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Campbellsville University to host ‘Rewind Back in Time’ show for Homecoming 2020

Campbellsville University to host ‘Rewind Back in Time’ show for Homecoming 2020
The Old Gym, now the Student Activity Center, is at left in this photo from the 1940s-50s. The Administration Building is in the center with Stapp Hall at far right. All buildings are still in use with renovations.

By Scarlett Birge, student news writer, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – “We want to provide a better understanding of the history and foundation of Campbellsville University,” Jeannie Clark, general manager of WLCU-TV/FM, assistant professor of broadcasting and director of broadcast services, said.

The Rewind Back in Time event will be broadcast on Friday, Oct. 23 at 4 p.m. as part of the university’s virtual Homecoming celebration.

A deep dive has been taken into Campbellsville University archives to find old photos from when the institution began as Russell Creek Academy.

Using this information, several key figures involved in directly shaping CU will be talking about the journey which has brought about the university we know today.

“It’s all about learning where we come from, where we are now and where we are going,” Clark said.

The event will be available to watch on the Homecoming website at, as well as televised on WLCU Comcast Cable channel 10 and digital channel 15 on Friday, Oct. 23, at 4 p.m.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 11,900 students offering over 100 programs of study including Ph.D., master, baccalaureate, associate, pre-professional and certification programs. The website for complete information is

Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Campbellsville University.