Kinesiology and Health Promotion Professor Wins Teacher of the Year

Dr. Elizabeth Whitney has been selected by the Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance as the 2018-2019 College/University Teacher of the Year for Health Education. She was honored at the association’s annual convention in Lexington and will be the state’s nominee for the national teaching award. As an assistant professor at the UK College of Education, Whitney’s research … Read More

Nov. 15: Attend Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation Colloquium Series

Dr. Lance Poston, director of the University of Kentucky Office of LGBTQ* Resources in the Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives, will deliver the second talk in the UK College of Education Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation 2018-19 Colloquium Series. The public is invited to see Poston … Read More

Alumni Recognized for Excellence in Leadership, Teaching, Service

Three UK College of Education alumni were honored during the college’s 2018 Gary L. Stingle Scholarship and Awards banquet, hosted by UK College of Education Interim Dean Rosetta Sandidge. The Outstanding Teaching Award was presented to Pamela Duncan, a math teacher at Woodford County High School. Dr. Mary Lynn English, … Read More

Future Teachers Learn About Korean War

Lester Beaty speaks with emotion when he talks about the uncle he never met, Private Joe Stanton Elmore. He went missing in action during the Korean war in 1950. Last month, after the passing of nearly seven decades, his uncle’s remains were laid to rest next to his brother, who … Read More

Business Community Helps Future Teachers Study Economic Development

During a recent class at the UK College of Education, Andrew Johnson nimbly responded to questions from classmates. He sounded more like an economic development director than a college student, while his peers came across as business owners. Johnson, who is working on a master’s degree in secondary education, was … Read More

Camp Helps Teens Who are Deaf-Blind Gain Independence

A camp with strong ties to the University of Kentucky is helping individuals who have a combination of vision and hearing loss, known as “dual sensory loss” or “deafblindness,” master life skills to prepare for their futures. Eight teenagers attended camp in early July at General Butler State Park in … Read More

College of Education Research Responds to Critical Questions of Today, Transforms Tomorrow

From research to clinical practice, the University of Kentucky College of Education is shaping education not only in college classrooms, but in schools and beyond – in homes, in the workplace, in health care, and more. Through the research efforts of faculty, the college engages in the critical questions of … Read More

$1.2 Million National Science Foundation Grant Helps Turn STEM Majors Into STEM Educators

The University of Kentucky wants to not only recruit more students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors, but also train those students to become STEM educators. Through a collaborative effort led by the UK College of Education, the UK College of Arts and Sciences and the UK College of Engineering, the “UK Noyce … Read More

Elementary Education Senior Pursues Passions for Teaching, Service

University of Kentucky College of Education senior Madison Conroy knows the teaching profession fits her passion for serving others. And she is certain about her passion because she has spent the past four years at UK in service and leadership roles. Conroy recently received UK’s highest honor for humanitarian efforts, … Read More

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