Researching Grading to Improve Education

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Thomas Guskey is a professor of educational psychology in the UK College of Education. His research focuses on the way teachers grade and how they report that information to parents. “The grading practices used in most schools today are really steeped in tradition. They are, in many cases, the longest … Read More

Student Wins Award to Study at Oxford University

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The University of Kentucky College of Education’s Derek Gaiser, a secondary social studies education and history junior from Ludlow, Kentucky, has been awarded an English-Speaking Union (ESU) Scholarship presented by the English-Speaking Union Kentucky Branch. The scholarship will cover Gaiser’s expenses for summer study at Oxford University. The Kentucky Branch … Read More

Rostosky Featured in American Psychological Association Books Article

Dr. Sherry Rostosky, professor of Counseling Psychology in the UK College of Education, was recently interviewed along with Dr. Ellen Riggle, professor in Gender and Women’s Studies and Political Science, by American Psychological Association (APA) Books. Rostosky and Riggle co-authored Happy Together: Thriving as a Same-Sex Couple in Your Family, Workplace, … Read More

Henry Receives Confucius Award

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Dr. Laurie Henry, associate dean for clinical programs and partnerships at the University of Kentucky College of Education, has been honored with the UK Confucius Institute’s 2016 Outstanding Faculty Award. This award recognizes faculty who have done outstanding work towards the understanding of and learning about China on campus and beyond. … Read More

Social Justice Series to Feature J Mase III

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The College of Education Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology’s Social Justice Scholarship Series will bring J Mase III, a black/trans/queer poet, to campus to give a talk on, “How I Survived the Gay Rights Movement as a Trans Person of Color.” It will be held at 2 p.m. … Read More

McCormick, Thelin Quoted in Inside Higher Ed

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An Inside Higher Ed story includes quotes from two University of Kentucky College of Education faculty members.  To read what Dr. Katherine McCormick (Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling) and Dr. John Thelin (Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation) had to say about “Kentucky’s Need-Based Aid … Read More

Award Enables Student to Teach in South Africa

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University of Kentucky College of Education student Courtney Eaton, who is student-teaching this semester in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, is one of 850 undergraduate students from 359 colleges and universities across the United States selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The scholarship offers grants for undergraduate … Read More

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