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.

Donor Spotlight: Pegi Ivancevich

Before joining the Daughters of the American Revolution, some 50 years ago, Margaret “Pegi” Karsner... [Read More]

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Update on Flood Damage

Thank you for the numerous calls, messages, and gifts related to our recent flood issues.... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Hindman & The Dulcimer

The fourth annual Hindman Dulcimer Homecoming is scheduled to take place in historic downtown Hindman,... [Read More]

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A Look Back: Childcare at the Settlement

Outside of regular schooling and programming, the Settlement has provided various kinds of childcare to... [Read More]

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Whoa, We’re Halfway There!

When campus isn’t under a blanket of snow, it is a flurry of activity from... [Read More]

Written By Linda Jones

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Thoughts on the Food & Dance Trail

In December, Brett Ratliff and I gathered with other Appalachian Transition Fellows and host communities... [Read More]

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New Confidence in the New Year

Our dyslexia program has just completed another fifteen weeks of after-school tutoring. While sharing progress... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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Enjoying Some Dumplin’s & Dancin’!

On an unseasonably mild winter weekend, in this the early part of December, the bare,... [Read More]

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Not your Grandma’s Chicken, but Close

Listening to folks reminisce on food memories, often brings up stories of wringing chicken necks,... [Read More]

Written By Jason Brashear

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A Look Back: Earl Palmer, Mountain Photographer

While organizing our archives I noticed that we had a number of prints from a... [Read More]

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Announcing The Makery Fellows for 2018

Hindman Settlement School is pleased to announce the first cohort of The Makery Fellows, a juried... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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2016-17 Annual Report

It is with great pride and pleasure I present this annual report for your review.... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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