Graduate Rachel Johnson shares her journey from Transylvania to the Peace Corps.
Collan Henderson ’19, who received an American Institute of Chemists Award at Transy, has secured a full ride and stipend to pursue a Ph.D. in chemistry.
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.
Whether working for his dad’s landscaping company on sweltering summer days in Paris, Kentucky, or watching carbon quantum dots fluoresce red in the lab, or tutoring peers at Transy, Daniel Cooper ’19 is drawn to perceptible results — that “something tangible you can see.”
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,…