Alumna, Student Receive Lyman T. Johnson Award

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by Brad Duncan In the past, the Lyman T. Johnson University of Kentucky Alumni African-American Constituent Group honored one alumnus and one student from each of UK’s colleges who have made significant contributions to UK and the community. However, during the 2010 Lyman T. Johnson Homecoming Awards Banquet, the awards … Read More

Stager Receives Milken Family Foundation Award

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A 4th-grade science teacher at Northern Elementary in Fayette County, Stager was notified of her award when Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday, Milken Family Foundation representative Tom Boysen and local dignitaries made a surprise visit to her school. Stager, who earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from UK, has … Read More

Birdwhistell Named New Dean for UK Libraries

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by Whitney Hale, UK Public Relations Terry Birdwhistell, an alumnus of the UK College of Education, has been selected as the next dean of the University of Kentucky Libraries pending approval by the UK Board of Trustees. Previously the associate dean for Special Collections and Digital Programs and co-director of … Read More

Gill Named 2009 Teacher of the Year

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Karen Gill, an alumna of the College of Education, was named the 2009 Kentucky Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and Ashland Inc., in ceremonies held on Oct. 22 at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort, Ky. Gill, who received her master’s degree in secondary education … Read More

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