Category Archives: Diversity

Trans* Week of Awareness 2017

The Trans* Week of Awareness is a week-long series of events sponsored by the UK Counseling Center, Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP) Center, the Office of LGBTQ* Resources, and PFLAG Central Kentucky. All events are free and open to the … Continue reading

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SALutations! Transitions & Call for Proposals

“Salutations!” said the voice. Wilbur jumped to his feet. “Salu-what?” he cried. “Salutations!” repeated the voice. “What are they, and where are you?” screamed Wilbur. “Please, please, tell me where you are. And what are salutations?” “Salutations are greetings,” said … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Mary Bolin!

We read today in UKnow that our own Dr. Mary Chandler Bolin, director of the UK Counseling Center (UKCC), has been re-elected to the Board of Directors for the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors. This international association … 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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University Leadership Forum, Oct 23-25, on cross-generational diversity and inclusion

Leading Across Generations October 23-25, 2017 The theme for this year’s University Leadership Forum organized by the University of Kentucky Office of Human Resources is “Leading Across Generations.” All UK faculty, staff and graduate students are welcome to attend. The … Continue reading

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Free Speech and Social Justice in Higher Ed

The College of Education’s Inclusiveness Committee is hosting an event on free speech issues in higher education settings. They have invited Dr. Neal Hutchens (Higher Education, University of Mississippi) to present on Monday, October 23rd at 4 p.m. in 109 … Continue reading

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What it means to be an ally and how to be an advocate for inclusion

WRFL 88.1 invites you to join us for a conversation about what it means to be an ally and how to be an advocate across all identities.  We’ve invited community and campus representatives to discuss some of the challenges facing … Continue reading

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Human Development Institute – UK’s Center on Disability

We recently received notice from Dr. Kathy Sheppard-Jones, Executive Director of the Human Development Institute (HDI) that their 2017 Annual Report is out. Dr. Sheppard-Jones writes compellingly: “This was a year of change, of growth, and of softening the ground … 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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