UK Honors College of Education Student Veteran

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Access video here. As an aviation rescue swimmer in the United States Navy, UK freshman Zach Grills had to put his fears aside the moment he began rescue swimming school. “In a real life scenario, jumping into the water is crazy,” said Grills, a native of London, Kentucky. “Stormy conditions … Read More

Henry Receives Confucius Award

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Dr. Laurie Henry, associate dean for clinical programs and partnerships at the University of Kentucky College of Education, has been honored with the UK Confucius Institute’s 2016 Outstanding Faculty Award. This award recognizes faculty who have done outstanding work towards the understanding of and learning about China on campus and beyond. … Read More

Students Read to Children at Breckinridge Elementary

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  When Breckinridge Elementary sent an email seeking readers for Black History Month, it sparked an idea for two University of Kentucky College of Education faculty members. Dr. Mary Shake and Joni Meade teach literacy methods in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. In semesters past, students captured video of … Read More

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

McCormick, Thelin Quoted in Inside Higher Ed

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An Inside Higher Ed story includes quotes from two University of Kentucky College of Education faculty members.  To read what Dr. Katherine McCormick (Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling) and Dr. John Thelin (Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation) had to say about “Kentucky’s Need-Based Aid … Read More

Award Enables Student to Teach in South Africa

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University of Kentucky College of Education student Courtney Eaton, who is student-teaching this semester in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, is one of 850 undergraduate students from 359 colleges and universities across the United States selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The scholarship offers grants for undergraduate … Read More

Thelin on ESPN Outside the Lines

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Dr. John Thelin appeared on ESPN’s Outside the Lines (OTL) in January to share his perspective on why he believes student-athletes should not be paid.  He was interviewed by anchor Bob Ley, and appeared alongside Dr. B. David Ridpath, from Ohio University, who offered opposing views during the segment. The … Read More

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