Alumni News

‘Where Strangers Unexpectedly Become Family’ — When Onieta Stewart Lost Relatives to Tragedy, She Found Support in PA

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Onieta Stewart has known loss — in fact, she felt it while she was a student in UK’s Physician Assistant Program.

The 43-year-old non-traditional student was one of many who coped with a changing world during the pandemic. But she felt it harder than most.

June 17, 2022

We’re Honored: This Year, CHS Outpaced University Average with 13.3 Percent of Students in Honors College

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

When Katie Gaines came to UK, she didn’t expect to engage in rural research in Kentucky, shadow holistic medicine providers or study abroad in Paris, France.

May 26, 2022

CHS minor one of four chosen to speak at Commencement

‘The University of Kentucky has created an environment that gives their students a sense of community and belonging’

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Growing up in the state of Kentucky, Amy Luu Ngo was able to see the strength and inclusivity in the community of UK and Big Blue Nation. 

May 3, 2022

PHOTO GALLERY: CHS Celebrates Student Awards

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

The 2022 CHS Student Awards was a feel-good, end-of-the-year celebration of achievement held in the Worsham Cinema in the Gatton Student Center.

"Today is about our students," CHS Dean Scott Lephart, PhD, told the crowd. "This is an exciting time to celebrate."

April 28, 2022

CHS Family Celebrates at Student Awards

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Some of the professors could barely hold back their tears. Then again, others didn't hold back at all. 

That was the vibe at the 2022 College of Health Sciences Student Awards ceremony Tuesday. 

It was a feel-good, end-of-year celebration of achievement held in the Worsham Cinema in the Gatton Student Center.

April 27, 2022

From Biology to Piano Performance, UK Alum Finds His Way to Become Medical Lab Scientist

His advice: ‘Broaden your horizons’

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

How did Stephen Daming make it from Biology major to Piano Performance major to — finally, a medical scientist?

April 26, 2022

Walker Wins Lyman T. Johnson Fellowship

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Latoya Walker was born in Jamaica, grew up in New York, but found her home in the Bluegrass of Kentucky.

April 26, 2022

Dorich Joins CHS Students for Awards Ceremony Tuesday

Her reaction to award: ‘I was truly astonished’

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Jenny Dorich, PhD, MBA, OTR/L, CHT, was looking for the perfect situation as a graduate student.

April 22, 2022

CLM Students Pair Up with Alumni for Career Education

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

In the class “Careers in Clinical Leadership and Management,” or CLM 120, students can expect to learn about the wide variety of professional positions they could obtain in the field.

But just how they learn is up to the professor, and when Sarah Kercsmar, PhD, has her way, you can bet the lesson will be interesting.

April 4, 2022

30 years later, one thing remains true – MLS grad says this degree will get you a job

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

It’s been 30 years, but Angela McCowan-Bailey, B.S. MT (ASCP), says one thing remains true: If you’re a Medical Laboratory Science major, when you graduate you will get a job.

March 3, 2022

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