UK Social Work Alumnus is a CNN Hero
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Jamyle Cannon is a graduate of the UK College of Social Work, founder of the non-profit The Bloc, and a CNN Hero. A native of Lexington, Ky., Cannon inspires young students at his Chicago-based boxing... Read More

Heroes Inspiring Social Change
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 7, 2019) — Social work is all about making a difference, and this spring we recognized inspiring heroes who tackle social issues in communities across the Commonwealth. They were honored at the... Read More

Spring 2019 Dean’s List
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Congratulations to the UK College of Social Work students who made the Spring 2019 Dean's List! Check out the entire list here: Karen Amburgey Jacquelyn Claire Appel Bailee M. Barker Cassandra Haley Barton Daniel Michael... Read More

College of Social Work Names New Dean
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By Lindsey Piercy LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 29, 2019) — Justin “Jay” Miller has been selected as the next dean of the College of Social Work (CoSW) at the University of Kentucky, pending approval by the... Read More

Athena Kheibari Successfully Defends Dissertation
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Congratulations to Athena Kheibari who successfully defended her doctoral dissertation “Suicide Attitudes and Terror Management Theory” on May 21. The dissertation committee included Julie Cerel as chair, Jay Miller, Chris Flaherty, Laura Frey, and Nancy... Read More

Cerel Awarded University Professorship
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University of Kentucky College of Social Work professor Julie Cerel was presented a University Research Professorship Award at a reception hosted by President Eli Capilouto at Maxwell Place on April 30. The award amount is... Read More

Natalie Pope Nominated for Research Mentor Award
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Congratulations to associate professor Natalie Pope for her nomination for the 2019 Excellent Undergraduate Research Mentor Award! This student-nominated award recognizes UK faculty members who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to mentoring undergraduate researchers, provided... Read More

Army-UK MSW Program to Graduate First Class
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The UK College of Social Work established a partnership with the Department of Defense (DoD) in October 2016 to develop clinical social workers to fill positions across the military service branches. On Friday, the program... Read More

Support for Social Work in Frankfort
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By Harriett Hendren. Students, faculty, and staff at the College of Social Work will travel to the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort on Thursday for Social Work Lobby Day. The daylong event will include committee... Read More

Fall 2018 Dean’s List
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  Congratulations to these students for their outstanding academic performance for the Fall 2018 semester. To make the Dean’s List in the College of Social Work students must have a grade point average of at... Read More

The Irma Sarett Rosenstein Lecture Series
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In Loving Memory of Irma Sarett Rosenstein 08-29-1922 — 11-06-2015 featuring Fania Davis - Social Justice Activist Healing Our Children and Communities through Restorative Justice and Social Work 2:00PM — 4:00PM September 27, 2018 The... Read More

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