Category: Academics

Spalding School of Writing Professors

What’s New in Spalding’s School of Writing?

October 6th, 2022

The Naslund-Mann Graduate School of Writing at Spalding University showcases book reviews, stories, essays, and other literary works as well as program news in their online literary journal Good River Review. We are so proud and honored to be a part of a diverse and welcoming writing community. The School of Writing is working on some fun and exciting things, below are a few of the most notable posts!

Spalding’s School of Business Launches a Graduate Concentration in Financial Planning

July 22nd, 2022

Beginning this fall, Spalding’s School of Business offers the new graduate concentration in Financial Planning within the MS in Business Communication (MSBC) program. Financial planners work one-on-one with their clients to develop strategies and plans for a secure future. This may include paying off debt, saving for retirement, meeting short-term financial targets, and long-term wealth management.

Dr. Dishant Pandya, Assistant Professor of Economics & Financial Planning

Master in Business Communication program launches Financial Planning track

July 15th, 2022

The Master in Business Communication in Financial Planning provides real-life financial planning skills that can be applied to any industry and working field. Dishant Pandya, Assistant Professor of Economics and Financial Planning, introduces this degree to bring financial planning education to every student, not just finance majors, such as full-time working professionals and those wanting to excel further in their careers.

Spalding University Commencement 2022 Program

Student Award Winners: Tracy Skaggs and Harley Lampton

July 8th, 2022

Congratulations to Tracy Skaggs and Harley Lampton on receiving these prestigious senior awards! Both of these students are shining examples of compassionate, empathetic, and service-oriented leaders in our Spalding community.

Baxter receiving his degree from President Tori Murden McClure

2022 Alumnus to Join John Lewis Fellowship

July 1st, 2022
Aspiring Leaders classroom

Spalding receives grant to fund BIPOC scholarships

June 30th, 2022

The Brown-Forman Foundation has graciously funded a grant of $50,000 to directly support at least thirteen scholarships for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) candidates to the Aspiring Leaders Masters of Education Principal Preparation program. Along with the scholarship, the grant funding will also include the fee to take the School Leadership Licensure Assessment (SLLA) which is a requirement for all principals and assistant principals in the Jefferson County Public School (JCPS) system.

Tulip poplar tree in courtyard outside Naslund-Mann Graduate School of Writing

School of writing renamed in honor of its founders following historic $1 million gift from alumna Cindy Brady

November 17th, 2021

Twenty years ago, Sena Jeter Naslund and Karen Mann founded Kentucky’s first Master of Fine Arts in Writing program at Spalding University. Now, as part of a $1 million gift […]

Spalding University sign at the entrance at Trager Park

‘Let’s be all in.’ 100 percent of Spalding nursing faculty, staff now trained in QPR suicide prevention

October 20th, 2021

During National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in September, the administration, faculty and staff of the Spalding University School of Nursing unanimously took a meaningful step toward equipping themselves to address […]

Black iron Trager Park entrance sign that reads "SPALDING UNIVERSITY"

School of Social Work partners on new Louisville pilot program to deflect some 911 calls to non-police responders

October 13th, 2021

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined partners from Spalding University’s School of Social Work, the University of Louisville and Seven Counties Services on Wednesday to announce plans for a pilot program […]

Group of Spalding social work grads and faculty, wearing black and blue graduation regalia, pose outside on building steps

Spalding BSSW program prepares underrepresented minority students for career success, state report shows

October 5th, 2021

A recent report from the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education has identified Spalding University’s Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW) program as a high-achieving academic program that prepares underrepresented […]