Interviews and Photos
Quotes from LMC Alumni
Florence Johnson Cowan, class of 1932
" Fondest memories at LMC....The dedication and
performance of my teachers...Ms. Emmanuel-Spanish; Henry Wilson-Chemistry
Bessie Russell Stone, class of 1936
"Although "Rice" (as he was known in school) and I were married for 54 years and we did not "go together" until the summer we were graduated from college. Many of the male students were older than the girls because they were returning to college or had worked before entering...
Our athletic teams lost many games but as we improved whenever we could defeat Ky. State there was much rejoicing on the campus. Some of the male students who had attended Simmons U. (University) lived in the second floor apartment on Seventh street across from the school. It was called the "Pitch". Many social events were held there.
Lucy Clemmons Grisby, class of 1939
"I am pleased that the University finally sees fit to give some kind of recognition to LMC, which was unique in higher education, maintained very high standards, had a difficult but exciting curriculum, and was also a fun place for study and personal development of young people."
Margaret Duncan Holly, class of 1945
"There are plenty of fond memories of LMC, among them open communications with people, students and professors, and the wisdom my professor gave me. Attending an excellent liberal arts college as LMC prepared me to enter the workforce on more than one level, and prepared me to enter a world of competition."
Alscenia Warren Hodo, class of 1949
"The instructors were wonderful! They took the time to introduce first generation college students to more than what was found on the printed page. I was encouraged to reach for the stars."
Emmett Hatch Jr., Class of 1950
"Beating Kentucky State in Football in 1949."
" Getting the 'most' our of nothing, i.e., the
teaching staff produced out of
"I learned from LMC that new books, new equipment
and bigness have
Fred M. Williams, Class of 1951
"When LMC defeated Kentucky State in football-a first time victory."
Bessie Russell Stone, 1936,
on Life on the Campus
Students lived at home and most of the girls didn't have jobs. We entertained in our homes.
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