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									Sullivan University goes Hollywood!
  New Culinary Arts Program attracts national audience!
            Sullivan University recently had the chance to help make a special dream come true.
 Lexington couple Alecia Whitaker and Jerrod Pace had made their television debut on the Ellen DeGeneres
     show last February, when Jerrod proposed. Ellen then treated the happy couple to a picture-perfect
wedding at Spindletop Hall, complete with designer dress, plenty of TV camera coverage and first-class food.

   Sullivan University was invited to        House before joining Sullivan’s
participate in the preparations and          culinary instructor team, helped
provided the wedding cake and ice            create and assemble the sculpture
sculpture. Chef G. Allen Akmon,              for the reception. Students Rick
the program director for Lexington's         Abel, Allison Davis, Rachel Henrizi,
new Culinary Arts program which              Ida Marcum, Amber Marshall, Brian
began in September of 2005,                  Smith and Jason Williams were on                                                                              Left, Chef Instructor
designed the ice sculpture for the           hand at the wedding to help, and                                                                         Derek Spendlove, CEPC,
                                                                                                                                                           CCE, AAC, and Chef
reception. Chef Akmon, CEC, CHE,             picked up some new tips as well.                                                                          Instructor David Dodd,
honed his ice-carving skills in                 “This was a great experience,”                                                                                  MBE, CEC, CCE,
                                                                                                                                      orted to
                                                                                                                           was transp ity bus,          designed the wedding
restaurants, hotels and clubs                said Jason Williams, “I really learned                            ding party
                                                                                                       The wed in a Sullivan Unive   rs                     cake. Created sage
                                                                                                                                          r
from Colorado and Las Vegas to               the importance of                                         Spindletop minately featured fo rs                   green to match the
                                                                                                                pro
                                                                                                                          millions of visito             bridesmaids' dresses,
Switzerland and Australia.                   professionalism                                                                          n the
                                                                                                                          to see whe d on                      the tall cake was
     Great learning experience               in the culinary field.”                                                      w edding aire eneres        crowned with roses and
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   Chef Instructor Steve Atkins, CEC,         continued on page 3                                                         the Ellen D ad                surrounded by cutouts
                                                                                                                                      b
                                                                                                                         Show. Not licity!               of flames - part of the
a Sullivan graduate who served as                                                                                        national pub                 Sullivan University logo.
chef at the Richmond Country
Club and Winchester Opera




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                                                                                                and Amber Mar m,
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                                                                                                             fin
                                            Blocks of ice, sculpted and transformed          touches on the ishing
                                                                                                               unique      Left to right, Jennifer Schicker, Rach
                                            into an open grand piano, sparkled in the                  ice sculpture.                                             el Henrizi,
                                                                                                                           Amber Marshall, Brian Smith, and
                                            sunlight, filled with fresh flowers and                                                                            Allison Davis
                                                                                                                                   were some of the student participa
                                            surrounded by shrimp cocktail.                                                                                              nts.




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                                                                                                                                     goes to press, Sullivan’s Admission
                                                                                                                                     Department is arranging visits to
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Wow! Sullivan students were all                                                                                                      with the high school class of 2007,
                                                                                                                                     and with local area adults con-

winners in Ale-8 culinary contest                                                                                                    sidering a new career. Students
                                                                                                                                     starting to class this fall, or in early
                                                                                                                                     winter for admission to Sullivan's
   Sullivan University's culinary             Executive Vice President,                                                              2007 freshman classes, will receive
students recently competed for the            Fielding Rogers of the Ale-                                                            a guaranteed "Tuition Lock-In.”
best recipes made with Ale-8-One.             8-One Co. All the judges                                                               Simply stated, when you enroll at
The contest was sponsored by                  were impressed with the skill                                                          Sullivan, you are guaranteed your
Ale-8-One                                     level of Sullivan University’s                                                         tuition will not increase while
Bottling Co. in                                                   culinary students.                                                 earning your associate and
                    “Everything we put in our
Winchester,                                                          Bret Jackson                                                    bachelor’s degrees. Students
                    mouths was phenomenal,”                       was chosen as the
Kentucky, to                                                                                                                         beginning class in any of the four
                                 EXECUTIVE CHEF GIL LOGAN
celebrate its                                                     overall Grand Prize                Overall Grand Prize Winner      2007 start dates (January 2, March
                                  Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY                                                 Brett Jackson
80th anniversary.                                                 winner for his dish,                                               26, June 25 and September 24),
Students created scrumptious                  Asian Pork Chops with Ale-8-One                                                        and with continuous attendance,
recipes to compete in two                     Sauce. Jackson said his inspiration                                                    taking at least one class on campus
categories: entrée/side dish and              for the Asian theme was the ginger         LOOK WHAT’S INSIDE!                         or online each quarter, will never
dessert/beverage.                             flavoring in the popular drink.                          PAGE 2                        see their tuition increase. Sullivan
       Judges were impressed                     Jennifer Wilson won the Best                   Careers in Caring                    is the only public or private
   The event was judged by Chef               Entrée category with Ale-8-One                  Graduate School News                   university in Kentucky to offer
Jeremy Ashby of Azur Restaurant,              Hot Wings.                                               PAGE 3                        this Tuition Lock-In guarantee.
Executive Chef Gil Logan of                       Jacob Krebs took First Place in           Paralegal Program Updates                          Really good advice
Churchill Downs, Food Critic                  the dessert category with his                                                              Director of Admissions, Sue
Sharon Thompson of the Lexington-             winning entry, Lemon-Lime Ale-8-                       PAGES 4-5                       Michael, told the Herald, "I highly
                                                                                          Graduate Employment Success
Herald-Leader, and Owner &                    One Sorbet.                                                                            encourage any senior or adult who
                                                  All competition finalists received                   PAGE 6                        is consider enrolling in 2007, to
                                              Ale-8-One picnic coolers filled with           Perdon Club Participates                contact the Admissions Office
                                              Ale-8-One drinks and merchandise.                  in Relay for Life                   now and schedule a time to visit
                                                In addition, Grand Prize Winner                  Computer Camp                       our campus. Sullivan’s high-need,
                                                   Bret Jackson received a $250                                                      high-paying career programs offer
                                                    cash prize. His winning recipe                     PAGE 7                        so much to those who want to
                                                                                                  Travel & Tourism                   quickly prepare for a new career.”
                                                    was printed in Prep Magazine,
                                                                                                  Dog Days Events
                                                   the Lexington-Herald-Leader and                                                        For information on our Tuition
                                               posted on the Ale-8-One website.                        PAGE 8                        Lock-in Guarantee and numerous
                                              Congratulations!                                      Career Fair                      career and degree programs at
                                                                                              Graduation Highlights                  Sullivan, contact the Admissions
                                                                                              Fresh Faces at Sullivan                Office today at 800-467-6281 or
                               Best Entreé Jennifer Wilson
                                                                                                                                     locally at 276-4357.
2 votes are in! King and Caudill named Faculty of the Year
The
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    Each year, Sullivan University           like it was a bother to her, no              nomination read . . . “She knows
recognizes a full-time and an                matter what the problem.”                    English like the back of her hand,
adjunct faculty member at the                    Professor Laura Caudill, adjunct         and teaches it in a manner that
Lexington campus for their                    faculty winner, has been an                    even I could understand
commitment to the students,                     English instructor and tutor                    (because English is a subject
institution, field of expertise                  since January 2006 and                           I have never liked). She
and the community. The                              plays a key role in the                         made English 101 and
individuals selected for                             success of Sullivan’s                            102 fun!” While another
this honor exhibit the                                Tutoring and Writing                            nominee praised Ms.                                       l life
                                                                                                                                                       -on, rea h
highest standards for                                 Center. Ms. Caudill                            Caudill for her dedication                 e hands
                                                                                                                                      “I like th of working wit
teaching and respect                                  earned her bachelor’s LAURA CAUDILL                                                       ce
                                   JULIE KING                                                        to students because,             experien their families.” NE
for their field. This year's                         and master’s degrees                           “She goes beyond just              kids and         GINNY S
                                                                                                                                                               LOA

Faculty of the Year winners are              from Morehead State University in            teaching facts about English.
Professor Julie King and Professor           English and French. Ms. Caudill has
Laura Caudill,                               quickly established a reputation at
                                                                                          She is an outstanding instructor!”
                                                                                             Congratulations to Ms. King              Careers in caring
    Professor Julie King, the full-time      Sullivan University of being a con-          and Ms. Caudill - keep up the                  Do you enjoy working with children?
faculty winner, has been a member            cerned and compassionate instruc-            good work!                                  Are you interested in a degree program
of Sullivan’s Computer Science               tor that is truly appreciated. One                                                       offering the opportunity to gain on-the-
department for seven years.                                                                                                           job experience while pursuing your
Currently, she is pursuing her doc-                                                                                                   classroom studies? If so, the Early
toral degree in Computer Science                                                      Left to right, Sullivan Culinary students
                                                                                      Krista Helton, Johnny Streetman, and            Childhood Education program at
from Nova Southeastern University.                                                    Reva Schottenstein inspect a sage plant.        Sullivan University may be for you. At
Students that nominated Ms. King                                                                                                      Sullivan, students benefit from an active
for the Faculty of the Year honor                                                                                                     style of learning where they have the
all mentioned that she is very                                                       Really fresh project                             opportunity to practice the skills they
dedicated and willing to help.                                                           This summer, culinary students               are learning in class, and are evaluated
One student commented, “Mrs.                                                          received a taste of Sullivan University's       on their ability to apply this information
King is always willing to help with                                                   emphasis on hands-on learning when              in a practical setting. Each quarter Early
anything. She has helped me and                                                       they spent a day building and planting          Childhood Education students are
other students with classes that she                                                  a herb garden at the Lexington                  enrolled in an externship class requiring
isn't even teaching this quarter.                                                     campus. The rich cornucopia of herbs            them to spend 60 hours in either a
She always bends over backwards                sowed included basil, lemongrass, oregano, sage, parsley, and cilantro, as             child development center or a family
to help anyone that needs it.”                 well as an assortment of cooking chilies. The fresh herbs and seasonings               home. Ginny Sloane, a third quarter
Another nominee mentioned,                     will be used in the culinary class's creations. Chef Akmon also noted that,            student currently working in a family
“She is very dedicated. She took               “The herb garden is a great learning tool. Students learn to recognize dif-            home, said “I have enjoyed getting to
time out to also help me with other            ferent herbs for cooking and to accurately order herbs from food vendors.”             know the children and their families in
classes. Not once did she ever act                                                                                                    a personal way.”
                                                                                                                                         At Sullivan University, you can earn a
                                                                                                                                      Professional Nanny diploma in as little
                                                                                       Good News!                                     as twelve months. If you are interested
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Sullivan's Dispute Resolution                                                             Interested in pursuing Cisco
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                                                                                                                                      earn an Associate degree in Early
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program makes a difference                                                             class (CSC205) is being reworked in
                                                                                                                                      Childhood Education.
                                                                                                                                         Many classes are also available
                                                                                       a new direction to give students a             online. For more information about
    Sullivan’s Master of Science                Deidre is a true Sullivan
                                                                                       solid foundation for Cisco Certifi-            Sullivan’s Professional Nanny or Early
in Dispute Resolution (MSDR)                University success story. She
                                                                                       cation classes. Students enjoy the             Childhood Education degree program,
student Deidre Garrett knows the            earned both an Associate Degree
                                                                                       new textbook for the course, Mike              please call the Admissions office at
value of dispute resolution skills in       in Marketing & Sales and a                 Meyer's Network+ Guide to                      (859) 276-4357 or (800) 467-6281.
the workplace. As the Equal                 Bachelor’s Degree in Business              Managing and Troubleshooting
Employment-Diversity Manager                Administration in Marketing, as            Network, which emphasizes the
                                            well as an Executive Master in                                                             S U L L I VA N U N I V E R S I T Y
with collateral responsibilities as                                                    seven layers of the OSI Reference
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Coordinator, Reasonable
                                            Business Administration Degree
                                            (EMBA) all from Sullivan! As a 17-
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                                                                                       mental outlook needed to tackle                          ISSUE TWO • VOLUME 2006
Accommodation Liaison, and                  year employee of the federal               the ccertification tests.                                        PUBLISHED BY
Minority Veterans Program                   government, she has this to say                                                                 Sullivan University
Coordinator with the                                about her experience with                                                                        LEXINGTON CAMPUS
                                                     dispute resolution, “When I                                                          2355 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, KY 40504
Veterans Affairs Medical
Center in Lexington,                                 began this path in my career,                                                      859-276-4357 • 800-467-6281
                                                                                                                                             www.sullivan.edu
she's seen the transfor-                             I quickly realized that I had
mation that's been                                   become the voice for the
                                                                                                                                  Left to right, Adam Bishop, Justin Martin,
wrought at the VA Center                             ‘invisible’ human capital,                                                   Megan Wagoner, and Kerri Peterson in the
since mediation skills                               i.e., women, minorities,                                                     Mocktail Tiki Bar.
were introduced.                                     the disabled… the under-                                                                               Carrie Marston, Justin
      Created valuable                               represented in our medical                                                                             Martin, and Dwight
                                                                                                                                                            Hanke enjoy cool
      historic program                               center and the conscience                                                                              drinks, complete with
                                 DEIDRE GARRETT
    Garrett created the                              of management. It was the                                                                               umbrella, of course!
first ADR-Mediation Program in              perfect opportunity to put my
the medical center's 75-year history        education into practice and to
and trained its 1400 employees in           decrease if not eliminate a major
dispute resolution and communica-           cause of discontent on both sides
                                                                                       Sullivan students enjoyed
tion skills. In the two years since         of the spectrum - the lack of              Backyard Games Week!
the program's inception, the center         respect, trust, and value for the             Backyard Games Week was a great
has seen an 85% drop in formal              contributions we all make, regard-         opportunity to enjoy the beautiful
EEO complaints of discrimination.           less of our position in life.”             campus. This year, with the help of the
    She has also developed basic                If you would like to see an            Travel, Tourism & Events Management
mediation skills training for the           increase in communication and              class, Sullivan students added a
Mid-South Healthcare Network                harmony in your workplace,                 Hawaiian twist to the day. Drinks
in Kentucky, Tennessee, and West            contact Sullivan University's              flowed from the Mocktail Tiki Bar, and
Virginia to develop a pool of               Admissions office for more                 everyone enjoyed the tropical island
mediators to serve all the medical          information about the MSDR                 feel with grass skirts, leis, Jimmy Buffet     Left to right, Rachel Henrizi, Reva Schotten-
                                                                                                                                      stein, Krista Helton, Bill Skrivan and Brandon
centers in the system.                      degree program.                            tunes and plenty of fun games.                 Herrod, standing, enjoy a lively Twister game.
                        THE INSTITUTE for LEGAL STUDIES                                                                                          ISSUE 2•VOLUME 2006
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Sullivan students enjoyed a ‘court-side’ view!
   Paralegal students traveled to
Cincinnati to hear oral arguments at
the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
The federal court has jurisdiction
over federal appeals from Michigan,
Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee.
The Court of Appeals is one step
below the United States Supreme                                                                                                  (Left to Right) Attorneys Marilyn Daniel
                                                                                                                                 and Cori Hash with Sullivan paralegal
Court in the judicial system. Several                                                                                            graduate John Gilger.
cases argued before the three-judge
panel were appeals from Kentucky                                                                                                 Paralegal students serve
courts. Robert Long, Sullivan adjunct
professor and Assistant Attorney                                                                                                 immigrant community
General, represented the appellant                                                                                                    Sullivan University paralegal
                                         Left to right, seated: Amy Levy, Instructor and Legal Studies Department Chair, Helen   students have an opportunity to
in the case of Gentry v. Deuth           Bongard and David Rankin. Second row: Nancy Marcum, Samantha Howard, Carolyn
which involved a writ of habeas          Long, Ashley Peak, Samantha Hitchner, Hayley Collins, Josie Taylor and Louise Hall.     work in the area of immigration
corpus to vacate a judgment of a         Back row: Richard Davis, Instructor Mike Wilson, Kendra Ott, Emily Huffman, Jane        law at the Maxwell Street Legal
                                         Duncan and Jeff Weigott, future paralegal student.
criminal conviction.                                                                                                             Clinic. Marilyn Daniel, with several
                                                                                                                                 Lexington attorneys, recognized
                                                                                       Wow!                                      there were low income clients not
                                                                                                                                 served by other agencies, because
The legal system-Washington style                                                      Paralegal                                 of federal regulations and lack of
                                                                                       student                                   funding. After six months of plan-
                                                                                                                                 ning, Maxwell Street Legal Clinic
                                                        Paralegal students, left to
                                                        right, back row: Nathaniel     receives a                                opened in October, 1999. Since
                                                        Bebe, Lori Poole, Louise
                                                        Hall, Samantha Howard,         $5,000 scholarship                        then, the clinic has worked with
                                                                                                                                 immigrant and refugee clients from
                                                        Rosemary Bebe, and
                                                        Amy Levy. Front row:              Chasity Patterson recently             more than 60 countries. Marilyn, a
                                                        Tracey Miller, and             received a $5,000 Bachelor of             graduate of the University of
                                                        Samantha Hitchner              Science degree scholarship                Kentucky College of Law, and Cori
                                                        enjoyed their tour of
                                                        the prestigious Hogan
                                                                                       given by Sullivan University.             Hash, a University of Texas Law
                                                        & Hartson law firm.            Chasity was chosen from a                 School graduate, are assisted by
                                                                                       number of worthy applicants by            many volunteers. Former Sullivan
                                                                                       the Legal Studies Advisory                students Efrain Cortes and John
                                         & Hartson, a law firm headquar-               Board. Chasity received her               Gilger completed their paralegal
   Sullivan's Paralegal students have
                                         tered in Washington, D.C. with
                                                                                       Associate of Science degree in            internship at the Maxwell Street
many opportunities to experience
                                         over 1,000 attorneys working in 23
                                                                                       Paralegal Studies from Sullivan           Legal Clinic. Daniel said she and
the legal system first-hand. Recently,
                                                                                       University in 2001, and will              Hash were impressed with the
eight paralegal students and             offices around the world. The firm,
                                                                                       graduate with a bachelor’s                students' research abilities. John
Professor Helen Bongard took an          which previously included Chief
                                                                                       degree in December, 2006 .                continues to volunteer at the clinic
extensive tour of our nation's capital   Justice John Roberts as a member,
                                                                                       Chastity hopes to attend law              on Sunday afternoons conducting
while learning more about how the        focuses on complex business
                                                                                       school in the fall of 2007.               initial interviews with new clients.
legal system and law firms operate.      litigation, intellectual property,
   Congressman Ben Chandler's            and environmental law. Paralegals
office provided the group with a         are assigned to a specific practice
private tour of the U.S. Capitol.
Students also had an opportunity
                                         section, but may apply to work in
                                         the law firm's extensive pro bono
                                                                                      Sullivan paralegal
to visit other sites such the United     division. Professor Helen Bongard            earns law degree
States Supreme Court, White House,       said of the experience, “The para-
                                                                                          Sullivan University's      “[Sullivan U
Smithsonian Museum, Lincoln              legals warmly welcomed us to the                                                         nivers
                                                                                      paralegal program does a a great launch ity is]
Memorial, Washington Monument,           firm. Our students were really                                                               pad fo
                                                                                      wonderful job of preparing anyone considering r
Vietnam Wall and the newly con-          impressed with the paralegals'
                                                                                      students to enter the legal becoming an attorney.”
structed World War II Memorial.          scope of responsibility and with the                                            ALECIA ABSH
                                                                                      field. Graduate Alecia                         ER ‘01
Students also met with the paralegals    law firm's offices which included a
                                                                                      Absher experienced the benefits
and the paralegal manager at Hogan       24 hour word processing center.”
                                                                                      first hand.
                                                                                          Alecia graduated from Sullivan           more of a refresher course for
                                                                                      in March of 2001 with a Post                 me.” Alecia is now studying for
continued from page 1                                                                 Baccalaureate Degree in Paralegal            the Kentucky Bar Exam and
                                                                                      Studies. After graduation, she               intends returning to her hometown
Sullivan University goes Hollywood!                                                   worked as a real estate paralegal            of Greensburg, Kentucky and
                                                                                      before she decided to continue her           establishing a general law practice
    Television                                                                        education at Chase College of Law            when she passes the exam.
crews filmed
 every detail
                                                                                      at Northern Kentucky University.                 If you would like to experience
 of the lavish                                                                        Alecia was impressed with her                success in the legal profession,
     wedding,                                                                         Sullivan education, “Law school is
 shown later                                                                                                                       Sullivan University's Paralegal
 on the Ellen                                                                         centered on legal theory. My experi-         Program can prepare you for an
  DeGeneres                                                                           ence at Sullivan helped me learn to          exciting new career in the legal
Show. Right,
Sullivan Chef                                                                         apply the facts to legal theory. It          field. New classes begin every
    Instructor                                                                        was also an advantage in my legal            January, March, June and
 David Dodd                                                                           writing and research classes. While
      carefully                                                                                                                    September. Contact the
     works on                                                                         most of my fellow students were              Admissions Department to
  part of the                                                                         struggling in those classes, it was
       elegant
                                                                                                                                   receive more information.
     wedding
         cake.


                                                                                      years as the Special Commitment            the Kentucky Chefs Association
   Student Rachel Henrizi was very               The royal treatment                  Chef to the Royal Household in             in 2000.
impressed by the need to bring              Chefs David Dodd MBE, CEC,                Great Britain from 1968-75.                   Before the guests arrived, chefs
high energy to the work, while           CCE, and Derek Spendlove CEPC,                  Chef Spendlove, the Chairman            and students put the finishing
remaining calm in the face of pres-      CCE, AAC, of Sullivan University's           of the Baking & Pastry Arts Program        touches on their creations. A
sure. “I was amazed at how calm          National Center for Hospitality              and Team Manager for the Student           national audience had the chance
and collected those working behind       Studies in Louisville, created the           Culinary Competition Team, com-            to see their handiwork the following
the scenes were when they had to         cake for the Pace wedding.                   petes in culinary events around the        Tuesday, as viewers tuned in to The
plate food for 500 people in ten            Chef Dodd brought his pastry              world, writes about his craft, and         Ellen DeGeneres Show to see one
minutes,” she stated.                    expertise, gained in part from his           was named Chef of the Year by              couple’s dream become a reality.
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                                                                         Service is Fee-Free for Life


                      uccess
                                                                        ★ The star indicates alumni employment updates and/or


                     S               Tracy Young
                                                                         using the lifetime, fee-free employment assistance from
                                                                         Sullivan’s Graduate Employment Services Department


                                                                                                     Kathleen Fraine
                                     Western Hill HS, KY                                             Franklin County HS, KY
                                     Personnel Program Analyst II                                    Administrative Assistant
                                     KY Personnel Cabinet                                            Facility Commissioning Group
                                     Frankfort, KY                                                   Nicholasville, KY


                                                                                                     Felisha Workman
                                                                                                     Santa Maria HS, CA
Shirrod Le'Det                                                      Whitni Garten                    Scheduling & Registration
SHAPE International American                                        GED                              The Pain Treatment Center
  HS, Belgium                                                       Travel Agent                     Lexington, KY
Technical Engineer                                                  The Travel Authority
Federal Express.                                                    Frankfort, KY
Philadelphia, PA

                                                                    Chad Heilig
                                     Amy Beasley                    Woodbridge Academy, KY
                                     Anderson County HS, KY         Web Developer
                                     Accountant                     Kentucky State Government
                                     General Cable Corporation      Frankfort, KY
                                     Lexington, KY

                                                                    Chirag Sheth ★
                                                                    Scott County HS, KY
                                                                    Accounting Clerk                 Luv Anderson
                                                                    National Workwear                Bryan Station Senior HS, KY
Jill White ★                                                        Lexington, KY                    Sales/Marketing Coordinator
Gallia Academy HS, OH                                                                                Country Inn & Suites
Executive Administrative Assistant                                                                   Lexington, KY
Lexington Cardiology Consultants
Lexington, KY                                                                                        Sarah Stepp
                                                                                                     Lincoln County HS, KY
                                                                                                     Certified Nursing Assistant
Crystal Thurman                      Chad Bischof                                                    Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation
Western Hills HS, KY                 Pleasure Ridge Park HS, KY                                         Center
Office Manager                       Customer Support Specialist                                     Lexington, KY
Capital Surgical Clinic              Kimbell Midwest
Frankfort, KY                        Lexington, KY                  Sara Ayers
                                                                    Thomas Jefferson HS, TX
                                                                    Project Services Consultant
                                     April Feltner ★                ACS Government Systems
                                     Jessamine County HS, KY        Lexington, KY
                                     Program Secretary
                                     Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation
                                        Center                      Mason Flinchum
                                     Lexington, KY                  Noblesville HS, IN
                                                                    Plant Manager
                                                                    Vulcan Materials
                                                                    Georgetown, KY
                                                                                                     Tracey Combs
Sarah Cooper★
                                                                                                     Montgomery County HS, KY
Harrodsburg HS, KY
                                                                    Matthew Whitlock                 Office Manager
Financial Planning
                                                                    Dunbar HS, KY                    Sleep Disorders Center
National College of Business
                                                                    Network Administrator            Lexington, KY
Danville, KY
                                                                    Dink's Café
                                                                    Lexington, KY



                                     Phillip Donald
                                     Bryan Station HS, KY
                                     Management Trainee
                                     Speedway SuperAmerica LLC
                                     Lexington, KY



Andy Adams                           Christa Bailey                 TJ Ates                          Camille Cooper
Pike County Central HS, KY           Mercer County HS, KY           Lexington Catholic HS, KY        Lexington Christian Academy, KY
Computer Support Technician          Management Trainee             Management Training Program      CMR
Spencerian College                   Wal-Mart                       Pizza Hut                        Lexmark International Inc.
Lexington, KY                        Harrodsburg, KY                Lexington, KY                    Lexington, KY



                    This is only a partial listing of recent
             Sullivan University graduate employment success!
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         Great careers begin at Sullivan University!
                                     LeTaurus Jefferson                                                               Reynold Hall
                                     Franklin County HS, KY                                                           Prestonburg HS, KY
                                     IT Consultant                                                                    System Administrator
                                     The Solarity Group                                                               OHI Automotive of America
                                     Lexington, KY                                                                    Lexington, KY




Michael Smith                                                                    Sandy Prater
Rockcastle County HS, KY                                                         Bourbon County HS, KY
Accountant                                                                       Customer Service Representative
KY Department of Justice                                                         Hoffman
Manchester, KY                                                                   Mt. Sterling, KY


Lisa Proctor★                                                                    Kristie Hopkins                      Kim Jones
Roswell HS, GA                                                                   Woodford County HS, KY               Henry Senior HS, KY
                                     Jason Estes
Graduate Employment Services                                                     Certified Medical Assistant          Manager in Training
                                     Eastern High School, KY
   Office Coordinator                                                            Beaumont Medical Center              Stock Building Supply
                                     Computer Support Specialist
Sullivan University                                                              Lexington, KY                        Lexington, KY
                                     University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY                        Lexington, KY
                                                                                                                      Kimberly Million
                                                                                                                      Boyle County HS, KY
                                     David Williams                                                                   Front End Medical Assistant
                                     Clinton County HS, KY                                                            Nephrology Associates
                                     Director of Program Development                                                  Lexington, KY
                                     LifeNet Air Medical Services
                                     Lexington, KY




                                                                                 Cindy Webster★
Jessica Abbott                                                                   Eminence Independent HS, KY
Western Hill HS, KY                                                              Front Desk Supervisor
Administrative Assistant II                                                      Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
KY Department of Education                                                       Corbin, KY
Frankfort, KY
                                                                                                                      Penny Johnson
                                                                                                                      Anderson County HS, KY
Christina Settles Cheak ★            Holly Jennings                                                                   Legal Assistant
Mercer County HS, KY                 Woodford County HS, KY                                                           Stuart & Hardin, PLC
Administrative Assistant             Travel Receptionist                                                              Lexington, KY
O'Nan Glass & Window                 Travel Resources International
Lexington, KY                        Lexington, KY




                                                                                 Samantha Osborn
                                                                                 East Jessamine HS, KY
                                                                                 Associate Manager
                                                                                 Speedway SuperAmerica, LLC
                                                                                 Lexington, KY

                                                                                                                      David Carty
                                                                                 Robert Jones, III                    Fort Dale South Butter Academy, AL
                                     Joseph Todd Bruno                           Fennimore HS, WI
Lisa Booth                           Scott County HS, KY                                                              Micro-Computer Specialist
                                                                                 Management Trainee                   Fayette Co. Public School Systems
Eldorado HS, NV                      Production Manager                          Speedway SuperAmerica, LLC           Lexington, KY
Certified Medical Assistant          Johnson Controls                            Lexington, KY
Kentucky Ear, Nose and Throat        Georgetown, KY
Lexington, KY
                                                                                 Carla Bradford ★
                                     Jessica Conn
                                                                                 Stone HS, MS
                                     Allen Central HS, KY
                                                                                 Sales & Marketing
                                     Accountant
                                                                                 Council of State Government
                                     Big Sandy Health Care
                                                                                 Frankfort, KY
                                     Prestonburg, KY


                                     Ashley Peak                                 Christa Joynt
                                     Anderson County HS, KY                      Broadway Christian Academy, KY
                                                                                 Corporate Bond Assistant             Sean Walker
                                     Business Litigation Paralegal                                                    Woodford County HS, KY
                                     Stoll, Keenon & Ogden                       Central Bank & Trust
                                                                                 Lexington, KY                        Website Maintenance
Rebecca Haggard                      Lexington, KY                                                                    Mid-American Rare Coin Gallery
Whitley County HS, KY                                                                                                 Lexington, KY
Paralegal
David Graves, III, Attorney at Law
Lexington, KY
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6   SULLIVAN UNIVERSITY

                                                                                                                                              Left to right: Jennifer
                                                                                                                                              Sumrall, Instructor Gerri
Computer Camp                              Sullivan graduate                                                                                  Smallwood, Ashley Allen,
                                                                                                                                              Tressie Lilly, TAPS
                                                                                                                                              President Evelyn Dehner,
                                           builds a new life                                                                                  Courtney Bertrand, Kim
                                                                                                                                              Royalty, Kristen Ward
                                                                                                                                              and Carrie McCall.
                                              In 2003, Lisa Olds knew she
                                           had to gain skills to enter the job
                                           market. As a single mother of two,
                                                                                      Sullivan salutes administrative professionals
                                           she knew her kids were relying on             Tomorrow's Administrative Professionals (TAP) is a campus group
                                           her to provide much needed                 that supports the development of students majoring in office technology.
                                           stability. Lisa decided the quickest       TAP members learn the latest innovations in administrative technology,
                                           way to become employable was               business and networking skills.
                                           through Sullivan University's                 Recently, TAP honored the administrative assistants and students on
                                           Clinical Assistant Program. She            campus with a catered lunch. Each assistant received a corsage and a
Computer Science Instructor Tom Jones
and Computer Camp participants with
                                           completed the program in June              chance to win prizes. TAP President, Evelyn Dehner, contacted local mer-
their suspended PC.                        2004 as a magna cum laude                  chants to donate gifts for the occasion including a one night stay at the
                                           graduate. Sullivan’s Graduate              Marriott Courtyard Inn, a fresh fruit arrangement from Incredible Edibles,
   What parts of a modern PC are           Employment                                 free donuts from Krispy Kreme, among others. Special guests Executive
absolutely necessary? Do we really         Services, assisted                         Director David McGuire; Dean of Academic Affairs, Beth Timoney and
need a case? Could we just plug            Lisa witht her first                       several faculty members were on hand to honor the professionals.
everything in on the floor and             job at Northside                           Student Service Center Coordinator Linda Pugh was the recipient of the
suspend a working computer from            Family Practice                            Marriot Courtyard gift certificate. She said, “It was so nice to be honored
the stairwell?                             and as a                                   for the work we do. TAP put on a wonderful luncheon and the stay at the
   These are some of the ques-             Certified                                  Marriot Hotel was very luxurious!”
tions answered during the recent           Medical Assistant. LISA OLDS                  If you would like to learn more about TAP, contact Instructor Gerri
“Computer Camp” hosted by                      Another dream comes true               Smallwood or visit the next Organizational Fair in October.
Sullivan University's Computer               But Lisa's journey to success
Science faculty. Local high school         didn't end there; she had
students came to the Lexington             dreamed for years of owning her
campus to experience a hands-on            own home and contacted Reach,              I had to take, every meeting I had
learning seminar. The students             Inc., a non-profit agency that             to go to, I went.”                       Embrace Your
answered the above questions               helps low and moderate income                  Lisa Olds now knows that             Geekiness Day
and more!                                  families purchase homes in the             dreams do come true. In June,               Sullivan University staff
   They focused on both hardware           Central Kentucky region to start           Reach Inc. partnered with Brester        members were recently on the
and software components. For the           the process of qualifying for              Homes to build her 1,200 square          lookout for students caught in
hardware project, they were able           housing assistance. Lisa and her           foot dream house in less than            the act of studying for the
to boot-up a suspended computer            children, now teenagers, had               48 hours. Her home, in the               “Embrace Your Geekiness”
and were quickly surfing the web.          spent most of their lives living in        Konner Woods Subdivison, was             Day. Students using Sullivan’s
The students were also introduced          public housing or with Section 8           built with $105,000 in donations         Library Services that day were
to object-oriented programming             assistance. She was determined             from Brester and other local             entered into a raffle to win
and picked up some pointers on             to provide a safe place for her            subcontractors leaving her with          a $25 gift card to
visualization techniques and               children to live. “My children have        a small $30,000 mortgage that            Joseph-Beth
graphics rendering. They also              had to struggle right along with           purchased the land. “It's definitely     Booksellers.
wrote a program of a working               me,” Olds observes, “Once they             like a butterfly bursting from a         Christie Oliver
solar system where Mars and                said I could own a home . . . I            cocoon,” said Olds.                      was the lucky
Earth orbited the sun every                did whatever it took. Every step                                                    bookworm.
five seconds!




Perdón Club participates in Relay for Life
   Relay for Life is a cancer              Quinn Kennedy, prepared his                class. Her students asked for her
survivorship celebration event             famous Buffalo wings for a                 help to mathematically determine
with games, prizes, food, and              fundraiser on campus. He said              the number of jellybeans in a large
information. The goal is to raise          of the event, “I like to cook and I        jar raffled by the Perdón Club.
money for cancer research and              like to help people. The smile             Even though she observed, “It's
this was the second year Sullivan          on their faces when they eat my            not exactly statistics,” she thought
University's Perdón Club partici-          barbecue makes me feel good                it would be a good “active learn-
pated in the Relay for Life event.         inside because I know cancer               ing” opportunity, so she placed a
The Club supports students'                patients will benefit from the             formula on the board, instructing
spiritual development while they           little bit I can do.” Arthur Cargill       students to use it to determine the
pursue their careers. Various              purchased a pizza card from the            number of jellybeans in the jar.
Perdón Club-sponsored activities           Perdón Club before departing for           Several students in the class came
raised more than $650.00. David            active military duty in Iraq. “I have      very close to the correct number.
McGuire, Executive Director,               four children; three, six, eight, and      Chris Hegwood said, “It was fun
graciously provided matching               nine years old and they love pizza.        and created excitement in class.”
funds to double the group's efforts                                                                Personal ties             Left to right, front row: Brandy Rudd,
                                           I purchased a card because all the                                                Instructor Mary Johnikin, and Jill White,
to The American Cancer Society.            funds go to research,” he stated.              Many of the Perdón Club's          Student Life Representative. Middle row:
      Fundraising events held                     Unusual learning activity           largest individual contributors like   Beth Hawkins and Whitney Nelson.Top
                                                                                                                             row: Quinn Kennedy and Matt Swan.
   The Perdón Club spent months                The most unusual fundraising           Wendy Courtney, former Perdón
raising funds with a wide array of         occurred in Instructor Carol               President Kyle Hisle, and former       Wendie Courtney, Lauren Evans,
activities. Management major,              Hannahs' Thursday night Statistics         Vice President Dustin Combs;           Beth Hawkins, Kyle Hoskins,
                                                                                      all have had family members or         Perdón Sponsor Instructor Mary
                                                                                      friends with cancer or know cancer     Johnikin, Quinn Kennedy, Whitney
                           Jail 'N Bail for MDA                                       survivors. As student Whitney          Nelson, Kayla Nunnelly, John
                           Sullivan faculty, staff, and students are always looking   Nelson said, “Cancer has struck        Prather, Matt Swan, Brandy Rudd,
                           for ways to contribute to the community. The latest        my family, friends, and even my        Jill White, and Benjamin Wolinsky.
                           helping hand was given by faculty member and               pets! I am more than willing to do         Relay for Life Team Captain
                            Academic Services Coordinator Jeff Stone to the
                            Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Jeff was sent       anything I can to help find a cure     Kristy Gains summed up the
                            to the MDA Lock-Up to raise funds to fight muscular       and support others in the battle       sentiment for all involved, “It's a
                             dystrophy. Local police officers donate their time to                                           great organization that is devoted
                             arrest the MDA fundraisers and take them to the
                                                                                      against cancer.”
                             Lock-Up. Mr. Stone was bailed out thanks to $750             Sullivan's Relay for Life Team     to helping those in need. I felt
                              worth of donations given by family, friends and         participants included students         fortunate to be able to do some-
                              Sullivan employees. Stone said of the experience,
                              “It was fun being a part of this event. It was great    Kristy Gaines, Emily Blandford,        thing to help, no matter how small
                              meeting all the different people involved.”             Dustin Combs, Cornell Coffey,          the effort.”
       TRAVEL, TOURISM & EVENT MANAGEMENT                                                                                                                                7
                                                                                                                                                     ISSUE 2 • VOLUME 2006




Travel & Tourism students                                                                                                               An example of excellence
make a splash in Boston                                                                                                                    The Student of the Month Award
                                                                                                                                        is given to a Sullivan student that
                                                                                                                                        exhibits leadership in their studies,
   Imagine taking a bus tour              Amtrak's high-speed Acela train
                                                                                                                                        excels in the classroom and is not
through the streets of Boston             for the trip to New York, where                   Students enjoyed riding on Boston’s
                                                                                            popular “Duck Tour.”                        afraid to help their classmates learn
when, suddenly, your tour guide           they checked into their hotel
                                                                                                                                        the course material. Winners
decides to drive straight into the        located in dazzling Times Square.                     highlight of the tour was going on      receive a plaque, a certificate, a
Charles River! That's what Sullivan       They spent the evening taking in                      the Saturday Night Live set and         recommendation letter written in
Travel & Tourism students                 the sights and sounds of the city                     watching Kevin Spacey, the guest        their honor and reserved parking
experienced on the first day of           and sampling some of the famous                       host, rehearse his skit. Students       for a month presented by Associate
their trip to Boston and New York         New York-style pizza and cheese-                      really enjoyed this and had lots of     Dean of Students Rebecca Rocca.
this spring. They took the popular        cake! Saturday morning, students                      questions for the NBC guide.               Paul Eads was nominated by
“Duck Tour” to visit the exciting         toured the “The Big Apple” with                          That evening, it was on to           Instructor Elizabeth Allen for his
sites of Boston in an authentic           stops at the Empire State Building,                   Planet Hollywood for a pre-theater      willingness to go above and
World War II amphibious vehicle.          SoHo, Chinatown, Greenwich                            dinner before attending the             beyond expectations:
Students were thrilled with the           Village, etc. Chinatown was                           Broadway show, Dirty Rotten                         “Paul is always taking
tour of the Boston cityscape and          especially interesting because                        Scoundrels. This evening was the                     his learning to the next
Harvard University in Cambridge.          items were being sold right on                        highlight of the trip for most of                    level. He has a full-time
and even took turns sitting in the        the streets. You could bargain for                    the students!                                         job and a new baby.
driver's seat! Students spent the         everything from fresh fish, to                           On Sunday, the first stop was                          He is positive in
evening relaxing at Fire and Ice,         knockoff designer purses, to live                     the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel where                            class, and a good
an all-you-can-eat Mongolian              frogs! After stopping at Ground                       the group spent a few hours                                 role model.”
barbecue restaurant after a busy          Zero and seeing the proposed                          behind-the-scenes, touring the                                   If you would
day of traveling and touring.             memorial to the victims of 9/11,                      ballrooms, health club and busi-                              like to become
       Next stop: New York                the group stopped for lunch at                        ness offices. They also made                                  one of Sullivan
   Friday morning, the students           South Street Seaport, a very lively                   sure to make a stop in the hotel        University's examples of excellence,
walked the Freedom Trail and              complex of shopping, dining,                          kitchens for a sampling of pastries     enroll now. New classes begin
toured Boston Common, the first           and entertainment .                                   and finger foods. The centerpiece       every quarter, year ‘round.
city park in the nation. The Trail          NBC and Broadway beckoned                           of the hotel tour was the famous
ended at Faneuil Hall and Quincy              After lunch, students toured the                  Presidential Suite. The tour guide
Market. While there, they had a           NBC studios and saw the sets of                       received special clearance to show
meal of traditional New England           Dateline, Late Night with Conan                       students the “White House of
fare including lobster rolls and
clam chowder, before boarding
                                          O'Brien, and the NBC Evening
                                          News with Brian Williams. The
                                                                                                New York,” the beautiful seven          Don’t miss the Fair!
                                                                                                room suite on the top floor of the
                                                                                                Waldorf-Astoria, where the
                                                                                                President of the United States,
                                                                                                prominent dignitaries and royalty
                                                   Outside Planet Hollywood in
                                                   New York are, left to right,
                                                                                                stay while in New York.
                                                   back row: Chelsea Patterson,                    The day completed with a
                                                   Kim Evans, Katie Clark, Holly                meal at Grand Central Station and
                                                   Jennings, and Elizabeth
                                                   Steffen. Front row: Laura                    a plane flight home to Lexington.
                                                   Fryman, Carrie Marston, and                  Everyone gave the non-stop
                                                   Jessica Conatser
                                                                                                tourism experience rave reviews
                                                                                                and agreed the lack of sleep and
                                                                                                aching feet were well worth it!




                     It’s cool to be a Sullivan student!                                                                                 President of the Computer Club,
                                                                                                                                         Andrea Riddell, shows off pet baskets
                                                                                                                                         that were raffled to raise money for
             The Dog Days of Summer were a series of events designed to combat the record-breaking heat;                                 the Jessamine County Humane Society.
                         with heat indexes more than 100 degrees, who could pass it up? Popsicles, sno cones,
                        water with hydration tips on the bottles and Atomic Fireballs with heat-related illness
                       symptoms were items designed to cool everyone down, except for maybe the fireballs!                                  Every quarter, Sullivan’s Student
                       The series recently culminated with a fantastic free on-campus outdoor carnival!                                 Services hosts an Organizational
                                                                                                                                        Fair. At the Summer Organizational
                                                                                                      Melissa Shepherd and Stephanie
                               There were tasty treats                                                Roach were some of the students
                                                                                                                                        Fair, representatives from campus
                               for everyone!                                                           competing in the bungee run.     organizations including the
                                 Left, Kyle McDaniel                                                                                    Paralegal Society, Early Childhood
                                  and right, Kyla
                                  Hayes enjoyed                                                                                         Education Club, TAP (Tomorrow's
                                cotton candy.                                                                                           Administrative Professionals), Phi
                                                                                                                                        Beta Lambda, Travel Club, Perdón
                                                                                                                                        and MAC (Medical Assisting Club)
                                                                                                                                        were on hand to share the benefits
                                                                                                                                        of joining their group.
                                                                                                                                            The Computer Club sold grilled
                                                                                                                                        cheese and chili to hungry students
                                                                                                                                        during this lunch-hour event. They
                                                                                                                                        also sold raffle tickets for a chance
                                                                     Did she make it? Joey                                              to win one of two pet treat baskets.
                                                                     Willey tried her hand at
                                                                     the ping-pong toss.                                                The proceeds from both activities
                                                         Left,                                                                          raised money for the Jessamine
                                                          Marie Etienne                                                                 County Humane Society.
                                                           kept cool with             Who knew popsicles were
                                                            a sno cone.                                                                     Participating in an organization
                                                                                      so much fun? Obviously
                                                                                      Courtney Hambleton, Kip                           can enrich students' college experi-
                                                    Below, Ina Jean- Louis            Ramsey, and Tim Muncy!
                                                             enjoyed                                                                    ence. Lifelong friendships and job
                                                              popcorn                                                                   connections are made as students
                                                               with a
                                                               cold drink.                                                              get acquainted with others who
                                                                                                                                        have the same career interests.
                                                                                                                                        It also gives students valuable
                                Left, sure                                                                                              experience with the community
                                looks like                                                                                              while creating an extensive network
                                Ashley Allen
                                had a great                                                                                             for job leads.
                                time in                                                                                                     Get involved! Join us for the
                                the money-
                                machine.                                                                                                next Organizational Fair this fall
                                                                                                                                        and get connected!
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                                                   Career Fair draws many new employers to campus
                                                      Sullivan University's Graduate              Another new employer on campus,
                                                   Employment Services (GES) latest               Home Depot, ranks 13th on the
                                                   Career Fair was a hit with employ-             Fortune 500 listing. Bruce Koenig,
                                                   ers and students. Nearly 40                    Human Resource Manager, was
                                                   employers were on campus while                 glad to see that students were
                                                   200 students and alumni filled the             “well prepared” as he works to
                                                   halls of the second floor to learn             meet the growing employment
Above, new student Amanda Barton
                                                   more about part-time positions,                needs of Home Depot.
with her mother, Tammy Brock.                      salaried positions, and manage-                    Palmer Snyder, a marketer of
                                                   ment opportunities. Held twice a               portable event furniture, was new
              “I like Sullivan's
              smaller class size and               year, Sullivan’s Career Fairs are              to the Career Fair but not new              Student Claudia
                                                                                                                                                               Je
              I can get back into the              great opportunities to meet area               to Sullivan University's qualified          Rector, Direct Sa an Walker with Brandon
                                                                                                                                                               les Coordinator,
              workforce faster!”                                                                                                                                                AFLAC.
                                                   employers, check out the com-                  graduates. Robert Puckett, a
                    JENNIFER MCFADDEN,             petition, and gain valuable insight            current student, was on campus,               with the quality of the students
                      a former Marine who          into your chosen career field.                 to represent Palmer Snyder to
                        is taking advantage
                                                                                                                                                who attended the career fair.”
                           of her GI benefits            Employers eager to hire                  fellow students and alumni.                   HR Affiliates, another new employer,
                                                      More than 30 employers                          Several state departments were            assists their clients in finding
                                                   returned to campus to recruit.                 in attendance for the first time. The         temporary and permanent positions.
Fresh faces at Sullivan                            Rodney Worrix, a recruiter with                Department of Public Protection               They plan to follow up with around
                                                   UPS, is clearly pleased with the               which regulates industries such as            forty students.
   The Summer quarter brings out
                                                   response from students and alumni;             horse racing, alcoholic beverage                 Speedway/Superamerica is
dedicated new students who want
                                                   he has been on campus for the                                                                the third largest convenience
to get started with their education
                                                   last six career fairs. What a great                                                          store chain. Students and alumni
without delay! With new classes
                                                   testament to Sullivan University's                                                           who had résumés and clear career
beginning every January, March,
                                                   Graduate Employment Service's                                                                goals met with the company in the
June and September, Sullivan's
                                                   mission to educate students on                                                               weeks following the Career Fair for
programs are for students wanting
                                                   how to polish their résumés, dress                                                           follow-up interviews.
to get moving towards their dreams.
                                                   professionally, and exhibit proper                                                               Talbots was represented by three
   The new students had many
                                                   business etiquette.                                                                          managers seeking sales associates
reasons for choosing Sullivan.
                                                              Many new faces                                                                    and store managers.
Marketing student Lauren Brown
                                                      Crowne Plaza Lexington/The
said, “I like Sullivan's four-day                                                                                                                   Don’t miss Sullivan’s
                                                   Campbell House was very pleased
school week and small class size!”                                                                                                                   next Career Fair on
                                                   with their first time on campus.               Sullivan student Reese Stephenson with
Accounting student Tabitha Tilton                                                                                                                 Wednesday, November 8th,
                                                   Kristin Muth, Human Resource                   Chantel R. Depp, Staff Assistant for the
liked the fact she could attend con-                                                              Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife.          for your opportunity to
                                                   Manager, commented that Sullivan
tinuously throughout the year and                                                                                                                   meet these and many
                                                   University had a “better turnout               sales, bingo, poker, and boxing
graduate more quickly.                                                                                                                                more employers.
                                                   than the University of Kentucky’s              spoke with about fifty students. The
Students Jessica Northern, left, and               job fair.”                                     Personnel Cabinet which manages
Chrystal Valerio were excited to find                                                             staff and statistics such as turnover
that Sullivan had an Early Childhood
Education program they liked.                                                                     rates was on campus recruiting. The            Sullivan molds future
                                                                                                  Kentucky State Police were excited
                                                                                                  to be on campus to increase their              business leaders
                                                                                                  visibility as the recruiting process              Sullivan University recently
                                                                                                  takes six to twelve months. Tammy              hosted the fourth annual
                                                                                                  Varble with Kentucky Housing                   Entrepreneurial Leadership
                                                                                                  Corporation was “very impressed                Institute. The annual event,
                                                                                                  Culinary student Dale Cox                      jointly sponsored by the
                                                                                                  with Erika Williams, Applebee’s                Lexington Partnership for
                                                                                                  Recruiting Manager.
                                                                                                                                                 Workforce Development, Sullivan
                                                                                                                                                 University and the Students in
                                                                                                                                                 Free Enterprise chapter at
                                                                                                                                                 Bluegrass Community &
                                                                                                                                                 Technical College, gave the
Sullivan graduates are ready for their bright futures                                                                                            students a birds-eye view of
   Proud parents, husbands, wives, children, and friends travelled                                                                               the world of business.
from across the United States to share in the joy and recognition                                                                                    Twenty-four juniors and
of accomplishment and success at Sullivan University’s Spring                   Chancellor Dr. A.R. Sullivan                                     seniors from all five high schools
                                                                                 (left) with commencement
2006 graduation. Sullivan's unique twice yearly graduation                          speaker, The Honorable                                       in Fayette County joined in a
honors graduates of the December and March term. The Fall                          Ron Lewis, Congressman                                        week full of fun activities and
graduation on October 28, 2006, will honor those graduating                                   from Kentucky.
                                                                                                                                                 networked with successful entre-
in late June and in mid-September. Held in Louisville, Kentucky,                                                                                 preneurs and business leaders
at the Southeast Christian Church sanctuary (which holds more                                                                                    from Lexington. Students visited
                                                                              featured each graduate on a huge projection screen
than 9,000 people in theatre-style seating), the ceremony
                                                                              as they received their diploma or degree from Sullivan             area businesses, participated in
                                                                              University founder and Chancellor, Dr. A.R. Sullivan.              team building exercises, learned
                                                  Left to right, Dr. Angela        Congressman was commencement speaker                          business etiquette and took
                                                  Girdley adjusts the hood       The Honorable Ron Lewis, Congressman from                       classes on business know-how.
                                                  signifying attainment of
                                                  a master’s degree for
                                                                              the Second District of Kentucky in the United States                   Sullivan students Shelley
                                                  Jim Sams. Chancellor        House of Representatives, honored the graduates
                                                                                                                                                 Lewis, John Hunt Prather, Kayla
                                                  Dr. A.R. Sullivan           with a challenging commencement address.
                                                  congratulates the                                                                              Nunnelley and Ben Wolinsky
                                                                                 At the end of the program, as is tradition, the
                                                  next graduate,
                                                                              graduates turned to face the audience and gave                     were mentors to the teams and
                                                  Antonio Sisk.
                                                                              each person who supported them in their quest                      helped guide them through the
                                                                              for a Sullivan University education a huge round                   business planning process.
                                                                              of cheers and applause.

								
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