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College of Human Environmental Sciences
Celebrates its History

By Brad Duncan

 

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"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."

-- Michelle McDonald, College of Human Environmental Sciences Alumni Association president

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Lexington, 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 Stivers.

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 Erikson Hall.


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