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WILL ANDERSON NAMED EIGHTH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF HINDMAN SETTLEMENT SCHOOL

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APPALACHIAN WRITERS' WORKSHOP: July 19-23

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For this Throwback Thursday, were taking you back to 1925 in Paris. This degree was earned by Josiah Combs, one of the first graduates from Hindman Settlement School. He took what he learned here abroad to France to get his degree.

For this Throwback Thursday, we’re taking you back to 1925 in Paris. This degree was earned by Josiah Combs, one of the first graduates from Hindman Settlement School. He took what he learned here abroad to France to get his degree. See MoreSee Less

Come out to Primetime Reading®️ here at the Hindman Settlement School! The event takes place every Tuesday night for the next 5 weeks (June 22nd to July 20th). Be sure to bring the kids! Its a good chance to hear some great stories, spend some time with the family, and get a FREE meal on house😋🍽

Come out to Primetime Reading®️ here at the Hindman Settlement School! The event takes place every Tuesday night for the next 5 weeks (June 22nd to July 20th). Be sure to bring the kids! It’s a good chance to hear some great stories, spend some time with the family, and get a FREE meal on house😋🍽 See MoreSee Less

For this Wilderness Wednesday, we bring a brightly colored box turtle. This little guy was making his way around Uncle Sols Cabin, daring anyone to mess with him. #MessWithTheTurtAndGetHurt🐢

For this Wilderness Wednesday, we bring a brightly colored box turtle. This little guy was making his way around Uncle Sol’s Cabin, daring anyone to mess with him. #messwiththeturtandgethurt🐢 See MoreSee Less

Happy Traditional Arts Tuesday! The kids in the dyslexia program learned about photo composition today. They took some great pictures and found some very unique perspectives...Image attachmentImage attachment

Happy Traditional Arts Tuesday! The kids in the dyslexia program learned about photo composition today. They took some great pictures and found some very unique perspectives… See MoreSee Less

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Sarah Kate always looks like she's having a good time no matter what she's doing. Her laugh has to be magical out in the open mountain air.

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The Troublesome Boys are back with a much anticipated episode! This week we sat down with the new Hindman Settlement School Executive Director, Will Anderson. Get to know more about Will, his background, hobbies, and aspirations, by listening on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or on YouTube! 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-iqnnFwTOY

The Troublesome Boys are back with a much anticipated episode! This week we sat down with the new Hindman Settlement School Executive Director, Will Anderson. Get to know more about Will, his background, hobbies, and aspirations, by listening on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or on YouTube!

www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-iqnnFwTOY
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Corey and Jordan. This is an amazing Podcast. I learned things about Will that I did not know after having sitting through the interview process. I wish this had been done then. Welcome Will.

Timeline PhotosHindman Settlement School’s literary imprint, Fireside Industries, wins two IPPY awards📗🏅🏅Read the full blog at: bit.ly/2SZBdRT See MoreSee Less

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Silas House as the editor the Fireside Industries imprint, a joint initiative of Hindman Settlement School and the University Press of Kentucky! See MoreSee Less

$30,503. Your support on #KyGives21 shattered every goal and expectation. Our team is overwhelmed by the generosity shown from all of our friends, near and far. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you! 

Todays blog features the full story on the impact you made during this statewide day of giving! Read at: https://bit.ly/3hk1sN5

$30,503. Your support on #KYGives21 shattered every goal and expectation. Our team is overwhelmed by the generosity shown from all of our friends, near and far. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you!

Today’s blog features the full story on the impact you made during this statewide day of giving! Read at: bit.ly/3hk1sN5
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