Spotlight on Faculty Member Wayne Lewis

Q. What do you love about the College of Education? A: I have been with the College of Education about two years now and more than anything, I love working with my students. I am an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership Studies and a Co-Director of the … Read More

College of Education Offers New Resources for Kentucky Education Reforms

In 2009, the Kentucky General Assembly passed Senate Bill 1, the state’s most recent education policy law. Senate Bill 1, now referred to as “Unbridled Learning,” includes significant policies and opportunities for higher education in general and teacher education programs in particular. To support the implementation of Unbridled Learning initiatives … Read More

Spotlight on Staff Member Bob Singleton

Q: How long have you been at the College of Education? What is your position here? A: I started working at UK in 2005, with Dining Services. In 2007, I joined the College of Education, first as Staff Support in Academic Services. Last year, I became an Admin Associate for … Read More

Alumnus M. Christopher Brown Named Alcorn State President

In ceremonies held in April 2011, UK College of Education alumnus M. Christopher Brown was sworn in as the 18th president of Alcorn State University in Mississippi. At the age of 38, Brown became the youngest president to lead the oldest historically black land-grant in the nation. Brown, who earned … Read More

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

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