DEI News

Second CHS SoTL Faculty Learning Community Begins Wednesday

September 18, 2023

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

“This is where you engage with each other, and learn from and with each other,” said Janine Bartley, PhD, CCC-SLP, and assistant professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Celebrate Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month with the UK community

September 15, 2023

By Ja'Mahl McDaniel 

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 15, 2023) — For more than 30 years, the United States has recognized Sept. 15 as the start of Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month. 

DEI Hosts Welcome Back with Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives

August 30, 2023

On Tuesday, the College of Health Sciences' Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion hosted a welcome back event with the Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives.

Revisiting the Top 5 CHS Stories of the Year (So Far) ...

July 24, 2023

Here at the CHS News Desk, we love a good list. And we also love a good ranking. 

So what better time to revisit some of our biggest stories than now? We're halfway through the calendar year, so we had our biggest brains put together a list of the five stories that have been most read (and most viewed, and most clicked on) by you, our faithful audience, so far in 2023. 

CSD in Belize: After Studying Abroad Over Winter Break, Group Plans on Return Trip

July 21, 2023

13 Communication Sciences and Disorders faculty, staff and students travel to Belize to help country’s children

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

For many in the College of Health Sciences, breaks in the academic calendar — be they Spring, Winter, Fall or other holidays — seem to be utilized to help others, whenever possible.

PRIDE MONTH 2023: Making Sure Voices are Heard

June 27, 2023

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Congratulations are in order for Kiersten White.

After all, she just recently graduated with a Human Health Sciences degree, on the Athletic Training track. But according to her, she has so much more to do.

Celebrate Juneteenth

June 16, 2023

What is Juneteenth?

Even now, when the federal government has designated a national holiday to commemorate the date (this year, we will observe the day on Monday, June 19), there are still many who do not know what the celebration is all about.

CHS Celebrates Graduation 2023

May 6, 2023

On Saturday, May 6, College of Health Sciences students participated in graduation ceremonies at Rupp Arena. 

We were there to chronicle all the fun. 

From starting off the day with coffees, to lining up and walking out to the arena, we followed our grads on their special day. 

THE WAY PODCAST: Episode 3, 'Using What You Got' with Casey Carter

May 3, 2023

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Casey Carter grew up an only child in a single-parent home just off the University of South Carolina’s campus in Columbia, S.C.

Appalachian Center for Assitive Technology one of 3 new programs at Center for Excellence in Rural Health

April 11, 2023

'I did this because I wanted to — it helps people'

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

HAZARD, Ky. — Brian Wooton said there was no other place he'd rather spend his 18th birthday.