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College Meeting Next Friday
Rather than the standing College Meeting on February 18th, faculty and staff will meet in two separate locations to discuss issues important to each group.
The Dean and Associate Deans will not be in attendance at either meeting.Expand This Story Back to Top
Baby Shower for the McKeon’s
You are invited to a baby shower honoring Jennifer and Patrick McKeon.
Date: March 1, 2011
Please join us to celebrate this momentous occasion. Cake and light hors d’oeuvres will be served. Please RSVP to Kristie Bruner via e-mail or by phone at 218-0497, by Tuesday, February 22, 2011.
The McKeon’s are registered at Baby’s-R-Us.Back to Top
Reminder: DanceBlue is Feb. 18 and 19, 2011, from 8 p.m. Friday until 8 p.m. Saturday.
Members of the college are planning to visit the team as a group – if you’re interested in joining, contact Allison Horseman at firstname.lastname@example.org.Back to Top
Announcement of Managed Print Services (MPS) Program
The University recently underwent an analysis of its operations to identify areas to reduce costs and improve efficiencies. As a result, a project was initiated to lower the total cost of copy and print output called Managed Print Services (MPS). MPS is a service offered by an external contractor to analyze the print environment and manage print output devices to reduce the total cost of ownership and improve efficiency and productivity.Expand This Story Back to Top
Grand Opening of Samaritan’s Touch UK Student Physical Therapy Clinic
All faculty and staff are invited to attend the grand opening of the Samaritan’s Touch UK Student Physical Therapy Clinic.
Wednesday, Feb. 23 • Noon – 1 p.m.
Light refreshments will be available before the ribbon-cutting ceremony. A tour of the facility, led by physical therapy student volunteers will follow.Back to Top
Physical Therapy Career Fair
The Division of Physical Therapy will be host its annual PT Career Fair on Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 from 9:30 a.m. – noon throughout the first two floors of the Wethington Building. This will be followed by afternoon interviews for the third year PT students.
We anticipate 160 PT students will participate in the morning Fair and nearly 60 in interviews.Back to Top
Military Care Packages
NSSLHA is collecting items for military care packages. Please help by donating items to support our troops.
For a list of recommended items and to donate please see the drop off boxes located in the Dean’s Office or student lounge.Back to Top
Children with Disabilities Conference
“Meeting the Therapy Needs of Infants, Toddlers and Children with Disabilities in Rural Communities”
Saturday, March 19, 2011
This conference focuses on serving the needs of rural occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech-language pathologists who desire increased competency in the provision of evidence-based practice service delivery and increased understanding of diversity issues for infants, toddlers and children with disabilities in early intervention or school-based settings.Back to Top
Committee Service Opportunities
As you each think about your next year’s DOE, please keep in mind that several positions will need to be filled on a variety of committees. Some committee members are elected and some are appointed. If you are interested in serving on any of the committees below, please contact Anne Olson so that your name can be placed on the ballot for elections to be held in March.Expand This Story Back to Top
Apply to Teach Abroad
The Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS), a leader in international education, invites faculty members from across the academic spectrum to apply to teach on KIIS's Summer 2012 study abroad programs. The application deadline for Summer 2012 programs is March 1, 2011.Expand This Story Back to Top
UK Libraries will be assessing service quality by asking faculty and students to complete the national LibQUAL survey from February 14-28. Data from the survey will help UK Libraries understand faculty and student expectations and perceptions of library service.
A sample of faculty and students will receive an e-mail message (via UK e-mail) with a link to the survey. This year's shortened version of the survey, LibQUAL Lite, will take approximately 5 minutes to complete. Your participation is appreciated, and undergraduate and graduate students who complete the survey are entered in a drawing to win a free iPad. Back to Top
Inaugural UK Obesity & Diabetes Research Day
Come hear researchers from the University of Kentucky and other regional institutes share their current findings and ongoing research about the alarming rise in obesity and diabetes rates. Our presenters will also discuss prevention, development and treatment of these epidemic-level diseases.
For questions, please contact Mary Lowell via e-mail or by phone at (859) 323-4933, ext. 81390.Expand This Story Back to Top
University Leadership Summit
The Office of Student Involvement is beginning to plan the 7th annual University Leadership Summit. As many of you know, Summit is a program that brings together undergraduate student leaders from across campus who work to create positive change for the University. Please see a more detailed description via the link below if you are unfamiliar with the Summit program.Expand This Story Back to Top
Academic Enhancement Open House
March 8th, 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Dr. Karin Lewis, Director of Academic Enhancement, will open with welcoming remarks at 4:15 p.m. followed by brief remarks from Dr. Robert Mock, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dr. Mike Mullen, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of Undergraduate Studies.
Refreshments will be provided.Back to Top
4th Annual Multicultural Health Careers Open House
Saturday, March 5, 2011
The annual Multicultural Health Careers Open House continues the University’s commitment to building diversity by targeting traditionally underrepresented minorities interested in the Health Professions. Please note, however, this event is open to ANY interested student. The Open House will give prospective students from the state of Kentucky and surrounding areas and their families the opportunity to meet and greet the Deans and select staff and students from each of the University’s Health Professions Colleges.Expand This Story Back to Top
STEM Education Conference
Friday, April 29, 2011 – Student Center
The Second Annual STEM Education Conference at the University of Kentucky will focus on STEM research, teaching and learning and engagement with goals of generating new partnerships and collaboration across the STEM disciplines.Expand This Story Back to Top
Health Systems Transformation Conference
Appalachian Health Summit: Focus on Obesity
Free Kaplan Practice Tests
Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011 – Whitehall Classroom Building
Please share the following with your students: Kaplan is holding a free opportunity for students to take a practice GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT, or PCAT. This event is open to anyone who would like to take a free practice test, even if you are not a current University of Kentucky student.
To register for this free event visit www.kaptest.com/practice.Back to Top
Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series
Calendar of Events
Note: More dates can be found on the CHS Sharepoint CalendarBack to Top