News & Events

    • 16
    • Sep
  Growing up in Detroit, Michigan, Joi-Sheree’ Knighton saw first-hand the implications of drug use and the incidence of HIV infection in African American men and women. Now, thanks to a fellowship from the National Institutes of Health, Knighton will continue to examine these issues and the state of healthcare among these populations. “I have seen individuals struggle with substance use and eventually...
    • 15
    • Sep
    The UK College of Education Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion is partnering with the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) in Fayette County to provide health and fitness expertise for its annual 5K program. “This is the third year the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (KHP) will be working with this fun, health-promoting event,” says Dr. Melinda Ickes, assistant professor. “I...
    • 10
    • Sep
  The University of Kentucky Human Development Institute (HDI) has named Allie Rhodes as the winner of the 2014 Paul Kevin Burberry Award. Rhodes is a a doctoral student in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation in the UK College of Education and the HDI Evaluation Unit research assistant. Her doctoral work has focused on communication disorders. The award is named...
    • 03
    • Sep

Alumnus Profile: Wilma Klein

  Wilma Howard Klein’s career as an educator began in 1953, when she graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Education with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. Klein also received her Master’s from the UK College of Education in 1960. During her time at the College, Klein was a member of Kappa Delta Pi, an education honor society that is...
    • 03
    • Sep

Alumnus Profile: Ben Riley

  UK College of Education faculty members were touring Eminence Independent Schools last spring when one of them – Mary Ann Vimont – was struck with an idea. She had just finished supervising a student teacher whom she knew belonged in Eminence. As soon as she left, Vimont placed a call to Ben Riley. Riley is a 2014 graduate of the college’s Teacher...