Monthly Archives: May 2014

Dual Degree Nursing Arts Program prepares future health-care professionals

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Quality patient care hinges on having a well-educated nursing workforce. Research has shown that lower mortality rates, fewer medication errors, and positive outcomes are all linked to nurses prepared at the baccalaureate and graduate degree levels, according to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

Georgetown College and the University of Kentucky […]

By |May 28th, 2014|eNewsletter, Featured, News|Comments Off

Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass honors GC alumni, two others, in Business Hall of Fame

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Alumnus Dudley Webb and his late brother, Donald W. Webb Sr., also an alumnus, are among four new inductees into the Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass Business Hall of Fame.

The men are honored for achievement in their careers, service to the community, and their part as role models for youth.

“The purpose of […]

By |May 23rd, 2014|eNewsletter, Featured, News|Comments Off

Elementary, Middle School students explore “Robots in Motion” at summer Robot Camp

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Campers at Georgetown College’s 2014 Robot Camp will use brand-new Lego EV3 robots to explore how robots are changing our world in concert with the theme, “Going, Going, Gone – Robots in Motion.”

Now in its eleventh year, the camp curriculum will investigate transportation-related robotics applications, such as the Mars Rover, Google’s […]

By |May 22nd, 2014|Education, eNewsletter, Featured, News|Comments Off

Theatre professor, playwright, George McGee wins in original script competition

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Georgetown College theatre professor George McGee is one of six playwrights to have a script selected for production in this year’s Kentucky New Play Series (KNPS), sponsored by Kentucky Playwrights Workshop, Inc.

His one-act play is entitled “My Father Thinks He’s Irish.” McGee summarizes by saying a young man and his fiancé […]

By |May 20th, 2014|eNewsletter, Featured, News, Performing Arts|Comments Off

GC alumna changes course, aids students in Appalachia through Teach for America

By: Tori Thompson (’12)

Barbourville, Ky. – At the end of her senior year at GC, Victoria Engelhardt had a difficult choice to make; she could study journalism at either of the top two journalism schools in the US, or she could join the Teach for America corps and work in Appalachia.

Although the Communication and […]

By |May 19th, 2014|Education, eNewsletter, Featured, News|Comments Off