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Office of Alumni Relations
147 Sycamore Street
Pikeville, Kentucky 41501
Hanging out on the bridge. Climbing the 99. Studying for block exams. You made lasting memories and met lifelong friends on the hill. The Office of Alumni Relations wants to help you stay connected to those friends and to the college you love.
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The University of Pikeville will present a virtual Judicial Speaker Series, March 25, March 30, April 1, April 6, April 8, and April 13, on YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/user/upikebears. Sponsored by the Kentucky Bar Foundation, the series will feature a variety of attorneys who will educate the viewers on such judicial subjects as family law and consumer law […]
Frederick Stine, D.O., MHA, KYCOM ‘17, better known as Fritz to those close to him, continues to have an impact at KYCOM even after graduation. Serving in student government as class president and representing KYCOM at the Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents, Stine is proud to continue to be part of the KYCOM Alumni […]
On Saturday, March 6, The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) hosted the City of Pikeville’s first in-person 5K since events were halted in 2020 due to COVID-19. The race began at 9 a.m. on campus at Benefactors Plaza and ended with the climb up UPIKE’s iconic 99 steps to the finish line. Approximately 80 people, ages […]
The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is now accepting nominations for the Distinguished Educators Hall of Fame Class of 2021. UPIKE Educators Hall of Fame honors individuals who have made a lifelong commitment to education and have dedicated themselves to educating the youth of Central Appalachia. After having to suspend last year’s ceremony due to COVID-19 […]
Some say life is a game of chance. For Josh “Scotty” Samarco ’10, uprooting his whole life and coming to Pikeville, a place he’d never even heard of, was a chance worth taking. The 6’1” shooting guard made quite a name for himself on the basketball court, becoming an NAIA All American and scoring a […]