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Lindsey Wilson College Image File history File links Map_of_Kentucky_with_Farm_Background. ... Image File history File links Portal. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... Image File history File links Information_icon. ... This page was found flagged as having advertisement-like qualities. ... Image File history File links Diamond-caution. ...

Motto Every Student, Every Day
Established 1903
Type Private, 4 year
Endowment $20 million
Chancellor John B. Begley
President William T. Luckey Jr.
Faculty 123
Undergraduates 1,902
Location Columbia, Kentucky, USA
Colors Blue and White
Mascot Blue Raiders
Affiliations United Methodist Church, Mid-South Conference
Website http://www.lindsey.edu
Logo of Lindsey Wilson College

Lindsey Wilson College is a private four-year college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The 45 acre (182,000 m²) campus is located in Columbia, Kentucky. The college was founded in 1903 as a training school for Vanderbilt University, which at that time was also affiliated with one of the United Methodist Church's predecessors, the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. The school began offering a two-year liberal arts degree in 1923. In 1986 the school began offering four-year baccalaureate degree. The school currently offers associate degrees in 11 areas of study and bachelor degrees in 20 areas of study. The school also offers masters degrees in counseling and human development. The school sponsors athletic teams which compete in the Mid-South Conference of the NAIA. A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... A financial endowment is a transfer of money or property donated to an institution, with the stipulation that it be invested, and the principal remain intact. ... A Chancellor is the head of a university. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... A mascot, originally a fetish-like term for any person, animal, or thing supposed to bring luck, is now something—typically an animal or human character—used to represent a group with a common public identity, such as a school, professional sports team (the name often corresponds with the mascot... This article is about the current denomination in the United States. ... The Mid-South Conference (or MSC) is an athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA. Member institutions are located in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, typically common to a particular domain name or subdomain on the World Wide Web on the Internet. ... Image File history File links LindseyWilsonCollegeLogo. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... This article is about the current denomination in the United States. ... The Universitätscampus Wien, Austria ( details) Campus (plural: campuses) is derived from the (identical) Latin word for field or open space. English gets the words camp and campus from this origin. ... Columbia is a city located in Adair County, Kentucky. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Vanderbilt University is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university in Nashville, Tennessee. ... The Methodist Episcopal Church, South was the so-called Southern Methodist Church resulting from the split in the Methodist Episcopal Church which had been brewing over several years until it came out into the open at a conference held in Louisville, Kentucky in 1845. ... In the history of education, the seven liberal arts comprise two groups of studies, the trivium and the quadrivium. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Mid-South Conference (or MSC) is an athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA. Member institutions are located in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia. ... The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (better known as the NAIA) traces its roots to the National Association of Intercollegiate Basketball. ...

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History

Lindsey Wilson College was founded in January 1903 in affiliation with the southern division of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Named after the late stepson of Catherine Wilson, Lindsey Wilson began as a training school for future teachers, educating grades one through twelve in a grade school on campus. Instruction focused on "normal work" in order to train students in becoming educators. 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... The Methodist Episcopal Church, South was the so-called Southern Methodist Church resulting from the split in the Methodist Episcopal Church which had been brewing over several years until it came out into the open at a conference held in Louisville, Kentucky in 1845. ...


Between 1923 and 1934 the college underwent several changes, including a reorganization of curriculum, becoming a junior college. In the early 1950s Lindsey Wilson received accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; the training school remained on campus until 1979. 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... // Recovering from World War II and its aftermath, the economic miracle emerged in West Germany and Italy. ... The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) is a regional accreditor for over 13,000 public and private educational institutions ranging from preschool to college level in the Southern United States. ... For the song by The Smashing Pumpkins, see 1979 (song). ...


In 1986, Lindsey Wilson became a four-year liberal arts college. The bachelor's degree was the highest degree attainable at the college until the mid-1990s when Master's programs in Counseling and Human Development and Education Curriculum and Instruction were added to the curriculum. 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is 150 kilobytes or more in size. ...


Among the first buildings on campus were the current L.R. McDonald Administration Building (funded in part by Catherine Wilson) and Phillip's Hall (funded by Mrs. James Phillips and Mrs. Kizzie Russell). Many old photographs can be found at in the Katie Murrell Library on campus. The newest building is the just-opened Fugitte science building, which houses three floors of state-of-the art science and mathematics technology.


Campus

Among the first buildings on campus were the current L.R. McDonald Administration Building (funded in part by Catherine Wilson) and Phillips Hall (funded by Mrs. James Phillips and Mrs. Kizzie Russell).


The John B. Begley Chapel was designed by E. Fay Jones, a student of Frank Lloyd Wright. The two vertical cylindrical parts were inspired by rural farm storage silos. Gothic, Romanesque and Byzantine designs are found throughout the Begley Chapel. The chapel was named in honor of the college's chancellor John B. Begley. Begley served as the college's sixth president, from 1977 to 1997. E. Fay Jones, (born 31 January 1921, died 31 August 2004) was a noted American architect and designer. ... Frank Lloyd Wright (June 8, 1867—April 9, 1959) was one of the most prominent and influential architects during the first half of the 20th century. ... Concrete stave silo used for corn silage Storage silos are structures for storing bulk materials. ... Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States (1861-1865) The majority of this article is about heads of states. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Katie Murrell Library is a 24,000-square-foot facility in the Holloway Building. A renovated and enlarged building was dedicated in 2002. As of December, 2006, it had over 50,000 volumes; access to 100,000+ electronic books; over 17,500 journal and magazine subscriptions in hardcopy, microfilm and online formats; over 380,000 government documents and publications; and 44 Internet-accessible computers, Internet jacks, and a wireless network. For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


The Roberta D. Cranmer Dining Center is the dining hall for the students of Lindsey Wilson College, but is also open to the public. The dining center has many meeting and conference rooms available to accommodate community organizations. The dining center offers three meals a day Monday thru Friday and two meals offered for Saturday and Sunday. There is a variety of food that is served on eight different bars. They have a salad, fruit, the grill, main, pasta, breakfast, dessert, and a special bar that includes food from different cultures. The Block & Barrell campus grill is located in the Student Union Building (SUB), which is centrally located on campus. B&B offers a different variety of foods than in the Roberta D. Cranmer Dining Center.


In 1992, the school opened a satellite campus in Scottsville, Kentucky. 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... A satellite campus is the campus of a college or university that is physically detached from the main university or college area. ... Scottsville is a city located in Allen County, Kentucky. ...


Academics

According to the 2005-2006 Lindsey Wilson College Catalog, there are 21 Bachelor of Arts degree programs, with 16 minors to choose from. Lindsey Wilson offers 12 Associate of Arts degrees programs.


Tuition/Expenses

Tuition at Lindsey Wilson College for the 2006-2007 school year is $14,208 or $592 per credit hour. There is an activity fee of $140, technology and computer fee of $90, room fee of $2,271, and a board fee of $3,892 to make a total of $20,601. 98% of the students at Lindsey Wilson College receive financial aid. For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD (or CE) era. ...


There are four main types of financial aid that is offered at Lindsey Wilson College. They include grants, loans, work study, and scholarships.


Campus Ministries

Lindsey Wilson College's Campus Ministries are a very vital part of campus life. Every student, regardless of his major, is encouraged to get involved in campus ministries.


Some scheduled activities include: The Way: a contemporary worship service that offers a unique way to interact with the local community; The Truth: a brief chapel service; The Life: a contemporary, student-led worship service, and Discipleship: The Discipleship wing of campus ministries is a relatively new ministry, and currently targets incoming freshmen, helping them with the transition to college life. The ministry divides freshmen into co-ed groups of 10-15, called "Freshmen Family Groups", and meet once a week for fellowship. There is also a Missions Study conducted much like a Bible study, only various areas of the worldwide mission field are studied each week. In the past, this group has conducted a clothes drive benefiting the Mountain Methodist Mission, as well as collecting money for Samaritan's Purse (sending money for one goat and 96 ducks or chickens to an African country). There is Small Group Ministry that provides fellowship and Bible study for both co-ed and gender-specific groups. Awakening is a ministry team that travels to local churches, conducting the service, and is made up of creative arts, drama and worship teams. This team seeks to "wake up" the Body of Christ. Awakening also goes on a mission trip during Lindsey Wilson's annual Fall Break--and has traveled to places such as China and New Mexico. There are many other student-led groups and organizations, as well as opportunities for ministry. The leaders of the Christian Ministry at LWC are Rev. Troy Elmore, Chaplain, Beth McReynolds, Assistant Chaplain, and Rev. Terry Swan, Dean of the Chapel. Reference: Lindsey Wilson College. Campus ministries [brochure]. (n.d.)


Athletics

The college participates in several sports in the Mid-South Conference of the NAIA including basketball, softball, baseball, golf, tennis, soccer, track/field, and volleyball. The men's soccer team won the NAIA championship in 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2001 and 2005. The women's soccer team won the 2004 and 2006 NAIA championship titles. The Mid-South Conference (or MSC) is an athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA. Member institutions are located in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia. ... The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (better known as the NAIA) traces its roots to the National Association of Intercollegiate Basketball. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


International Students

Under the guidance of Mrs. Misuzu Suzy McAlpine, Director of International Student Programs since 1999, the enrollment for international students has grown from one student graduating in 1999 to 14 international students graduating in 2005. As of 2006, Lindsey Wilson College has 96 international students enrolled from 40 countries. The first year students are considered to be exchange students. The majority of these students come to play sports at Lindsey Wilson. Almost 80% of international students who stay for four years play sports throughout their enrollment. After graduation, international students have one year of work and legal training in the United States. As of 2006, there are 14 international students undergoing this training.


Credits: Misuzu Suzy McAlpine Director of International Student Programs


Degrees

Degrees offered include a Bachelor of Arts which takes at least four years, or an Associate of Arts degree which takes at least two years. According to the 2005-2006 Lindsey Wilson College Catalog, there are 21 degrees offered in the Major Programs under the Bachelor of Arts. Bachelor of Arts (B.A., BA or A.B.), from the Latin Artium Baccalaureus is an undergraduate bachelors degree awarded for either a course or a program in the liberal arts or the sciences, or both. ... An associates degree is a degree awarded by community colleges, junior colleges and some bachelors degree-granting colleges and universities in Canada and the United States upon completion of a course of study equivalent to the first two years in a four-year college or university. ...


Lindsey Wilson College Catalog. (2005). page 30.


External links

  • Lindsey Wilson College Home Page

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