Sport psychology professor on player mentality in Stanley Cup, NBA Playoff upsets

The University of Kentucky College of Education’s Marc Cormier, a sport and exercise psychology specialist, explores the relationship between psychological factors and participation in sport and physical activity. Among those factors is something that has long captivated audiences — the classic underdog story. In a recent interview on Canada’s nationally syndicated … Read More

Register for Juneteenth festival to celebrate inclusive storytelling

The public is invited to celebrate inclusive storytelling at the Juneteenth Banned Books & Literacy Festival. Hosted by the Education and Civil Rights Initiative (ECRI) at the University of Kentucky College of Education, the festival takes place Friday, June 16 (virtually) and Saturday, June 17 (in-person). The Saturday sessions are designed for youth and family participation. “We … Read More

STEM, Early Childhood Programs Expand With New Route to Teacher Certification

Beginning this summer, the University of Kentucky College of Education is expanding options for those who want to change careers to teach in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and early childhood. The Kentucky Professional Education Standards Board’s university-based alternative pathway to certification, known as Option 6, allows … Read More

Grant Provides Scholarship Funding for Special Education Master’s Degree

The University of Kentucky College of Education has funding available for individuals interested in earning a Master of Science (M.S.) in Special Education (moderate and severe disabilities).  Funds for the program are from the Training InterdisciPLinary Educators to Support High-Needs Populations (TRIPLETS) grant, awarded to UK by the U.S. Department of … Read More

College of Education Spring 2023 Dean’s List

The College of Education recognized 727 students whose outstanding academic performance merited a spot on the Spring 2023 Dean’s List. To make the list, students must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate and earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher. This spring’s Dean’s List includes: Sarah Abdellatif Aaron Abrahamson Hannah … Read More

College of Education Graduate Programs Still #1 in Kentucky in Latest Rankings

University of Kentucky College of Education graduate programs remain the top-ranked in Kentucky among colleges of education, according to the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings released today. The college is ranked 52nd among public universities and 64th overall among all education graduate programs in the nation. Individually, the … Read More

Education professor explores ChatGPT as a tool for research and learning 

When University of Kentucky faculty member John Nash began an exploration of artificial intelligence’s utility in learning, it came as no surprise to the doctoral scholars he advises. His research agenda has long centered on investigating how technology and innovation influence schools and educators. Although his research is technology-focused, he … Read More

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