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    • 06
    • Mar
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 of the English-Speaking Union awards a limited number of scholarships to...
    • 17
    • Feb

Henry Confucius Award

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 toward the understanding of and learning about China on campus and...
    • 19
    • Oct
At first, Anna Juett would sit down in the middle of practice, or stand back and watch the other kids dance. Now, several years later, she’s front and center in her sparkly costume, more confident in her moves and on stage. “It’s purple and it’s my favorite color and it’s just pretty,” she said proudly about her recital...
    • 19
    • Oct
Dr. Jared Stallones, a nationally recognized expert in teacher preparation, education policy and education history, has been named chair of the University of Kentucky College of Education Department of Curriculum and Instruction. “Jared Stallones is an outstanding educator with a commitment to collaboration across schools, institutions and disciplines,” said UK College of Education Dean Mary John O’Hair. “We look forward to...
    • 19
    • Aug
Several Lexington principals and school leaders recently played a role in helping prepare elementary education graduates for job interviews. A seminar was held at Veterans Park Elementary in April where students learned about the application and interview process from Amy McVey, principal of Veterans Park, and Cindy Godsey, human resources associate director at Fayette County Public Schools.The students then broke into...