Dr. Hargons’ BLM Meditation Featured on Huffington Post

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Dr. Hargons’ (formerly Crowell) Black Lives Matter mindfulness meditation was featured in a Huffington Post article this week. An excerpt: Another unarmed black person ― this time a 15-year-old in Texas ― was killed this weekend by a police officer. When incidents like this occur, they can lead black Americans to … Read More

EDP Student Awarded Research Grant from the UK Office of LGBTQ* Resources

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EDP counseling psychology doctoral student, Holly Brown, has been named a recipient of UK’s inaugural Graduate and Professional Student LGBTQ* Research Grants! Given as a partnership between the Office of LGBTQ* Resources and the Graduate School, these awards seek to promote promising young scholarship at the University that asks important questions related to … Read More

EDP Student Awarded APA’s STAY Fellowship

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Robbie Luten, a first-year counseling psychology MS student, has won the American Psychological Association STAY Fellowship. This program provides funding and training on issues related to transition aged youth: http://www.apa.org/pi/mfp/psychology/stay/ She is the second UK student to win this award! Congrats Robbie!

Dr. Sherry Rostosky Interviewed by APA Books

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Dr. Sherry Rostosky, Professor in Counseling Psychology, was recently interviewed along with Dr. Ellen Riggle, Professor in Gender and Women’s Studies and Political Science, by APA Books. Drs. Rostosky and Riggle co-authored Happy Together: Thriving as a Same-Sex Couple in Your Family, Workplace, and Community, a book published by APA … Read More

SASP Awarded Multicultural Inclusion Grant

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Congratulations to the School Psychology program’s student association, Student Affiliates in School Psychology (SASP), who applied for and received a a university wide grant – the Multicultural Inclusion Grant. This grant is funded by UK’s student government;  the grant monies will support SASP’s campus wide events “The R Word Is … Read More

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

Dr. Reese Receives UK Great Teacher Award

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Last night Dr. Reese was honored as one of six University of Kentucky professors with the Great Teacher Award honor. Dr. Reese and students in our department, including Igor Vasilj who nominated him, are featured in this video today on UKNow: https://uknow.uky.edu/professional-news/uk-celebrates-its-2017-great-teacher-award-winners. Congratulations, Dr. Reese!  

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

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