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Jan. 26, 2009

For Immediate Release

 

CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS MEET GOV. STEVE BESHEAR AT KPA CONVENTION

 

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University students met Gov. Steve Beshear Friday during the winter convention of the Kentucky Press Association. Beshear spoke at the group’s luncheon at the Galt House. From left are: Front row – Brian Carpenter of Springfield, Ky.; Rachel Crenshaw of Shepherdsville, Ky.; Christina Miller of Danville, Ky.; Hillary Wright of Springfield, Ky.; and Stan McKinney, assistant professor of journalism at Campbellsville University, who serves on the KPA board of directors. Back row – Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator at Campbellsville University; André Tomaz of Brazil; Ashley Zsedenyi, staff writer with CU’s Office of University Communications; Gov. Steve Beshear; Lauren Shrader of West Chester, Ohio; Meredith Coffey of Liberty, Ky.; and Rashad Harrison of Louisville, Ky. (Campbellsville University Photo by Joan C. McKinney)

             

Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 2,601 students who represent 93 Kentucky counties, 27 states and 31 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2009 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 22nd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South for the second consecutive year. CU has been ranked 16 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges®. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his tenth year as president.