Author Archives: UK Student and Academic Life

About UK Student and Academic Life

Undergraduate Education is now recreated within the Division of Student and Academic Life in the Provost's Office at the University of Kentucky.

Invitation: On the Table Community Dialog at UK

On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, please join in for a unique opportunity to gather around a table here at UK with friends, colleagues, or students and have a real conversation about what’s important to each of us about our community. … Continue reading

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SALutations! Spring Semester

I hope everyone is well on their way to a highly successful and enjoyable spring semester. The University of Kentucky campus is currently celebrating Black History Month with a wide variety of opportunities for everyone to participate. Retention Now that … Continue reading

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Facing Change Week

This just in from Jamari Michael White, social justice educator in Bias Incident Support Services (BISS): During the week of April 2-6, 2018, Bias Incident Support Services in collaboration with a number of campus and community partners will be offering Facing Change … Continue reading

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HDI CATS – Center for Assistive Technology Services

The Human Development Institute (HDI) at the University of Kentucky has announced their grand opening of a new regional assistive technology center. The HDI Center for Assistive Technology Services (CATS) offers a lending library of assistive devices, training around assistive … Continue reading

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SALutations! | We made it!

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” —Margaret Mead We Made It! As with all good things, a semester must come to an end. I … Continue reading

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Off-Campus Student Services

Whether you’re working with a first-year student, a seasoned junior, or a graduate/professional student, living off campus can be a challenge. While the freedoms that come with off-campus living are many, so are the responsibilities. Culture shock, community development, rental … Continue reading

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Exploratory Students and Career Center Services

Students who are exploring their academic and career prospects can find the Stuckert Career Center to be very helpful. Exploratory students can work with advisors and career counselors to discover interests, clarify their goals then develop and implement their degree … Continue reading

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Host a Dinner Dialogue with Your Students

The UK Parent and Family Association is now accepting applications for Dinner Dialogues – 2018 spring semester: https://orgsync.com/130403/forms/291908. Dinner Dialogues provides funding for instructors to host a dinner for their students in their homes, giving instructors an opportunity to get … Continue reading

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