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ALC Donates Over $4,000 in Medical Equipment

ALC Donates Over $4,000 in Medical Equipment

Alice Lloyd College has donated 160 N95 Respirator Masks, valued at over $4,000, to the Knott County Health Department. As Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is becoming more and more scarce across the commonwealth, the College wanted to assist in any way possible....

Alice Lloyd College Ranked Among Top Schools by Forbes

Alice Lloyd College Ranked Among Top Schools by Forbes

Alice Lloyd College was recently ranked for College Financial Grades by Forbes magazine. The College placed among the top schools in the nation and ranked fourth in the state of Kentucky. For six years, Forbes has been reporting the financial health of American...

The 27th Annual James V. Mongiardo Speech Competition

The 27th Annual James V. Mongiardo Speech Competition

On February 25th, Alice Lloyd College presented the 27th annual James V. Mongiardo Speech Competition. This year’s competition challenged the students to present a written essay along with their speech deliveries. Judges looked for detailed content of the written essay and a fluid delivery of the speech.

ALC Student Selected for Prestigious Henry Clay Internship

ALC Student Selected for Prestigious Henry Clay Internship

What would it be like if Kentucky Congressman Henry Clay and Mrs. Alice Lloyd sat down for dinner? That question is one ALC senior Josh Baker answered in his application for the prestigious Kentucky Society of Washington’s Henry Clay Internship. Josh is from Knott County and is majoring in business administration along with double minoring in entrepreneurship and leadership.

The Third Annual Alumni Purpose Day is Coming Soon

The Third Annual Alumni Purpose Day is Coming Soon

Mrs. Lloyd knew many of her graduates by name and stayed in constant contact with them throughout their additional schooling and careers. She cared for her students while they were on the banks of Caney Creek and when they were away. The ALC Office of Alumni Relations seeks to continue Mrs. Lloyd’s legacy….

More than Education: The Simple Joy of Christmas on Caney Creek

More than Education: The Simple Joy of Christmas on Caney Creek

When Mrs. Lloyd first met the residents of Eastern Kentucky, she was in awe of their strong work ethic and fierce desire to learn and grow into Appalachian leaders.  Nevertheless, she quickly learned that the hardworking people of Eastern Kentucky needed more than education; they needed the simple joy of Christmas, too.

Mrs. Rachel Childers: Coming Full Circle

Mrs. Rachel Childers: Coming Full Circle

Professor Rachel Childers is the embodiment of Alice Lloyd College’s mission: “Producing leaders for Appalachia who possess high moral and ethical values, an attitude of self-reliance, and a sense of service to others.” Although Mrs. Childers is now facilitating the mission of ALC, she once sat in the same seat of her students.

Alice Lloyd College Announces Fall 2019 Honors List

Alice Lloyd College Announces Fall 2019 Honors List

Alice Lloyd College would like to congratulate the following students for earning a high level of academic distinction during the Fall 2019 semester. We encourage you to submit an announcement of your achievement to your hometown newspaper. Download the...

ALC Mourns the Passing of Jackie Sparkman

ALC Mourns the Passing of Jackie Sparkman

On November 8th, longtime Alice Lloyd College employee Jacqueline “Jackie” Sparkman passed away after a long-fought battle with cancer. Jackie grew up just minutes from campus and was a beloved member of the ALC community throughout her whole life. She began her twenty-two years of service to ALC in May 1997 as the Accounts Receivable Clerk and moved to her most recent position, Coordinator of Community Programs and Assistant to the Director of Development, in 2007. The outpouring of love from the ALC Community during this time is a testament to the influence her life had and continues to have in the Appalachian region.

Alice Lloyd College Receives National Attention on NPR

Alice Lloyd College Receives National Attention on NPR

Alice Lloyd College was recently featured by National Public Radio (NPR) in the article “Here’s How 2 Schools Have Made Free College Work – For Decades.” The feature proposes whether or not it would be possible to adopt ALC’s unique approach to education.

ALC Professor Presents at National Symposium on Student Retention

ALC Professor Presents at National Symposium on Student Retention

Recently, Dr. Steve Herr, ALC’s Associate Professor of Education, presented at the National Symposium on Student Retention (NSSR).  The Symposium serves as the annual meeting of the Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE), an association of two-year and four-year institutions with the common goal of achieving the highest possible levels of student success through collaboratively sharing data, knowledge, and innovation.