Transylvania PumpkinMania on Oct. 30

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University invites the community to campus for the eighth annual PumpkinMania on Oct. 30. Hundreds of jack-o’-lanterns will light up the Old Morrison steps and student groups and campus organizations will host trick-or-treating the night before Halloween. “Last year, we had more than 5,000 people participate in PumpkinMania,” said Hannah Piechowski, director of…

Marcie Lenk

Moosnick Lecture at Transylvania to foster interreligious dialogue on Oct. 24

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Professor Marcie Lenk—who is academic director of Bat Kol: Christian Institute for Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, Israel—will give this year’s Moosnick Lecture at Transylvania University on Wednesday, Oct. 24. Her talk titled “Truth and Faith: Can Jews and Christians Really Open Ourselves to the Truth of the Other?” will be free and open to…

Bryan Station, Transylvania announce partnership to provide scholarships to IT Academy graduates

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Beginning in 2019, graduates of the Academy of Information Technology at Bryan Station High School will be eligible to receive a minimum $18,000 scholarship to attend Transylvania University. The newly announced partnership not only recognizes the achievements of academy graduates, but also provides them with a path to further their education at…

Author Jim Mustich

Author of ‘1,000 Books to Read Before You Die’ to speak at Transylvania on Oct. 18

James Mustich, a veteran bookseller and author of “1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List,” will visit Transylvania University on Thursday, Oct. 18, for a free, public conversation. His compendium of noteworthy books was more than 14 years in the making and includes a diverse selection—from classic novels to memoirs to children’s…