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Chellgren Fellow Anna Townsend selected for prestigious Shepherd summer internship

Anna Townsend, of Oldham County, KY, has been selected by UK to represent the institution at the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty summer internship program for 2015. Anna will be interning with the Vermont Community Garden Network, helping with … Continue reading

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Free Screening of “The Ivory Tower” documentary and panel discussion, Oct 27

I bring to your attention an event pertinent to the status and future of higher education. It is a documentary film screening that has captured considerable interest in the educational community. All members of the Academy are encouraged to attend. … Continue reading

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Importance of Academic Advising to Retention

Hello Colleagues,  I am writing to highlight recent research results from the Center for Public Education.   http://www.centerforpubliceducation.org/Main-Menu/Staffingstudents/High-school-rigor-and-good-advice-Setting-up-students-to-succeed  This report emphasizes the importance of academic advising to student persistence.  Although the summary indicates that “(p)ossibly the most surprising finding was the … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Going!

Beginning January 2013, the Division of Undergraduate Education (UGE) would like to invite all staff to serve as guest bloggers for the Bluegrass Blade, the official mouthpiece of UGE.  The goal is to keep us all informed about the new … Continue reading

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