Sport Leadership Program Opens Doors

Careers in athletics are not limited to roles on the playing field. Consider Josh Harbolt’s story. He chose business administration with an emphasis in finance as his undergraduate major. Today, he’s employed by an NCAA Division I athletic program. Harbolt grew up just outside Portland, Oregon and enrolled at Oregon … Read More

Health and Safety on Mind of College of Education

AEDs installed in Dickey Hall and Taylor Education Building by Brad Duncan In 2009, Vicki Sageser helped save the life of a fellow vacationer in North Carolina. Sageser, an alumnus of the UK College of Education and a part-time instructor, never hesitated when she heard a woman’s screams in their … Read More

College of Education Offering K2 Activities

The University of Kentucky College of Education will hold activities for students each Thursday from January 19 to February 16. Students who began coursework in the College in Fall 2011 or Spring 2012 are welcome to attend any or all sessions. Your Department, Your Program, Your Student Organization… Date: Thursday, … Read More

College of Education Celebrates CPR Success Story

by Brad Duncan The vacation didn’t play out how it was supposed to, but thanks to a “being in the right place at the right time” situation, John “Toby” Tyler is still alive. While visiting North Carolina in late July 2009, College of Education alumna and part-time instructor Vicki Sageser … Read More

May Declared Exercise is Medicine Month in Kentucky

by Brad Duncan At the request of the UK College of Education’s J.W. Yates and to follow in the footsteps of a national movement, Governor Steve Beshear proclaimed May to be Exercise is Medicine Month in Kentucky. “This is important because we are trying to get people to understand that … Read More

Spotlight on Faculty Member Lucian Taylor

Q: How long have you been at the College of Education? What is your position here? A: This is my 18th year at UK! I am an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion in pedagogy. I’m also the director of our Life Fitness Classes. I work … Read More

Beighle Appears on KET Program

University of Kentucky College of Education faculty member Aaron Beighle, who co-directs the Health & Wellness Lab within the Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab, will appear in the KET program “More Than Child’s Play: Why Physical Activity Matters” which debuts Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 9 p.m. EST. According to a report … Read More

Visiting Physical Education Researcher to Give Lecture at UK

By Brad Duncan Stuart Fairclough has traveled throughout the United Kingdom addressing the importance of physical activity and education. Now he will visit another UK, the University of Kentucky, to speak on his research in this area thanks to the UK College of Education’s Internationalization Committee and Department of Kinesiology … Read More

Part-time Instructor Helps Save Fellow Vacationer

by Brad Duncan Vacations are a time for people to rest, relax, travel and just take a break from the regularity of daily life. However, for Vicki Sageser, a recent trip brought the opportunity to save a life. During a visit to North Carolina in late July, Sageser and her … Read More

Mark Abel Studies Firefighter Fitness and Performance

by Brad Duncan Thanks to support from the Kentucky Fire Commission, University of Kentucky College of Education Assistant Professor Mark Abel has been conducting a six-month investigation into ways to improve the health and fireground performance of firefighters. Abel, a faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, … Read More

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