News and Updates

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 …

DAR Spotlight

132nd NSDAR Continental Congress Contributions

We here at the Settlement School are extremely humbled and appreciative of the outpouring of generosity shown to us by the National Society Daughters of …

News

Sun-Catchers & Ukuleles: Artist Residencies in Knott County Schools

This program update was prepared by Sarah Kate Morgan, Traditional Arts Education Director. If you were to visit Moriah Warner’s Language Arts classroom at Cordia …

Craft Shop

New Pottery from Local Artist Richard Kirk Banks

The Orchard Shop, our on-campus and online gift shop, recently acquired a collection of beautiful and vibrant pottery made right here in Hindman by local …

Dyslexia

Celebrating Cecilia’s After-School Success

This program update was prepared by Jack Latta, Reading Labs Coordinator.   As May comes to a close, the Settlement’s Dyslexia Program is wrapping up …

News

Where Are The Ducks?

The Settlement’s new campus map, designed by our incredibly talented Community Engagement Coordinator Tyler Barrett, features a number of  “easter eggs.” Hidden throughout the landscape …

Dyslexia

A Note of Thanks

Each semester children and teenagers from across the region can enroll in virtual or in-person after-school tutoring to help remove the barriers they face achieving …

Literary

Quintos and Browne to Facilitate Fall Writers Retreats

In April and November of each year, we’re delighted to welcome writers from across the region to campus for a weekend retreat. These retreats are …

Dyslexia

Settlement Receives $892,605 Grant to Support Literacy

AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism, has awarded Hindman Settlement School a three-year grant of $892,605 annually. Funding from the agency will …

Dyslexia

Congrats to Caleb!

At the start of this school year, Caleb, a third-grade student at Beaver Creek Elementary, enrolled in our Reading Lab as a non-reader. His teachers …

Dyslexia

Calling All Dyslexia Program Alumni!

During the flooding last summer,  Hindman Settlement School suffered considerable losses. Among those losses were many of the records of our former dyslexia program students. …

Archives

National Heritage Responders Visit

The last week in March we were delighted to welcome a National Heritage Responders disaster response team to campus to help with our ongoing archives …