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Education

  • CU psychology professor receives tenure

     

    Christina L. Kern

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Craig Rogers, associate professor of psychology and honors program director at Campbellsville University, has received tenure, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, CU president.

  • CU social work professor receives promotion

     

    Christina L. Kern

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Japheth Jaoko, assistant professor of social work at Campbellsville University, has been promoted to associate professor of social work, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, CU president.

    Jaoko, who has been employed at CU since 2007, graduated as valedictorian from Pan African Christian College in Nairobi, Kenya where he received a bachelor of arts in bible and theology in 1996.

  • CU School of Theology to publish book

     

    Christina L. Kern

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's School of Theology will print its first faculty-written book, "Producing World Changers for Christ," with help from Columbia Baptist Church.

    Columbia Baptist Church presented CU's School of Theology a check for $1,500 to pay the printing costs for the book.

  • CU radio station receives donation

     

    Christina L. Kern

    Campbellsville University

    The Church Relations Council at Campbellsville University approved a fundraising goal of $5,000 at its fall meeting for purposes of supporting Campbellsville University's new Christian radio station, WLCU 88.7 FM.

  • TCHS, CHS bands perform in exhibition

     

    The Taylor County and Campbellsville High School marching bands participated in the Mark Twain Pre-Season Exhibition at Adair County High School on Saturday, August 27.

    Fourteen bands from across the state performed for judges' comments and critiques in preparation for the 2011 Kentucky Music Educators Association marching band season. The Lindsey Wilson College Raider Band also performed.

    The Marching Cardinals will enter competition on Saturday, Sept. 17. The Taylor County Marching Invitational will be Saturday, Sept. 24.

  • School menus for Sept. 5-9

    Campbellsville Independent

    Sept. 5-9

    Monday - Labor Day. No school.

    Tuesday - Cheeseburger, French fries with pickles and onions, baked beans, peach, and milk with choice of corn dog.

    Wednesday - Chicken-fried steak, mashed potatoes, green beans, mandarin oranges, Scooby Doo cookies, bread slice and milk with choice of pork chop.

    Thursday - Beef nachos with cheese sauce, refried beans, Spanish rice, fruit shape up and milk with choice of chicken-fried steak.

  • CES names Students of the Week

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School announced its Students of the Week for Aug. 19.

    They are, from left, front, Daniel Barros, Ellington Gowin, Gavin Johnson and Bryce Newton. Middle: Serenity Ford, Zamar Owens, Kaizer Brockman, Nate Mitchell, Chloe Cox, Takiyah Cox and Jose Bazan-Canto. Back: Kaleigh Hunt, Jackson Antle, Brianna Hayes, Leticia Barros, Darious Groves, Victoria Cox, Tristan Lopez and Nicholas Drew.

  • CU English professor receives promotion

     

    Ariana Johnson

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Sandra Kroh, assistant professor of English as a second language, has been promoted to associate professor of English as a second language, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University

    Kroh also serves as director of the English as a second language institute.

  • CU education professor receives promotion

     

    Ariana Johnson

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Robert VanEst, associate professor of education at Campbellsville University, has been promoted to professor of education, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, CU president.

    VanEst has served at CU since August 2001.

    He received the Faculty Servant Leadership Award at CU's Honors and Awards Day in April.

  • PRIDE funds available for environmental education

    Applications are now being accepted for the 2011 PRIDE Environmental Education Contract Program.

    The funds can be used for a variety of hands-on activities that promote awareness of the importance of a clean environment, personal responsibility and community pride.

    Examples of activities eligible for funding include recycling programs, community gardens, greenhouses, wetlands, science equipment and multimedia materials.