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Alumni News

FROM UK TO THE UK: CHS PT alum working in London, England, as first-contact practitioner

By Ellee SidebottomCHS Contributor

This UK graduate and CHS alumnus traveled 3,000 miles around the world to find his calling.

June 11, 2021

CLM Mentors Helping to Support Current Students

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

First, let’s get things straight — it doesn’t matter that Garrett is eventually going to med school.

Even though Thomas had originally considered it, then decided against it, then decided to go the CLM track, then eventually graduated in 2020 with an MHA from the University of Kentucky’s College of Public Health, which led to him becoming a health care administrator in South Carolina.

June 7, 2021

‘Strong and thriving’

RHB Celebrates 20th anniversary, name change

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

June 1, 2021

When Kayla Met Norbert …

'He kept me going'

By Kayla BellCHS Contributor

May 24, 2021

Congratulations to all of our CHS graduates!

This weekend, the University of Kentucky honored its graduates at the first in-person Commencement Ceremonies to take place in nearly 18 months.

Around 4,400 graduates registered to participate across 10 ceremonies in Rupp Arena. About 1,000 of those were 2020 graduates who were also invited to take part in the 2021 ceremony, after not having an in-person ceremony last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 17, 2021

‘A Community that Supports Me Wholeheartedly’

Meet one of UK’s commencement speakers — CLM’s Lauren Sammons

by Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director  

When Lauren Sammons and her family came to visit UK for the first time, they got a bit lost.

May 13, 2021

AT UK grad says first Volleyball national title was ‘All worth it’

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Katy still isn’t sure if she should’ve taken the scissors.

After all, no one else seemed to take any. Then again, who else would’ve used them? They say “National Champions 2020” on them for crying out loud.

That means there’s only so many times anyone could use them — and only so many folks who can.

May 11, 2021

‘She will be missed, but not forgotten’

There are multiple ways to pay tribute to Amy Waugh

By Ryan Clark CHS Communications Director

Her smile. Her work ethic. Her tennis serve.

These are just some of the characteristics people remember about Amy M. Waugh, the Practice Manager and Athletic Trainer Clinical Coordinator at UK Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, who passed away Nov. 13, 2020.

May 5, 2021

National Champ Avery Skinner talks volleyball, school and life

‘Kentucky strives to be elite in everything’

by Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

April 29, 2021

CHS proved to be gateway for disease investigator Jahvona Pretty

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

The College of Health Sciences at UK is known as the Gateway to the Health Professions.

There’s no better example of that than Jahvona Pretty.

April 7, 2021