Alumni News

Davoud Saghaian leads the PT Class of 2022*** to Saturday Graduation

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director Davoud Saghaian was 15 when his brother had the accident. His brother, 17-year-old Zane, was driving home when a drunk driver ran a stop sign at a Lexington intersection.

August 26, 2022

PT Class of 1969 Celebrates 50th Reunion

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Judy Wright took in the scene: Her former classmates, some she hadn't seen in more than 50 years, were laughing and enjoying each others' company. It was almost too much to put into words.

August 11, 2022

‘A Team Effort’: UKPT Family Bands Together to Help Flood Victims

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

These days, when Andrew Branham gets off work at the East Kentucky Physical Therapy & Sports Clinic, he changes out of his professional clothes and puts on an old T-shirt, shorts and boots. Gloves are a good idea, too. And he reminds himself to bring along the shovels and the cleaning supplies.

August 9, 2022

Ways to Help Those Affected by the Eastern Kentucky Floods

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

August 1, 2022

‘Go and Do It’: As we celebrate Disability Pride Month, a recent CHS alum describes her independent life

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

Dyeshia Parrott was just 12 when the accident happened.

She was riding in the car with her family when the vehicle hit a patch of black ice and crashed. While others suffered only minor injuries, Dyeshia was left with a severed spinal cord that resulted in her being paralyzed from the waist down.

That was 12 years ago.

July 28, 2022

‘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