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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

Students at Yule Ball
UK Honors Program Brings the World of 'Harry Potter' to Life

After an October full of spells, potions and wizardry, University of Kentucky Honors Program students celebrated Halloween at a Yule Ball last night, straight from the world of Harry Potter...

First Generation Students "seeblue." in London

When N'Deyah Belle, Brandon King and Abel Rodriguez first set foot on the University of Kentucky campus, they had one thing in common: they were each the first person in their families to go to...

1G LLC at the Underground Railroad Museum
College of Communication and Information Sends First Generation Classes on Underground Railroad Excursion

A group of 36 University of Kentucky students, part of first generation sections of the CIS 110 course, “Composition and Communication I,” recently took a journey through time, and through the...