Category Archives: Transfer

Free College Tuition

Legislators across the nation are working on how to build scholarship programs that offer accredited college courses and programs for free.  In Kentucky we have seen two state government-led initiatives: Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship: for Kentuckians who have not yet … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in College/Career Readiness, General Education, Transfer, Undergraduate Curriculum | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Taking colleges courses while in high school

A new report on dual enrollment by high schoolers in community colleges was issued last month from the Community College Research Center at Columbia University.  It is titled “What Happens to Students Who Take Community College “Dual Enrollment” Courses in … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in College/Career Readiness, Student Success, Transfer, Undergraduate Curriculum | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Effects of Graduation Rates on Kentucky’s Economy

Have you looked at the latest UK Retention Update that the Office of Student Success recently sent out? Take a look – and then read what is happening across the state when we do not meet our goals of collaboration, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in College/Career Readiness, Retention, Target Success Students, Transfer, UK Connect Students | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Priority Registration begins Nov 2 and will end Nov 24 at midnight

Winter/Spring 2016 Priority Registration begins on Monday November 2nd and conclude on November 24th.  Windows will continue to open on a staggered schedule based upon student classification and earned hours.  Any undergraduate student is classified by the Registrar as a … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Exploratory Students, Retention, Student Success, Transfer, Undergraduate Curriculum | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Rate this:

Posted in Academic Alerts, College/Career Readiness, Diversity, Exploratory Students, First Generation, General Education, International Students, Orientation, Peer Mentoring, Retention, Student Success, Transfer, UK Core, Undergraduate Curriculum | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Underprepared First-Time Students – Our Work in Improving College Readiness at the University of Kentucky

Since before Senate Bill 1 (2009), UGE has been tasked with implementing and documenting the results of the state’s unified college & career readiness policies (http://www.uky.edu/UGE/what). In a team from across all the education sectors of KY, several key strategies … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in College/Career Readiness, General Education, Orientation, Retention, Transfer, UK Core, Undergraduate Curriculum | Tagged , | Leave a comment

What’s going on in Undergraduate Education – Career & Exploratory Advising

Starting on December 1, 2014, Dr. Karen Badger became the Associate Dean for Career and Exploratory Advising and Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Education (UGE). As Associate Dean (for the Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Ben Withers), she is responsible for … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in College/Career Readiness, Exploratory Students, Transfer, Undergraduate Curriculum | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Internship Programs in South Africa include partnership with A&S, UGE’s EXP courses and Study Abroad

This just in from Dr. Steve Davis in the History Department: My name is Steve Davis and I’m an assistant professor in History who is also the director of two internship programs in Cape Town, South Africa. Both programs allow … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Diversity, Student Success, Transfer, Undergraduate Curriculum | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

UK Wildcat Cost Calculator – a new tool to help build our students’ financial literacy skills

Don Witt, Associate Provost for Enrollment Management, recently announced the release of a new open, online tool to help our students, their families and us as their champions for student success at UK. How much does it cost for any … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in First Generation, Open Educational Resources, Orientation, Retention, Student Success, Transfer | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Rate this:

Posted in Academic Alerts, College/Career Readiness, Diversity, Educational Technology, Exploratory Students, First Generation, Orientation, Peer Mentoring, Retention, Student Success, Transfer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment