Ceremonies will be held one at a time and scheduled throughout the day on Thursday, June 3; Friday, June 4; and Saturday, June 5
2021 Day at the Downs Cancelled
With vaccines on the way and businesses reopening, we were hopeful to be able to announce a return to our annual Day at the Downs for 2021. However, since June is just around the corner, we do not feel safe inviting our alumni to be together in person quite yet. But fear not! Your Alumni Leadership Council is planning some fun ways to get folks together, so stay tuned for details soon!
2003 MFA Grad Crystal Wilkinson Named KY Poet Laureate
A founding member of the Affrilachian Poet movement, Crystal is a 2020 United States Artists Fellow and teaches at the University of Kentucky. Her work primarily involves the stories of Black women and communities in the Appalachian and rural Southern literary cano
851 Alumni Spotlight: Angela Jackson-Brown
In the words of the Golden Girls theme song, “Thank you for being a friend.” Visit the 851 Spotlight Nomination page if you, or someone you know, would like to be featured in our monthly 8-5-1 Alumni Spotlight.
Kentucky’s Independent Colleges Contribute Nearly $1 Billion to Kentucky Economy Each Year
New study shows Kentucky’s independent colleges and universities contribute nearly $1 billion to Kentucky economy each year.
Giving Day 2020 Empowers Next Generation of Leaders, Innovators and Difference-Makers
Annual Giving Day is October 1, 2020
Spalding Founders’ Day Weekend Celebrates the Start of University’s 100th Year in Downtown Louisville
Centennial celebration begins October 1-4, 2020
5 Free, Safe Things to Do in Louisville
Looking for COVID-safe ways to have fun? Check out 5 amazing opportunities Louisville has to offer, and share them with your fellow alums!