Recognizing the need for quality primary care in rural areas of the Commonwealth, WellCare of Kentucky, a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. will provide $80,000 to fund scholarships for the University of Kentucky College of Nursing aimed at increasing the number of nurses working in primary medicine and psychiatry in Eastern Kentucky.
On Saturday, May 20, UK will be the first university in the nation to sponsor an Honor Flight, sending nearly 70 veterans on an all-expense paid trip to visit memorials in Washington, D.C. Many of the veterans on the flight are affiliated with UK, including alumni, retirees and family members of current UK faculty and staff.
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The College of Nursing held its annual Celebrating Excellence Awards Ceremony and Reception on Tuesday, May 9 at the Hyatt Hotel. Faculty and staff were recognized for their outstanding achievements and contributions for the 2016-2017 academic year.
The College of Nursing held its semiannual Hooding Ceremony on Friday, May 5 at the Singletary Center for the Arts. Congratulations to all of our graduates!
The College of Nursing held its annual Pinning Ceremony for the seventy-third baccalaureate graduating class on Friday, May 5 at the Singletary Center for the Arts. Congratulations to all of our graduates!
College of Nursing Professor and Associate Dean of Graduate Faculty Affairs Dr. Terry Lennie was among 16 members of the University faculty to be presented with the University Research Professorship Award on Tuesday, May 2. The award recognizes faculty who have demonstrated excellence in research and creative work that addresses scientific, social, cultural, economic and health challenges in our region and around the world.
The College of Nursing will have its annual Pinning Ceremony for the seventy-third baccalaureate graduating class on Friday, May 5 from 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. The Hooding Ceremony will immediately follow at the Singletary Center for the Arts at 10:30 a.m.
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Delta Psi Chapter inducted a record number of students from the UK College of Nursing at the 40th annual induction ceremony and brunch reception on Sunday, April 23.
The University of Kentucky recognized exceptional faculty and teaching assistants at the Outstanding Teaching Awards at the 2017 University of Kentucky Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 25, in Woodward Hall of the Gatton College of Business and Economics building. Recipients of the inaugural Inclusive Excellence Awards, in partnership with the Office for Institutional Diversity were also recognized.