University News

2018 Cardboard Nation at Green River Ministries Homeless Shelter

By Alexandria Swanger, student news writer, Office of University Communications CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Khalil Baker, a senior at Campbellsville University from Campbellsville, has been homeless. Baker was one of the students and community members participating in Cardboard Nation April 13 as he discussed being homeless with his mother while in high school. He recounted how […]

Campbellsville University to present three music concerts in six days

By Joan C. McKinney, director, Office of University Communications CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. –  The Campbellsville University Concert Band, Jazz Orchestra and Wind Ensemble will be performing three concerts in six days, according to an announcement from Jennifer Tinnell, director of bands and instructor in music. On Tuesday evening, April 24, at 8 p.m., the Concert Band […]

Live Political Forum at Campbellsville University

By Alex Meade, student writer CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY. — Campbellsville University will host a live political forum Tuesday, May 1 during which candidates for mayor of Campbellsville will be questioned. The forum will be broadcast live on WLCU-TV beginning at 7 p.m. from Ransdell Chapel. Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young faces former mayor Brenda Allen, Steven Seibech, […]

Active Shooter Drill planned at Campbellsville University April 27

By ARIEL C. EMBERTON, student writer CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY. — Campbellsville University will be participating in an exercise designed to test her procedures during an active shooter event, according to Kyle Davis, director of campus safety and security. On April 27, at about 10 a.m., a full-scale active shooter exercise will occur on campus. The exercise […]

Joe Johns speaks on the state of the First Amendment at Campbellsville University’s annual Media Appreciation Luncheon

By Josh Christian, student news writer, Office of University Communications CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — “The basis of our First Amendment right is to be able to ask a question of someone in power and the right to publish their response,” Joe Johns, a CNN senior Washington correspondent, said at Campbellsville University’s 14th annual Media Appreciation Luncheon […]

Celebrating Earth Day at Campbellsville University

By Aaron McKinley, student writer As communities around the world celebrate Earth Day on Sunday, April 22, Campbellsville University will be kicking off her own week-long celebration honoring the world’s largest civic observance. Festivities will begin at 2 that Sunday afternoon at Clay Hill Memorial Forest with an event themed after Dr. Seuss’s “The Lorax.” […]

Campbellsville University receives $50,000 grant from Baugh Foundation supporting students sharing the love of Christ way beyond the walls of their classrooms

Campbellsville University has received $50,000 from the Eula Mae and John Baugh Foundation for the university’s Church Outreach Program. “Campbellsville University’s Church Outreach program is significant to churches in Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, Virginia and beyond. The CU students are passionate about spreading the love of Christ throughout their state,” Jackie Baugh Moore, vice president of […]

St. Baldrick’s to return to Campbellsville April 28

By Joshua Spencer, student writer CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY — Campbellsville University is hosting St. Baldrick’s once again. The event, the purpose of which is to raise money to fight childhood cancer, is Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Student Activity Center gym and SAC front parking lot. There was a possibility […]

Campbellsville community gathers to pray and remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on 50th anniversary of his death

By Josh Christian, student news writer, Office of University Communications CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — “What an impact!” Doretha Sanders, assistant principal and director of Wings Express Program at Campbellsville Elementary School, said at the community prayer service held in honor of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death. The impact King had on […]

Campbellsville University to host Mark McVey in pops concert April 20

By Joan C. McKinney, director, Office of University Communications CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University will present J. Mark McVey, who made his Broadway debut as Jean Valjean in “Les Misérables,” in a pops concert Friday, April 20 at 8 p.m. EDT in Campbellsville University’s Ransdell Chapel at 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville. McVey, who surpassed […]