Emily Hayes ’19 says the support she received at Transy helped her build an undergraduate career worthy of the Shearer Scholarship and, ultimately, of acceptance into the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.
Christine Phipps ’19, who received an American Institute of Chemists Award, answers a few questions about her path to chemistry.
Lora Bofill ’94 and Mariju Bofill ’99 learned from their parents to ask what they could do for others and they chose Transylvania University as the place to build their futures.
“I expected to get an amazing education, which I did. But I didn’t realize the affect some of the relationships would have on me. … It’s really exceeded my expectations.”
“Transy spoke to me the moment I stepped on campus. I could feel and see the community, and I knew I wanted to be there and that I belonged.”
Transylvania is known for its unique traditions and legacies. But it’s the personal transformation—the journey that leads Pioneers to their true path—that may be the most important tradition of all.
Growing up in Cincinnati, Transylvania University senior Abby Cullen couldn’t quite put her thumb on what she wanted to do with her life. “That unsettled me,” she admits. But she hoped to work for the consumer. “I knew that, as a business person, I wanted to ensure that the customer was being respected and represented,…
During her time at Transylvania, poet Tiara Brown ’16 received both the Delcamp and the Judy Gaines Young student writing awards and gained the confidence she needed to pursue the “writing life.”
“At Transylvania, we always had this great history to fall back on, a solid academic foundation to stand on, yet we were encouraged to be innovative, to look at things differently and to take chances.”
Mike Finley ’90 doesn’t wait for the next big thing to happen. He’s too busy anticipating, inventing, marketing and selling it. Have you used an automated gas pump lately? That’s Finley. Wish you had sunglasses that offered polarized peripheral vision? His patent. These are two of what he calls the “less esoteric” of his 14…