Hannah LeGris

Hannah recruits prospective Honors students, advises and coordinates programming for Singletary Scholars, oversees the Honors Program Ambassadors Team, and manages the communication for Honors. 

Hannah has a BA in English from the College of Wooster (focus: creative writing, book arts, and literary theory) and a MA in English from The University of Kentucky (focus: migration, masculinity, Junot Diaz). She has a background in teaching creative writing, most recently with the Young Women Writers Project at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning and in conjunction with the SwallowTale Project, a creative writing program for incarcerated women.

 Before beginning with Honors, Hannah was a recruiter for Undergraduate Admissions at UK, taught WRD 110 & 111, tutored student athletes with CATS, and worked at the Writing Center. During graduate school, she worked in Creative Development and marketing for Kentucky for Kentucky, a merchandise startup in Lexington focused on celebrating the people, places, and things of the Commonwealth. Hannah also worked at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning for three years between her undergraduate and graduate-level studies, running a wide variety of youth and family programs with the AmeriCorps VISTA program.  

Outside of work, she is an avid reader, writer, and bicycle-rider with an interest in meeting new people and community volunteerism, specifically in the arts and education.   

Email: hannah.legris@uky.edu

Phone: 
Phone: 859-257-1189
Title: 
Director of Recruitment