Middle and High School Teachers Attend STEMCats Workshop

The UK College of Arts and Sciences teamed up with the UK College of Education to welcome middle and high school teachers to campus for the STEMCats Teaching Workshop. Teachers interacted with faculty during the daylong workshop sponsored by Howard Hughes Medical Institute in sessions including: Volcanoes, CrossCutting Concepts, Chemistry, … Read More

College of Education Staff Members Honored

University of Kentucky College of Education staff were recently recognized for their dedication to the university. Ten staff members were nominated for the College of Education 2018 Outstanding Staff Member award. The college’s staff council organized the event. Nominees for the staff award were: Stephanie Carpenter Beth Graham Mary Henderson Lori … Read More

Graduate Student Wins National Thesis Award

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Rena Goodwin, a University of Kentucky College of Education graduate student, won the 2018 Thesis Award from the American Psychological Association’s Society for Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology. Goodwin holds a master’s degree from the UK College of Education Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion. Currently, she is pursuing a … Read More

Doctoral Student Receives National Science Foundation Fellowship

Calah Ford, a second-year doctoral student in the University of Kentucky College of Education, is one of three UK students to receive a 2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Ford is studying educational psychology in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology. She was among 2,000 students selected … Read More

UK College of Education Joins Effort to Provide Financial Literacy Resources for K-12 Teachers and Students

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Economic and entrepreneurship educators from the University of Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky University, the Booth Entrepreneurship Center at Morehead State University, Murray State University, and Northern Kentucky University have formed the Coalition for Financial Literacy in the Commonwealth to enhance the teaching of personal finance, entrepreneurship, and economics throughout Kentucky. This … 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

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