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Kim Spalding

Kimberly Spalding was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio where she earned her BBA in Finance and MS in Health Education at the University of Cincinnati. Prior to coming to UK, she worked at the University of Cincinnati implementing employee wellness initiatives and worked at the Society for Public Health Education in Washington D.C. In her role at UK, she provides support to the Global Health Initiative assisting students, staff, and faculty.

Derrick Meads

Derrick Meads began working at the University of Kentucky in 2006 as the Director of Communications for the College of Design, where he spearheaded the College’s re-branding efforts through a new website and student recruitment materials.

Meads now serves as the Manager of Marketing and Communications for the University of Kentucky International Center, where he is again leading a re-branding campaign through the development of a new website, print materials and social media. 

Jason Hope

Jason is a native of Louisville, KY, and graduated from UK in 2010 with degrees in International Relations and Spanish, with a minor in French. In 2014, he completed his masters degree in Educational Policy Studies & Evaluation at UK as well. Some of his main responsibilities include working with non-credit group international travel programs, Risk Management issues related to Education Abroad, students earning credit abroad through medical rotations or independent study/research experiences, and data analysis.


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