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.

A Commentary On The Times

These are not normal times. There, I said it. The age in which we live is unlike any other in living memory, and unmatched in... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Donor Spotlight: Larry and Lucy Newnam

The 40th anniversary of the annual Appalachian Writers’ Workshop is coming up this July, and... [Read More]

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A New Year of After-School Tutoring

On Saturday, January 14, we held our After-School Tutor Training Workshop with sixty-four people in... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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A Look Back: Scrapbooks and Photo Albums

Some of my favorite additions to the Hindman Settlement School Archives are the personal photo... [Read More]

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Preserving Food & Dance Traditions

This past December we entered the holiday season in good spirits with a lively weekend... [Read More]

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Gas Leaks, Wild Raccoons, & More!

With a 200-acre campus containing nearly two dozen aging buildings and structures, there is always... [Read More]

Written By Linda Jones

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Appalachian Scholars’ Program Winter Update

Last fall, we launched a new school-based program for eighth and ninth grade students in Knott... [Read More]

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Wendell Berry & 40th Writers’ Workshop

Kentucky farmer and author, Wendell Berry, will deliver the Jim Wayne Miller/James Still Keynote Address... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Dyslexia Program Winter Update

Hey there!  This is Melissa with the Hindman Settlement School’s Dyslexia Reading Lab at Hindman... [Read More]

Written By Melissa Baker

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A Look Back: Rainy Days at Hindman

It has been a gloomy, wet week here on the Hindman Settlement School campus.  From... [Read More]

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Donor Spotlight: Col. Aaron Ogden Chapter DAR

In the Spring of 2015 we received a call from a chapter regent in Garden... [Read More]

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Folk Arts Program Fall Update

We have had a very busy Fall in the Folk Arts Program! Hindman Settlement School,... [Read More]

Written By Sam Gleaves

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