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Faculty Learning Communities on Student Success

Listening To Our Students: A Faculty Forum on Teaching First-Year Students was held on Friday, January 29, 2016. The gathering was co-sponsored by the UK’s Office of Academic Excellence, the Chellgren Center in UGE’s Academy for Undergraduate Excellence, the Center for … Continue reading

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GEAR UP Kentucky Summer Academy@UK

GEAR UP Kentucky SUMMER ACADEMY@UK was a summer of learning and fun on the campus of the University of Kentucky and sponsored by the GEAR UP Kentucky program. For three weeks, from June 22 through July 12, 2014, twenty courses … Continue reading

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4th of July

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Yesterday was the 4the of July, I missed out on all the activities at home, but I had a lot of fun here. We made these awesome t-shirts. Then walked down to the parade, I’ve never…

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GEAR UP KY Academy@UK Students Learning to Think Like Global Citizens

How do you greet a friend or acquaintance who is celebrating Ramadan this month? “May you have a peaceful Ramadan” is very appropriate – or you can offer your good wishes in Arabic. This week, in partnership with the UK … Continue reading

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Gear up 2K14!

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A visual from a first blog post from a student in the GEAR UP KY Summer Academy@UK sv1942446541 View original post

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First days of GearUP

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My first couple of days of GearUP have been very interesting. I am loving getting to experience college life and everything, but it’s been pretty hard. We have back to back classes all day, which is…

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GEAR UP Kentucky Summer Academy@UK is up and running!

Starting last Sunday afternoon, the GEAR UP Kentucky Summer Academy@UK is up and running! Loads of great pictures on Twitter (look for the hashtag GEARUPatUK) and Instagram taken by @GEARUPToday, @UKUGEd and by the youth and their student development advisors. … Continue reading

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UK’s Chris Rice Facilitates Inaugural Meeting of Kentucky College Access and Readiness Outreach Coalition

College readiness outreach in Kentucky takes many forms – take a look at a list of them here (download .pdf file). From the federal GEAR UP and TRiO programs to locally funded efforts, the Commonwealth has had a long history … Continue reading

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GUK3.0 Academy@UK – A College Readiness Initiative

The Division of Undergraduate Education is working in partnership with many colleges and units on campus and the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) GEAR UP KY (GUK) office to offer in 2014 a summer academic program called GUK3.0 Academy@UK. … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for the GUK3.0 Summer Academy@UK

So excited to be with @UKUGEd and all the fantastic UK faculty to talk details about #GUKAcademy @ UK !!! pic.twitter.com/wNEkacvaxS — GEARUP Kentucky (@GEARUPToday) May 6, 2014

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