Good News

June 30, 2020

Take a look at the gorgeous new carpet awaiting you on the second floor of Blazer! And thanks again to Scott Johnson and Hannah Trusty for submitting the project to the Let’s Make A Difference: A Campus Partnership
Initiative 2020.





June 29, 2020

Here's a feel-good story about one of the 2019 DDT Debate Champions to start off your Monday: 

June 26, 2020

Congratulations to Marc Whitt on the publication of his first book, "PR Lessons Learned Along the Way: Strategies, Tips & Advice for the Higher Ed and Nonprofit Public Relations Professional (Cherrymoon Media). It been Amazon Book’s No. 1 “New Release for Public Relations Books” and is available in 14 countries.

June 25, 2020

Congratulations to Marc Whitt on the publication of his first book, "PR Lessons Learned Along the Way: Strategies, Tips & Advice for the Higher Ed and Nonprofit Public Relations Professional (Cherrymoon Media). It been Amazon Book’s No. 1 “New Release for Public Relations Books” and is available in 14 countries.

 

June 24, 2020

Check out our dean's Virtual Walk around campus in UKPR's "Campus Walk" series: 

June 23, 2020

Shannon Oltmann is co-presenting a panel at the American Library Association Virtual Conference, "Community Through Connection", on June 26th. The talk is called  "More Than Just Banned Books: Recent Research on Intellectual Freedom."

This conference typically draws tens of thousands of librarians and library professionals to one city for a week of programming, presentations, and networking. Only a select few presentations are being carried over to the
online format.

June 22, 2020

Al Cross was recently quoted in the Washington Post: 

June 18, 2020

Congratulations to Andy Pilny, whose pilot program for COVID-19 research, Testing Different Contact Tracing Procedures for Slowing the Spread of COVID-19, has been launched in record time. 

June 17, 2020

Journalism major Dalton Stokes has produced and published his second news video using a drone for the Frankfort State Journal recently. Dalton completed our JOU 377 Drone Journalism course and is now an FAA Part 107 certified drone pilot and putting it to good use!

June 16, 2020

Congratulations to our staff and students involved in Grehan Associates, as student-run communications firm at UK, that just earned national Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) affiliation!