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#25Faces: Thomas C. Mackey, PhD(April 25, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The McConnell Center is celebrating 25 years of excellence in higher education in 2016. As part of our yearlong effort to h...
Shepherd ('14) elected SBA President at NYU Law School(April 22, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – McConnell Scholar alumnus Evan Shepherd (Hopkins County, ’14) was elected president of the Student Bar Association at the...
#25Faces: Matthew WebsterThe McConnell Center is celebrating 25 years of excellence in higher education in 2016. As part of our yearlong effort to honor those 25 years, we are profiling...
Manns receives Henry Clay Cup for Exemplary Service in Civic Education(April 8, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Social studies specialist honored for career dedicated to improving civic education in Kentucky.
Scholars lead, serve over spring break (March 18, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – McConnell Scholars lead, study and serve while traveling the country during UofL's spring break.
New York Times bestseller Jay Winik to visit McConnell Center(March 17, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Jay Winik’s free, public talk on “1944: FDR, Statesmanship and the Year that Changed America” will begin at 6 p.m., A...
Pepper ('18) receives Critical Language Scholarship(March 9, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – McConnell Scholar Anna Cecile Pepper will study Arabic for 10 weeks this summer in the Middle East.
U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott
Distinguished Speakers SeriesA reverse chronological list of the McConnell Center's Distinguished Speakers, 1993 - present. Events were free and open to the public, unless otherwise indicat...
Vance ('17) becomes 6th Scholar elected student body president(Feb. 24, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Aaron Vance, of Vine Grove, Ky., won last week's campus election with 75 percent of the vote.
#25Faces: Benjamin MooreThe McConnell Center is celebrating 25 years of excellence in higher education in 2016. As part of our yearlong effort to honor those 25 years, we are profiling...
25th Anniversary
#25Faces: Meagan Floyd(Feb. 9, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Meagan Floyd, a 2013 graduate of the McConnell Scholars Program, is the second in our profile series on "25 Faces" of faculty...
Grout ('16) named Mr. Cardinal(Feb. 2, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Senior McConnell Scholar Kevin Grout receives recognition for his leadership, scholarship and service to UofL.
Ft. Thomas Highlands team wins state 'We The People' competition(Jan. 26, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – High School students competed at the University of Louisville's McConnell Center to earn a bid to the national 'We the Peopl...
Center co-sponsors documentary on Lincoln’s deep ties to Kentucky(Jan. 26, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The McConnell Center is one of several sponsors of the film, produced by Witnessing History, LLC.
Batter up: History of Center's Slugger collection(Jan. 21, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Autographed bat display features lineup of Center's Distinguished Speaker Series.
#25Faces: Founding Director Paul J. Weber(Jan. 19, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Paul J. Weber, PhD, the founding director of the McConnell Center, is the first in our profile series on "25 Faces" of facul...
Distinguished Speakers' Transcripts