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The mission of the Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence is to advance the University of Kentucky's commitment to three broad areas: Student Excellence, Teaching Excellence, and Program Excellence. The ultimate goal is for the University to be nationally recognized as a beacon of undergraduate excellence. The Chellgren Center contributes to that goal by raising aspirations of UK students; assisting students in realizing their highest academic potential; inspiring progressive reform and innovation in teaching, learning, and curriculum development; and fostering creative and productive collaborations across the many programs and departments engaged in the undergraduate mission.



Congratulations Mihir & Michael!

April 29, 2021 - Two Chellgren Fellows have been awarded Critical Language Scholarships, which provide funding to participate in intensive language and cultural immersion programs for American...

71 New Members Inducted Into Omicron Delta Kappa

April 21, 2021 - The University of Kentucky Nu Circle of national leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) inducted 71 new members at a virtual ceremony Tuesday, April 13, 2021. ODK...

Fellow Zoe Hert Named Goldwater Scholar

April 19, 2021 - Congratulations to biology major and Chellgren Fellow Zoe Hert, who is one of three UK students awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

This year's Goldwater Scholars...