UK Education Online Programs Ranked Among Top in Nation

Two University of Kentucky College of Education master’s degree programs are among the top 20 in the nation, according to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings. UK’s special education online master’s program is 14th, and the teacher leadership online master’s (listed by the magazine as … Read More

Professor Helps Lead American School Health Association

Dr. Elizabeth Whitney’s contributions to the field of school health have been recognized by the American School Health Association (ASHA). She recently advanced to fellowship status with the organization and will serve on its 2020 board of directors. Whitney, an assistant professor in the University of Kentucky College of Education … Read More

Think Humanities Podcast Features Thelin

University of Kentucky College of Education professor John Thelin weighed in on topics impacting American higher education, past and present, during episode 114 of the Think Humanities podcast. Hosted by Bill Goodman, the Kentucky Humanities Council produces the podcast for people who love history, philosophy, culture, literature, civic dialogue, and … Read More

WUKY Radio Airs Interview with UK College of Education Dean

University of Kentucky College of Education Dean Julian Vasquez Heilig recently talked with WUKY radio’s Tom Godell to share his vision for the future of the college, which has nearly 3,000 students in more than 70 graduate and undergraduate programs. Vasquez Heilig is an award-winning leader, teacher, and researcher. He … Read More

Kinesiology and Health Promotion Professor, Alumni Receive Honors

A faculty member and four alumni from the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion at the University of Kentucky College of Education have been recognized for contributions to their fields. The Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAHPERD) named: Heather Erwin, chair of the Department of Kinesiology … Read More

Ed Leadership Blog: Changing Standards for School Leaders

Are you a school leader, or do you aspire to be one? Staying up-to-date on news and trends in your field will help you proactively lead schools. Each month, faculty members in the Department of Educational Leadership Studies blog about topics to advance your career. Teacher leaders, principals, school technology … Read More

Forbes Names UK Professor’s Book One of Year’s Best

Forbes lists University of Kentucky College of Education professor John Thelin’s book, A History of American Higher Education, 3rd edition, as one of 2019’s best books covering American higher education. The article was written by Michael T. Nietzel, a former UK faculty member and administrator. “Scholars of higher education have … Read More

Kinesiology and Health Promotion Professor Recognized for Helping Students Conduct Research, Apply to Grad School

University professors like Dr. Marilyn Campbell know their students well, give them opportunities to be part of their research, and provide mentorship on everything from personal issues to graduate school applications. As a lecturer at the University of Kentucky College of Education, Campbell ensures students have a chance for hands-on … Read More

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