Gill Named 2009 Teacher of the Year

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Karen Gill, an alumna of the College of Education, was named the 2009 Kentucky Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and Ashland Inc., in ceremonies held on Oct. 22 at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort, Ky. Gill, who received her master’s degree in secondary education … Read More

Colleges of Education, Law Commemorate “Rose at 20”

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‘Rose at 20’ Reflects on Kentucky Education Reform by Jenny Wells, UK Public Relations To mark the 20th anniversary of one of the most important decisions in Kentucky education history, the University of Kentucky’s colleges of Education and Law, along with the Kentucky Law Journal, will host an event to … Read More

Award-winning Children’s Author to Speak

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by Jenny Wells, UK Public Relations Vicki Cobb, an award winning author of more than 85 children’s science trade books will visit the University of Kentucky Sept. 14 and 15 for a book signing and speaking presentation. The book signing will be held at 4 p.m Monday, Sept. 14, at … Read More

Lynda Brown Wright Honored by APA

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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

Part-time Instructor Helps Save Fellow Vacationer

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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

Professor Xin Ma’s MathCounts Team Finds Success

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What a difference a year makes. After solid performances from his MathCounts team in 2008, College of Education professor Xin Ma led the Winburn Middle School squad to even greater heights in 2009. Winburn students Valerie Sarge and Vania Ma finished in first and second place, respectively, at the 2009 … Read More

Mark Abel Studies Firefighter Fitness and Performance

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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

Six Faculty Members Receive Promotions

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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

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