Timely & Need-to-Know Info

Emailed college-wide each Monday, the "College Weekly" is a digest of news and announcements in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. These messages include scholarship opportunities, job postings, events, and more. Campus groups, community partners, and employers are welcome to share their news and events with our students.

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College Weekly: May 3

Academic Support & Advising

  • The last day of classes for the Spring 2021 semester is Wednesday, May 5.
  • Transformative Learning offers online and in-person supplemental instruction sessions in various courses including BIO 148 with Dr. Shenoy, CHE 103 with Dr. Soult, MA 109, PSY 100, and more. For extra study help before finals, view the full schedule here.

Experiential Opportunities

College Weekly: March 22

Advising & Academic Support

  • Monday, March 22 is the Midterm of the 2021 Spring Semester.

Awards

  • Applications for the 2021 Lead Blue Awards are open now through Wednesday, March 31. Lead Blue recognizes student organizations and leaders for their hard work and dedication to involvement and leadership at UK. Organizations and student leaders can self-nominate or be nominated. For more information, and to apply, click here.

College Weekly: January 25

Advising and Academic Support 

  • The last day to add a Spring 2021 course is Friday, January 29. Students should speak with their advisor before making changes. 
  • Outstanding sophomores are encouraged to apply for the UK Gaines Fellowship. Benefits include an annual stipend, service projects, travel opportunites and more. The application deadline is February 8. Click here for details

Career Development + Internships

College Weekly: November 2

Advising & Academic Support

  • Lewis Honors College is hosting an Upper Level Admission Info Session virtually on Thursday, November 5 from 4:00 to 5:00 via Zoom. Students in the Honors College have access to expanded course offerings, faculty mentorship, scholarships and more. For more information, and to access the Zoom link, click here.

Health & Wellness

College Weekly: October 19

Advising & Academic Support

  • UK Libraries is offering virtual appointments and drop-in peer tutoring hours for undergraduate students who need help with research papers or projects this Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:00 to 10:00 pm. For more information on what a peer tutor can help you with, or to schedule an appointment, click here.

Fundraising

College Weekly: October 12

Advising & Academic Support

  • Transformative Learning is offering a free GRE Prep Seminar virtually via Zoom this Tuesday, October 13 from 4:00 to 7:30. Students who attend will learn what to expect when taking the GRE, brush up on test-taking strategies, and review materials for the exam. For more information, and to register, click here.

Experiential Opportunities

College Weekly: September 21

Advising & Academic Support

  • Transformative Learning is hosting a UK Academic Group Coaching session on the topic procrastination and motivation this Tuesday, September 22 from 10:30 to 11:45 at The Study Central in the Hillary J. Boone Center. Students can reserve a spot through myUK under the myInfo tab by clicking on Student Success Coaching. For more information, click here.

Club Meetings

College Weekly: Jobs Edition

Listed below are state, regional and national full-time job openings (entry-level) that may interest recent graduates from the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. The list is organized in to four categories.

Postings will be updated weekly throughout the summer. 


 

Need support? Students and recent alumni needing assistance related to resume reviews, cover letters, interview tips, and more, are encouraged to: 

College Weekly: April 20

Advising & Academic Support

  • UK Libraries peer tutor interns are hosting drop-in hours via Zoom for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester each Monday throughout April from 5:00 to 7:00. Students can utilize this resource for help with online library resources like finding credible articles, navigating databases, and conducting research. For more information, and to find the Zoom link, click here.

Job & Internship Opportunities