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Water Week at UK

The Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering will kick off a week of events on Saturday, October 7th, and continues through Friday, October 13th. They have an exciting line of up of events related to water, most of which are … 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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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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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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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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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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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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Walking the Talk

On Friday, May 10, approximately 40 members of the UK Advising Network volunteered their time and efforts to help the Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program  (BDVP) during the 2013 Day of Service. Volunteers served in a variety of roles, both indoors … Continue reading

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