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Homecoming Brings Lindsey Wilson College Class of 2020 Back to Campus
Alumni
10/06/2021

Homecoming Brings Lindsey Wilson College Class of 2020 Back to Campus

COLUMBIA, KY. --  When Waverly Williams received the news that she would have the opportunity to celebrate her graduation from LWC in-person, she felt grateful to be able to close out an important chapter in her academic journey.
LWC To Celebrate 89th Homecoming, Class of 2020 In-Person Commencement
Alumni
10/03/2021

LWC To Celebrate 89th Homecoming, Class of 2020 In-Person Commencement

  (*)Denotes event times that have changed or canceled since the printed schedule was released.
Lindsey Wilson College Celebrates Its Methodist Heritage During 2021 Homecoming
Alumni
09/30/2021

Lindsey Wilson College Celebrates Its Methodist Heritage During 2021 Homecoming

COLUMBIA, KY. -- The Lindsey Wilson College community celebrated its connection to The United Methodist Church on Wednesday, September 29, during the annual Church College Celebration Day.
Lindsey Wilson College “All-In for LWC,” 48-hour challenge begins on Tuesday, Sept. 21. 
Alumni
09/20/2021

Lindsey Wilson College “All-In for LWC,” 48-hour challenge begins on Tuesday, Sept. 21. 

The Lindsey Wilson College Board of Trustees, along with Chairman of the Board and Adair County native Allan Parnell have an important question for LWC alumni and friends -- “How will YOU be All-In for LWC?” The 48-hour event to raise money for student aid will begin on Tuesday, Sept.
LWC Returns to the Classroom, New Campus Renovations for the Start of Fall 2021
Academic
09/02/2021

LWC Returns to the Classroom, New Campus Renovations for the Start of Fall 2021

COLUMBIA, KY - Lindsey Wilson College began the semester on Monday with classroom seating at full capacity.
LWC Prepares to Welcome Students for Fall 2021 Semester, Masks Required Across Campus
Academic
08/26/2021

LWC Prepares to Welcome Students for Fall 2021 Semester, Masks Required Across Campus

COLUMBIA, KY - Columbia's population will swell by nearly 25 percent this weekend.
Brady Button remembered by the Lindsey Wilson College community as the kind of person who made everyone feel ‘special and valued’
Alumni
07/30/2021

Brady Button remembered by the Lindsey Wilson College community as the kind of person who made everyone feel ‘special and valued’

COLUMBIA, Ky. -- Brady Button of Glasgow, Kentucky, a former Lindsey Wilson College men’s basketball standout and college fundraiser who helped expand the Lindsey Wilson Fund, died Tuesday, July 27, after a long illness.
Additional Financial Aid May be Available for Qualifying LWC Students
Academic
07/22/2021

Additional Financial Aid May be Available for Qualifying LWC Students

  COLUMBIA, KY. -- Students enrolled at Lindsey Wilson College for the fall 2021 semester may qualify for additional financial aid.
New Student Orientation Days Welcome Class of 2025 to LWC
Campus Life
07/13/2021

New Student Orientation Days Welcome Class of 2025 to LWC

    Lindsey Wilson College welcomed 158 new members of the Class of 2025 to campus last Friday and Saturday during the college’s second set of new student orientation days this summer.
Death of Professor Leaves Campus in Mourning
Academic
06/28/2021

Death of Professor Leaves Campus in Mourning

Columbia, KY -- Beloved Lindsey Wilson College English Professor Kara Louise Mollis, an accomplished scholar in 19th and 20th century American literature and women’s and gender studies, died on Thursday, June 24.
Lindsey Wilson College Releases Spring 2021 Dean's and President's Lists
Academic
06/24/2021

Lindsey Wilson College Releases Spring 2021 Dean's and President's Lists

The Dean’s and President’s Lists have been released for the spring 2021 semester at Lindsey Wilson College.
LWC Holds First-Ever Outdoor Commencement
Academic
05/12/2021

LWC Holds First-Ever Outdoor Commencement

COLUMBIA, KY. -- It was an exciting weekend for the Lindsey Wilson College Class of 2021.
Graduates of LWC’s Nursing Program Post 100 Percent Pass Rate on National Nursing Exam
Academic
05/06/2021

Graduates of LWC’s Nursing Program Post 100 Percent Pass Rate on National Nursing Exam

COLUMBIA, KY. -- For the first time in program history, Lindsey Wilson College nursing graduates posted a 100 percent pass rate on the NCLEX-RN national licensure examination for the academic year 2018-19, marking a milestone for LWC’s baccalaureate nursing program.
Lindsey Wilson College Plans to Resume Normal Operations Beginning Fall 2021
Academic
04/30/2021

Lindsey Wilson College Plans to Resume Normal Operations Beginning Fall 2021

COLUMBIA, KY. -- Lindsey Wilson College plans to resume normal operations this fall based on guidance from the CDC, the state of Kentucky and the local health department.
LWC Announces Plan for Spring 2021 Commencement with In-Person and Remote Options
Academic
04/28/2021

LWC Announces Plan for Spring 2021 Commencement with In-Person and Remote Options

COLUMBIA, KY. -- Lindsey Wilson College announced plans for spring 2021 commencement that will move the college one step closer to normal operations: a commencement that includes options for in-person and remote celebrations.
Lindsey Wilson College Launches New Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in Executive Leadership
Academic
03/22/2021

Lindsey Wilson College Launches New Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in Executive Leadership

Columbia, KY. -- Lindsey Wilson College announced the addition of the doctor of nursing practice in executive leadership degree to its academic programs.
Blue Raiders Return to Campus for Spring Semester on Jan. 19.
Academic
01/14/2021

Blue Raiders Return to Campus for Spring Semester on Jan. 19.

COLUMBIA, KY. --  After a successful and safe fall semester, Lindsey Wilson College is ready to welcome students back to campus.
Lindsey Wilson College Releases Fall 2020 Dean's and President's Lists
Academic
01/04/2021

Lindsey Wilson College Releases Fall 2020 Dean's and President's Lists

The Dean’s and President’s Lists have been released for the fall 2020 semester at Lindsey Wilson College.
LWC Honors Class of 2020 at Virtual Commencement Ceremony
Academic
12/16/2020

LWC Honors Class of 2020 at Virtual Commencement Ceremony

COLUMBIA, KY. -- Shelby Herchenrader was excited for her family to watch her graduate from college.
Lindsey Wilson College Will Hold A Virtual Ceremony on Dec. 12 for Winter Commencement
Academic
12/09/2020

Lindsey Wilson College Will Hold A Virtual Ceremony on Dec. 12 for Winter Commencement

COLUMBIA, KY. -- Lindsey Wilson College will not hold its traditional winter commencement ceremony due to concerns about large gatherings and travel related to COVID-19.
Despite Pandemic, LWC Achieves Record Enrollment for Fall 2020
Academic
10/07/2020

Despite Pandemic, LWC Achieves Record Enrollment for Fall 2020

COLUMBIA, KY -- Lindsey Wilson College announced a record enrollment for the academic year 2020-21.
Lindsey Wilson College Releases Action Plan For a Safe Return to Campus
Campus Life
08/12/2020

Lindsey Wilson College Releases Action Plan For a Safe Return to Campus

Pictured: Latrell Streater, a senior from Louisville, Ky.
LWC Details Plans for a Safe Return in a Statement to the Campus Community
Academic
06/30/2020

LWC Details Plans for a Safe Return in a Statement to the Campus Community

Lindsey Wilson College will return for classes on the A.
Five Students Named Recipients of the Alumni Walkway Scholarship
Alumni
06/19/2020

Five Students Named Recipients of the Alumni Walkway Scholarship

Five Lindsey Wilson College students have been selected as recipients of the Alumni Walkway Scholarship.
An Important Statement from LWC President William T. Luckey Jr.
Campus Life
06/03/2020

An Important Statement from LWC President William T. Luckey Jr.

Jesus loves the little children…all the children of the world.
Lindsey Wilson College Announces Plans to Reopen for Fall 2020 Semester
Academic
05/25/2020

Lindsey Wilson College Announces Plans to Reopen for Fall 2020 Semester

Lindsey Wilson College will resume in-person instruction and reopen residence halls for the academic year 2020-21 according to a statement from LWC President William T.
As the Academic Year Closed, LWC Found Alternatives Ways to Honor Students and Seniors
Academic
05/07/2020

As the Academic Year Closed, LWC Found Alternatives Ways to Honor Students and Seniors

COLUMBIA, Ky. -- The 2019-20 academic year at Lindsey Wilson College came to a close last week.
Lindsey Wilson College Recognizes the Class of 2020
Academic
05/06/2020

Lindsey Wilson College Recognizes the Class of 2020

Pictured: Lindsey Wilson College President William T.
CARES Act to Provide Relief to LWC Students Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic
Campus Life
05/04/2020

CARES Act to Provide Relief to LWC Students Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

COLUMBIA, KY. -- Lindsey Wilson College students will soon begin to see some financial relief from unexpected expenses incurred due to the disruption of campus operations because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Four Incoming Freshmen Named Begley Scholars at Lindsey Wilson College
Academic
03/30/2020

Four Incoming Freshmen Named Begley Scholars at Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY. -- Four incoming freshmen have been named Begley Scholars at Lindsey Wilson College, the college's most prestigious scholarship.
Lindsey Wilson College and Somerset Community College Partner to Bring More Opportunities to Area Students
LWC Online
03/30/2020

Lindsey Wilson College and Somerset Community College Partner to Bring More Opportunities to Area Students

PICTURED: Somerset Community College Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs Clint Hayes, left, and Lindsey Wilson College President William T.
Lindsey Wilson College Ph.D. Students Make History in ACA Ethics Essay Competition
Academic
03/29/2020

Lindsey Wilson College Ph.D. Students Make History in ACA Ethics Essay Competition

COLUMBIA, KY. -- For the second consecutive year, a team of doctoral students from Lindsey Wilson College won first place in a national ethics essay competition.
LWC Nursing Program Named Among Top 10 in Kentucky
Academic
03/29/2020

LWC Nursing Program Named Among Top 10 in Kentucky

COLUMBIA, KY. -- Lindsey Wilson College’s nursing program has been named one of the top 10 nursing schools in Kentucky.
LWC Extends Online Learning For the Rest of Semester As CDC Recommends New Guidelines In Fight Against Coronavirus
Academic
03/18/2020

LWC Extends Online Learning For the Rest of Semester As CDC Recommends New Guidelines In Fight Against Coronavirus

COLUMBIA, KY. -- Lindsey Wilson College students will take all classes online for the remainder of the semester.
Lindsey Wilson College Will Transition all Coursework to an Online Instruction Format For Two Weeks Citing Concerns Over COVID-19
Academic
03/13/2020

Lindsey Wilson College Will Transition all Coursework to an Online Instruction Format For Two Weeks Citing Concerns Over COVID-19

COLUMBIA, KY. -- Lindsey Wilson College is transitioning face-to-face classes to an online course delivery format for two weeks beginning Monday, March 16, in response to the spread of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
COVID-19 Update from LWC President William T. Luckey Jr.
Campus Life
03/12/2020

COVID-19 Update from LWC President William T. Luckey Jr.

Good afternoon, Lindsey Wilson College as well as the rest of the world is wrestling with a rapidly changing situation in calculating an appropriate response to the coronavirus pandemic.
LWC Freshman Nicholas Miniard Wins 20th-annual Lindsey Idol
Campus Life
02/17/2020

LWC Freshman Nicholas Miniard Wins 20th-annual Lindsey Idol

By Chloe Thomas, LWC PR Assistant LWC Freshman Nicholas Miniard Wins 20th-annual Lindsey Idol  COLUMBIA, KY -- A Lindsey Wilson College freshman won the 20th-annual “Lindsey Idol” Thursday night at V.
LWC Celebrates Sixth Annual Coming of Age Ceremony
Academic
02/03/2020

LWC Celebrates Sixth Annual Coming of Age Ceremony

  Columbia, KY -- Friday, January 31, marked the Sixth Annual Coming of Age Ceremony for international students studying abroad at LWC.
USDA To Make Announcement at LWC
Campus Life
01/28/2020

USDA To Make Announcement at LWC

USDA to Announce the Expansion of Broadband Internet Infrastructure for Rural Kentucky on Wednesday at Lindsey Wilson College  COLUMBIA, KY.
Second LWC Student Dies as Result of Crash, Candlelight Service Planned
Campus Life
01/28/2020

Second LWC Student Dies as Result of Crash, Candlelight Service Planned

A second Lindsey Wilson College student has died as a result of injuries sustained in a car crash that took place Sunday evening, Jan.
Candlelight Service to Remember Fallen Classmate, Teammate
Campus Life
01/23/2020

Candlelight Service to Remember Fallen Classmate, Teammate

COLUMBIA, KY. -- Members of the Lindsey Wilson College community will gather Wednesday evening to remember a student and teammate who died in a car accident on Sunday, Jan.
LWC Campus Kitchen Transitions to Food Recovery Network
Academic
01/22/2020

LWC Campus Kitchen Transitions to Food Recovery Network

  Lindsey Wilson College has joined forces with the Food Recovery Network and their efforts to fight hunger and food waste.
LWC Confers 368 Degrees at Winter Commencement Ceremony
Academic
12/17/2019

LWC Confers 368 Degrees at Winter Commencement Ceremony

COLUMBIA, KY., -- Sharon Archey of Columbia began participating in theatre productions at Lindsey Wilson College long before enrolling as a student.
LWC Bonner Scholars Lead Coats for Kids Drive
Academic
12/12/2019

LWC Bonner Scholars Lead Coats for Kids Drive

                  COLUMBIA, KY - More than 50 Adair County children will have a warmer winter thanks to the work of two Lindsey Wilson College students.
Lindsey Wilson College’s 110th Commencement Ceremony Will Be Held Saturday Morning
Academic
12/11/2019

Lindsey Wilson College’s 110th Commencement Ceremony Will Be Held Saturday Morning

COLUMBIA, Ky. -- Lindsey Wilson College will award 368 degrees, Saturday, Dec.
Third-Annual Student-Faculty Game Brings LWC Community Together
Campus Life
11/14/2019

Third-Annual Student-Faculty Game Brings LWC Community Together

  COLUMBIA, KY. -- Lindsey Wilson College students, faculty and staff hit the court for friendly competition and a good cause on Thursday evening.
LWC Honors Veterans During the 17th-annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon
Alumni
11/11/2019

LWC Honors Veterans During the 17th-annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon

COLUMBIA, KY - More than 130 area veterans and their guests were honored Friday at the 17th-annual Lindsey Wilson College Veterans Appreciation Luncheon held in the Roberta D.
Lindsey Wilson College To Hold 17th Annual Veteran's Appreciation Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 8
Alumni
11/07/2019

Lindsey Wilson College To Hold 17th Annual Veteran's Appreciation Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 8

COLUMBIA, KY - The Lindsey Wilson College community will hold its 17th Annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon tomorrow, Friday, Nov.
29 Students Receive White Coats and Formally Welcomed into Lindsey Wilson College Nursing Program
Academic
09/30/2019

29 Students Receive White Coats and Formally Welcomed into Lindsey Wilson College Nursing Program

COLUMBIA, KY - The science and art of nursing was extolled Friday evening at Lindsey Wilson College as the latest cohort of nurses was accepted into the college's nursing program.
LWC's Malvina Farkle Day Celebrates Community, Service
Campus Life
09/27/2019

LWC's Malvina Farkle Day Celebrates Community, Service

Pictured: Lindsey Wilson College freshman Nathan Ray from Greensburg, Ky.