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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.

GEAR UP KY 3.0 Summer Academy@UK 2016

The Division of Undergraduate Education will host a large group of Kentucky high schoolers who will be living and learning here on the UK campus as part of a 5-year college readiness program. The GEAR UP Kentucky 3.0 Summer Academy@UK … Continue reading

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Campus Forum on Art in Public Places, March 21 at 6:30-8:30 p.m., W.T.Young Library Auditorium

Please come to – and encourage your colleagues and students to attend – a Campus Forum on March 21st 6:30-8:30 p.m. Please print out and post the attached flyer (download a flier, .pdf file here) and/or send it out via … Continue reading

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Spring 2016 Mid-Term Grading Window is Open For Instructors to Submit until Midnight, 11 March

This just in from Sean Cooper, Senior Associate Registrar, Enrollment Management: The window for mid-term grading has opened and will remain open until 11:59pm, Friday, 11 March, however, technical assistance will only be available until 4:30pm on the 11th.  Per University … Continue reading

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Foundations of Academic Success (UK 100)

This just in from Dr. Bethany Miller’s Retention Update: Transformative Learning is offering again their variable credit, part-of term course to promote student success: UK 100: Foundations of Academic Success.  This course is designed to assist students in developing and … Continue reading

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Kentucky Degree and Credential Production 2004-2014

The staff at the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education recently published a “Kentucky Completion Report: Describing a Decade of Degree and Credential Production” (download the .pdf file from the CPE website here) and shared it with the Council at its … Continue reading

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Faculty Learning Communities on Student Success

Listening To Our Students: A Faculty Forum on Teaching First-Year Students was held on Friday, January 29, 2016. The gathering was co-sponsored by the UK’s Office of Academic Excellence, the Chellgren Center in UGE’s Academy for Undergraduate Excellence, the Center for … Continue reading

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Welcome Dr. Jane Jensen to UGE

Dr. Jane Jensen has recently accepted the position of Assistant Provost for Transformative Learning in Undergraduate Education. As Assistant Provost, she will work with the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and senior campus leadership to set the strategic direction for … Continue reading

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Ky3C Coalition launches secondary school student competition, targets paying for college

from a Press Release from the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education The Kentucky College & Career Connection (Ky3C) coalition invites middle and high school students to create 30-second Public Service Announcements promoting the idea that there’s more than one way … Continue reading

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