Recap of Ken Freedman Day of Recognition

On Friday, May 10th, the Advising Network hosted the Ken Freedman Day of Recognition.  A big thanks to Jamie Dunn and the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment for hosting the morning welcome and break-out sessions! 

During the awards luncheon, graciously sponsored by SAL,  at the K-Club, the following individuals were recognized with awards:


Innovative Advising

Zac Lewis, Transfer Center


Advocate in Advising, Friend to the Community

Kenny Blair, College of Engineering


Outstanding New Advisor

Angie Phipps, UK Center of Excellent in Rural Health


Outstanding Academic Advising Administrator Award

Suanne Early, College of Communication and Information


Ken Freedman Outstanding Professional Advisor

Beth Hanneman, Stuckert Career Center


Ken Freedman Outstanding Faculty Advisor

Erik Myrup, Ph.D., College of Arts & Sciences


The Advising Network Executive Committee would like to thank the following colleges/units for support throughout the 2018-2019 academic year:

The College of Agriculture, Food and Environment

The College of Arts & Sciences

The Gatton College of Business and Economics

The College of Engineering

The College of Design

The College of Health Sciences

The Lewis Honors College

The Transfer Center


A special thanks to Kate Johnson, Joanne Davis, Mary Sue Hoskins, Amy Luchsinger, and Susan Skees for sitting down with us and talking about Ken Freedman and his legacy at UK. 

We are also so pleased that Ms. Marcia Risk was able to join us as a special guest of the Advising Network.

Thank you to Zac Lewis and Cory Hershberger for creating the wonderfully moving videos about Ken Freedman and the two Ken Freedman award winners.


Lastly, congratulations to the 2019-2020 Advising Network Executive Committee:

Chair: Stephen Erena

Chair Elect: Nate Hibbitts

Past Chair: Jennifer Doerge

Communication Coordinator: Andrew Fast

Events Coordinator: Megan Kidd

Awards Coordinator: LaCrystal Green

Professional Development Coordinators: Deloris Foxworth and Aaron Vaught

Advancement and Development Coordinator: Shaun Ketterman