Katie Terrell, EdS student in School Psychology, was awarded the 2016 Paul Kevin Burberry Award. This is the highest honor bestowed on a student by the UK Human Development Institute. Her accomplishment is highlighted in the university’s UKNow publication. Congratulations, Katie!
Dr. Tom Guskey, professor in Educational Psychology, was recently interviewed by the Chicago Tribune regarding the issue of report cards and standards-based evaluations. Please click on the link below to read: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-middle-school-grades-met-20160601-story.html
Dr. Lisa Ruble, Professor in School Psychology, was recognized by the university for her excellent research focused on Autism Spectrum Disorder. Dr. Ruble currently has an NIH-funded study that is focused on improving outcomes for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder who are transitioning to adulthood. Please click on the link … Read More
Christina Jordan and MiKeiya Morrow, counseling psychology doctoral students, were part of a live discussion on the Lexington community radio station WLXL that hosts a program called “The 859.” The discussion was focused on childhood sexual abuse in the black community. This is a wonderful example of our students taking … Read More
The University of Kentucky Black Graduate and Professional Student Association (UKBGPSA), Social Justice Advocacy Group (SJAG), and concerned undergraduate students hosted the “UK Call To Action Town Hall Event” on February 29, 2016. The purpose of this event was to raise awareness of African/African American concerns on racial climate at … Read More
Olivia Gipson, a first year master’s student in counseling psychology is a recipient of the American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Program STAY Fellowship, which is sponsored by SAMHSA. This fellowship provides financial and training support for master’s students interested in offering services for transition age youth. She will also attend … Read More
Dr. Candice Crowell, assistant professor in Counseling Psychology, has her social media activism efforts highlighted in the Kentucky Kernel. Check out the link to read the story about her work: http://www.kykernel.com/news/uk-professor-creates-hashtag-to-honor-black-women/article_0a3831b2-dbdf-11e5-b18e-c74071256620.html
Dr. Alicia Fedewa, associate professor in School Psychology, has been busy at work this fall collecting data on the impact of movement breaks in core curricular instruction in local elementary schools. Fedewa and her research team (including Drs. Heather Erwin and Elizabeth Fettrow in Kinesiology and Health Promotion) are making … Read More
Dr. Candice Crowell, assistant professor in Counseling Psychology, was selected in December to participate in the American Psychological Association’s Cyber Mentors Program. The program is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and is designed to support behavioral and social scientists in the area of HIV/AIDS and health disparities.