KHP Students Recognized with Hackensmith Awards

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The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (KHP) honored three students this spring with the 2007-08 Hackensmith Awards. Jen Abel, Andrew Albers and Terry Clayton were recognized for outstanding work during their academic careers. “These students exemplify what we look for when giving these awards,” said Melody Noland, the George … Read More

Literacy Program Successful in Kentucky, Though Not Nationally

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A recent report issued by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences stated that the Reading First national literacy program was not having a statistically significant impact on student reading achievement. However, the Collaborative Center for Literacy Development (CCLD), which is housed in the University of Kentucky College … Read More

UK Professional Education Unit Earns Accreditation from NCATE

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After a rigorous review process in late 2007, the University of Kentucky’s professional education unit recently was notified that it has received continuing accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The Unit Accreditation Board unanimously validated that all standards were met by the unit and that … Read More

Dean Cibulka Named Next President of NCATE

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James G. Cibulka, dean of the University of Kentucky College of Education, has been named the next president of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The NCATE Executive Board ratified his appointment May 9, 2008. Cibulka has a long and distinguished record in higher education. Prior to … Read More

Finalists Named for SEC’s Student-Athlete of the Year Award

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Juggling college life, work and extracurricular activities can be a daunting task for many. However, College of Education students Ashley Dimkich and Greg Dombrowski are examples of how it can be done with excellent results. Dimkich and Dombrowski were named finalists for the Southeastern Conference’s H. Boyd McWhorter Student-Athlete of … Read More

Faculty and Students Make Impact at AERA Annual Meeting

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The UK College of Education made an impact at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual meeting in March. Thirty-seven faculty members and students participated in numerous presentations and panels, presenting their research to members of the national organization. “Research productivity is one of the core missions of the UK … Read More

JCPS Looks to College of Education for New Hires

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In 2007, thanks in part to the help of the James W. Stuckert Career Center at the University of Kentucky, the Jefferson County (Ky.) Public School system hired 27 UK College of Education graduates. As a result of their efforts in recruiting and assisting in career-related events, JCPS was awarded … Read More

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