Author Archives: Randolph Hollingsworth

About Randolph Hollingsworth

Assistant Provost, University of Kentucky

Hands-On Cooking Class with The Food Connection, Nov 14

This just in from Tanya Whitehouse at The Food Connection @ UK: Gathering at the Table Join us at The 90 (440 Hilltop Avenue) on Tuesday, November 14th, at 5:30 PM for the November Gathering at the Table hands-on cooking … Continue reading

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Sign up for the “Welcome Home UK” Program for the Holiday Breaks

Have you wondered about the options that UK students have for housing and community support during our holiday breaks? What happens when most on-campus facilities are closed and the student can’t get back home for the Thanksgiving or Winter Break? … Continue reading

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DACA – How Does it Affect Our Community?

Join the College of Arts & Sciences International Studies Program at their event featuring several community members and student representatives: What is DACA (Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals)? How does it affect our community? Tuesday, October 24th 3:30 – 5:30 … Continue reading

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Free College Tuition

Legislators across the nation are working on how to build scholarship programs that offer accredited college courses and programs for free.  In Kentucky we have seen two state government-led initiatives: Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship: for Kentuckians who have not yet … Continue reading

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Taking colleges courses while in high school

A new report on dual enrollment by high schoolers in community colleges was issued last month from the Community College Research Center at Columbia University.  It is titled “What Happens to Students Who Take Community College “Dual Enrollment” Courses in … Continue reading

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Come Together Kentucky 2017

This November, 10th -12th, the University of Kentucky is hosting the annual Come Together Kentucky Conference. Come Together Kentucky is a conference for LGBTQ* students and allies from colleges and universities across the state of Kentucky to connect, learn and … Continue reading

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Water Week at UK

The Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering will kick off a week of events on Saturday, October 7th, and continues through Friday, October 13th. They have an exciting line of up of events related to water, most of which are … Continue reading

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Neesa Medina on “Deportations and Force Migration: The View from the Honduras” Oct 11th, 4 pm

Since the 2009 military coup in Honduras, murders and attacks against Honduran human rights defenders have reached alarming levels. The U.S. continues to send tens of millions of dollars in aid to the Honduran police and military who have been … Continue reading

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Constitution Day 2017 Essay Contest Winners Announced

At the First Amendment Celebration hosted by the Scripps Howard First Amendment Center in the UK School of Journalism and Media last night, we announced and gave awards to the six undergraduates who won the UK Constitution Day 2017 Essay … Continue reading

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