News and Events

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    • Oct
College of Education Assistant Professor Elizabeth Fettrow-Whitney, Ph.D., and College of Agriculture, Food, & Environment Senior Extension Specialist Nicole Peritore, M.S recently received a $159,586 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food & Agriculture, for their K – 8 Health Education curriculum & professional development project.  The overall goal of the project is to equip...
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    • Sep
Sports are an intrinsic part of the American life — bringing folks together on the field, in the backyard and around the TV. But sports are also bringing people together in an even bigger way — people from different continents, cultures and walks of life — thanks to a...
    • 09
    • Aug
College of Nursing Professor Ellen Hahn, PhD, RN, FAAN, and College of Education Assistant Professor Mindy Ickes, PhD, recently received $100,000 from the CVS Health Foundation for their Tobacco-free Ambassadors Partnership (TAP): Linking K-12 Schools and Community Colleges project. Drs. Hahn and Ickes intend to build a cadre of committed peer health educators from two campuses of a tobacco-free community and...
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    • Jun
Elementary education majors in Dr. Whitney’s KHP 380: Health in the Elementary School course read to children as part of a mini-lesson and clinical experience at Warner Elementary School on Monday, May 16th.  The books were related to health topics, including but not limited to personal hygiene, safety, physical activity, and bullying.  The elementary students were then involved in discussion...
    • 02
    • Jun
LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 24, 2016) — Chana Akins, DeShana Collett, Melinda Ickes, Huajing Maske and Seungahn Nah of the University of Kentucky were among 41 fellows who recently completed the third Bluegrass Academic Leadership Academy, an initiative of the Bluegrass Higher Education Consortium. The Bluegrass Higher Education Consortium and the Academic Leadership Academy is managed by Bluegrass Tomorrow. “The desired outcome,” said...