College of Education Student Nationally Honored in Kinesiology and Health Promotion

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The Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America) honored University of Kentucky College of Education student Barry Phillips as a “Major of the Year” during the organization’s 133rd National Convention & Expo in March in Nashville, Tenn.  The award celebrates outstanding undergraduate students in the health, physical education, recreation … Read More

National Counseling Psychology Magazine Features Hargons

Dr. Candice Hargons, assistant professor in Counseling Psychology, was featured in this month’s American Psychological Association’s magazine, APA Monitor on Psychology, for her leadership as an early career psychologist. She serves on the Council of Representatives for the Society of Counseling Psychology, a division of the American Psychological Association. Hargons’ research focuses … Read More

Sport Psychology Student Wins National Thesis Award

Rena Goodwin, masters student in Counseling Psychology, has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Society for Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology (Division 47) Thesis Award. Her thesis, “Self-Stigma, Attitudes, and Preferences When Seeking Mental Health and Sport Psychology Services: A Student-Athlete Point of View,” was co-chaired by Drs. … Read More

Stuckert Career Center Hosts Education Career Fair March 27

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The James W. Stuckert Career Center is holding an Education Career Fair from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in the Woodford Reserve Room at Kroger Field. Parking will be free at Kroger Stadium. Learn more about open positions, education careers, or simply connect with education employers. Also, be sure to utilize the center’s online … Read More

Reel to Real Film Series Focuses on Disability, Sport, and Inclusion

The University of Kentucky campus community and members of the public are invited to the Reel to Real film and discussion series devoted to disability, sport, and inclusion. Organizers hope to facilitate discussion, inspire new insights, and raise awareness about the opportunities and challenges faced by people with disabilities in … Read More

Elementary Education Students Serve at Science Night

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Students who graduate from UK College of Education teacher preparation programs spend many hours in schools. Those in the Elementary Education Student Association spent one recent Friday evening at Coventry Oak Elementary, helping parents and families learn more about the importance of science education through hands-on science activities. It was yet another … Read More

Warm February Days Move Fitness Courses Outdoors

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    Several of the university’s Life Fitness Program courses had the opportunity to move class outdoors during some of February’s warmer-than-typical days this year. Pictured are students in the Spring 2018 Ultimate Frisbee course, playing outdoors for the first time when highs reached the upper 70s on Feb. 20. … Read More

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