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HDI CATS – Center for Assistive Technology Services

The Human Development Institute (HDI) at the University of Kentucky has announced their grand opening of a new regional assistive technology center. The HDI Center for Assistive Technology Services (CATS) offers a lending library of assistive devices, training around assistive … Continue reading

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#IAmAWomanInSTEM Service Projects in UK300 this Spring

This spring, as part of the #IAmAWomanInSTEM initiative launched in partnership with the American Association of University Women, several faculty and staff are teaching a 2-credit course, UK300: Leadership and Service Learning for the #IAmAWomanInSTEM Initiative. In addition to regular … Continue reading

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Service-learning and college & career readiness programming featured in UK Sustainability Challenge Grant Awards

Congratulations to all the winners of the UK Sustainability Challenge Grants – and in particular we offer up a big cheer for those project leaders who are focusing on service-learning and on college/career readiness programming in their initiatives. Building an … Continue reading

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Service Learning and Education Abroad

This just in from Susan McVey, Advisor, Education Abroad and Exchange, UK International Center: Hello all! I hope everyone is enjoying the start of the school year, and made it through with great success at K week. With the start … Continue reading

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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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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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Think About Starting up a Service Learning Project: Sustainability Challenge Grant Deadline Oct 15

When I saw this announcement from Shane Tedder, UK’s Sustainability Coordinator, I thought: “Wouldn’t this be a great way to fund a community-based service learning project?” Funding for sustainability-focused projects at the University of Kentucky is available from two campus … Continue reading

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