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Letter from the Dean
Dear Parents:
The beginning of the school year is an exciting time for you and your student. And for you first-year parents, it can be an especially emotional transition. I'll never forget the day I left for college, looking back and seeing my father in the driveway crying. More...

Casey McBride '14: Learning through leadership
During Casey McBride's first few weeks at Transylvania, she was extremely homesick. More...

New faces in student affairs
We're pleased to welcome four new student affairs staff members. They are available to help you with any questions or concerns you may have about your student. More...

Soup's on!
Your students may not be the best at planning their own meals, but not to worry—we're taking care of that for them. More...

Interested in serving on a parent committee?
As a parent, you're the expert on your student, and we want to tap into your knowledge by having you serve on a committee of the Transylvania Parents Council. More...

Suggestions for parents of commuters
While the majority of Transylvania students live in our residence halls, some live at home and commute to campus for classes. More...

Does your student need transportation home for the holidays?
Ride Home Express may be able to help. More...

Upcoming events
There's always something happening at Transylvania. Check out our upcoming events. Here are some highlights.

September 6-October 11, Lightwaves exhibition, noon-5 p.m. weekdays, Morlan Gallery

September 11, Smith Concert Series featuring The Rose Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Haggin Auditorium

September 15, convocation lecture by Lula Morton Drewes '67 and kickoff for Still Overcoming: Striving for Inclusiveness, a yearlong celebration of racial and ethnic diversity, 7 p.m., Haggin Auditorium

September 27-29, Family Weekend

October 4-5, Studio 300 digital art and music festival, Haggin Auditorium

October 8, Kenan lecture by Michele Norris, National Public Radio correspondent and best-selling author, 7:30 p.m., Haggin Auditorium

October 25, Pumpkin Mania pumpkin lighting, steps of Old Morrison

November 1, Transylvania vs. University of Kentucky basketball, time TBA, Rupp Arena
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