KHP News Archives



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KHP News Archives

Dr. Melinda Ickes,
Assistant Professor in Health Promotion, discusses UK's innovative Ambassador Program in the Tobacco-Free College Campus Initiative’s Blog. This program is improving tobacco-free compliance at universities across the country!

Dr. Richard Riggs,
Associate Professor in Health Promotion retired June 30, 2014 after 33 years of service to the department. He was dedicated to preparing health education teachers and served as DGS for 15 of his 33 years.
KHP Awards Ceremony 2014
The 2nd annual awards ceremony to honor outstanding students in the KHP Department was held on April 24, 2014. Congratulations to all!
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KHP Living Learning Program Opens Fall 2014
UKNOW Article

Morgan Bergren,
KHP Junior, has been selected by USA Volleyball to represent the U.S. Collegiate National team in China.

Faculty/Staff Spotlight
Meet Brian Wallace, Lecturer in Exercise Science.
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Faculty/Staff Spotlight
Meet Jody Clasey, Associate Professor in Exercise Physiology.
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Faculty/Staff Spotlight
Meet Jill Day, Lecturer in Exercise Science.
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Faculty/Staff Spotlight
Meet Aaron Beighle, Associate Professor of Physical Education.
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Melinda Ickes, assistant professor in Health Promotion and director of the Go Tobacco-Free Program at UK, discusses how this initiative assists other college campuses in adopting tobacco-free policies.

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Faculty/Staff Spotlight
Meet Kristen Mark, Assistant Professor of Health Promotion.
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Faculty/Staff Spotlight
Meet Randy Crist, Lecturer in Exercise Science.
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John Nord, PE teacher,
and graduate of the KHP teacher education program, celebrated Southern Elementary's $10,000 award from by having students play a live version of Angry Birds.
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From the Field with Mark Abel
The NSCA conducted an interview with Mark Abel, Ph.D. about his research to improve the safety of firefighters, police officers and SWAT teams.
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