Congratulations to the Alice Lloyd College 2020 Alumna & Alumnus of the Year, Mrs. Mary Lois Jacobs (Class of 1960) and Mr. Cloys Thornsberry (Class of 1953)! Because of the current pandemic, the Alumna & Alumnus of the Year Awards Banquet which was scheduled...
Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) announced that Lula Bowling Ford, a 1973 ALC graduate, has been appointed to serve a one-year commitment on CAP’s Board of Directors.
I was born and raised near Cincinnati, Ohio. At the age of 15, I found my home in Eastern Kentucky after the death of my mother, who was raising me on her own. I graduated from Red Bird Christian School in 1989 and received my BA in Early Elementary Education (K-4) from Alice Lloyd College in 1995. That same year, I married my husband, Mike.
Dr. Cody Reynolds grew up in Phelps, Kentucky – a small town teetering on the edge of the Kentucky and West Virginia border. In high school, Cody was recognized as a Kentucky Governor’s Scholar, opening up the opportunity for scholarships to collegiate institutions statewide. However, something about Alice Lloyd College stood out to him – something about Pippa Passes felt like home. “Another small town with roots in service that quickly became the theme of my life,” he says.
Alice Lloyd College hosted its third annual Alumni Purpose Day on June 11. Although distance and pandemic health guidelines separated alumni from each other and the College, the day was spent reconnecting through social media and sharing memories of time on the ALC campus.
Dear ALC Class of 2020, you know what perseverance looks like. You know that achievements are more than a trophy on a shelf. You know hard work isn’t always noticed by others, but is rewarding in itself. You know all these things and so much more not only because of the COVID-19 Pandemic but also because you are graduates of Alice Lloyd College.
ALC Alumna, Diane Cornett Watts, reflects back on what she learned during her years as a student.
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….
It is undeniable that the atmosphere of Alice Lloyd College is unique in many ways. High school sweethearts, Jonathan and Brittany (Carter) Lyons discovered this while students on the ALC campus. At the time, the couple thought they were simply enjoying college. Later, the couple realized that they were really preparing themselves for their future.