Full STEAM Ahead

Just because school is out for summer doesn’t mean every student is taking a break from learning.  Many students from the Fayette County Public School’s (FCPS) STEAM Academy have participated in labs and even undergraduate research at the University of Kentucky to further enhance their already innovative educational experience. The … Read More

Impact on Kentucky Education

Students, faculty, administrators and staff in the University of Kentucky College of Education have been hard at work this summer, making progress on a number of programs and initiatives that are innovating P-12 learning, leadership and assessment in Kentucky schools. “The College of Education’s faculty, staff, students and collaborators feel as committed … Read More

KASA Deputy Director Recognized by UCEA

  The Excellence in Educational Leadership Award is an annual recognition for practicing school administrators who have made significant contributions to the improvement of administrator preparation. Each year, the University Council for Educational Administration Executive Committee invites member university faculties to select a distinguished school administrator who has an exemplary record of … Read More

Partnering with China

  In June, Dr. Sonja Feist-Price and Dr. Lee Ann Jung joined Kentucky teachers and administrators on a tour of three cities in China, sponsored by UK’s Confucius Institute. The tour included visits to schools and cultural sites in Shanghai, Xi’an, and Beijing. The purpose of the tour was to … Read More

Math Professor Lives NASCAR Dream

  Last January, a sports writer contacted Dr. Molly Fisher – a College of Education faculty member – with questions about a NASCAR piece he was writing. That conversation resulted in the opportunity of a lifetime for Fisher, an assistant professor of mathematics education in the UK College of Education’s Department of STEM … Read More

Book Review: Higher Education in America

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

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

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

  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

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

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