College of Education Student Nationally Honored as Kinesiology and Health Promotion “Major of Year”

The Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America) honored University of Kentucky College of Education student Barry Phillips as a “Major of the Year” during the organization’s 133rd National Convention & Expo in March in Nashville, Tenn.  The award celebrates outstanding undergraduate students in the health, physical education, recreation … 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

Sport Psychology Student Wins National Thesis Award

Rena Goodwin, masters student in Counseling Psychology, has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Society for Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology (Division 47) Thesis Award. Her thesis, “Self-Stigma, Attitudes, and Preferences When Seeking Mental Health and Sport Psychology Services: A Student-Athlete Point of View,” was co-chaired by Drs. … Read More

STEM Education Hosts Learning Event for Community

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  In March, the University of Kentucky College of Education’s Department of STEM Education and The Academies of Lexington at Frederick Douglass High School hosted a fun morning filled with hands-on STEM activities for kids and adults of all ages. The College of Education’s STEM Education Department plans and hosts … Read More

Elementary Education Students Serve at Science Night

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Students who graduate from UK College of Education teacher preparation programs spend many hours in schools. Those in the Elementary Education Student Association spent one recent Friday evening at Coventry Oak Elementary, helping parents and families learn more about the importance of science education through hands-on science activities. It was yet another … Read More

Warm February Days Move Fitness Courses Outdoors

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    Several of the university’s Life Fitness Program courses had the opportunity to move class outdoors during some of February’s warmer-than-typical days this year. Pictured are students in the Spring 2018 Ultimate Frisbee course, playing outdoors for the first time when highs reached the upper 70s on Feb. 20. … Read More

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