Alumni News

The Way Podcast, Season 2, Episode 2: 'Believing in Yourself ... and Doing the Work'

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

It’s not a secret that juggling athletics and a CHS course load can be a challenge. But what is it really like? How can someone play a sport as demanding as SEC basketball and also graduate with a degree in the College of Health Sciences?

March 15, 2024

Corbett is Recipient of First-Ever Undergrad Alumni Achievement Award

by Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

A new award, the CHS Undergraduate Alumni Achievement Award, has been created this year to honor specific undergraduate alumni who have demonstrated excellence in their field. The inaugural recipient is Thomas Corbett, MHA, Director of Operational Performance at MUSC Community Physicians (MCP) in South Carolina.

March 13, 2024

FROM THE ARCHIVE: CHS Professor Part of 1984 Final Four Team Reunion

This story originally ran on Jan. 25, 2024. While we're celebrating Athletic Training month, we'll be dipping into our archive to highlight some of our most exciting AT tales.   

By Ryan ClarkCHS Communications Director

March 12, 2024

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