Stilwell First Recipient and Namesake of KDE Technology Award

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – William E. Stilwell, an emeritus faculty member of the UK College of Education who currently manages listservs and provides faculty support within the College, is the first recipient and namesake of an award that recognizes technology partnerships. The 2008 Stilwell K-12 Education Technology Partnership Award recognizes outstanding … Read More

Janice Almasi Subject of Odyssey Magazine Article

Janice Almasi, the Carol Lee Robertson Endowed Professor of Literacy, is the subject of an article in the Summer 2008 issue of the University of Kentucky’s Odyssey Magazine. The article profiles Almasi’s work with a peer-discussion model of education. The article can be found on page five of the Odyssey … Read More

Professor John Thelin Quoted in Chronicle of Higher Education

John Thelin, university research professor in educational policy studies and evaluation in the University of Kentucky College of Education, was recently quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education. The article titled, “Have Money, Will Travel: the Quest for Top Athletes,” appears in the Aug. 1 issue of the publication. An … Read More

KHP Students Recognized with Hackensmith Awards

The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (KHP) honored three students this spring with the 2007-08 Hackensmith Awards. Jen Abel, Andrew Albers and Terry Clayton were recognized for outstanding work during their academic careers. “These students exemplify what we look for when giving these awards,” said Melody Noland, the George … Read More

Espinosa Receives Paul Kevin Burberry Award

Christina Espinosa, who earned a master’s degree from the College of Education Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, received the 2008 Paul Kevin Burberry Award from the Human Development Institute (HDI) at the University of Kentucky. The award is in honor of Burberry, a former UK student who was … Read More

College Hosts Education Reform Symposium

The 4th International Symposium on Educational Reform was hosted by the UK College of Education June 6-18 in collaboration with faculty from universities in Finland, Norway, Republic of South Africa, Ecuador and the People’s Republic of China. Since 2004, UK and other international universities have gathered to provide participants with … Read More

Rosetta Sandidge Named Interim Dean

Rosetta Sandidge has been named interim dean of the University of Kentucky College of Education for the 2008-09 academic year. Sandidge is currently the associate dean for academic and student services in the college and an associate professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. She will begin her new … Read More

UK Professional Education Unit Earns Accreditation from NCATE

After a rigorous review process in late 2007, the University of Kentucky’s professional education unit recently was notified that it has received continuing accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The Unit Accreditation Board unanimously validated that all standards were met by the unit and that … Read More

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