Hammer Named Outstanding Graduate Mentor

Dr. Joe Hammer recently received the 2019 Outstanding Graduate Mentor award from the Kentucky Psychological Foundation. The award was presented at the organization’s Spring Academic Conference. Hammer is an assistant professor in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology at the University of Kentucky College of Education.

Oct. 19: Opportunity to Explore Counseling Psychology Field

Interested in the field of counseling psychology? A panel of students, faculty and working professionals will answer questions from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 in 109 Dickey Hall. They will discuss the specialty of counseling psychology, how counseling psychology differs from clinical psychology, and what master’s and doctoral degree training … Read More

Fundraising Event for UK Students’ Program to Help Autism Community

A UK College of Education student group is raising funds to host events that build and maintain partnerships between police officers and members of the autism community. From 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16 customers at Mellow Mushroom (S. Upper Street) can have 15 percent of their bill donated to the Police Autism … Read More

Graduate Student Wins National Thesis Award

Rena Goodwin, a University of Kentucky College of Education graduate student, won the 2018 Thesis Award from the American Psychological Association’s Society for Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology. Goodwin holds a master’s degree from the UK College of Education Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion. Currently, she is pursuing a … Read More

Doctoral Student Receives National Science Foundation Fellowship

Calah Ford, a second-year doctoral student in the University of Kentucky College of Education, is one of three UK students to receive a 2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Ford is studying educational psychology in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology. She was among 2,000 students selected … Read More

Goldstein Partners on Jewish History Project, Symposium

Dr. Beth Goldstein and Dr. Janice W. Fernheimer are leading a collaborative effort to preserve the oral histories of people who have a place in the diversity and complexity of Jewish history in Kentucky. Goldstein is a professor in the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation at the University of … Read More

National Counseling Psychology Magazine Features Hargons

Dr. Candice Hargons, assistant professor in Counseling Psychology, was featured in this month’s American Psychological Association’s magazine, APA Monitor on Psychology, for her leadership as an early career psychologist. She serves on the Council of Representatives for the Society of Counseling Psychology, a division of the American Psychological Association. Hargons’ research focuses … Read More

Class Ranking Article in Education Update Features Guskey

The most recent issue of Education Update, a publication from ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development), features an article on how class rank is falling out of favor across the country and quotes grading expert Dr. Thomas Guskey, a professor in the UK College of Education Department … Read More

Impacts of School Vouchers on Some Students Examined

New research from University of Kentucky College of Education Assistant Professor Joseph Waddington is shedding light on how the largest school voucher program in the nation is impacting students. Voucher programs — and more broadly, school choice — aren’t a cure-all in the race to improve education outcomes, the findings … Read More

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