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The University of Kentucky received a generous gift of $12 million from Paul Chellgren and his wife, Deborah Cole Chellgren, in support of the Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence. The gift will launch the Chellgren Initiative to advance undergraduate excellence and will be used to create an endowment to support ongoing programmatic needs of the Chellgren Center.
UK Confucius Institute Integral to Partnerships Between UK and Leading Chinese Institutions, Industries
The UK Confucius Institute was recently named a “Global Model Confucius Institute." This prestigious title is not only a great honor, but most importantly, it is a recognition of what the UKCI has achieved and how its work is inspirational for other Confucius Institutes around the world. It puts Kentucky’s name on the world map.
We know that student success is defined by more than admission to the University, and we know that when our students graduate, they face extraordinary churn in the job market. It is our responsibility to integrate creative, high-impact educational practices across the curriculum and the student life experience, to help our students well beyond their time at the University.
Kentucky has the potential to become a leading force in advanced manufacturing – an industry priority for the Commonwealth and a critical element in our state’s future economic growth and prosperity. However, our state is facing key shortages in its workforce, specifically engineers and computer scientists who have the training and ability to develop new products and processes, support manufacturing industries, solve technological problems and lead complex organizations.
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We have an academic community at UK that thrives at the intersection of disciplines: at the nexus of ideas which, when united, can translate into positive, life-changing impact.