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Campus News

Linkin’ Bridge brings warm melodies and heartfelt lessons to KSU

“America’s Got Talent” finalists Linkin’ Bridge, performed not once, but twice Tuesday, February 21, in Bradford Auditorium at Kentucky State University (KSU). Montre Davis, Big Rome Kimbrough, Shon China Lacy, and Ekoe Alexanda, who all originate from Louisville, Kentucky, immediately brought good vibes to campus with their words of wisdom, infectious humor, and A cappella harmonies. They ensured that the audience left inspired whether it was to “always follow your dreams” and “never judge a book by its cover.”

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KSU’s Living Legends Series honors alum and first African-American UK College of Dentistry graduate Dr. Benjamin Nero

Kentucky State University (KSU) graduate and first African-American student at the University of Kentucky’s (UK) College of Dentistry Dr. Benjamin Nero will speak at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22 at the Bradford Hall Little Theater. The lecture will continue KSU’s Living Legends Series.  The February series highlights notable speakers who enhance the intellectual aspect of campus life.

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Dr. Thompson, KSU officials attend HBCU Leadership Summit in North Carolina

Kentucky State University (KSU) Interim President Dr. Aaron Thompson was the keynote speaker at the HBCU Leadership Summit on February 16-17, at the Le Meridien in Charlotte, North Carolina. The two-day event was geared toward academic executives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities across the country and was sponsored by Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Pearson Education, and host school KSU.

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