Stilwell First Recipient and Namesake of KDE Technology Award

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(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – William E. Stilwell, an emeritus faculty member of the UK College of Education who currently manages listservs and provides faculty support within the College, is the first recipient and namesake of an award that recognizes technology partnerships. The 2008 Stilwell K-12 Education Technology Partnership Award recognizes outstanding … Read More

Janice Almasi Subject of Odyssey Magazine Article

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Janice Almasi, the Carol Lee Robertson Endowed Professor of Literacy, is the subject of an article in the Summer 2008 issue of the University of Kentucky’s Odyssey Magazine. The article profiles Almasi’s work with a peer-discussion model of education. The article can be found in its entirety on the Odyssey … Read More

KHP Students Recognized with Hackensmith Awards

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The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (KHP) honored three students this spring with the 2007-08 Hackensmith Awards. Jen Abel, Andrew Albers and Terry Clayton were recognized for outstanding work during their academic careers. “These students exemplify what we look for when giving these awards,” said Melody Noland, the George … Read More

Espinosa Receives Paul Kevin Burberry Award

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Christina Espinosa, who earned a master’s degree from the College of Education Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, received the 2008 Paul Kevin Burberry Award from the Human Development Institute (HDI) at the University of Kentucky. The award is in honor of Burberry, a former UK student who was … Read More

College Hosts Education Reform Symposium

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The 4th International Symposium on Educational Reform was hosted by the UK College of Education June 6-18 in collaboration with faculty from universities in Finland, Norway, Republic of South Africa, Ecuador and the People’s Republic of China. Since 2004, UK and other international universities have gathered to provide participants with … Read More

Rosetta Sandidge Named Interim Dean

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Rosetta Sandidge has been named interim dean of the University of Kentucky College of Education for the 2008-09 academic year. Sandidge is currently the associate dean for academic and student services in the college and an associate professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. She will begin her new … Read More

Literacy Program Successful in Kentucky, Though Not Nationally

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A recent report issued by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences stated that the Reading First national literacy program was not having a statistically significant impact on student reading achievement. However, the Collaborative Center for Literacy Development (CCLD), which is housed in the University of Kentucky College … Read More

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