Lynda Brown Wright Named American Council on Education Fellow

by Brad Duncan The American Council on Education (ACE) has named University of Kentucky College of Education Professor Lynda Brown Wright an ACE Fellow for the 2010-11 academic year. As part of her fellowship, she is spending the academic year at Georgia State University where she is working with President … Read More

Faculty, Students Attend AERA Annual Meeting

By Brad Duncan UK College of Education faculty and students are headed to Denver, Colo., April 30-May 4, to take part in the annual gathering of the nation’s top educational researchers. The American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) Annual Meeting focuses on the theme “Understanding Complex Ecologies in a Changing World,” … Read More

Rostosky Looks at Effects of Anti-LGB Legislation

When marriage amendments are on the ballot, lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people experience acute psychological stress and downturns in general well-being; they also become more politically active. These findings, particularly pertinent in the wake of the passage of California’s Proposition 8 are contained in two articles to be published … Read More

Lynda Brown Wright Honored by APA

by Brad Duncan Lynda Brown Wright, associate professor in the Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology (EDP), was awarded the Dalmas Taylor Distinguished Contributions Award by the American Psychological Association (APA) at its national convention in Toronto on Aug. 7, 2009. The honor is given annually to an alum … Read More

Six Faculty Members Receive Promotions

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees approved the applications for promotion and/or tenure of six College of Education faculty members at its June 9, 2009, meeting. The approved actions included: Malachy Bishop, Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, from Associate Professor (with tenure) to Professor (with tenure); Jennifer Grisham-Brown, Special … Read More

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

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