Decades Reunion | Classes of 1969 and Earlier
We hope to see you in Pikeville for the decades reunion of 1969 and earlier. It's this weekend, June 20-22.  We don't want you to miss out on all of the fun stories, smiling faces, and laughter.

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Deuce Starting to Produce
Whether it's the food - "it's been great, I haven't had anything I wouldn't eat again" - or the fans or trying indoor cricket or Australian Rules football, the new-found Western Bulldogs fan has lapped up every moment of his antipodean experience. | More
Distinguished Alumna and Music Legend Passes
Billie Jean Osborne, the founder of the Mountain Arts Center and namesake of the Billie Jean Osborne Kentucky Opry, died on May 30 at the age of 82. | More
Photos from the Reds vs. Phillies Game
We had a great turnout this year for our Reds baseball day in Cincinnati. Thank you to Tommy ('96) & Erin ('05) Chamberlin for your hard work and support. | Photos.

  UPIKE in the News
Dr. Hurley Receives Contract Extension
The University of Pikeville ended the academic year on a high note, celebrating a record enrollment and the addition of two new colleges. In a vote of confidence for university president Dr. James L. Hurley, the board of trustees on Friday unanimously approved to extend his contract through 2018. | More
KYCO Breaks Ground
The University of Pikeville held a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, May 16, for the new Health Professions Building. The facility will house the Kentucky College of Optometry and allow for expansion of the Elizabeth Akers Elliott Nursing Program. | More
My Status Bracelet Wins Entrepreneur Pitch
Shannon Mullins presented her idea, My Status Bracelet, to a panel of local judges during the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development's entrepreneur pitch competition in Pikeville. For her award-winning idea, Mullins received a cash prize... | More
Forward in the Fifth Recognizes President Hurley
University of Pikeville (UPIKE) President Dr. James Hurley was presented Forward in the Fifth's 2014 Appalachian Leaders in Education (AppLE) Awards for his efforts to advance education in Pike County and throughout the region. | More
Science & Math Day Camp
Applications are available for the University of Pikeville's annual Science and Math Day Camp sponsored by EQT. Registration is open to students who will be enrolled in the fifth through the eighth grade in the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. | More

  UPIKE Profiles
Buzzelli Recognized World Wide
He is recognized as an authority in the field of binocular vision and visual perception and he has taught programs in the diagnosis and treatment of acquired brain injury, pediatric optometry and binocular vision, as well as child abuse and intimate partner violence. | More
New Athletics Director & Dean of Students Named
The University of Pikeville is pleased to announce the addition of two staff members to its leadership team. Robert Staggs has been named athletic director and Renee Watson will join the UPIKE family as dean of students. | More

UPIKE in Germany | Travel Blog
Two UPIKE faculty members and 13 students are traveling through Germany as part of an experiential learning trip. This blog entry will introduce you to the participants and their itinerary for the next two weeks. | More
Scholar-Athletes | Baseball & Softball
UPIKE senior shortstop Chaz Contreras was named a 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete. | More
UPIKE junior softball student-athletes Brittany Adams and Sarah Kinney were also named 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. | More
UPIKE Recognizes RN-BSN Graduates
The University of Pikeville College of Arts and Sciences recently recognized its third class of RN-BSN graduates at the Elizabeth Akers Elliott Nursing Program's traditional pinning ceremony. The nurses will complete requirements for the RN-BSN coursework in August 2014. | More
KYCOM Honors Graduates and Faculty
The University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) recently held its annual graduation banquet honoring graduates and faculty members. | More

  Spiritual Life
Spiritual Life | A Place of Empowering
We all need support and a community to empower us. So I ask you a question, "Could UPIKE become a place of empowerment for your church and your pastor?" In what ways can UPIKE help empower your church? | More

Football Golf Outing | July 25 at Green Meadow
Sign up today for the 3rd Annual UPIKE Football Golf Outing. This year, the outing is moving to Green Meadows Country Club. No membership required. | More
Kayla Day | Champion of Character
I'm a Junior studying psychology at UPIKE. I was recently in D.C. attending a program through the American Red Cross and NAIA Champions of Character. 13 amazing student-athletes from across the country were selected I was incredibly blessed to represent the UPIKE women's basketball team. | More
Lofton Selected to Football U-19 National Team
Freshman linebacker Trae Lofton was selected by USA Football to represent the United States at the International Federation of American Football (IFAF) Under-19 World Championships on July 7-16 in Kuwait City, Kuwait. | More
Hilton Heading to KHSAA Hall of Fame
Hilton, one of the most successful football coaches in Kentucky history, amassed 345 victories and won three state titles in three different classifications over 36 seasons (1991, 1997 and 2008) at Breathitt, Bell and Bourbon Counties. | More
Men's Basketball at UK, UT, & WKU in November
With exhibition games at Kentucky and Tennessee already announced, the University of Pikeville men's basketball team is excited about the addition of Western Kentucky to its exhibition slate for the 2014-15 season. | More
June 2014
Vol. 3, Issue 6
Alumni Spotlight
Paul R. Setser '61
There are individuals we encounter in life who are so inspiring, that we cannot help to do our best around them; individuals that remind us that at the end of the day, the only effort that we should ever give is our best. The only job that we should ever do is one where nothing is left on the table - a job where nothing else is ever really acceptable. | More
Upcoming Events
6/20-22 - Reunion 69 & B4
7/04 - Main Street Live!
7/14 - Thankathon
7/18-20 - Reunion - 90s & 00s
7/25 - Football Golf Outing
7/29 - South Pacific
8/1-3 - Reunion - 70s & 80s
8/11 - Alumni Meeting
9/06 - Football at Morehead
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Dalton W. Belcher, 2016
Faith Journey
Devin M. Hanners, 2009
Alumni Spotlight
Katlin R. Massie, 2015
Student-Athlete Spotlight
Rob D. Musick | Chaplain
Spiritual Life

Eric A. Becher, Ph.D.
VP for Advancement

Jordan M. Gibson, M.B.A.
Alumni Coordinator
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