Category Archives: Peer Mentoring

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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Call for Information About Your Unit’s Contribution to the UK Diversity Plan

Since the summer of 2011 when the UK Board of Trustees adopted the 2011-2015 UK Diversity Plan (available for download here), the colleges and student support units have supported us in building out the narrative for the annual update reports. … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Academic Enhancement for NCLCA Award

This just in from Dr. Ben Withers in UGE’s latest Weekly Update: Congratulations to past and present staff of The Study/Academic Enhancement for being named the 2015 recipient of the Frank Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award. Awarded by the National … Continue reading

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Leadership in Transformative Learning – Deanna Sellnow’s departure, Jane Jensen to serve as Interim Assistant Provost

Dear Colleagues: I am pleased to let you know that Dr. Jane Jensen, Associate Professor of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation in the College of Education, has agreed to serve as interim Assistant Provost for Transformative Learning within the Division … Continue reading

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Two student leaders coordinating next fall’s K-Week come from eastern Kentucky and UGE

UKPR recently uploaded a video, “UK’s 2015 K Crew Coordinators” featuring two students from eastern Kentucky who are taking a leadership role in coordinating the K-Week 2015 events and the K-Crews: Kaci Smith and Martin Jones. Smith is from Bell … Continue reading

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What’s Happening with UK Student Success? Find out about CRAC, SSIT, LINK UP, CRCs, FWAB, RCSS

The increase in student success at the University of Kentucky is taking shape through a collaborative, campus-wide approach involving a variety of entities, including Undergraduate Education, the Colleges, Enrollment Management, Student Affairs, International Center, Institutional Diversity and UK Analytics & … Continue reading

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Transformative Learning at the University of Kentucky – a New Group in the Division of Undergraduate Education

As part of the reorganization of the Division of Undergraduate Education, Transformative Learning has emerged under the leadership of Dr. Deanna Sellnow, Assistant Provost. Transformative Learning enhances through intentional collaborations with UK’s undergraduate colleges, student support units and community members … Continue reading

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2 great opportunities for learning how to incorporate diversity into group-work and classroom inclusivity efforts

As the University continues its efforts for intentionality in valuing diversity as a community and to address the new Strategic Plan’s Goal#6 (Enhance our Role as an Inclusive Place of Collaboration for People of All Identities), we encourage you to … Continue reading

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First Year Experience Initiatives at the University of Kentucky

An important task for the Division of Undergraduate Education this year as part of the 2014-2020 Strategic Plan is to lead the University in a review of our undergraduate students’ first year experience.  This fall, a First Year Experience (FYE) … Continue reading

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#LINKUP partnership to target support for students @universityofky

Colleagues: I am pleased to announce a new initiative created this summer to support the retention of students at the University of Kentucky. The Division of Undergraduate Education in partnership with the Office of Institutional Diversity is proud to announce … Continue reading

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