Thursday, March 28, will be a special day for the entire Transy community as students, alumni, friends of the university, parents, faculty and staff come together to show their school pride.
As nearby turtle tanks burble, Geoff Roberts pulls a coiled corn snake from an aquarium. Even up close, it’s immediately evident the docile creature with beautiful orange markings is nothing to be afraid of. Roberts explains how encounters in controlled settings like this one in the Salato Wildlife Education Center can help people overcome their…
A postdoctoral fellow at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Jessica Marie Konen ’10 is researching immunotherapy in the treatment of lung cancer. We asked her to tell us about her research and how it relates to her time at Transy. Where did you grow up and why did you choose Transy? I grew up…
Billy Hedrick one of 39 Transylvanians who lost their lives in service to their country during World War II and his memory still lives on today.
The fall-term internship proved to be a unique learning experience —”a wonderful opportunity for me to explore the field without a commitment to graduate school and for me to obtain professional experience for my resume.”
The education that Ana Aguilar received from Transy not only helped her achieve her goal of attending medical school, but also made her a more well-rounded person.
Slone says that Transy revealed to him how a liberal arts education works and how “all-encompassing” it is. Instead of focusing on just philosophy or theater or math, “it’s how all of those things integrate and work together,” he explains.
How old is the Kissing Tree? Probably older than Transy itself.
Jason Hobson, who grew up in Pikeville, says his ability to succeed in the tech field is the result of a combination of skills and experiences he gained at Transy.
As the nation celebrates Abraham Lincoln’s birthday today, we recall the many connections between Transylvania University and the 16th president.