Alumni News

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Immersion Experiences Provide True Example of Athletic Trainer's World

This story originally ran on Sept. 11, 2023. While we're celebrating Athletic Training month, we'll be dipping into our archive to highlight some of our most exciting AT tales.   

March 6, 2024

PA Student’s Poster Accepted for National AAPA Conference

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director Lucy Bowers, PA-S, a second-year Physician Assistant Studies student in the Class of 2025, recently had her research poster accepted for the national American Academy of Physician Associates conference in May.

March 5, 2024

CHS Alumna, UK Basketballer Named to SEC Community Service Team

Emma King has compiled more than 50 hours of community service during her near five seasons

University of Kentucky Wildcats basketball player Emma King, who graduated from the College of Health Sciences in December, has been named to the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team, the league office announced this week.

March 1, 2024

Son inspired by CHS, College of Ed grad Dad to pursue health career, advance Kentucky

By Amanda NelsonUK Now

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 27, 2024) — Former University of Kentucky Football player Harold Dennis is drawn to opportunities to impact the lives of others — through his career in health care and willingness to share his life’s story.

His son Trey Dennis is among those impacted.  

February 27, 2024

‘You Can Do Hard Things’

Baez Honored as Young Alumni Award Winner

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Shelby Baez knew she wanted a career in athletic training when she was in high school. But originally, she thought she was going to contribute to Good Morning America.

As a four-sport athlete growing up in Fayetteville, N.C., (that’s basketball, softball, volleyball and cross country, if you’re curious) she originally thought she may be a journalist, then go to law school and be a political correspondent for GMA.  

February 22, 2024

Students Turn Out for UKPT Career Fair

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director  

Dozens of alumni and other representatives came to the 2024 PT Career Fair at the UK Student Center Wednesday to network with students from the Physical Therapy program — and possibly to recruit them, too.

February 21, 2024

PHOTO GALLERY: Boston Welcomes APTA Conference Alumni Reception

About 70 faculty, staff, current students, alumni and friends attended the American Physical Therapy Association Conference's Alumni Reception Friday, Feb. 16 in Boston.  

The group had the chance to connect with clinical partners as well. 

See our PHOTO GALLERY here!


February 19, 2024

The Way Podcast, Season 2, Episode 1: Valentine’s Day and The CHS Family


By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

It’s the season of love, and The Way Podcast is celebrating by talking to two rock stars in the Department of Athletic Training and Clinical Nutrition — Johanna Hoch, PhD, ATC and Matt Hoch, PhD, ATC.

February 13, 2024

PT Alum Promoted to U.S. Navy Reserve Commander

Congratulations go out to University of Kentucky 2000 Physical Therapy Graduate Andrew Alvarez, PT, DPT, MTC, who was recently promoted to Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve.

Alvarez currently works at the U.S. Department of Veteran’s affairs in Louisville and is adjunct faculty in the Bellarmine University Physical Therapy program.

February 8, 2024

CSD in Belize: After Studying Abroad to Help Children, Group Plans Return Trip

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

They had such a good trip the first time around, they decided they need to go back.

Students and faculty in the Communication Science and Disorders department traveled to Belize last year to help the country’s children with speech therapy.

February 7, 2024