News & Updates

Welcome to our news hub for all things Appalachia. You’ll find a little bit of everything here, from articles about dyslexia and student success stories to gardening tips, folk music and craft tidbits, campus updates, and more.

Welcome Jordan!

We are thrilled to welcome Jordan Collins to the Hindman Settlement School family! This summer... [Read More]

Written By Josh Mullins

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Howell Selected as 2018 Egerton Scholar

James Still Writer-In-Residence Rebecca Gayle Howell was selected as the Southern Foodways Alliance’s 2018 John Egerton Scholar,... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Louisville’s Lawrence Weeks to serve as Chef-in-Residence at 2018 Appalachian Writers’ Workshop

Lawrence Weeks dedicated his heart to cooking as a child growing up in a southern creole/cajun household. After culinary school Weeks, seized the opportunity to... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Welcome Levi and Jackie to The Farm!

Our Foodways team is expanding for the summer with the addition of two interns for... [Read More]

Written By Jordan Collins

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Grow Appalachia Summer Update

Hello reader! I’m Ali Hintz, the new Community Agriculture VISTA here at the Hindman Settlement... [Read More]

Written By Ali Hintz

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Gleaves to Lead Folk Arts Programs

The Settlement is pleased to announce the addition of Sam Gleaves to lead our folk... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Get Ready to Make History!

We’re counting down the days to May 22nd and Kentucky Gives Day 2018! Hindman Settlement... [Read More]

Written By Josh Mullins

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A Home for Appalachian Literature

The first project I initiated upon my being named the James Still Writer-in-Residence was the... [Read More]

Written By Rebecca Gayle Howell

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The Value of Generosity

When Executive Director Brent Hutchinson saw the impact and excitement of the Settlement’s Grow Appalachia... [Read More]

Written By Jason Brashear

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More Than Fixing Homes

SWAP means Sharing With Appalachian People. SWAP is a service and learning program of Mennonite... [Read More]

Written By Lou Pirozzi-Erb

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Kentucky Dare to be Square

In late March, an enthusiastic group of dancers, callers, and musicians gathered at Cowan Community... [Read More]

Written By Abby Huggins

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Wrapping Up Another School Year!

This is a very busy time for the dyslexia program! We have completed the screening... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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