Former Doctoral Student Now a Dean in Ghana

Staff Report Yao Quashigah completed the defense of his dissertation in the UK College of Education Department of Curriculum and Instruction several weeks before September 11, 2001, with plans to head back to Ghana. However, his homecoming in Ghana was delayed because of subsequent events. Now he is dean of … Read More

New Chinese Exhibit Opens in College of Education

Staff Report Thanks to a gift from the UK Confucius Institute, the UK College of Education is now home to an interactive exhibit on Chinese history and culture. The two kiosks located in  ickey Hall (near the rear entrance across from the first-floor elevators) gives visitors information on the Chinese … Read More

John Nash Appears on KET’s Education Matters

by Amanda Nelson The February episode of Kentucky Educational Television’s Education Matters featuring UK College of Education associate professor John Nash now can be viewed online at the KET website. Nash also is featured in a bonus video interview available online as well. During this edition of the Kentucky Educational … Read More

Education Students Honored by Southeastern Conference

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive recently announced that 46 University of Kentucky student-athletes earned a place on the 2012 Fall Sports SEC  cademic Honor Roll. Ten of those student-athletes are majoring in College of Education programs. The 2012 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll is based on grades from the 2012 … Read More

Educator Preparation Program Retreat Held

Staff Report On Thursday, January 3, the College of Education Office of the Dean sponsored a retreat at the Boone Center for program faculty chairs and university supervisors who work in educator preparation programs at the University of Kentucky. The retreat was designed to update participants on recent accreditation changes … Read More

Dickey Hall Café Projected to Open in Spring 2013

In the planning stages for a number of months, a project to open a food service unit in the University of Kentucky College of Education’s Dickey Hall officially got underway in October. The Café is projected to open for business in the Spring 2013. The Café will be located in … Read More

Ribbon Cutting Launches Kentucky STEMx Network

by Amanda Nelson A ribbon cutting was held Friday, November 30, to officially mark the launch of Kentucky’s involvement in the STEMx Network created by the Battelle Memorial Institute, the world’s largest nonprofit research and development organization. The University of Kentucky College of Education’s Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab is facilitating … Read More

UK College of Education Co-Sponsors Education Innovation Summit

by Amanda Nelson The University of Kentucky College of Education and AdvancED Kentucky, along with the UK Confucius Institute, are co-sponsoring the 2012 Innovation Summit, November 29-30, 2012, at the Lexington Convention Center. This professional gathering of Kentucky educators from P-12 and higher education will include business and community leaders … Read More

UK College of Education Hosts Kentucky STEMx Network Launch

by Amanda Nelson The University of Kentucky College of Education hosted a recent meeting to launch Kentucky’s involvement in Battelle’s STEMx network. STEMx connects state networks and partners to accelerate the growth of policies, practices and partnerships that are needed to expand the number of STEM teachers, increase student achievement … Read More

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