Rehabilitation Counseling Seminar hosted by College of Education

In early April, the UK College of Education Graduate Program in Rehabilitation Counseling hosted a national seminar focused on an ongoing concern among the rehabilitation community. Co-sponsored by the Rho Zeta Chapter of the Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Honor Society and the UK Rehabilitation Counseling Student Association, the seminar entitled … Read More

Faculty and Students Make Presentations at NASP

With 4,500 members in attendance at the 2008 National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Convention in March three UK College of Education faculty members and three students were among the select number who gave presentations on their research or current topics in the field. Melissa Wheatley, first-year doctoral student, presented … Read More

Thelin Honored by Omicron Delta Kappa

On the evening of April 13, 2008, in conjunction with the University of Kentucky’s Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) initiation ceremony, the national organization presented John Thelin, University Research Professor in the UK College of Education, with the Eldridge W. Roark Meritorious Service Award. The Roark award is presented to individuals … Read More

Thelin Honored by National Education Association

John Thelin, professor of educational policy studies and evaluation in the College of Education, received a 2007 National Education Association Excellence in the Academy Award at the 2008 NEA Higher Education Conference held in Washington, D.C., March 28-30. Thelin, a university research professor in Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation, received … Read More

Schroeder Receives 2008 KACTE Outstanding Service Award

Gary Schroeder is devoted to preparing teachers and education personnel. As a result of this dedication, Schroeder was given the 2008 Outstanding Service Award by the Kentucky Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. “It is an honor to receive an award which, over the years, has been given to people … Read More

JCPS Looks to College of Education for New Hires

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

DeYoung Receives Fellowship to Conduct Research in Kyrgyzstan

Professor Alan DeYoung (EPE) will be traveling to the former Soviet Republic of Kyrgyzstan during the Spring 2008 semester to conduct research under a United States Department of State-funded project. He will study “Making Market Choices in Higher Education: How Students Choose Universities and Specializations and How Universities Create New … Read More

Education Program in China Offered During 2008 Summer Session

The University of Kentucky Office of International Affairs and the Asia Center are proud to offer a four-week Education Abroad Program opportunity in China for the 2008 Summer Session. The program, which runs May 14-June 11, offers students the opportunity to learn about the history, culture and people of China. … Read More

Faculty Member Featured in “Kentucky Teacher”

Professor William E. Stilwell (EDP) College of Education Emeritus Faculty and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, was featured in the February 2008 issue of Kentucky Teacher magazine for his long-time use of LISTSERVs to allow easier, more specific e-mail communications between groups of … Read More

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