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Thanksgiving Basket Drive for National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Adam Douglas, a junior year Biology major and Director of the National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (NHHAW) through the UK Center for Community Outreach, is seeking help from UK staff and faculty. NHHAW is hosting events to raise awareness … Continue reading

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Katherine McCormick on UK’s Community Engagement Classification – an interview with Carl Nathe on “UK at the Half”

Did you hear the UK@TheHalf segment on Saturday, January 31st – during the University of Alabama at UK game? It featured Dr. Katherine McCormick, Professor in the Department of Early Childhood Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling in the College of … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed for Be Bold workshop, Nov 1

The 3rd Annual Be Bold Workshop will be held on Saturday November 1, 2014 at the University of Kentucky Student Center from 10AM to 4PM. They are expecting 300 girls between the ages of 9 and 18 to attend and … Continue reading

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Black Latino Male Initiative at University of Kentucky

As part of the Kentucky Public Postsecondary Education Diversity Policy and Framework for Institution Diversity Plan Development, the University of Kentucky is required to address four strategic areas in student success: Student Body Diversity; Closing the Achievement Gap; Workforce Diversity, … Continue reading

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Sign up to be a FUSION site advisor – participate in KY’s largest single-day community service event

Help make this year’s UK FUSION (For Unity and Service In Our Neighborhoods) a success! Help serve as a site advisor for students doing their volunteer project for the Lexington community on Monday, August 25, 2014. Led by the Center … Continue reading

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Carnegie Reclassification and Community-Based Learning Experiences at UK

Last fall Provost Riordan called together a workgroup to write up the University’s  Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement reclassification report that is due on April 15, 2014. Along with nearly 300 other institutions in the U.S., the University of Kentucky was … Continue reading

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