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Center welcomes Ben Gies as civics graduate assistant
(Aug. 19, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Gies will develop civic enrichment programs such as the McConnell Center’s Young Leaders Academy for high school students and facilitate professional development conferences for Kentucky social studies teachers.
Center launches 'Debating America' fall lecture series
(Aug. 1, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville's McConnell Center will offer a series of public talks this fall. All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.
30 U.S. Army soldiers complete Center broadening program
(July 17, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Thirty U.S. Army soldiers stationed around the world converged at the University of Louisville’s McConnell Center during the month of June to enhance and broaden their strategic thinking and leadership skills.
28 Ky. teachers complete McConnell Center’s Teachers Scholars Program
(July 17, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Twenty-eight teachers from across Kentucky have successfully completed the yearlong Teachers Scholars Program through the University of Louisville’s McConnell Center.
McConnell Center welcomes 10 new McConnell Scholars
(July 15, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The McConnell Center welcomes its 22nd class of McConnell Scholars to the University of Louisville.
McConnell Center to present Kentucky Chautauqua program on Caleb Powers
The Aug. 4 program is part of the McConnell Center's annual leadership retreat with McConnell Scholars to a Kentucky state park.
Vance ('17) earns national scholarship from fraternity
(June 18, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Aaron Vance, a McConnell Scholar (’17) at the University of Louisville, has earned the Charles M. Shaw Scholarship from Phi Kappa Tau.
McConnell Center wishes Vaughn well as family moves to Cleveland
Moore (’16) earns full scholarship to Spanish immersion program in California
(June 20, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sophomore McConnell Scholar Philip Moore will attend a Spanish immersion program in Oakland, Calif.
Pepper earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(June 14, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Anna Cecile Pepper, of Elizabethtown, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Mayes earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(June 14, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Macey Mayes, of Central City, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Lentsch earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(June 14, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Phillip Lentsch, of Louisville, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Lawson-Mayes earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(June 14, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - X’Zashea Lawson-Mayes, of Cadiz, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Hutchinson earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(June 14, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Ronica Hutchison, of Falmouth, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Holland earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(June 14, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Ocey Holland, of Louisville, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Hilbrecht earns McConnell Scholarship to the University of Louisville
(June 14, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Kyle Hilbrecht, of Louisville, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Gassman earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(June 14, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Robert Gassman, of Louisville, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Bush earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(June 14, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Christian Bush, of Louisville, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Bencomo earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(June 14, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Frank Bencomo, of Louisville, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Buckley (’07) joins Goss Samford as an associate attorney
(June 14, 2014) LEXINGTON, Ky. – McConnell Scholar alumnus Evan Buckley joined Goss Samford, PLLC, as an associate attorney.