Campbellsville University begins academic partnership with Isaiah House in Willisburg

Campbellsville University begins academic partnership with Isaiah House in Willisburg

July 10, 2015
For Immediate Release

By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University is beginning an academic partnership with Isaiah House, a residential treatment center for men and women in Willisburg, Ky., with two classes being taught there in the fall.
The classes, Introduction to Psychology and Introduction to Business, will be taught in the fall with about eight-12 people expected to enroll in each.

Dr. Craig Rogers, associate professor of psychology and director of Campbellsville University’s Honors Program, will teach the psychology course on Thursday nights for the first bi-term.

Wes Carter, adjunct instructor in business, will teach the Introduction to Business course during Campbellsville University’s second bi-term, also on Thursday nights.

“We are thrilled to begin this partnership with Isaiah House,” Carter said. “To my knowledge, this will be the only university/recovery center partnership that takes courses into the center in the country.

“We want to show Campbellsville University’s servant leadership as we work to help these people in their recovery.”

Serving Kentucky and surrounding states, Isaiah House provides a variety of programs that address alcohol and drug abuseas well as other life-controlling issues. Their vision is toprovide the best possible care to those entrusted to them, regardless of socio-economic means, and to treat the whole family.

Their mission statement says: “In all we do, we strive to bring honor and glory to Our Lord and Savior, Jesus, through Christian discipleship.”

Dr. Donna Hedgepath, vice president for academic affairs, said, “The Campbellsville University partnership with the Isaiah House recovery center in Willisburg is one of the first partnerships of its kind in the United States.

“Unique features include sending qualified, mission minded faculty to the Isaiah House center to teacher general education courses to residents participating in the recovery program.The courses are meant to encourage residents to consider the possibility of pursuing a full program of study upon completion of their time in Isaiah House.

“Such a partnership mirrors Campbellsville University’s mission of servant leadership.”

Day classes at Campbellsville University begin Tuesday, Aug. 25. Night classes, those beginning at 5:15 p.m. or later, begin Monday, Aug. 24.

For more information about classes and attending Campbellsville University, contact the Office of Admissions at (270) 789-5220 or admissions@campbellsville.edu.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,500 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.

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