Education in a Culturally Diverse Society

UK students in a variety of majors take the course EDC/AAS 550: Education in a Culturally Diverse Society. It helps college students develop perspectives that will enable them to enter their future careers providing an equitable service and/or classroom environment where all have equal access and opportunities.   Taught by … Read More

Literacy scholar focuses on brain research

As brain research has grown, it has given rise to a new research field – educational neuroscience. Researchers are starting to use knowledge gained through brain research to rethink how to improve student learning. Among the voices in this emerging body of knowledge is Dr. George Hruby, who is an … Read More

Inspirational Alumni

The 2014 Kentucky Teacher of the Year program recognized two UK College of Education alums. Melanie Trowel and Joanna Howerton Stevens were named middle and high school teachers of the year, respectively. Trowel is a science teacher at Carter G. Woodson Academy in Fayette County and Stevens is a mathematics … Read More

Sport Leadership Program Opens Doors

  Careers in athletics are not limited to roles on the playing field. Consider Josh Harbolt’s story.  He chose business administration with an emphasis in finance as his undergraduate major.  Today, he’s employed by an NCAA Division I athletic program. Harbolt grew up just outside Portland, Oregon and enrolled at … Read More

Innovating Education

See also: P20 Innovation Lab STEMx About the Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab: An ongoing concern exists that schools in the United States are not adequately preparing our students to succeed in an increasingly diverse, globalized and technology-rich world. Far too long, education leaders from all levels have worked in silos … Read More

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