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Community Engagement at UK and Volunteering – Not Always the Same Thing

The University of Kentucky is rightly very proud of the tremendous work that our students, staff and faculty undertook on Monday during K-Week’s day of service called UK FUSION (For Unity and Service in Our Neighborhood). Managed by the Center … Continue reading

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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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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

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Kickoff Event for UK’s new Certificate for Nonprofit Professional

As part of the work on Transformative Learning led by Dr. Deanna Sellnow, Assistant Provost in the Division of Undergraduate Education, a new credential is being offered here at UK. This is a professional certificate that is offered by the … Continue reading

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Supporting High Impact Practices: Service-learning at the University of Kentucky

The new see tomorrow 2014-2020 Strategic Plan for the University of Kentucky includes “engagement” within its major initiatives, challenging all of us at UK to make sure our work will “Have a Meaningful Impact on the Commonwealth and the Community.” … Continue reading

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3 Actions in Creating a Vibrant Undergraduate Learning Community at UK

Have you been following the Town Halls offered by Working Group #1 co-chaired by Kim Anderson and Jane Jenson? These Town Halls represent opportunities for the community to learn about the University of Kentucky 2014-2020 Strategic Plan and to share … Continue reading

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Town Halls Focused on Undergraduate Education

This morning’s Town Hall discussion about the University’s strategic plan featured the work of Working Group #1: “Create a Vibrant Undergraduate Learning Community” was co-chaired by Kim Anderson and Jane Jenson. These Town Halls represent opportunities for the community to … Continue reading

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Seeking volunteers for Bluegrass AAUW Tech Savvy camp for middle school girls, May 17, Frankfort

The University of Kentucky is a partner of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) – and we are seeking volunteers to help out with an initiative led by the Bluegrass chapter: a Tech Savvy camp for middle school girls … Continue reading

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