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Wilmore Camp Meeting to Explore 'Defining Moments'

WILMORE, Ky. — Asbury University will welcome the Wilmore Camp Meeting to campus on July 20-25 for a week of spiritual renewal and fellowship.

Now Showing: Asbury Alumni Talent at the Movies

Head to the movie theaters the rest of this month, and there’s a good chance you’ll find a film that has Asbury University written all over it. Asbury — a small, private school in Wilmore, Ky. — has a nationally acclaimed Communication Arts Department, and three films showing in the Bluegrass this month highlight just some of that Asburian talent.

Asbury Hosts Faith & Family Night in Lexington

A huge success in previous years, Asbury University is once again sponsoring Faith & Family Night — featuring Asbury fellowship, baseball fun, a fireworks show and a free concert by Grammy Award-nominated Christian group Sanctus Real — on July 26 at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington.

Meet the Expert: Dr. Burnam Reynolds '70

When Asbury University alumni return to campus for Reunion, one of the things they say goes something like, “When I came to class, I knew I wasn’t just another student to my professor. He knew me, he challenged me, and I’m better at what I do now because he knew what he was talking about.” In an ongoing Web series, Asbury will feature just a few of the faculty at Asbury who are making a difference in both their subject areas and their classrooms. 

Leading the Leaders: Ken Abraham '75

Students who attend Asbury University get a front-row view of the determination, talents and potential of their fellow classmates and the alumni who have paved the way for their achievements. In this web series, we'd like to share that view with you! This is part of an ongoing series about just a few of Asbury's world-impacting graduates.

Leading the Leaders: Rosalind Rinker '45

As a 15-year-old girl in North Dakota in 1921, Rosalind Rinker ’45 came to an understanding of her relationship with God that would shape not only her life, but the lives of evangelical Christians for the rest of the 20th century and beyond.

Asbury Named a 'College of Distinction'

WILMORE, Ky. — Asbury University (already ranked as one of the Top 5 colleges in the South by U.S. News and World Report and the only Kentucky school ranked in the Top 10) has now been named a College of Distinction — one of only five schools in Kentucky to be recognized as such — for its all-around excellence as a residential liberal arts school.

Judged on a combination of qualitative and quantitative information, schools are ranked according to four criteria: the engagement of their students, the quality of their faculty, community life and successful outcomes.

Asbury Athlete Wins First Place in Fairness

Asbury University’s cross-country season doesn’t officially begin for several more weeks, but junior David Smith has made the news not only for an outstanding physical performance, but also for demonstrating that character and integrity have no “off” season. The following article appeared in The Advocate Messenger in Danville, Ky., and tells a story that represents the best of Asbury athletics: fierce competition and unshakable values.

By Mike Marsee

PLEASANT HILL — One wrong turn wasn’t enough to ruin Joe Pawlish’s wedding anniversary.

Asbury Well Represented in Emmy Nominations

Asbury University alumni, faculty and students have garnered recognition from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences recently with 24 awards, nominations and honorable mentions.

Graduates have been nominated for 14 Emmy Awards for different projects at Kentucky television stations; Professor Doug Smart was nominated for two Emmys related to his work on Asbury’s sitcom, “Friends Like You”; and students either attending or associated with Asbury (through summer academic camps) received four Student Production Awards and four honorable mentions.

Equine Professor Named 'Community Partner'

WILMORE, Ky. — Longtime faculty member and Wilmore mayor Harold Rainwater '69 has been named “Community Partner of the Year” for 2013-2014 by the Kentucky Educational Collaborative for State Agency Children (KECSAC).

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