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Scholars complete 1,247 hours of community service (May 30, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Danielle Robinette, a sophomore McConnell Scholar, earns distinction with the most McConnell Center service hours completed in ...
Center welcomes newest McConnell Scholars (Aug. 16, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The McConnell Center welcomes its 21st class of McConnell Scholars.
Pittman to teach English in Japan over summer break (June 29, 2012) TOKYO, Japan - Junior McConnell Scholar Hunter Pittman will lead English language immersion camps in Tokyo for 48 days.
Scholars earn top political science awards (April 25, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Four McConnell Scholars received the Louis C. Kesselman and Jean & Eleanor O'Sullivan Awards.
Shepherd earns Henry Clay Scholarship to intern in DC (May 10, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Sophomore Evan Shepherd, of Hopkins County, will study transportation and labor issues this summer in U.S. Senator McConnell's ...
New Scholar council elected (April 24, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Tyler Bosley, of Kenton County, was elected by his peers to be the 2012-2013 McConnell Scholar Chair.
Seniors successfully defend undergraduate theses (April 25, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Three McConnell Scholars at the University of Louisville complete thesis projects.
Waters named 2012 McConnell Center debate champ (April 12, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Sophomore Meghan Waters beat junior Ben Weyman in the championship round.
Shireman studies development in Costa Rica (Jan. 23, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Sophomore oSha Shireman, of Meade County, will study in Costa Rica for the spring semester.
Four head to national moot court tourney (Jan. 11, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - After a strong performance in regional competition, four McConnell Scholars head to nationals this weekend.
Four scholars to compete in national moot court tournament (Dec. 5, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - After top performances at regional competition, four McConnell Scholars earn bids to the national moot court tournament. Two ot...
Weber named to Teach for America Corps (Nov. 28, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Senior McConnell John Weber to teach two years in Nashville's low-income communities.
Moot court team heads to Fla. for regional competition (Dec. 1, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Teams consider fourth amendment and protected speech cases.
Weber named to food service's national student board of directors (Nov. 16, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - John Weber, a senior McConnell Scholar, is one of two Kentucky students named to a food service national board.
Pair elected to top offices in local Kappa Delta sorority (Nov. 14, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Bagby and Mahanes elected President of Chapter and Vice President of Standards for UofL's Kappa Delta Sorority.
Scholars named homecoming semi-finalists (Oct. 17, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Three McConnell Scholars have been named 2011 University of Louisville homecoming court semi-finalists.
Scholars, teachers study in Colonial Williamsburg (Oct. 7, 2011) WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - McConnell Scholars and Kentucky high school social studies teachers discuss founding documents and leaders in Colonial Willia...
Scholars pursue diverse opportunities after graduation (July 14, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Ten students graduate from the McConnell Scholars Program and prepare for new chapters in their lives.
Center welcomes 10 new scholars (June 23, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Ten students from Kentucky join the McConnell Scholars Program.
Five freshmen earn campus leadership positions (Sept. 13, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars join Freshmen LEAD and Task Force Freshman