Thursday, December 8, 2011

Faith Harders Appointed to Historic Preservation Commission:

Faith Harders, Head of the Hunter M. Adams College of Design Library, has been appointed by Mayor Jim Gray to the Lexington Fayette Urban County Government Historic Preservation Commission.  The commission helps conserve historic structures, districts and resources in Lexington-Fayette County by providing technical assistance to owners of historic properties, working with property owners in the historic districts to assist them with the design review process and other preservation concerns.

Julene Jones Completes UK's Essential Leader Program:

The Essential Leader Program (ELP) is for employees wanting to become better leaders and learn key leadership skills.  Participants complete 80 hours of classroom work over a two year period.  The program focuses on seven leadership competencies, including communication, teamwork, creative problem solving and flexibility, interpersonal skills, professionalism, resolving conflicts and leadership.

Congratulations Julene!

Anglican Prayer Book Collection Dedication:

The Abbitt-DuPriest Collection of Anglican Prayer Books at the University of Kentucky will be unveiled as part of a dedication ceremony scheduled for 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, in the Great Hall, of the Margaret I. King Building. The dedication ceremony is free and open to the public.

 This collection of prayer books, dating back to 1592, is a gift to the UK Special Collections from the Rev. Travis T. DuPriest, former director of the Dekoven Retreat and Conference Center in Racine, Wis., and UK alumnus.              

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