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May 6, 2011 View Archives

Awards Reception & Mother’s Day Brunch This Sunday

All faculty and staff are invited to attend an Awards Reception and Mother’s Day Brunch in honor of our student and faculty award winners. Please note that this event is not open to all students – only award recipients, graduating ambassadors, faculty, staff and board members have been invited.

This event will take place immediately following the university’s morning Commencement Ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Hotel’s Regency Ballroom.

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Sarah Campbell Receives ASHA Award

Congratulations to Sarah Campbell, who recently received the Award for Continuing Education (ACE) from the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

The ACE is a formal recognition of professionals who have demonstrated their commitment to lifelong learning by earning 7.0 CEUs (70 contact hours) within a 36-month period.

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Kleinert Publication in Journal of Special Education

Congratulations to Dr. Jane Kleinert for her recently published article in the Journal of Special Education, titled “Characteristics of and Implications for Students Participating in Alternate Assessments Based on Alternate Academic Achievement Standards.”

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New Staff Member to Join PA Program at Morehead Campus

Julia Flannery will join us on July 1, 2011 as the Senior Education Services Assistant at the PA program’s Morehead campus.

Julia’s responsibilities will include program development and recruitment, student services, as well as staff supervision and office management. She is currently employed by the Northeast AHEC where she has extensive experience in providing student services and health education programs.

Additionally, Julia has been involved with our pre-PA students by arranging shadowing experiences and advising them prior to their application to the program. She coordinates many of the health career events in which our program participates. Her prior experience with Morehead State University as a residence hall manager and her positive working relationships with St. Claire Regional Medical Center and area physicians will be a valuable asset to our program. She is also a graduate of Morehead State University.

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Employee of the Year and Service Award Luncheon

Date Friday, May 13th
Time 11:30 a.m.
Location The Commons, CTW 127

Please RSVP to Meredith ( by Tuesday, May 10th.

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Staff Council Nominations

Three current staff council member’s terms will end on June 30, 2011. Therefore, nominations for staff members to fill these vacant spots are now being accepted.

Download the nomination ballot linked below, which lists all eligible staff and place a mark in the box next to the individual(s) names you would like to nominate for the positions.

Staff Council Ballot (xls)

Each staff member is allowed to select three people and self-nominations are allowed. Please note that this a 3-year term and all staff council members must be full time employees of the College.

Please submit all ballots to Meredith Houlihan either by e-mail ( or in hardcopy format to her office in Room 120.

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Medical Center AV Library Move & Summer Schedule

The Medical Center AudioVisual Library (6th floor, College of Nursing Building) will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 6. On Monday, May 9, the AV collection will be relocated to the Medical Center Library. For all Medical Center AV library-related questions, contact the Medical Center Library User Services Desk, 323-5300 or Bev Hilton, 323-8008.

Student Computing Services (Nursing Computer Classroom and Lab) and study room availability will continue. The summer schedule for these services follows below:

Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday Closed
Additional Closings Memorial Day (Monday, May 30)
Independence Day (Monday, July 4)

Rita Tobin, Senior AV Technician, available at 323-6572 or, will be relocating to the MC Library also. Her desk will be located in the Medical Center Library office behind the User Services Desk. Please continue to contact Rita in order to place your AV items on reserve as well as to request AV previews from producer/distributors and to request AV Interlibrary Loans.

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Distinguished Visitor Seminar Series

Date May 11, 2011
Time Noon – 12:50 p.m.
Topic “IDO/IDO2 Pathway in Inflammatory Cancer Progression and Targeted Immunochemotherapy”
Speaker George C. Prendergast, Ph.D., President/CEO & Professor, Lankenau Institute for Medical Research
Location UK Hospital Auditorium, HG-611

Note: A box lunch, including beverage, will be served to registered guests beginning at 11:30 a.m. Food is allowed in the room.

Please RSVP by Noon on May 9, 2011.

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Reds Tickets for Sale

The Ambassadors are selling tickets to the August 8 (Monday) Reds vs. Rockies game in Cincinnati as a fundraiser. The game begins at 7:10 p.m.

The tickets are limited in amount, so those interested should act now. Price details are listed below:

  • 10 tickets are for the sun/moon deck. $20 each (regular price is $25)
  • 20 tickets are for the infield box. $35 each (normally $45)

If you plan to purchase a ticket and are also interested in bus transportation for the group attending, please mention your interest at time of purchase so that this option can be looked into further.

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Muscle Forum

Topic EB Update
Speaker John McCarthy
Date May 12, 2011
Time 11 a.m. – Noon
Location MS 505, Physiology Conference Room
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Calendar of Events

May 8 CHS Awards Reception & Mother’s Day Brunch
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Regency Ballroom

May 11 Distinguished Visitor Seminar Series
Noon – 12:50 p.m.
UK Hospital Auditorium, HG-611

May 14 GRE Plus Workshop
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Study, Complex Commons, Room 306C

May 14 BIAK & Michael Quinlan Brain Tumor Foundation “Walk Together”
Louisville, Ky.

May 14 Barnstable Brown Obesity & Diabetes Research Day
9 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
UK Student Center, Grand Ballroom

May 21 GRE Plus Workshop
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Study, Complex Commons, Room 306C


Note: More dates can be found on the CHS Sharepoint Calendar

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