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Two ALC Students Honored as Ledford Scholars

by Jerri Whitner, Student Contributor On September 30th two ALC students, Keaton Morton, a Senior Accounting major, and Madison Carpenter, a Junior Education major, were honored as Ledford Scholars at the 2017 Appalachian College Association’s (ACA) Fall Summit. Under...

ALC Celebrates 100 Years of the Caney Creek Community Center

On October 14th the ALC community gathered for Alice Lloyd College’s Appalachia Day Homecoming. In addition to the celebration of ALC’s mountain heritage, Appalachia Day also honored the 100th anniversary of the Caney Creek Community Center. Along with the traditional music, crafts, food, and alumni games that characterize Appalachia Day, a special program for the Centennial was held at 1 o’clock in the Campbell Arts Center.

Alice Lloyd College Athletics Welcomes Three New Members to Hall of Fame Class of 2017

On Saturday, October 14, 2017, Alice Lloyd College welcomed three individuals into its Athletic Hall of Fame.  The induction ceremony took place on the college campus at the Grady Nutt Athletic Center as part of the annual Appalachia Day Homecoming activities. This year’s inductees were: Gemma Gray-Parks, Tommy McKenzie, and Bobby Dustin Ratliff.

Alice Lloyd College Hosts Ms. Jean R. Hale

On Tuesday, October 3rd, Alice Lloyd College was privileged to host Ms. Jean R. Hale of Pikeville, KY. Ms. Hale is chairman, president, and CEO of Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.  She has served Community Trust for almost 50 years and has participated in the growth of the corporation from $18 million in assets to over $4 billion in assets.

Alice Lloyd College Celebrates 2017 Alumna and Alumnus of the Year

Alice Lloyd College held its twenty-first annual Alumna and Alumnus of the Year Banquet on September 15th, 2017. The celebration is held in honor of two individuals whose service and dedication exemplify the core values of Alice Lloyd College. Family and friends came together to celebrate the lives and successes of the recipients, Kimberly Slone Jones (Class of 1989) and Dr. Clyde Thornsberry (Class of 1947).

Alice Lloyd College Holds Fall Opening Convocation

by Shawnna Hunt, Student Contributor The first Alice Lloyd College convocation ceremony of the Fall 2017 semester was held on September 5, 2017. To open the event, President Joe Stepp of Alice Lloyd College updated students on a number of campus projects. These...

ALC Graduate First Runner-Up at 2017 Miss Kentucky Pageant

Alice Lloyd College 2017 graduate, Jacquelyn Crawford, won first runner-up at the 2017 Miss Kentucky Pageant competing as the Miss Lexington representative.  In addition, Jacquelyn was awarded the Heather French Henry Quality of Life Award and the even more...

Reflections from VoA 2017 Northeastern Tour

On May 9th through May 21st the Alice Lloyd College Voices of Appalachia journeyed on their annual spring choir tour. With the support of ALC alumni and friends of the college, this year the choir traveled throughout the Northeastern part of the U.S. The following is one choir member, Jerri Whitner’s reflections from her first VoA Choir Tour. Jerri is an ALC Sophomore English and History major from Dickenson County, Virginia.

Lexington Herald-Leader Features Alice Lloyd College

Alice Lloyd College received a front page feature by the Lexington Herald- Leader. The article highlighted ALC’s history, specifically Alice Lloyd’s arrival in Kentucky and her work with the Caney Creek Community Center.

ALC Students Serve the Community One Flower at a Time

To some, Hindman, Kentucky, is just another small town, but to the students at Alice Lloyd College, it is just like home. Every year, the students spend at least fifty percent of their life in this community and have grown to know it as a second home. Recently, the...

ALC Celebrates the Class of 2017

On Saturday, May 6th, family and friends gathered at the Grady Nutt Athletic Center to watch the largest, ALC graduating class to date receive their degree from Alice Lloyd College. In opening remarks, President Joe Stepp welcomed family and friends to the campus and...

Thomas Case: Finding His Purpose at ALC

A Junior Biology (Pre-Med) major at Alice Lloyd College, Thomas Case, has always aspired to do two things, to be a scientist and a movie director. Although he decided science was the better path for him to take he has not given up his passion for movies. In more ways than one, ALC has fanned the enthusiastic flames of Thomas’ goals and directed him toward his purpose filled path.

A True Servant Leader: Dr. James Stewart

By Jerri Whitner, Student Contributor Dr. James H. Stewart, a native of Wheelwright, Kentucky, was one of the earliest students to walk the Purpose Road, graduating from the Caney Junior College in 1942. Following his time at Caney, Dr. James Stewart went on to...