Alumni
August: Osage County Postponed | March 12
Due to recent winter weather, the alumni showing of August: Osage County at ACT has been postponed to Thursday, March 12.

For more information or to purchase your tickets, contact Alumni Relations. | alumni@upike.edu | 606.218.5276
 
Great Turnout for First Ever WBB Alumni Day
Thanks to everyone who came out on Valentine's Day to support Women's Basketball on our first ever WBB Alumni Day. | Photo
Alumni Tour to Ireland & Scotland | July 17, 2015
Day 9 | Explore the Dingle Peninsula along the way visiting the Early Monastic Site of Riasc and Gallarus Oratory, the most perfect early church in Ireland. We will also go to Kilmalkedar Monastic Complex with its Ogham Stones, beautiful Sundial and wonderful Romanesque Church... | More
Alumni Cruise to Western Caribbean | May 2015
Have you made your plans for vacation? Consider cruising the Caribbean with the UPIKE Alumni Association.

May 31 - June 7, 2015 | Learn More
Famous Temple Mount Archeologist to Visit UPIKE
Dr. Gabriel Barkay, one of the world's most famous and leading archaeologists, will speak in Booth Auditorium on April 30 at 7 pm. Barkay leads the Temple Mount Sifting Project which sifts earth excavated from Jerusalem's Temple Mount. A special alumni reception will precede the event. | More About the Project | On Facebook
Photos from Our Sunny Daytona Beach Luncheon
A huge thanks to Doug & Judith Hinkle for hosting this great event every year for our Bears in Florida and the Daytona area. | View
Alumni & Events on Where the 99 Lead
On January 15, Alumni Association President, Tommy Chamberlin and Director of Alumni Relations, Jordan Gibson, had the opportunity to discuss the Alumni Association and its upcoming events on Where the 99 Lead. | Watch
  UPIKE in the News
UPIKE Names College After 'Education Governor'
UPIKE has announced the Patton College of Education - named for Kentucky's 59th governor Paul E. Patton.

"Governor Patton has done more than anyone to promote education in the commonwealth," said UPIKE President Dr. James Hurley. | More | Video
Student Art on Display | Ford Student Art Gallery
Thirteen students currently have artwork on display in the Ford Student Art Gallery, located in Allara Library. Established in memory of former art professor Janice B. Ford, the exhibit recognizes outstanding examples of student art. | More
UPIKE StartUp Challenge Now Awarding $10,000
The UPIKE Coleman College of Business will host its third business plan competition on May 9, 2015. The event is open to all Eastern Kentucky residents. | More
UPIKE Among 'Best Places to Work in Kentucky'
"We were pleased to learn that the University of Pikeville has once again earned the distinction of being one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky," said Dr. James Hurley, president. | More
  UPIKE Profiles
Crowe Named Champion of Character

UPIKE senior Kara Crowe is the recipient of the Mid-South Conference Women's Bowling Champions of Character award presented by Forcht Bank. | More

 

 

Allyson Gibson | Senior Art Show in Weber
Art is my burning passion and without it, I feel empty; like a void that needs to be filled. Art is one way for me to escape from reality and become truly consumed in expression. Creating an artwork is this consumption of focus, drive, and inspiration to create lines, brushstrokes, and formations. | More
Student Athlete Spotlight | Jackson Hussey
I was drawn to UPIKE because of their winning basketball program that graduates players to go on to further their basketball careers. I want to pursue a basketball career after college, so this really caught my attention. | More
Faith Journey | Dakota Adair
For many Christians, the person they look to for guidance is their pastor. For University of Pikeville freshman Dakota Adair, the calling to provide this level of guidance and leadership now fuels his future. | More
Reed's Film Selected for Publication
Andrew Reed, program director of Film and Media Arts and assistant professor has been selected for his film The Old Timer by the Journal of Short Film, a peer reviewed quarterly DVD publication by The Ohio State University. The film will be included in JSF Vol. 34.
  Academics
Community Development Through Service Learning
The experimental science course was unlike any they'd ever taken. There were no traditional lectures, mostly student-led discussions. In the field, they got their feet wet, literally and figuratively, and their hands dirty, working to restore the delicate balance between nature and mankind. | More
New Chemistry Lab Equipment Donated
Tri-State Laboratory Services donated a Dionex Chromatography System. The system will provide faculty with another important analytical tool to support both teaching and research. It will allow students to gain valuable hands-on experience with current  instrumentation in course work and in independent research projects. | Photo
UPIKE Announces Fall 2014 President's List
UPIKE President Dr. James Hurley has released the names of the top students for the fall 2014 semester. To qualify for the President's List, students must be a full-time student and receive a grade point average of 4.0. | More
UPIKE Announces Fall 2014 Dean's List
UPIKE's Deans have released the names of the top students at Pikeville for fall 2014. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must be a full-time student and receive a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.9. | More
  Spiritual Life
Spiritual Life | Calling All To Pray...Or Maybe...Not?
As I read about the life of Jesus and listen to the active voice of the Holy Spirit, I am realizing that hospitality, being graciously welcoming of others, and embracing diversity are key virtues within the Christian faith. Today, campuses all around the country are attempting to deal with the issue of religious diversity and pluralism. | More
Students Host Discussion on Spiritual Diversity
On Feb. 4, a local Islamic scholar led a conversation titled "Islam: The Untold Story." The conversation with members of the Muslim community was intended to foster understanding about Islam. | More
  Athletics
Women's Bowling is Having a Great Year
MSC Regular Season Champions
MSC Tournament Champions
MSC Singles Champion
Bowler of the Year
Freshman of the Year
Coach of the Year
9 of 10 All-Conference Team
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More | Bowler of the Year | Singles Champ  
Men's Bowling Repeats MSC Tournament Champs

For the second straight season, the University of Pikeville won the Mid-South Conference Men's Bowling Tournament Championship after meeting Union three times and winning 2 of 3, including a 4-1 win in the finals. | More

 

 

Women's Bowling Ranked No. 1 in 3 National Polls
The Women's Bowling team has topped the rankings! Three different polls agree that UPIKE's women are the best team in the nation. | NAIA Coaches Poll | IBMA Writers' Poll | NCBCA Coaches Poll 
 
Women's Bowling No. 1 & Men's No. 6 in NAIA

After tallying a pair of perfect regular-seasons in Mid-South Conference play and the women going all season without losing a tournament, UPIKE's men's and women's bowling programs received high marks in the first NAIA Bowling Coaches' Polls. | More | Poll

Coach Kelly Wells Reaches 200 Wins

Kelly Wells became the first coach in UPIKE men's basketball history to reach 200 wins as his second-ranked Bears rallied past Cumberland Univ. 75-54. | More | Video

Hussey Posts School's First Triple-Double

While Brooks put on a show scoring the ball, Hussey tallied a recorded first for the Bears, finishing with a triple-double of 20 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. It is just the second triple-double this season in the NAIA. | More

Football Adds 41 Student-Athletes on Signing Day

Al Holland Jr., entering his second season as head coach of the UPIKE football team, announced the signing of 42 student-athletes to his first recruiting class during a national signing day ceremony on Wednesday. | More

  Other News
$10 PC Campus Prints

The complete collection of Irene Ritchie and David Helton's prints of the PC campus and buildings are available for purchase. There are 2 color prints and 14 black and white prints available. | More

Alumni Discount | UPIKE Bookstore
Save 25% on spirit gear just for signing up! Plus, you'll become a member of a loyalty program, which gets you exclusive deals you can't find anywhere else - all delivered right to your inbox. | More
 
   
February 2015
Vol. 4, Issue 2
Upcoming Events
August: Osage Co. @ ACT
 
3/09 Alumni Board Meeting
3/12 August: Osage County
3/26 Steel Magnolias
4/13 Alumni Board Meeting
4/23 Spring Football Game
4/30 Archaeologist Reception

 
UPIKE History
Writing What They Know: Folk Tales of the Cumberlan's
The students went out to friends and family and collected tales about daily life and events. What it has become is a collection of stories on a way of life that was considered old when the document was created by the students. | More

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Mystery Photos
Help identify your classmates. Visit the Alumni Facebook page to see more. | Like & Comment
 
UPIKENEWS Staff
Dalton Belcher, 2016
Faith Journey
 

Edna Fugate, CA, 2002
University Archivist
UPIKE History
 
Katlin Massie, 2015
Student-Athlete Spotlight

Rob Musick, MAPT
University Chaplain
Spiritual Life


Jordan Gibson, MBA, 2008
Director, Alumni Relations
 
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