What Events Do You Want in 2015?
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Alumni Cruise to Western Caribbean | May 2015
Grand Cayman is one of a group of three magnificent tropical islands Christopher Columbus called "Las Tortugas" (the turtles) for the turtles he found in the water. The designation did not endure, however, for on later maps the islands were labeled the Caimanau, the Carib Indian word for "crocodile." | May 31 - June 7, 2015 | More
Dr. Amanda Lowe '10 | Breast Cancer Awareness
Dr. Lowe was recently invited to be the guest speaker at the annual Breast Cancer Awareness Day Program which was held in Williamson, WV. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. | More
Short '01 Earns RICP® Designation
The RICP® educational curricula is the most complete and comprehensive program available to professional financial advisors looking to help their clients create sustainable retirement income. The rigorous three-course credential helps advisors master retirement income planning... | More
Dr. Danielle Henson '11 | Two Cents Worth
Danielle L. Henson, a specialist in family medicine, joined the Maury Regional Medical Center staff as an associate of Family Health Group. | More
Alumni Baseball Game | Photos
Big thanks to Gary Justice '97, Ryan Jones '11, and all the others that helped to make this year's game so much fun. Hopefully the weather will be a bit drier next year. | Photos
  UPIKE in the News
UPIKE Launches $75 Million Capital Campaign
President James L. Hurley has announced the launch of a $75 million comprehensive capital campaign, "Advance UPIKE: Investing, Growing, Leading." | More
Sen. McConnell Recognizes UPIKE's 125th
In celebration of the University of Pikeville's 125th anniversary, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell presented President James Hurley with a Congressional Record and a flag that was flown over the U.S. Capitol. | More
Center for Telecommunications & IT Education
UPIKE President Dr. James L. Hurley and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers announced the creation of the Telecommunications and Information Technology Education Center at UPIKE. | More
UPIKE & USDA Announce $40 Million Partnership
On behalf of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, USDA Rural Development Acting Under Secretary Doug O'Brien has announced a $40 million Community Facilities direct loan to the University of Pikeville to construct a new facility to house the Kentucky College of Optometry. | More
KYCOM Graduates Welcomed at PMC
"The family medicine residency program at Pikeville Medical Center is the true demonstration of the mission of the medical school in Eastern Kentucky," said William T. Betz, D.O., MBA, FACOFP, dist., senior associate dean for osteopathic education. | More
Growth Continues
601 students from 11 districts and 16 schools are taking dual credit courses at UPIKE this year. All Pike County high schools are participating in the program, which has shown an incredibly positive impact on the ability of students to go on to college after they graduate high school. | More
Distinguished Educators Hall of Fame
When the Pikeville Collegiate Institute established a training school for teachers in 1901, the institution's founders had no way of knowing the fruits of their labor. Since that time, hundreds of University of Pikeville graduates have made the classroom their life's work. | More
  UPIKE Profiles
Student-Athlete Spotlight | Sani Warren
The 19-year-old, Belfry High School graduate came to UPIKE with quite a list of accomplishments. He led his high school team to a state championship his senior year. | More
Jackson Hussey Documentary | by Dalton Stevens
Check out this short documentary on Australia native, Jackson Hussey. "Jackson is a phenomenal athlete and student, and was the perfect subject for this short film project," Dalton Stevens. Dalton, who is a 2016 FMA student, made the project out of personal interest. | Watch the Video
Humanities on the Hill
"Humanities on the Hill is a festival about celebrating the humanities here at UPIKE as a discipline," says Phillip T. Westgate, DMA, associate professor of music. | Photos | Video
'The Pikeville Review' Calls for Entries
UPIKE is calling for entries for "The Pikeville Review," a journal of contemporary Appalachian literature. The journal welcomes submissions from authors around the globe who have strong physical or emotional ties to Appalachia. Like the Pikeville Review on Facebook. | More
New Faculty
Nineteen new professors were welcomed to the faculty at the University of Pikeville this fall. | More
  Spiritual Life
Faith Journey | James Alexander
One of the scariest moments in any person's life is leaving. Whether it is leaving home or leaving a relationship, it is intimidating to go through. There have been songs written about it, plenty of people experience anxiety over it, and it can lead to a change in your life. | More
Spiritual Life | Cleveland Rocks!
"The Cleveland trip was a great way to show the love of Jesus here in our own nation. We worked on a store at the mission that will help so many families with free clothes and food," Collan McCoy.  | More
Spiritual Life Welcomes Peace Activist
A long time activist, lecturer and movement organizer, Dear is the author of 30 books and hundreds of articles, including "Living Peace," "Jesus the Rebel," and "The Nonviolent Life." In 2008, he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. | More
The Bears Return to Rupp

A limited number of packages for the Alumni and Friends Reception and the game are available on a first come, first served basis. The cost for lower arena seats and the reception is $100 per person. Upper arena seats and the reception are $75 per person. | More

Men's Golf Ties for Fifth at MSC Fall Tourney

The University of Pikeville men's golf team moved up one spot from its day-one finish at the Mid-South Conference Fall Tournament, ending up in a tie for fifth place on Tuesday at the Bardstown Country Club's Maywood Course. Fifteen teams competed in the tournament. | More

  Other News
An Evening with the Classics

The community is invited to join the University of Pikeville for "An Evening with the Classics" on Monday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m., in Chrisman Auditorium. | More

PC Campus Prints for Sale

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
October 2014
Vol. 3, Issue 10
Alumni Spotlight
Marcus Conley '93
Marcus Conley has been named the new chief financial officer for Lake Norman Regional Medical Center (LNRMC) in Mooresville. Prior to joining the hospital's administration team, Conley was serving as CFO at Davis Regional Medical Center, LNRMC's sister hospital, in Statesville. | More
Upcoming Events
Sleep in Safety @ JWT
10/24 Sleep in Safety
10/25 Football v Georgetown
10/27 KYCOM Alumni Dinner
11/01 Football vs Ky. Christian
11/02 Basketball @ UK
11/03 Basketball @ UT
11/10 Basketball @ WKU
11/13 Planned Giving Seminar
11/17 Alumni Board Meeting

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UPIKE History
  Melodic Memorial  
by: Edna Fugate '02, Archivist 

One of the most distinguishing features of UPIKE is the campus-wide chiming of the hour. The sound rolls from Record Memorial, tolling every hour, and playing hymns twice per day. Have you ever wondered why this happens?  | More

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Faith Journey

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