Dr. Denny Golden, current President at Fontbonne University and former Vice President for Student Affairs at UofL, addressed friends, former colleagues, and graduate students at a recent lunch at Bellarmine University. Dr. Golden was in Louisville to speak at the College Personnel Association of Kentucky conference and agreed to share his thoughts about the Student Affairs profession at a lunch sponsored by UofL and Bellarmine University.
Earlier this week Dr. Jackson hosted a distinguished guest from the Botswana Embassy in Washington D.C. Mr. Barongwa Master Baipidi, or Master B as he prefers to be called, represents a unit within the Ministry of Education called the Botswana Education Hub.
While in Louisville Master B met with various faculty and staff as well as students who had recently traveled to Botswana as part of the University of Louisville International Service Learning program. These preliminary discussions focused on possible collaborations and partnerships that would benefit Botswana as well as the University of Louisville.
The Fryberger Greek Sing Board presents a check to the School of Music for $5000 to benefit their Community Music Program that offers scholarships for music lessons to youth in the community. The funds were raised from the 2013 Fryberger Sing. This is the second year assisting this philanthropic effort. Pictured are Joni Burke, (Asst. Director of Student Involvement/Greek Life) Olivia Feldkamp (2013 Fryberger Sing Co-Chair), and Ashley Fields (2014 Fryberger Sing Co-Chair)
Mrs. Kurz was joined by members of her family as well as residence hall students and staff. Kurz Hall was named for Heddy Kurz and her late husband Herman who are generous supporters of UofL and higher education.
The celebration included free food, games, cotton candy, and more!
Eight former Student Government Association presidents joined current president Carrie Mattingly and UofL president Dr. James Ramsey during the recent SRC dedication ceremony. The eight former SGA presidents in attendance were: Sana Abhari, Angela McCormick Bisig, Holly Everett, Kurtis Frizzell, Doug Kemper, OJ Oleka, Rudy Spencer, Tara Wigginton.
Check out the video
Julie Dupont of Fort Thomas, Ky., received the 2013 Parent of the Year Award on October 19 as part of the Homecoming festivities. Her daughter Cecily, a senior at the School of Business, nominated her. The award, now in its sixth year, is designed to let students recognize their parents for the help and support they’ve given throughout the students’ lives.
Read the latest issue of the Student Affairs Vibrations Newsletter
Dean Mardis has an article appearing in the Fall 2013 Journal of the Association of Student Conduct Administrators. The artcile is titled Behavioral Intervention and Threat-Assessment Teams in Higher Education: Results From an Exploratory Study and was co-authored by Christian Gamm, Assistant Director of Graduate School Admissions at UofL, and Dana Sullivan from the Department of Social Work at Western Kentucky University.
Check it our below: