Calendar of Events
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Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series
Save the Date: 5th International Ankle Symposium
Don't forget to check for updates on The Staff Voice. Announcements made frequently.Back to Top 4th Annual KARRN Conference A Success
The 4th Annual KARRN Conference took place on September 19 at Eastern Kentucky University. This year the conference had more than 200 attendees. Click here for a complete write-up by Chandra Lloyd.Back to Top 2012 Faculty Performance Reviews
All resource materials for the 2012 Faculty Performance Review process have been loaded to the CHS Academic Affairs website. Click on the gray bar labeled Faculty Performance Review to find all materials needed for this year’s process.
• October 15 - Final date for faculty member to submit requests to Chairs for input from individuals outside the unit as appropriate (e.g., supervisor for those in clinical practice). Requests should include the name, email address, and postal address of the source(s) so that the Chair may seek input from these individuals by letter.
2012 Education Innovation Summit
The University Senate Council announces two open forums to give faculty the opportunity to voice thoughts on how the first and anticipated second round of budget cuts have or will impact the University’s academic mission. These forums will take place as follows:
The University of Kentucky College of Education invites you and your colleagues to attend the 2012 Education Innovation Summit, a professional gathering co-sponsored by AdvancED Kentucky focused on creative ideas, research and innovation to help transform P-12 and higher education in Kentucky, on November 29-30, 2012, at the Lexington Convention Center. This year’s theme is Local Focus…Global Impact, focusing on developing a deeper understanding of how to narrow the global achievement gap and better prepare our students for a highly competitive and challenging future.
Among the featured speakers is Tony Wagner. Dr. Wagner’s interactive presentation will draw from his two most recent books, Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change The World, and The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don’t Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need—and What We Can Do About It. Global and local business and P-12 and higher education leaders will participate, including UK President Eli Capilouto; Gene Wilhoit, Executive Director, Council of Chief State School Officers; Ron Townsend, Executive Vice President of Battelle’s Global Laboratory Operations; Herb Miller, President, Columbia Gas; Bob Quick, President and CEO, Commerce Lexington, as well as over 100 school leaders from the Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab’s Next Generation Leadership Academy, who work daily to create innovative learning environments for all students to succeed in school, college and life.
The Summit will launch new and innovative programs and standards such as Kentucky STEMx Network and the Next Generation for Civic Readiness - The State Standards for Social Studies, as well as concluding the Summit with an Education IDEA Festival led by Kris Kimel, President, Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation, and other entrepreneurs.Back to Top
College of Medicine Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series
Date: October 4, 2012
10th Annual Down Syndrome Association of Central KY Buddy Walk
Join us at the 10th Annual Down Syndrome Association of Central Kentucky’s (DSACK) Buddy Walk at the Thoroughbred Center on October 6th, 2012! DSACK celebrates that ALL people are beautiful, capable, and loved! We exist to celebrate our Down Syndrome Community, support individuals in Central KY with Down syndrome as well as their families, educate the Central KY community about Down Syndrome and assist in local and national research efforts.
DSACK is a non-profit volunteer organization comprised of families and professionals who are interested in bettering the lives of people with Down syndrome, and helping them to realize their life aspirations. DSACK’s ultimate goal is to provide support, resources, and opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome and their families.
If you would like to celebrate that all people are beautiful, capable and loved please see the link below to get signed up to volunteer for our 10th Annual Buddy Walk. If you have any questions or would like to register to participate in the walk please firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember, the event will be held on October 6 at the Thoroughbred Center in Lexington. Click here to register.Back to Top
2012 Global Health Conference
Date: October 26, 2012