No NCAA Division III for Georgetown College

October 30, 2011

Georgetown, KY — Further consideration of possibly changing Georgetown College’s athletics affiliation from NAIA to NCAA Division III was eliminated Saturday by vote of the College’s board of trustees. The board did, however, call for continued study of whether or… Continue reading


January conference explores the influence of Christian higher education on church life

October 24, 2011

Georgetown, KY —An inaugural January conference entitled “Christian Life & Witness: From the Academy to the Church,” hosted on campus by the Georgetown College Center for Christian Discernment & Academic Leadership, will bring together educators, ministers and students to focus… Continue reading


The Only Crime is If You DON’T Come See College Maskrafters ‘Crimes of the Heart’!

October 19, 2011

The cast of “Crimes of the Heart,” the Georgetown College Maskrafters fall major production, “celebrated” on the set of the Ruth Pearce Wilson Lab Theatre recently while rehearsing for the two weekend run – Oct. 21-23 and Oct. 27-29. George… Continue reading


’01 GC Grad Kimberly Pangburn Shearer Named 2012 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

October 18, 2011

Boone County High English teacher Kimberly Shearer, center, an ’01 Georgetown College summa cum laude graduate, was named 2012 Kentucky Teacher of the Year in Frankfort on Tuesday (Oct. 18).  She is flanked by Elementary School Teacher of the Year Elizabeth Ann Fuller, left, a 3rd-grade reading and writing demonstration site teacher at J.B. Atkinson Academy in Jefferson County; and Middle School Teacher of the Year Jenni Lou Jackson, an 8th-grade language arts teacher at Corbin Middle School. (Photo by Amy Wallot, Kentucky Department of Education.)

Georgetown, KY – Kimberly Pangburn Shearer ‘01, an English teacher at Boone County High School, was named the 2012 Kentucky Teacher of the Year today and honored along with 23 other outstanding teachers in the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort. “Fantastic!”… Continue reading


Kimberly Shearer Named 2012 KY Teacher of the Year

KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION – NEWS RELEASE October 18, 2011 (FRANKFORT, Ky.) – Kimberly Shearer, an English teacher at Boone County High School, has been named Kentucky Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made today at a ceremony held at… Continue reading


Public Invited to Hear Hong Kong Trade Commissioner Speak at GC

October 12, 2011

Commissioner Tong

On Tuesday (Oct. 18), Commissioner Donald Tong – the Hong Kong Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs – will be visiting Kentucky, and speaking at Georgetown College at 4 p.m. in the Ward Room of the Ensor Learning Resource Center. This… Continue reading


Enjoy Lunch, Fellowship Before Cheering on our Undefeated Football Tigers in Pikeville! Also, RSVP for Tailgate Lunch at UVa-Wise

Sixty alumni and friends are expected for Saturday’s Tigers Tailgate Luncheon prior to Georgetown’s big Mid-South Conference showdown with University of Pikeville. But, if you hadn’t gotten the word, the College’s Mike Calhoun said he’d love to squeeze in a… Continue reading


GC College for a Day Treat: ‘Conversation’ with Legendary Trainer Angelo Dundee

Georgetown, KY – Angelo Dundee, the legendary trainer who was in the corner of young boxing great Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali), will be the afternoon highlight of the next College for a Day, Nov. 22. Participants will first witness… Continue reading


Chemistry Department receives ACS Approval

October 11, 2011

The GC Department of Chemistry has received American Chemical Society Approval and is only the second private college in Kentucky with this recognition.


Pulitzer Prize-Winning Editor John Carroll Is Reed’s Next ‘Conversation’ Guest Nov. 9

Georgetown, KY – Renowned newspaper editor John Carroll, whose publications won numerous Pulitzer prizes, is the next guest of Georgetown College Executive Scholar-in-Residence Billy Reed for his “Conversations with Champions” series, Nov. 9. The fireside chat between Carroll and Reed,… Continue reading




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