Book Review: Higher Education in America

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David Brown, a Ph.D. candidate, and professor John Thelin – both from the college’s Department of Educational Policy Studies – are co-authors of an essay review of Derek Bok’s book Higher Education in America. The review was published in the July 10, 2014 issue of Columbia University’s Teachers College Record.  Bok … Read More

College of Education Alumnus Named Miss Kentucky

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The UK College of Education congratulates alumnus Ramsey Carpenter on being named Miss Kentucky 2014. Carpenter graduated in May 2014 from the college’s Special Education, Learning and Behavior Disorders undergraduate program. “To win on the UK stage is to be able to pay homage to the university that gave me … Read More

Professors’ Book Featured in Huffington Post Blog

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A book by two University of Kentucky professors was highlighted recently in a Huffington Post blog by author Janet Mason. “A Positive View of LGBTQ: Embracing Identity and Cultivating Well-Being” by Sharon Rostosky, professor of counseling psychology in the UK College of Education, and Ellen Riggle, professor of political science … Read More

Student Named Adelstein Award Recipient

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  Overcoming a disability brought on by a spinal cord injury in 2008 has been a significant achievement for UK College of Education student Duke Pettit II. As a result of his hard work and success in the Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling program in the Department of Early Childhood, Special … Read More

Education Students Honored at Annual Catspy Awards

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The University of Kentucky Athletics Association recently held its 12th Annual Catspy Awards during which it handed out 35 trophies to its student-athletes and sports teams honoring athletic and academic performances during the 2013-2014 year. Included in those being honored were five UK College of Education students. Representing the College … Read More

Education Student-Athletes Honored by SEC

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The Southeastern Conference recently announced its 2013-2014 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll recipients, and seven of the University of Kentucky’s 61 student-athletes on the list represent the UK College of Education. The 2013-14 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll is based on grades from the 2013 Spring, Summer and Fall terms. … Read More

Arts for Smarts

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    UK College of Education students studying to become teachers recently visited Southern Elementary in Lexington to lead an “Arts for Smarts” event.  The event was sponsored by the student chapter of the Kentucky Education Association (KEA). UK’s KEA chapter president Kyle Smith blogged about the event.  Read more.  

Thelin Receives Sturgill Award

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  Thelin is pictured third from left with colleagues from the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation.   Dr. John Thelin, professor of higher education in the UK College of Education’s Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation, has received the 2014 Sturgill Award, an honor presented each year … Read More

Professor Goes Extra Mile for Students

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  Dr. Danelle Stevens-Watkins’ passion for mentoring has been recognized with the 2014 Kentucky Psychological Foundation’s Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award. As an assistant professor in the UK College of Education, she works with students in the Department of Educational, Counseling and School psychology. She always tells students if they are … Read More

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