross Country - Midway College Invitational

Women's Volleyball Tri-Match @ Asbury

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Women's Volleyball Tri-Match vs IU East/UPIKE

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