Roberto Abreu, UK counseling psychology doctoral student, was selected as the recipient of the 2017 Award for Outstanding Graduate Student. The award is given by the Society of Counseling Psychology’ Section on LGBT Issues. The award will be announced at the Section’s Dinner at the 2017 APA Convention. Congratulations Roberto!
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 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
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!
Two of our EDP Super Stars have won the Provost’s Inclusive Excellence Award – Dr. Kenneth Tyler (Educational Psych) and Della V. Mosley (Counseling Psychology)! They will receive their awards on April 25 at the UK Faculty Award Ceremony. The University of Kentucky Inclusive Excellence Award recognizes the accomplishments of … Read More
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
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
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
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!
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