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The mission of the Academy is to establish meaningful collaborations among UK’s premier academic enrichment programs to use efficiently university resources and talents for the benefit of all undergraduates. The beneficiaries of the Academy are highly motivated students seeking a rich educational experience. UK is proud to feature opportunities for excellence through which deeply committed students can extend and enrich learning within academic majors, minors, living learning programs, and the UK Core.

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Academy News

Chellgren Center Honors 43 New Fellows

The University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence honored its newest class of Chellgren Fellows this past weekend.  Benefactor Paul Chellgren, along with Chellgren Endowed...

First Scholars Application Now Available

The University of Kentucky Office of First Generation Initiatives has announced the application for the First Scholars Program. Open to incoming, full-time freshmen who are first-generation...

Supporting First Generation Students

Provost Riordan reflects on the experience of a first generation college student.

We have a lot to be proud of at the University of Kentucky. It’s a special place — something I’m reminded of...

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