Advising Network Announcements

Open Graduate Assistantship Positions in SOA for 2017-2018 Academic Year

The Office of Student Organizations and Activities (SOA) ( at the University of Kentucky is currently searching for Graduate Assistants for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Graduate Assistant positions are available with the Center for Community Outreach - Alternative Service Breaks program, Student Activities Board, Student Government Association, and Student Organizations.

UK 101/201 Instructor Applications

On behalf of Student and Academic Support, I am pleased to let you know that we are now accepting applications for instructors for UK 101/201 for the fall 2017 semester. We will accept applications throughout March, and we will begin placing instructors in April. UK 101, like many other programs on campus, has undergone extensive review over the past semester, so please take note of the following new changes/policies regarding the course. If you have any questions, I am more than happy to help ( or 257-6597).

The Study is Hiring

The Study is now hiring all Peer Tutor positions to start Fall 2017. The Study is currently seeking peer tutors who display competency in course material and passion for academic success. Specific requirements include:
· Earned an "A" or "B" in the course(s) applying for
· Taken the course(s) here at UK
· Maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher

2017-18 SPARC Applications

SPARC applications are officially out! Please pass this along to any students or listservs you think might be interested in learning about SPARC. If you know a student who you believe would be a perfect fit for SPARC, feel free to nominate them and we will get in touch with them.

Thank you!

What is SPARC?

myUK GPS Training

The next myUK GPS Training/Open Lab will be held on Monday, March 20.

9:45 to 11:15am

625 College of Nursing Building


All must use the following link to sign up noon on Friday, March 17th.

Approved Senate Transmittal from February 17, 2017 (Curriculog)

Good morning, everyone. The Senate transmittal from February 17 (Curriculog’s “University Senate Transmittal, 2-17-17”) has been approved by lack of objection. The courses approved can be found in Curriculog.

Individual proposal contact persons will be notified separately of this approval via an automatically generated email from Curriculog. They can also see notice of approval via the brown-colored “My Dashboard” area in Curriculog, on the right-hand side of the page.

Fall 2017 and Summer 2017 Honors Course Descriptions

Please see our PDF of Fall 2017 and Summer 2017 Honors course descriptions! Please note that they are separated into four categories: first-year courses, upper-level Honors courses, a service-learning course, and departmental Honors courses. Our four-year plan and curricular options are available here:

New Certificate Program

I would like to share with you about a new certificate program: Undergraduate Certificate in Social Science Research.

If you have any questions about this program, please feel free to contact me,  or Dr. Alice Turkington,



Sung Hee


Sung Hee Kim, PhD


Director of Advising of Psychology

Co-director of Undergraduate Research in Social Science Certificate Program

Gathering at the Table - locally sourced Community Dinners including conversations on food justice

Gathering at the Table, a collaborative effort between the Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition and the Food Connection, is hosting our first of six locally sourced Community Dinners on March 22nd at 6 PM at the Food Connection at the 90. The dinners are ‘pay what you can’ with a suggested donation of $5 to support the local farmers providing the ingredients.

Advising Leadership Team Updates

There were several speakers at the Advising Leadership Team meeting on Thursday, February 16.  I asked them to provide me with information they presented.  Please find that information below or attached.


Summer Eglinski, See Accounting Degree Information attached as a possible new format with AET.  Send comments to Summer or Marianne Young.

Jasz Chahal, CATS Document attached.  Please read this document so you can share with students the need to complete this survey and not have a HOLD on their account.