These Tigers Growl in Classroom as Well as on the Courts and Playing Fields

December 19, 2011

At Georgetown College we can talk of academic excellence and athletic prowess in the same breath. This past year alone, 41 percent of the student-athletes earned a 3.1 or higher grade point average. During the 2010-11 season, 26 athletes maintained… Continue reading


‘Conversation’ with UK Coach Joker Phillips February 15 Headlines Series on Character in Sport 2nd Semester

December 15, 2011

Joker Phillips is married to GC Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Leslie Phillips

Who doesn’t want to hear the University of Kentucky football coach whose 2011 squad ended that dreaded 27-year losing streak to Tennessee in November?! Yes, Joker Phillips will kick-off GC Executive Scholar-in-Residence Billy Reed’s second semester line-up of “Conversations with Champions” guests on February 15. This fireside chat is free and open to the public at 7:30 p.m. in John L. Hill Chapel.


All GC Admissions Wants is for YOU to Help Spread the Christmas Cheer

December 14, 2011

Molly Shoulta

If the GC Admissions staff lip-synching “All I Want for Christmas is You” doesn’t put you in the holiday mood, apply for Grinch-hood immediately. We hope you will watch the video (shot by intern/tour guide Molly Shoulta, who just happens to be the SGA President!) and pass along the good tidings to friends – and, of course your BEST college prospects!


GC Making It Easier for Young Alumni to Become Members of the President’s Club

Are you in graduate school or still so new to your career that joining the President’s Club has been out of reach? Well, GC has come up with some new giving levels that especially help Young Alumni who have been out of college five years or less. And, don’t forget: There are tax advantages if you join by the end of December!


Experiential Learning from Adv/PR Team Competitions Live on in Careers of Bill Gillespie’s Students

December 13, 2011

As promised in the Summer-Fall edition of Insights magazine, here is the tribute to the late Communication & Media Studies professor William (Bill) L. Gillespie and the two unique partnerships – friendships really – that he had with two caring,… Continue reading


Tiger Pride! Football Coaches Cronin, Mullins Honored!

December 6, 2011

Although Carroll College of Montana broke our Tiger hearts December 3 by ending our undefeated season in the NAIA playoff semifinals 35-3, two of our football coaches reaped big honors. Head coach Bill Cronin was named American Football Coaches Association… Continue reading


Laugh Off the Holiday Tension with Maskrafters Christmas Comedy

Do you ever become unnerved by your hectic schedule around the holiday season – not to mention strained family dynamics and commercialism? Try a little laughter – and we mean little, 45 minutes worth – in the College’s Ruth Pearce… Continue reading


‘Save’ Feb. 16 for Shelbyville’s GC Alumni Event

More details will be forthcoming in the January e-newsletter, but a “Georgetown College Loves our Alumni” gathering is set for 6-8 p.m., Feb 16 at the Shelby County Extension Office, 1117 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville, KY (40065).  It’s a time to reminisce,… Continue reading


Equine Scholar Anna Meurer Goes West as Eastern Nationals Hippology Champ

December 5, 2011

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Georgetown College Equine Scholar Anna Meurer, the current National Hippology Champion by virtue of her win in November at the 4-H Eastern Nationals in Louisville, recently learned she will have the opportunity to become the first Kentuckian to pull off… Continue reading




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