College of Education Unveils New Outdoor Space

With blooming flowers, umbrella-topped tables and bright blue custom-made benches inhabiting the courtyard in the center of Taylor Education Building, you wouldn’t believe that the space sat barren only a short time ago. The Jim and Kaye Burton Courtyard opened Thursday, April 16, with a ribbon-cutting and crowd of faculty, … Read More

Teachers Who Made a Difference Recognized

“In medicine, ‘oops’ mistakes cost lives, so students require instructors such as Professor Fiscella to provide us with great discipline and guidance,” said Bryan Tompkins, a student in the University of Kentucky Division of Physician Assistant Studies.   Suzanne Fiscella, showing genuine concern for her students and making it her mission … Read More

Charter Schools and School Choice Panel Discussion

The Education Policy Studies and Evaluation Graduate Student Council with Students for Education Reform will present a panel discussion on charter schools and school choice from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 14.  See below for details.

College of Education Honors Autism Awareness

The University of Kentucky College of Education was seeing blue on campus Thursday, April 2 as iconic Memorial Hall, the College of Education Taylor Education Building, and Central Halls I and II, Haggin Hall and Woodland Glen 1 residence halls were lit with blue lights in honor of autism awareness. The University … Read More

Students develop skills to support oppressed groups

The Counseling Psychology program hosted an Ally Development Workshop in January for its incoming master’s and doctoral students.  This annual workshop is developed and led by second- year Counseling Psychology doctoral students. Minnah Farook, one of the doctoral students who helped organize the event, recently explained more about the workshop:   … Read More

Nominate a Teacher Who Has Made a Difference

In its 17th year, the University of Kentucky College of Education’s Teachers Who Made a Difference program is now accepting submissions for the 2015 program.   UK women’s basketball coach Matthew Mitchell is once again teaming up with the College of Education to offer this program that gives people an … Read More

Warm Welcome in Online Course, Despite Frigid Temps

Despite Kentucky’s extreme weather in the 2015 spring semester, students in a number of online courses continued learning. In one University of Kentucky College of Education course, it was business as usual — with a pint-sized twist. Dr. Justin Bathon’s wife had given birth to their fourth child, Lucy, the … Read More

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