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Education

  • What's new at the public library

    Bonnie Webster

    Taylor County Public Library

    Big changes are in store for the patrons of the Taylor County Public Library by the first of September. You will be able to download E-books from the public library on your Kindle or Nook.

  • Registration open for Tiger Tumblers

     

    Campbellsville University's cheerleaders will accept registrations for Tiger Tumblers on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 29-30 for children age 5 and older.

    Practices will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 6 and will be each Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 in the university's Student Activities Center.

    Instructors will be CU cheerleaders with oversight from CU Cheerleading Coach Vanessa Adkins.

    For more information, call Adkins at 403-1090.

  • CU criminal justice professor receives promotion

     

    Ariana Johnson

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Jacquelyn Sandifer, associate professor of criminal justice at Campbellsville University has been promoted to professor of criminal justice, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

    She has served at Campbellsville University since 2000. She received tenure in 2006.

  • CU journalism professor receives promotion

     

    Ariana Johnson

    Campbellsville University

    Stan McKinney, assistant professor of journalism at Campbellsville University, has been promoted to associate professor of journalism, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University

  • CU nursing instructor receives promotion

     

    Christina L. Kern

    Campbellsville University

    Beverly Rowland, instructor in nursing at Campbellsville University, has been promoted to associate professor of nursing, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

    Rowland, of Glensfork in Adair County, has served in her position at Campbellsville University since 2007. She also served as interim dean of the School of Nursing.

  • Two students to win college savings accounts at state fair

    Two students will win $500 college savings accounts at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville on August 18-28.

    The accounts are being given away by the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust, the state's official 529 college savings plan.

    To register for a chance to win, students and parents must fill out an entry form at the booth of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority in the South Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center.

    Entrants must be Kentucky residents and must complete the process of getting a College Cost and Planning Report.

  • CU gives students opportunity to get ahead in college

     

    Christina L. Kern

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University gave 12 students the experience of getting ahead in their college career even before starting their freshman year.

    Twelve incoming freshmen participated in the Summer Educational Experience, which gives students the opportunity to grow academically and socially, according to Kevin Propes, assistant dean of academic support.

  • CES names Students of the Week

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School has announced its Students of the Week for Aug. 12.

    From left, front, they are Adrien Smith, Aiden Cox, Parker Polk, Zaria Cowan, Timothy Hoskins and Haley Lopez. Back: Sophia Spencer, Tyler Patterson, Seth Hash, Winter Coppage, Aleah Knifley, Karley Morris and Braden Paige.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of Aug. 16. From left, they are Jacob Ford, Conner Roney, Kyle Chappell, Maddie Hill and Kaylee Reynolds.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Week. They are, from left, freshman John Moore, sophomore Heather Sabo, senior Kimberly O'Brien and junior Jordan Sutton.