college has a long history of service to the families
and communities of Kentucky, and this is an excellent
time for all of us to look with pride toward our accomplishments
and make plans for the future."
McDonald, College of Human Environmental Sciences
Alumni Association president
Ky. (Oct. 17, 2002) --
Celebrating "96 Years Dedicated to Kentucky
Families and Children," the University of Kentucky
College of Human
Environmental Sciences will hold a week-long series
of events celebrating its long history.
"Our college has a long history of service to
the families and communities of Kentucky, and this
is an excellent time for all of us to look with pride
toward our accomplishments and make plans for the
future," said Michelle McDonald, College of Human
Environmental Sciences Alumni Association president.
The festivities kick off at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18,
with the Evening of Excellence in which the college
will recognize its Scholarship Donors and student
recipients and will hand out other awards during ceremonies
at E.S. Good Barn on the UK campus.
Activities continue with the 2002-03 Distinguished
Lecture by Sharon Y. Nickols at 3 p.m. Monday, Oct.
21. Nickols, national president of the American Association
of Family and Consumer Sciences and dean of the College
of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University
of Georgia, will speak on "A Passion for People"
in the Center Theatre at the UK Student Center.
On Thursday, Oct. 24, the 2002-03 HES Hall of Fame
inductees will be honored in a ceremony at William
T. Young Library auditorium at 3:30 p.m., with a reception
to follow at 4:30 p.m. in the Young Library gallery.
This year's inductees are Audrey Thornton Carr, Helen
Horlacher Evans, Marjorie Smock Stewart and Sue Cravens
Closing out the week is the HES Alumni Annual Meeting
and Brunch at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the
Hilary J. Boone Center. The anniversary classes of
25, 50 and 60-plus years will be recognized before
UK Board of Trustees member Marian Moore-Sims speaks.
Closing out the meeting will be an awards ceremony
honoring outstanding alumni, the First Decade Award
and the Mid-Career Award. Registration is $20 per
person and includes coffee, brunch and meeting arrangements.
The deadline is Oct. 18.
Following the meeting at 1 p.m. will be the ribbon
cutting ceremony for the new Nutrition Lab in UK's