Rehabilitation Counseling Program Climbs Rankings

by Brad Duncan In the most recent U.S. News and World Report rankings of colleges and programs, the University of Kentucky College of Education’s graduate program in rehabilitation counseling continues to climb. Previously ranked #19 among all programs in the nation, the UK program reached #17 in the 2011 rankings. … Read More

May Declared Exercise is Medicine Month in Kentucky

by Brad Duncan At the request of the UK College of Education’s J.W. Yates and to follow in the footsteps of a national movement, Governor Steve Beshear proclaimed May to be Exercise is Medicine Month in Kentucky. “This is important because we are trying to get people to understand that … Read More

Spotlight on Student Jenna Schwartz

Q: Where are you originally from? How long have you lived in Lexington? A: I am originally from Hilton Head Island, S.C. I was born and raised there, but decided that I wanted to get away for college. I moved to Lexington seven years ago to start my undergraduate career … Read More

Brennan Receives 2011 KACTE Distinguished Service Award

by Brad Duncan Sharon Brennan, associate professor in the UK College of Education Department of Curriculum and Instruction and director of the Office of Field Experiences and School Collaboration, was honored with the 2011 Kentucky Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Award for Distinguished Service in Teacher Education. “I feel … Read More

College Creates Department of STEM Education

by Jenny Wells (UK Public Relations) and Brad Duncan Q&A with Jennifer Wilhelm As the nation works to improve education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), the University of Kentucky College of Education is moving forward with plans to improve teacher preparation in these disciplines. To achieve this goal, … Read More

Q&A with Department of STEM Education Chair Jennifer Wilhelm

Discuss the process of forming this new department. For more than a year, the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Education faculty worked diligently to create a new department that will facilitate training, pedagogy and research focused on STEM education. The new Department of STEM Education will become the home … Read More

Veronica Umeasiegbu Receives UK Adelstein Award

by Brad Duncan Each year the University of Kentucky Disability Resource Center honors a student with a disability who has been an inspiration to his or her peers and the campus community. For 2011, the Carol S. Adelstein Outstanding Student Award was given to Veronica Umeasiegbu, a doctoral student in … Read More

Alumnus Writes Book on Former UK President Frank L. McVey

Title is Second in Thomas D. Clark Series by Brad Duncan While working on his doctorate in the UK College of Education Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation, Eric Moyen was approached by President Lee T. Todd, Jr., and current Dean of Libraries Terry Birdwhistell to write a biography … Read More

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