Advising Network Announcements

Approved Senate Transmittal from October 13, 2017

Good afternoon, everyone. The Senate web transmittal from October 13 has been approved due to lack of objection. The programs and eCATS courses approved can be found on this page http://www.uky.edu/universitysenate/transmittals. (Please click on the link for the October 13  transmittal.) The courses that are in Curriculog can still be accessed by clicking on (in Curriculog) “Archived Agendas” and navigating to the Senate agenda for October 13.

Faculty Service-Learning Mini Grants Available

UK’s Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement is proud to offer mini grants to select faculty members who are introducing new service-learning components into their Fall 2018 course curriculum.

Applications are now available for mini grants of up to $1,000.

The purpose of the mini grants is to promote and support service-learning activities that are being introduced for the first time in a course or redesigning a current course to integrate service-learning. Courses would need to meet UK’s service-learning definition:

LGBTQ*/Sexual Health Education Abroad Opportunity

Dear Advisors,

I invite you to share the below story about our first official LGBTQ* Resources Ed Abroad experience next summer with students you all work with who are interested in LGBTQ* experiences, social justice, and/or sexual health. We are now accepting applications from undergraduate and graduate students and there will be unique scholarships available for this experience through LGBTQ* Resources. Feel free to contact me at lance.poston@uky.edu for additional information.

Link to informational video and application:

Approved Senate Transmittal from October 6, 2017

Good afternoon, everyone. The Senate web transmittal from October 6 has been approved due to lack of objection. The programs and eCATS courses approved can be found on this page http://www.uky.edu/universitysenate/transmittals. (Please click on the link for the October 6 transmittal.) The courses that are in Curriculog can still be accessed by clicking on (in Curriculog) “Archived Agendas” and navigating to the Senate agenda for October 6.

This transmittal included courses and programs from the colleges listed below.

Study Abroad Fair with KIIS - Thursday Nov. 2

Education Abroad & Exchanges (UK EA) is hosting a study abroad fair with UK Consortia member KIIS. This fair will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 2 in the Niles Gallery of the Fine Arts Library. There are various UK faculty members who direct education abroad programs through KIIS. These UK faculty members, in addition to UK EA advisors and staff, will be on hand students to answer specific KIIS program and application process questions.

Gathering at the Table hands-on cooking class

Gathering at the Table

Join us Tuesday, November 14th, at 5:30 PM for the November Gathering at the Table hands-on cooking class. Learn skills for preparing healthy meals on a budget. Register online and pay what you can >> https://goo.gl/Utw638 Suggested donation of $5 to attend. This event is co-hosted by The Food Connection, Campus Kitchen, and the Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition.

Communication Sciences & Disorders Shadowing Opportunity

If you work with students who are interested in the Communication Sciences & Disorders major (which could lead to a career in Speech Therapy/Audiology) please share! This is a great opportunity for them to get in-class shadowing with a current Undergraduate or Graduate student to help solidify their career interest.

BSC 425: Introduction to Integrative and Alternative Medicine course

I am offering BSC 425: Introduction to Integrative and Alternative Medicine- in the Spring Semester. The course is fully online and the prerequisites are junior standing or above. Below is a description. Please let interested students know about the course. It is capped at 20. Thank you very much.

New Features in myUK GPS

Please see attached regarding new features in myUK GPS.

The Study is Hiring

The Study is hiring all tutor positions for Spring 2018! The Study is UK's centralized peer tutoring program that provides free, drop-in, group tutoring for many UK Core math, science, and business courses.

We are seeking knowledgeable and passionate tutors who have an interest in helping others succeed. In order to be considered, applicants must meet the following requirements:
• 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

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