Calendar of Events
Note: More dates can be found on the CHS Sharepoint CalendarBack to Top
Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series
Don't forget to check for updates on The Staff Voice. Announcements made frequently.Back to Top Gilson Capilouto Receives Grant
Gilson Capilouto was awarded a grant from the Office of International Affairs, Education Abroad. The grant, in the amount of $2,000 is titled 'Education Abroad Clinical Experience in Communication Sciences and Disorders' and will be used for travel to Haifa, Israel.Back to Top Halloween Traveling Trays & Silent Auction Items
Today is the last day of Staff Council's Traveling Trays. Goodies may be purchased on the 1st, 2nd,and 4th floors (CTW 123, Sarah Ross’ desk, CTW 205, Renee King’s desk, CTW 206, Kristie Bruner’s desk, and CTW 433/435, Margo Ubele and Amy Confides desk in the lab).
Staff Council is also collecting items for the Silent Auction/Harvest Breakfast on Thursday, November 1.You can see a complete list of items on the CHS Staff Blog at this link http://chsstaffvoice.wordpress.com/events/list-of-silent-auction-items/.
If you would like to donate either breakfast food for that morning, or an auction item, please contact Kristie or Margo. All auction items are due no later than Monday, October 29th.Back to Top Tim Uhl Named President of ASSET
Dr. Tim Uhl has been named President of the American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists.Back to Top Patrick Kitzman Faculty Advisor of Student Rural Health Association
Dr. Patrick Kitzman has recently taken over as the Faculty Advisor for the UK Student Rural Health Association. The group will host an information session on Tuesday, November 6 at 5:00 p.m. in CTW 224. Please click here for a flier to share with students.Back to Top Student Ambassadors to Host Bake Sale
CHS Ambassadors will host a Halloween bake sale on Wednesday, October 31 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the CTW foyer. Proceeds benefit the CHS Ambassador Scholarship.Back to Top Support United Way
The 2012 UK/United Way campaign is now underway and runs through October 31. This year UK and the United Way have implemented a new e-pledge system. To be able to make your pledge go to this site: http://www.uky.edu/UW/. Follow the instructions to get your login and password. There will still be a solicitor (Marie Poole, Anna Moore, and Theresa Cook) for your department so be sure to ask them for assistance if you have any problems making your donation.
Please take a minute to check out the United Way website www.uwbg.org, and see the types of programs you can assist with your donation. Any amount donated, large or small, does make a difference.
The 2012 UK goal is $450,000 and the College of Health Sciences goal is $3,000. We surpassed our goal last year and hope to reach or surpass our goal again this year.Back to Top
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
Winter Term Spanish Language Study Abroad
The Office of International Affairs is now accepting applications for studying Spanish Language this winter term in Latin America. Application deadline is November 1. Please click here for further information to share with students.Back to Top
2012 Global Health Conference
Date: October 26, 2012
UK College of Public Health Grand Rounds
Speaker: Stephanie Mayfield Gibson, MD, FCAP, Commissioner, KY Dept. for
Concert to Benefit Shoulder to Shoulder Global
Date: October 28, 2012