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Education

  • CU theology professor presents papers

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Dr. Joe Early Jr., associate professor of theology, presented two papers recently at two theological meetings.

    Early presented a paper, "Birthed in Controversy: The Withdrawal of the Baptist Missionary Association from the Baptist General Convention of Texas," at the Baptist History and Heritage annual society meeting in Sioux Falls, S.D.

  • CU vice president speaks at Simmons College

     

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    "My challenge to you, the Simmons College of Kentucky graduates of 2014, is that you will become people who will make a difference!" Dr. John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president of Campbellsville University, told the graduates at Simmons College of Kentucky May 17 during their baccalaureate service.

  • STEM academy begins with math fun

     

    Dr. Bruce Kessler, math department chair at Western Kentucky University, kicked off Campbellsville School System's Summer Stem Academy for Campbellsville middle and high school students recently.

    Kessler used math concepts to teach about sound, Newton's theories and Nerf projectiles.

    The goal for the day was for students to see math concepts used in everyday life.

  • Red Cross hosts booth at health fair

     

    Taylor County's Red Cross disaster team recently hosted a booth at the Taylor Regional Hospital health fair and distributed emergency preparedness information.

    The team formed earlier this year and is searching for members. Several signed up at the fair to join the team.

    For more information, call Michael K. Humphress at (270) 789-9231.

  • CU online theology degree ranked eighth in the nation

    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's online theology master's degree program has been ranked eighth in the nation by TheBestSchools.org.

    "The School of Theology's programs are at the heart of what we seek to do at CU in providing academic excellence in a Christ-centered environment," Dr. John Chowning, vice president of church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, said.

  • Local businesses donate to CHS project graduation

     

    Campbellsville High School graduates competed for lots of prizes at Project Graduation in May.

    Local businesses donated money and items to the party, which is open exclusively to those who have just graduated.

    Parents plan the celebration, which features games, prizes and food, and is likely one of the last times the class will all be together as a group.

  • Resident graduates from EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,707 graduates at the conclusion of its spring semester, including Deidre Carol Davis of Campbellsville.

    Davis graduated with an AAS degree in Medical Laboratory Technology and was recognized at commencement ceremonies in May.

    EKU is a comprehensive university serving approximately 15,500 students on its 725-acre Richmond campus, at its educational centers in Corbin, Danville, Manchester, Somerset and Lancaster, and throughout Kentucky.

  • Locals named to ECTC president's, dean's lists

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has announced the names of students who made the dean's and president's honor list for the spring 2014 semester, and several Taylor County residents are included.

    The president's list is awarded to full-time and part-time students.

    Full-time degree-seeking students earning a 4.0 grade point average and successfully completing at least 12 hours of course work for the academic term, excluding developmental courses, are included in the full-time student president's honor list.

  • Locals named to EKU president's, dean's list

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that several Campbellsville residents were named to the president's and dean's honors lists for the spring semester.

    In all, 1,177 students earned president's list honors for the Spring 2014 semester.

    Students from Campbellsville who are included in that list are Mackenzie Despain, a junior pre-homeland security major, Laura Kathryn Hieneman, a senior English teaching major, and Maridith Willett of Campbellsville, a senior occupational science major.

  • Retired teachers honored

    Local teachers who retired at the end of the 2013-2014 school year were honored with a luncheon on June 17. Taylor County Retired Teachers' Association hosted the luncheon.

    Teachers were recognized for their years of dedication to providing a quality education to the students in the Campbellsville and Taylor County school systems.