Spalding University in downtown Louisville, Ky. is a liberal arts institution with a commitment to compassion and a deep connection to community.
Spalding University is one of the most historic institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Promoting and embracing diversity while understanding the competing responsibilities that students face, Spalding is truly home for every student. Not simply a place to obtain a degree, Spalding offers many amenities from comprehensive learning resources to intercollegiate athletics to community partnerships and more to help its students further develop as individuals and become successful citizens.
Mission: Spalding University is a diverse community of learners dedicated to meeting the needs of the times in the tradition of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth through quality undergraduate and graduate liberal and professional studies, grounded in spiritual values, with emphasis on service and the promotion of peace and justice.
As a diverse community of learners, Spalding University will honor African-American culture and history during February with events to celebrate Black History Month. More information to come.
Happy 2nd Birthday to Ollie the Eagle! On Friday, Ollie made his debut in the WDRB in the Morning Mascot Bowl alongside former quarterback, Chris Redman, who won Super Bowl ###V with the Baltimore Ravens. We will be celebrating Ollie’s birthday tomorrow at 11:00am in the ELC.
"It’s a dream come true. It’s a job I always wanted. ... I want to be around other people, and I want to make stuff with other people and help other people make stuff. When people come to me and say, 'I want to make this thing,' I say, 'Great, let's talk about it!' ... That's really exciting to me."
spalding.edu Faculty Focus Friday is a Q&A series that highlights individual faculty members in various academic programs around Spalding University. The featured faculty member for Jan. 31, 2020 is Shawn Hennessey, Assistant Professor of 3-D Art and Studio Technician for Spalding's Creative Arts (BFA in Studio....
Throwback to this week in 2018 when Ollie the Eagle made his debut. Tune in to WDRB in the Morning tomorrow from 5:00am-9:00am for Mascot Bowl XIII. Ollie will be playing wingback and cheering on his pals from the Louisville League of Mascots.
Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame 2020 inductee Sena Jeter Naslund, who co-founded and was the longtime director of Spalding University's School of Creative and Professional Writing flagship MFA in Creative Writing program, is on the cover of the new Kentucky Monthly Magazine literary issue, along with a profile story on the best-selling author. Grab a copy, and congrats again to Sena on becoming a Hall of Famer!
Enjoy the session break, Golden Eagles!
"Helping people to see all the ways people are struggling helps them to be better in the world. ... People are not good or bad, but some combination of the two, so the more students get that and understand human behavior, it makes them more thoughtful and compassionate as they go out to change the world."
spalding.edu Faculty Focus Friday is a Q&A series that highlights individual faculty members in various academic programs around Spalding University. The Jan. 24, 2020 featured faculty member is Dr. Amy Young, Associate Professor and Associate Director of Clinical Training in the School of Professional Psycholog...
The Spalding University PsyD program has been named one of the top 50 best programs in the entire country for students to consider in 2020.
psydprograms.org Our mission at PsyDPrograms.org is to foster a social community for clinical psychologists around the world in which to educate, inform and share. As part of
Today, we remember and honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
"I like the fact that at Spalding, we understand that we are still growing and constantly working to better ourselves for the sake of our students."
spalding.edu Faculty Focus Friday is a Q&A series that highlights individual faculty members in various academic programs around Spalding University. Today’s featured faculty member is Dr. Deonte Hollowell, Assistant Professor of History and African American Studies within the School of Liberal Studies.
On this date 31 years ago, Spalding President Tori Murden McClure completed a 50-day, 750-mile expedition to become the first woman and first American to ski to the geographic South Pole. Average temperatures were minus-25! Check out an interview with President McClure from last year looking back on that amazing, historic achievement.
spalding.edu Jan. 17, 2019 marked the 30th anniversary of Spalding University President Tori Murden McClure completing a 50-day, 750-mile skiing expedition in Antarctica that ended with her becoming one of the first two women and first Americans to reach the geographic South Pole overland.
We are excited to welcome Ryan Burke to Spalding University Athletics to lead the newest varsity athletic program at Spalding.
spaldingathletics.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. – After conducting a national search, Spalding University named Ryan Burke its first head men's lacrosse coach, announced Athletic Director Roger Burkman.
“That sense of striving, that sense of passion, that sense of wanting to make the world a better place is what (Muhammad Ali) stood for."
Thanks to all who attended the dedication of the new marker outside Columbia Gym, held the day before Ali's birthday! Check the comments section for links of media coverage from the event.
spalding.edu A new historical marker was unveiled on Thursday morning, Jan. 16, 2020, at Spalding University’s Columbia Gym that commemorates the building at 824 S. Fourth St. as the location where a young Muhammad Ali learned to box.
Check out this Courier Journal column on how the tigers at the Louisville Zoo were an inspiration for the acclaimed debut novel of Katy Yocom, Associate Director of Spalding University's School of Creative and Professional Writing.
courier-journal.com Award-winning Louisville author Katy Yocom thanks the Louisville Zoo, and three tiger cubs, for inspiring her latest literary success.
"I stand in front of my class and teach technical, ethical and leadership skills. Staying true to myself and my students, I strive to be a positive role model for practicing our profession the way it was designed to be practiced." - Sabrina Pletz, of Spalding's MSAT program and Spalding University Athletics
spalding.edu Faculty Focus Friday is a Q&A series that highlights individual faculty members in various academic programs around Spalding University. Today’s featured faculty member is Sabrina Pletz, Assistant Professor in Spalding's Master of Science in Athletic Training program as well as the assistant athle...
Check out this awesome story by WLKY News on Spalding University Athletics basketball player Marcus Montgomery, who followed up last year's 51-point game with a school- and conference-record 55-point performance last weekend. Marcus has grown up around Columbia Gym, and his hard work has paid off. Congrats again to him!
wlky.com Marcus Montgomery holds school, conference records for most points in single game
Congratulations to Sena Jeter Naslund, best-selling author and retired founding director of the MFA in Writing program that is now the flagship program of Spalding University's School of Creative and Professional Writing, on being selected for induction into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame! More info is in the link below from the Herald-Leader.
kentucky.com Sena Jeter Naslund, Sam Shepard, Cleanth Brooks, Lucy Furman and Hollis Summers are this year’s inductees into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame, which upholds Kentucky’s rich literary heritage.
Welcome back, Golden Eagles!
Congratulations to Spalding University Athletics guard, Marcus Montgomery, on breaking the school record with 55 points against Greenville University yesterday. His 55 points are also the most by any St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference player in a conference game.
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Hooray for National Bird Day!
Learn more about our Bachelor of Science in Nursing at an information session on January 8 at 6:00pm. Get information about our BSN program and meet with faculty. Register here: https://www.spalding.edu/nursing/
spalding.edu Earn your BSN, RN, MSN or DNP from Spalding University's School of Nursing. We offer an accelerated program and have flexible options for earning your degree. Our location in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, is in close proximity to the many of the city's top healthcare providers. Learn more.
"I really enjoy finding ways to reach students and get them to take an interest and ownership in the material. ...The topics we discuss in class open my students' eyes to ideas they have probably heard about but didn't know a lot about."
spalding.edu Faculty Focus Friday is a Q&A series that highlights individual faculty members in various academic programs around Spalding University. Today's featured faculty member is Dr. Chris Kolb, Associate Professor of Anthropology in the School of Liberal Studies.
Niche released their 2020 grades and rankings, and the Spalding University School of Nursing ranks #2 in the Best Colleges for Nursing in Kentucky.
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Happy New Year from Spalding University. We hope everyone has a great 2020!
Our most viewed blog post from 2019 is about one of our Spalding University World Changers, Miranda Wray, a graduate student in Spalding’s Auerbach School of Occupational Therapy who donated life-saving stem cells to a cancer patient.
spalding.edu Spalding Auerbach School of Occupational Therapy graduate student Miranda Wray is a Spalding world-changer who recently donated stem cells to a young woman with leukemia who was in need of a transplant.
Our 2nd most viewed blog post of the year is from August when Kosair Charities and Spalding University announced the creation of the Kosair Charities Leadership Development Institute, a yearlong training program for leaders of nonprofit organizations within the Kosair Charities network.
spalding.edu Kosair Charities and Spalding University announced Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, the creation of the Kosair Charities Leadership Development Institute, a yearlong training program for leaders of nonprofit organizations within the Kosair Charities network. The institute aims to improve and enhance already....
"The most rewarding part of my job is having a positive impact on students’ educational journey."
For this week's Faculty Focus Friday, we're reposting a Q&A from last year with Dr. Jana Cason of ASOT Spalding, who is a national leader in using telehealth for occupational therapy.
spalding.edu Faculty Focus Friday is a Q&A series that highlights individual faculty members in various academic programs around Spalding University. This week's featured faculty member is Dr. Jana Cason, Associate Professor in the Auerbach School of Occupational Therapy.
Our 3rd most viewed blog post of the year features a recent graduate from the School of Nursing, Valentina Nikic, who was inspired to help others after seeing loved ones diagnosed with cancer.
spalding.edu #SpaldingWorldChanger Valentina Nikic, a senior nursing student, is using lessons learned from difficult experiences to change the world for patients and their families, offering them the same kindness, support, and understanding that she appreciated.
“I want to inspire the next generation of artists to create work. The entire purpose of making art is to increase the amount of creativity in the world. I just want to do my part, my small part, in all of that by inspiring artists or any young people to create things they’re passionate about.” - Victor Edwards, creative arts major
Season’s greetings and warmest wishes to the Spalding University community.
Our 4th most viewed blog of the year comes from February when Spalding University announced the creation of the School of Creative and Professional Writing, the first and only school of writing in Kentucky.
spalding.edu Nineteen years after launching the state’s first Master of Fine Arts in Writing program, Spalding University is announcing another first: the creation of a new School of Creative and Professional Writing, the first and only school of writing in Kentucky. A new Master of Arts in Writing program is ...
"I like being at a school that values compassion and social justice and recognizes that learning about both of those goals requires broad-based knowledge about history, society and human creativity."
spalding.edu aculty Focus Friday is a Q&A series that highlights individual faculty members in various academic programs around Spalding University. Today’s featured faculty member is Dr. Dorina Miller Parmenter, Associate Professor of Religious Studies in the School of Liberal Studies.
Beginning immediately with applications for the fall 2020 first-year class, students with at least a 3.00 cumulative high school grade-point average may choose not to submit an ACT or SAT score when they apply to Spalding.
The university believes the test-optional policy expands student access to higher education and is consistent with its social-justice mission.
spalding.edu Spalding University announces that it has changed its undergraduate admissions policy by making it optional instead of required for students to include ACT and SAT test scores when they apply.
As we enter the final days of the year, we would like to take a look back at our 5 most popular blog posts from 2019. President McClure ended her commencement address with a top 10 list of maxims and words of wisdom. That list is our 5th most viewed blog of the year.
spalding.edu Always a highlight of Spalding's Commencement, President Tori Murden McClure closes her speech and the ceremony every year by announcing her list of "Ten Things I Think I know" - maxims and pieces of advice for the new graduates as they head out into the world. Here is President McClure's top 10 lis...
Congratulations to Kathleen Driskell of Spalding University's School of Creative and Professional Writing and thank you for your leadership and advocacy of writing education!
spalding.edu Kathleen Driskell, Chair of the Spalding University School of Creative and Professional Writing and an award-winning poet, was recently elected as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP), the nation’s foremost advocacy and professional organizat...
"I'd like to become a teacher for the deaf. Not all people who are deaf have access to good education, and I want to bring deaf education to be equivalent to hearing education. My barrier is being deaf, and I want to break down that barrier." - Jordan Murphy, education major
Spalding staff and faculty are playing key roles in Louisville's Synergy Project, and Spalding will host a public action session 6-7:30 tonight at the College Street Ballroom, 812 S. 2nd St. Come share directly with officers your thoughts on law enforcement in the city.
"A big piece of this is learning from one another, learning about each other’s experiences so that we can actually be a connected community."
spalding.edu Spalding staff members Chandra Irvin and Janelle Rae and faculty member Steven Kniffley are part of the project management team of the Synergy Project, which will host a public action session on Dec. 17 at the College Street Ballroom.
Thanks to WLKY News for this sweet story highlighting the collaboration of faculty from ASOT Spalding and the Creative Arts department, using technology from Spalding’s new maker space to help a 2-year-old girl.
wlky.com A collaboration between several Spalding University departments is making it a little easier for a young girl with a limb difference to play with her favorite toys.
Spalding University is a place where you will realize your full potential and your aspirations. You can earn your degree while making the world better. We put compassion in action every day with our mission-driven focus. We volunteer, teach, advocate, organize and give. Simply put, Spalding students make a difference. When you graduate from Spalding University, you will walk away with more than just a degree. You’ll leave with a unique outlook on the world and a network of supporters behind you.
For more information or to schedule a campus tour, visit: www.spalding.edu/visit
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