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University of Pikeville names its new College of Education after former Gov. Paul Patton

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  The University of Pikeville announced its newest college – the Patton College of Education – named for Kentucky’s 59th governor Paul E. Patton.   “Gov. Patton has done more than anyone to promote education in the commonwealth,” said UPIKE …

Bellarmine School of Communication building named Joseph P. Clayton Hall

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  Bellarmine University is honoring one of its graduates – Dish Network president and CEO Joseph P. Clayton – by naming the School of Communication building Joseph P. Clayton Hall.   The university will celebrate the building’s new name during …

University of Kentucky to host 2016 Pi Kappa Delta National Comprehensive Tournament

  The University of Kentucky has officially been selected to be the host of the Pi Kappa Delta National Comprehensive Tournament in March of 2016.   This national forensics tournament is one of the largest annual collegiate speech and debate …

University of Kentucky celebrates 150 years with Founders Week, activities, recognitions

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    How better to celebrate 150 years of improving lives through excellence in education, research, creative work, service and health care than a week of festivities commemorating the University of Kentucky? The university will do just that as it …

A Survivor and a ‘Thriver’: Nontraditional
UK student goes beyond coping to excelling

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  By Gail Hairston Special to KyForward     Brandie Cobb is a survivor, but more importantly she is also a “thriver.”   A wealth of pain, heartache and hope go into that phrase “survivor of abuse.” But when an …

Free, miniature libraries offer the Lexington community a chance to learn, share, return

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    New libraries are popping up around Lexington, and the latest location is in front of the University of Kentucky College of Education’s Taylor Education Building. These libraries – which look like birdhouses – don’t require library cards or …

The Games We Play: Centre class examines connection between video games, history

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  A new class at Centre College in Danville is forging the path toward a more sophisticated, scholarly understanding of … video games.   That’s right – video games.   Assistant professor of history John Harney has debuted a class …

Transportation program funding for Lindsey Wilson expands travel choices for citizens

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  Lindsey Wilson College in Adair County will be given $160,000 in federal funding for a project to expand transportation choices to citizens in that community.   The funding is through the federal Transportation Alternatives Program. It will be used …

School districts join FAFSA-completion effort; aid could help qualifying kids afford college

  Nearly half of the school districts in Kentucky will participate in a new program to increase the number of students who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA.   The FAFSA is a major step in …

MSU cheerleaders win college national championship for second year in a row

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  Morehead State University’s s all-girl cheerleading squad claimed its second consecutive national championship Saturday at the Universal Cheerleaders Association College Nationals in Orlando, Florida.   The all-girl team edged out West Georgia to win its 10th UCA championship and …