Colleges of Education, Law Commemorate “Rose at 20”

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‘Rose at 20’ Reflects on Kentucky Education Reform by Jenny Wells, UK Public Relations To mark the 20th anniversary of one of the most important decisions in Kentucky education history, the University of Kentucky’s colleges of Education and Law, along with the Kentucky Law Journal, will host an event to … Read More

Brian Bottge Receives $2.3 Million IES Grant to Improve the Math Performance of Low-Performing Middle School Students

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by Brad Duncan National assessments reveal that many students score at or below the basic level in math. However, thanks to a four-year, $2.3 million Cognition and Student Learning grant from the U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences (IES), University of Kentucky College of Education Professor Brian Bottge … Read More

Vick Named Chair of the Accreditation Commission for AdvancED

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UK College of Education alumna Barbara Vick was elected to serve as Chair of the Accreditation Commission for AdvancED at the 2009 AdvancED Board of Trustees meeting held in Alpharetta, Ga., June 19. AdvancED is the parent organization of the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA … Read More

Award-winning Children’s Author to Speak

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by Jenny Wells, UK Public Relations Vicki Cobb, an award winning author of more than 85 children’s science trade books will visit the University of Kentucky Sept. 14 and 15 for a book signing and speaking presentation. The book signing will be held at 4 p.m Monday, Sept. 14, at … Read More

Laurie Henry Helps Adults Get “PlugGED In”

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by Brad Duncan Earning a GED just got better for adult learners in Virginia, thanks in part to UK College of Education Assistant Professor Laurie Henry. When Richard Sebastian and his colleagues were developing the new “PlugGED In” program in Virginia, he called on Henry to serve as the lead … Read More

Lynda Brown Wright Honored by APA

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by Brad Duncan Lynda Brown Wright, associate professor in the Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology (EDP), was awarded the Dalmas Taylor Distinguished Contributions Award by the American Psychological Association (APA) at its national convention in Toronto on Aug. 7, 2009. The honor is given annually to an alum … Read More

Part-time Instructor Helps Save Fellow Vacationer

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by Brad Duncan Vacations are a time for people to rest, relax, travel and just take a break from the regularity of daily life. However, for Vicki Sageser, a recent trip brought the opportunity to save a life. During a visit to North Carolina in late July, Sageser and her … Read More

Gifts Lead to Start of PAWS Program

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by Brad Duncan Thanks to a gift from University of Kentucky alumni Steve and Elaine Harris and funds from the George and Betty Blanda Endowed Professorship, the College of Education kicked off the Physical Activity and Wellness Schools (PAWS) Program in October. PAWS will utilize resources and faculty from the … Read More

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