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 Look Back: May Day

As we leave the month of May behind, I wanted to share some photographs from... [Read More]

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Brashear to Lead Foodways Programs

The Settlement is pleased to announce the addition of Jason Brashear to lead our foodways... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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School’s Out!

Wow! Another school year is over! Seems like it was only yesterday that we had... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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April Showers Bring May Flowers

But what do May flowers bring? Ants, if they’re peonies! There’s an old tale I... [Read More]

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Pardon Our Progress

One of my favorite professors would often repeat a familiar question in order to drill... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Gathering Around the Table and Dance Floor

Last Thursday, a group of friends and strangers gathered at Hindman Settlement School around a... [Read More]

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Learning Through Service

We are winding down our first year of school-based intervention programming of the Appalachian Scholars’ Program... [Read More]

Written By Corey Terry

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Taters, Toys, and Thursday Nights

As I walked out of our third meeting for the season Thursday night, I couldn’t... [Read More]

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A Look Back: Folk Dancing on Troublesome Creek

There are many traditional mountain arts and crafts that you can still find today in... [Read More]

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Ratliff, Howell to Join Settlement Staff

The Settlement is pleased to announce the addition of two new members of our cultural... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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A Look Back: Social Work in the Early Days of the Settlement

While going through the archives last week, I found an interesting binder of photographs from... [Read More]

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Spring Forward With Grow App!

Wow, spring came at us in full swing this year! Winter is supposed to be... [Read More]

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