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Midway College - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article - 0 views

  • school motto Love Thy Neighbor as Thyself,
  • educated girls orphaned by epidemics and the harsh existence of early Kentuckians.
  • has served, at various times, as a elementary and high school, a junior college, and since 1989, a fully accredited baccalaureate-granting institution.
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  • Dr. Lewis Letig Pinkerton, a physician and minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), spearheaded the effort to start the first school in the United States to educate orphaned girls.
  • Originally training women to be teachers or homemakers
  • Alma Mater (School Song) Here banded together, dear Old Alma Mater Secure in our heritage by old girls bequeathed, Led by their conquests and the future offered, We trust to thy wise guidance, thy voice of wisdom heed, We trust to thy wise guidance, our youth and its need. Then forth from thy doors, dear Alma Mater send us, All ready to honor thee wher'ere we may be, Strong in self-knowledge, wise in understanding We sing now to thy glory, our strength thy victory, We sing now to thy glory, we offer to thee. Original words by Lucy Peterson, 1906-1962,
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