Vasquez Heilig Named to Hispanics in Higher Education Board

University of Kentucky College of Education Dean Julian Vasquez Heilig has been appointed to the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education Board of Directors. His three-year term begins July 1. “This is something I know would make my grandmothers proud, so I am serving in their memory. Since their … Read More

Sport Psychology’s Cormier Named Top Early Career Practitioner

Marc Cormier’s passion for helping students as a sport and exercise psychology practitioner and faculty member at the University of Kentucky is evident on playing fields and in the classroom. His dedication is being recognized by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology with the 2021 Early Career Practitioner Award. Cormier … Read More

K-Ready Camp Helps All Children Prepare for Kindergarten

Provide your child the opportunity to learn kindergarten-readiness skills at the 2021 K-Ready Camp, a service provided by the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Behavioral Supports through the College of Education. Designed for children age 4 to 6, campers will learn kindergarten-readiness and friendship skills in an inclusive, diverse, … Read More

Doctoral Candidate Tackling Black Health Disparities

By Elizabeth Chapin Jardin Dogan says her clinical practice and own life experiences have inspired her research, which is helping to eliminate mental, social and sexual health disparities for Black people. The counseling psychology doctoral candidate in the University of Kentucky’s College of Education counsels people who are experiencing mental … Read More

Register Now for Education and Civil Rights for the New Decade

The University of Kentucky College of Education is offering a community resource on the journey for racial equity through a new conference, Education and Civil Rights for the New Decade. The virtual conference features some of the nation’s most influential thought leaders during two days of sessions, Friday, May 7, … Read More

Register Now for Implicit Bias Virtual Symposium

University of Kentucky College of Education Dean Julian Vasquez Heilig will lead participants in a free implicit bias virtual symposium at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 28. The Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties is hosting the event to offer tools to confront, reduce, and eliminate this … Read More

Online-Only Medical Appointments Create Disparities During Pandemic

People with disabilities already experienced disparities in medical care, but the rapid shift to online-only medical appointments during the COVID-19 pandemic created additional barriers for many, according to a paper published by University of Kentucky College of Education faculty in the ACTA Scientific Medical Sciences journal. “Using technology to connect … Read More

Supporting Our Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander Communities

The University of Kentucky College of Education stands with those who have been targeted by racist, xenophobic actions directed towards Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander communities across the nation. As our UK College of Education community processes the ongoing violence, bigotry, and discrimination perpetrated on those of Asian, Asian … Read More

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