School of Human Environmental Sciences News

School of HES Partners with KEHA to Enhance Sewing Cooperatives in Ghana

In May, a partnership between the School of Human Environmental Sciences and the Kentucky Homemakers Extension Association came alive as two villages in Ghana were presented with their wish of new sewing machines. Led by Dr. Kim Spillman, Associate Professor in the Department of Retailing and Tourism Management, this partnership is part of an ongoing initiative in Ghana.

2016-17 Killpatrick Fellows Recognized

The School of Human Environmental Sciences is honored to award the Alice P. Killpatrick Fellowship to outstanding graduate students each academic year. During 2016-17, six students were named recipients of this prestigious fellowship. The fellowships are funded through an endowment created via a gift from the estate of Mrs. Killpatrick. Killpatrick graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1938 with a degree in home economics.