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A Community of Inclusion

2012-2013 Diversity Annual Report

The NEW 2012/2013 Annual Diversity Report is now available for download!


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Alliance of Nine Universities Seeks to Improve Diversity in STEM Fields
University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto, as the principal investigator, will lead a multi-million-dollar initiative with Kentucky and West Virginia universities to increase underrepresented undergraduates studying in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

For more on this story, please visit UKNOW!


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SSS Student Spotlight

Mr. Isaiah M. Satram is a student in the College of Agriculture studying Agriculture Economics. As a student of the University of Kentucky, he participated in a number of program opportunities that engaged and assisted him obtaining his goals. Through working in the CARES office and in MANNRS he was able to network with numerous people on campus and community. In addition he was able to travel to different colleges and learn about the different graduate schools and programs through his participation in the Graduate School Preparation Course offered by Student Support Services. According to Mr. Satram the course, "This course was one of the most beneficial classes I've taken while at UK. It made my fall semester of my senior year one of my best and most memorable."

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"Big Blue Family" VIDEO: Jim and Lydia Wims Help UK Students Succeed

University life holds a special place in the hearts of Jim and Lydia Wims.

As first-generation college students, both were heavily involved in residence life at Kent State University, where they met and eventually married.

They began raising their kids while working at Lincoln University in Missouri. Today, they both work on the University of Kentucky campus serving students in two unique roles. Jim serves as the associate vice president for student affairs while Lydia is the director of student support services.

For more on this story, please visit UKNOW!

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2014 Harambee Graduation Celebration
Are you a December 2013, May 2014, or August 2014 Graduate? We want to recognize YOU and your family!
Friday, May 9th, 2014 at 7pm in Worsham Theater.
Reception to follow in the Grand Ballroom.
For details and to confirm your participation by submitting the graduation form please visit:

Contact: MLK Director at (859) 257-4130 or Ashley Carrasco at (859) 323-6347 or

A Community of Inclusion

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Dr. Judy "JJ" Jackson

Vice President for Institutional Diversity

Welcome from Dr. Jackson: A Community of Inclusion President's Welcome

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Dr. Eli Capilouto
President, University of Kentucky

Welcome from Dr. Capilouto


Updated April 14th, 2014

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