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The Legacy and Impact of Mike Mullins

This historical update was prepared by Sarah Insalaco, Flood Recovery Archivist. “When I count my children I alway get it mixed, I only gave birth …

Dyslexia

Lots To Love

It’s not difficult to imagine with as many success stories as we hear coming from the 34 tutors serving in our Reading Labs across our …

News

Teamwork through Artwork

This program update was prepared by Sarah Kate Morgan, Traditional Arts Education Director. Emmalena Elementary in Knott County is home to an enthusiastic group of budding young …

Literary

Untelling | Call for Submissions!

“Untelling” is a regional colloquialism used when storytelling or speculating, such as “It’s untelling what will happen.” It is a point of not knowing. We want …

Literary

Troublesome Rising | Call for Submissions!

Because the writing family of Hindman Settlement School and the community surrounding campus who experienced the July 2022 flood are both so broad, only the …

Dyslexia

Student Success: Bella

Each day in partner public schools across southeastern Kentucky, our ReadingCorps tutors work with students to teach fundamental reading skills. Our curriculum is designed to …

Foodways

Snowy Days Call For Seed Shower Daydreams

Our offices may have been closed due to the heavy snow for much of last week, but I kept daydreaming about our annual seed shower …

Literary

Our First Winter Burrow

In mid-December we held our first Winter Burrow Literary & Arts Conference, and it was an inspiring and educational weekend. The idea behind Winter Burrow was …

News

Stories of Success

Thanks to your ongoing support, stories of hope are seen and felt every day here in Hindman. While many kids and their families experience a …

News

Passing the Pick & Bow

It was standing room only at the Hindman Settlement School Pick & Bow Program’s Christmas Concert on December 7. More than 30 elementary and high …

Executive Director Updates

Board Spotlight: Colby Hall

We continue sharing the latest appointments to our Board of Directors with the introduction of Colby Hall, Executive Director of Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR). …

Archives

Christmases Past at Hindman

This historical update was prepared by Sarah Insalaco, Flood Recovery Archivist.   As the holiday season approaches and the air fills with the festive spirit, …

Foodways

Winter Dreams of Mountain Sprouts

It may not be the most conventional time for planting, but Mountain Sprouts is taking root! We are excited to share the developments that have …

Dyslexia

Student Success: Andrea & Liam

Each day in partner public schools across southeastern Kentucky, our ReadingCorps tutors work with students to teach fundamental reading skills. Our curriculum is designed to …

Literary

House and Gipe to Facilitate Spring Writers Retreats

Troublesome Creek Writers Retreats are a time for folks to gather in community with each other, spend time in conversation with a respected and published …

Donor Spotlight

Giving Together on Giving Tuesday

Before you step away to give thanks with friends and family, we invite you to give back through our #GivingTuesday campaign. #GivingTuesday, if you are not familiar, is …

Literary

Calling for Art Submissions!

Calling for art submissions! As part of our Fireside Firsts subscription service for new releases from our Fireside Industries imprint with the University Press of …

DAR Spotlight

From Texas with Love

When Sarah Kincaid Cook Chapter NSDAR Regent Sally Czerwinski and DAR Schools Chair Missy Wilkinson learned about Hindman Settlement School’s initiative to place free book …

Executive Director Updates

Board Spotlight: Aurelia Radulescu

We continue sharing the latest appointments to our Board of Directors with the introduction of Aurelia Radulescu, an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of …

News

Immersing Students in Appalachian Arts

Since 1902, the mission of Hindman Settlement School has been to “provide education and service opportunities for people of the mountains, while keeping them mindful …

DAR Spotlight

NSDAR Funds Great Hall Upgrades

Thanks to the generous donation of the Junior Membership Committee of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution in 2022, we have …

Executive Director Updates

Board Spotlight: Peggy Rasnick-Justice

At the most recent meeting of the Hindman Settlement School Board of Directors, four new members were elected to the governing body to serve three-year …

Literary

46th Annual Appalachian Writers’ Workshop

In late July we were delighted to celebrate the 46th Appalachian Writers’ Workshop. This year was unique because not only was it the anniversary of …

Dyslexia

Celebrating Service

With our Dyslexia Summer Tutoring Program in the rearview and the new school year rapidly approaching, we had the opportunity to gather our ReadingCorps team …

Dyslexia

Students in the Spotlight

Our 42nd annual Dyslexia Summer Tutoring Program concluded on June 14 after five weeks of intensive instruction in reading, math, and writing alongside special sessions …