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Recent PharmD/MPA graduate, Taylor Williams' article on Independent KY Pharmacies

To keep Kentucky’s independent pharmacies alive, Congress must rein in bad actors | Opinion

MPA Alum Wesley Whistle named Special Assistant in the Department of Education

Congratulations to MPA alum, Wesley Whistle, on his new job as the Special Assistant for the Office of the Under Secretary of the Department of Education.  He is excited to work for the Biden-Harris Administration and to represent the Martin School!

MPA and Non-Profit Certificate student, Farid Al-Firdaus, named top 5 Indonesian Community Leader

Farid Al-Firdaus, an MPA and Non-Profit Certificate student, has been selected as a top 5 Indonesian community leaders by Pemimpin Indonesia and will represent them at Idea Fest 2022  the largest creative gathering in Indonesia.  Congrats to Farid and thank you for representing the Martin School!

Lisa Johnson (MPA 2015) Elected to Versailles KY City Council

Congratulations are in order for Lisa Johnson (MPA 2015). She has been re-elected to the Versailles Kentucky City Council!

Alum Dexter Horne Recognized 2021 Lyman T Johnson Torch of Excellence!

"The University of Kentucky Alumni Association Lyman T. Johnson African American Alumni Constituency Group and the UK Office for Institutional Diversity hosted the awards luncheon as part of the 2022 Lyman T. Johnson Homecoming Celebration." (Gish, UKNow). Dexter was among the 2021 winners.

2022 Kathryn E. Hensley Award @ SeCOPA to Mark Birdwhistell

Mark Birdwhistell picks up another honor in 2022. This time he has won the Kathryn E. Hensley Award Distinguished Public Service Practitioner Award.

Alum John Hicks Appointed Gov. Beshear’s Executive Cabinet Secretary

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has appointed Martin School graduate John Hicks as Executive Cabinet Secretary, succeeding J. Michael Brown, who is retiring from state government. Hicks, who earned his Master of Public Administration degree from the Martin School in 1984, will continue serving as State Budget Director.

Catrena Bowman-Thomas MPA '09 Recognized for Advocacy for Social Justice

Originally published in UKNOW and authored by Jordan Strickler

Andrew Sullivan to be Assistant Professor at Southern Illinois University

We're proud to announce that Andrew Sullivan successfully defended his dissertation on April 7th and will be joining Southern Illinois University Edwardsville as an Assistant Professor in Aug. 2021.