Brennan Receives 2011 KACTE Distinguished Service Award

by Brad Duncan Sharon Brennan, associate professor in the UK College of Education Department of Curriculum and Instruction and director of the Office of Field Experiences and School Collaboration, was honored with the 2011 Kentucky Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Award for Distinguished Service in Teacher Education. “I feel … Read More

Veronica Umeasiegbu Receives UK Adelstein Award

by Brad Duncan Each year the University of Kentucky Disability Resource Center honors a student with a disability who has been an inspiration to his or her peers and the campus community. For 2011, the Carol S. Adelstein Outstanding Student Award was given to Veronica Umeasiegbu, a doctoral student in … Read More

Alumna, Student Receive Lyman T. Johnson Award

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

Bishop Appointed to Institute of Medicine Committee

by Brad Duncan With more than 40 types of epilepsy affecting at least 1 in 100 adults and 1 in 20 children in the United States, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) has formed the Committee on the Public Health Dimensions of the Epilepsies to study the state of health literacy, … Read More

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

Stager Receives Milken Family Foundation Award

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

Erika Webb Named 2011 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

by Brad Duncan Named one of 24 Teacher Achievement Award Winners in September, Erika Webb was one of just eight teachers vying for the honor of Kentucky High School Teacher of the year. Not only did the University of Kentucky alumna claim that award on Oct. 19, she also beat … Read More

Silberman Receives National Education Leadership Award

by Brad Duncan Stu Silberman, superintendent for Fayette County (Ky.) Public Schools (FCPS), received the 2010 Excellence in Educational Leadership Award from the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA). The honor was presented to Silberman at the first FCPS leadership meeting of the year by Lars Björk, chair of the … Read More

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