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Suu Kyi speaks about freedom, democracy at UofL
Sept. 24, 2012 - by Janene Zaccone, University of Louisville Communications and Marketing
Fellow publishes Charles Carroll biography
Feb. 18, 2010 - Dr. Bradley J. Birzer, a McConnell Center non-resident fellow, pens a biography of the last living signer of the Declaration of Independence.
Governor appoints McConnell Center Fellow to civil war commission
Mar. 8, 2010 - Dr. John E. Kleber joins the Kentucky Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission.
Alumni News: Lofton ('09) passes the Ky. bar exam
Oct. 10, 2012 - McConnell Scholar alumnus Mauricus Lofton joins the Ky. Bar Association.
Alumni News: Kiser ('12) named honor advocate at Washington & Lee University
Oct. 11, 2012 - McConnell Scholar alumnus Eric Kiser has been selected to guide students through the university's judicial process.
Pittman named to homecoming court
(Oct. 15, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Junior Hunter Pittman has been named to the 2012 Homecoming Court at the University of Louisville.
Center director to defend electoral college at Lafayette College debate
Oct. 23, 2012 - McConnell Center Director Gary L. Gregg will face University of Kansas political science professor Bird Loomis in debate over the future of the electoral college.
McConnell Center fellow edits volume on Civil War history
Nov. 8, 2012 - Thomas Mackey, PhD, a University of Louisville history professor, is the editor of "A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era, Volume 1."
Statement on Veteran's Day
Nov. 9, 2012 - The McConnell Center honors alumni and all military officers on Veteran's Day weekend.
Gregg to defend the electoral college on 'Kentucky Tonight'
Nov. 12, 2012 - Gary Gregg, director of the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville, is a featured panelist on KET's 'Kentucky Tonight.'
Fellow writes book on political matriarch Rose Kennedy
Nov. 12, 2012 - Barbara A. Perry, a political science professor at the University of Virginia's Miller Center, is the author of 'Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch.'
Gregg delivers lecture on Washington, statesmanship at University of Cincinnati
Nov. 14, 2012 - Gary Gregg, director of the McConnell Center, lectured on 'The Temptation of Washington and the Birth of Constitutional Statesmanship' at the University of Cincinnati's Taft House.
Alumni News: Rickett joins Congressman Rogers' staff
Dec. 4, 2012 - Shannon Rickett ('02), a McConnell Scholar alumna, joins Hal Rogers' (KY-05) staff as a field representative.
Malana Salyer, Civic Education Coordinator, announces departure from the McConnell Center
Dec. 6, 2012 - Malana Salyer served 7 years as the the Civic Education Coordinator at the McConnell Center.
Scholars earn bid to national moot court tournament
(Dec. 10, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Seniors Tyler Bosley and Meagan Floyd will represent the McConnell Scholars Program and University of Louisville at national competition next month.
Imel presents research at Posters-at-the-Capitol
(Feb. 21, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Janna Imel, a junior McConnell Scholar from Greenup, Ky., was one of 20 University of Louisville students to submit a research poster.
Brandt, Bosley to highlight negative effects of Facebook on academic, personal life
(Feb. 10, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Senior McConnell Scholars serve on student-led presentation describing the scope and consequences of excessive Facebook usage on the academic and personal life.
Video, photos of 'reTHINK Federalism' event now available
Feb. 9, 2013 - Michael Greve's 'reTHINK Federalism: Our Upside-Down Constitution' is now available in video format.
High school essay contest announced
Feb. 15, 2013 - Civic Education Program to give away $900 in prize money to high school students
Gregg to defend electoral college at UK Law Federalist Society
Feb. 15, 2013 - McConnell Center director invited to discuss presidential voting later this month.
Whittaker elected arts & sciences senator
(Feb. 20, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholar Sam Whittaker ('15) is one of 10 senators elected to represent the UofL College of Arts & Sciences.
Floyd, Zeller win $16,000 Freeman Foundation grant
(Feb. 22, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Senior McConnell Scholars will travel to Malaysia to study the Chin refugee crisis.
Scholars named to '21st Century University Initiative' committees
(Feb. 25, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars are among 200 faculty, staff and student committee volunteers.
McConnell Center welcomes Freels to staff
(Feb. 27, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Jessica Freels, of Knoxville, Tenn., joins the Center as an administrative assistant.
Waters earns Henry Clay Internship to Washington, D.C.
(March 12, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Junior Meghan Waters, of Campbell County, Ky., is one of two Kentuckians to receive the $4,000 award.
Video, photos of 'reTHINK Big' event now available
(March 21, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky.
Rubio talks about maintaining American dream
March 26, 2013 - By Janene Zaccone, Communications and Marketing
Director remembers Remini, former U.S. House of Representatives historian and McConnell Center guest
April 2, 2013 - Robert Remini, a former official U.S. House of Representatives historian, died March 28 at age 91. He was a former McConnell Center guest speaker.
McConnell Center fellow edits second volume on Civil War history
April 3, 2013 - Thomas Mackey, PhD, a University of Louisville history professor, is the editor of "A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era, Volume 2."
Evan Shepherd receives Truman scholarship
(April 19, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - University of Louisville junior Evan Shepherd has been named a 2013 Truman Scholar, a prominent award given to 62 U.S. college students and valued at $30,000.
Ben-Reno Weber receives 2013 Chris Mattingly Award
April 30, 2013 - Ben-Reno Weber, CEO of the Kentucky YMCA Youth Association, is the 16th recipient of the Chris Mattingly Award for Outstanding Community Leadership in Kentucky.
Wilson earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(May 10, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Hannah Wilson, of Bradfordsville, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
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Center welcomes 9 new McConnell Scholars
(May 13, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The McConnell Center welcomes its 22nd class of McConnell Scholars.
Vance earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(May 10, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Aaron Vance, of Vine Grove, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Scott earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(May 10, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Advocate Scott, of Louisville, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Lauder earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(May 10, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Landon Lauder, of Russell, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Lalata earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(May 10, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Diana Lalata, of Louisville, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Jewell earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(May 10, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Jason Jewell, of Louisville, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Humphrey earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(May 10, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Alicia Humphrey, of Paducah, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Holder earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(May 10, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Aaron Holder, of Scottsville, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Ball earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(May 10, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Jeremy Ball, of Manchester, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Director invited to Army War College's national security program
(May 15, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Maj. Gen. Anthony Cucoto announced that Gary Gregg, director of the University of Louisville’s McConnell Center, has been invited to participate in a national security program with the U.S. Army War College.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to visit
(April 2, 2010) – Secretary Clinton will speak April 9 at the University of Louisville as part of the McConnell Center’s spring lecture series. Her talk will begin at 2:45 p.m.
Allen earns summer internship to the Library of Congress
(May 16, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Sophomore McConnell Scholar Victoria Allen will intern at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, for 10 weeks this summer.
Dispatches from India: Scholar volunteers in health clinic
(December 14, 2011) PUNJAB, India - Sophomore Hunter Pittman joins University of Louisville students on a service mission.
Time changed for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton event
(April 7, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's April 9 talk will start later than originally planned.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks about challenge of nuclear threat
(April 9, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Yesterday, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in Prague, Czech Republic, with President Barack Obama for the signing of a new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) between the United States and Russia.
McConnell Center remembers Sen. Robert C. Byrd
(June 28, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.-It is with deep sadness that the McConnell Center notes the passing of legendary U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd.
Application deadline nears for KY teachers' trip to Mt. Rushmore
(June 28, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.- The deadline for a fully-funded four-day field immersion professional development opportunity to Mt. Rushmore" is July 1. The trip is scheduled for Oct. 14-17, 2010.
Center launches new Facebook fanpage
(July 19, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.- The McConnell Center has launched a new Facebook fanpage.
Teachers trace path of Lewis and Clark
(July 27, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Group discusses "Manifest Destiny" as part of the McConnell Center's Summer Teacher Institute.
Hua considers Obama's national security strategy on CCTV News
(August 20, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Dr. Shiping Hua, a McConnell Center Fellow, compared U.S. President Barack Obama's national security strategy to that of former president George W. Bush on a Chinese TV news network earlier this summer.
Fall public lecture series announced
(September 3, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.-The McConnell Center offers the following free and public events for fall 2010.
Civic education applications available for KY teachers
(September 10, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Applications are now being accepted for two professional development programs. All Kentucky teachers grades 5-12 are eligible to apply.
David Jones speaks at McConnell Center
(October 11, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.- McConnell Scholars lunch with David Jones, co-founder of Humana, as part of the Center's Local Leaders extended learning program.
Experts consider the future of democracy in the "Internet Era"
(September 21, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Four prominent free speech scholars from the U.S. and Europe discussed free speech and the future of democracy in the so-called "Internet Era."
McConnell Fellow's class featured on C-SPAN
(October 13, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Dr. Brad Birzer, a non-resident fellow of the McConnell Center, will discuss 19th century Republicans on a C-SPAN production. The program will first air Oct. 22.
McConnell Center kicks off Teaching American History series
(September 23, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Dr. Gary Gregg, director of the McConnell Center, leads 41 high school teachers through an overview of the American presidency.
Supreme Court opens along partisan lines, says McConnell Center Fellow
(October 4, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Barbara Perry, a senior fellow at the University of Virigina's Miller Center of Public Affairs and a non-resident Fellow at the McConnell Center, comments on the new make-up of the U.S. Supreme Court.
15 Kentucky teachers head to Mt. Rushmore
(October 14, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Fifteen Kentucky educators and teachers travel to Mt. Rushmore for professional development training.
Two staffers celebrate 15 years at U of L
(October 7, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Tina Talley and Aaron Vowels, both McConnell Center employees, celebrate 15 years of service at the University of Louisville.
The U.S. Supreme Court: The Early Years
(October 11, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars unravel the initial constitutional debates about the role of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Center celebrates 5 years of civic programming, unveils new logo
(October 11, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The McConnell Center celebrates 5 years of civic programming and unveils its new logo.
Don't know much about history?
(October 21, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Author James Loewen will discuss why Americans have lost touch with their history in a free public talk Oct. 21, 4 p.m., Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library.
Want to go to law school? Ask the expert.
(October 25, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - In "May it Please the Court," Dr. Barbara Perry, a U.S. Supreme Court expert, will shed light on what makes an effective oral argument. Prospective law students don't want to miss this presentation.
U.S. Senator Scott Brown to visit
(November 3, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - U.S. Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass) will speak at the University of Louisville Nov. 8 as a guest of the McConnell Center. His free lecture will begin at 1:30; ticketed seating begins at 12:45 p.m.
Author, guest speaker on WFPL's "State of Affairs" today at 1 p.m.
(November 2, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Author Dr. Rosalind Remer, executive director of the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary, will be featured live at 1 p.m. today.
Live webcast of U.S. Sen. Scott Brown's talk
(November 8, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Scott Brown, a Massachusetts Republican elected to fill the U.S. Senate term vacated by the death of Ted Kennedy, will speak at the University of Louisville Nov. 8 as a guest of UofL's McConnell Center. A live webcast of his talk will begin at 1:30 p.m.
Sen. McCain's remarks released in honor of Veterans Day
(November 11, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - U.S. Sen. John McCain visited the McConnell Center on Nov. 11, 2009.
EVENT: Insight into the 2010 Election
(November 12, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Laurie Rhodebeck (U of L political science), Al Cross (director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues) and two political insiders analyze the strategies and outcomes of the 2010 elections.
147th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address
(November 19, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Today marks the 147th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's address at Gettysburg. Read it in full below.
Teachers consider Hoover-Roosevelt debates
(December 2, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Four-day conference marks the third co-sponsored civic education program of the McConnell Center and Liberty Fund, Inc.
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
(December 8, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The McConnell Center pauses to honor the lives and memories of the 2,400 Americans who died in the surprise attack on the U.S. Fleet's Pearl Harbor base in the early-morning hours of Dec. 7, 1941.
Sen. Mitch McConnell named one of the "Top Ten Most Intriguing Political Personalities of 2010"
(December 13, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza includes Sen. Mitch McConnell as one of the "Top Ten Most Intriguing Political Personalities of 2010 (Who Merit Watching in 2011)."
Bill of Rights Day
(December 15, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared December 15 to be Bill of Rights Day, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights.
McConnell Fellow presents 'A City Divided'
(January 10, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. John Kleber, a renowned Kentucky and Louisville historian, delivers lecture to St. Matthews Historical Society.
McConnell Center Fellow to examine JFK's speech, symbols
(January 28, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Barbara A. Perry, a non-resident McConnell Center Fellow, will examine President John F. Kennedy's rhetoric, symbols, images and his collaboration with speechwriter Theodore Sorensen in honor of the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's presidency.
Nicholson kicks off spring 2011 Local Leader Series
(January 27, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - David L. Nicholson, Jefferson County's circuit court clerk, marks the first guest of the McConnell Center's 2011 Local Leader Lecture Series.
Test your Harry Potter knowledge, win prizes
(February 14, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - From UofL Today
McConnell Fellow featured on NPR today
(February 17, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Barbara Perry, a U.S. Supreme Court and presidency expert, will be a guest on today's "The Diane Rehm Show" on NPR. The show is scheduled to air at 11 a.m.
Director delivers 'Washington Night' address to Scottish Rite Temple
(February 25, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Gary Gregg, director of the McConnell Center, argued George Washington should always be ranked first among America's presidents.
The University Bookman interviews McConnell Center director
(March 1, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Gary L. Gregg, director of the McConnell Center, discusses the connection between what people read and how they lead. He also sheds insight into his young adult fiction writing process.
McConnell Center Fellow presents at 'Kentucky and the Civil War Symposium'
(March 10, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Thomas Mackey, a McConnell Center Fellow, presents at 'Pathways to Freedom: Kentucky and the Civil War Symposium.'

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Archivist celebrates forty years in profession(June 23, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Deborah Skaggs celebrates distinction in her field of work.
Alumnus wins scholarship to study in Paris(June 23, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Arsh Haque will spend the next two years in Paris on a full scholarship.
Robinette earns Paul J. Weber Mentoring Fellowship Award (May 4, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – McConnell Scholar Danielle Robinette will pursue a graduate-level teaching degree at UofL in the fall.
Two Teacher Scholars Program participants recognized for excellence(May 4, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Ky. social studies teachers Carmen Thompson and Sonya Gardner have been recognized for excellence in civic education.
Scholars selected as Harvard IOP National Campaign Ambassadors(May 5, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two McConnell Scholars will direct a year-long campaign on sexual assault prevention and response at the University of Louisvi...
Scholars earn top student awards (May 4, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars receive top awards at the University of Louisville.
Gassman named Debate Society winner(April 28, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Freshman McConnell Scholar Robert Gassman wins the Debate Society championship.
Daniel Boone documentary to air May 4 on KET(May 1, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The McConnell Center is one of several sponsors of the two-hour film, produced by Witnessing History, LLC.
McConnell Center partners with Kentucky Commission on Women to produce film(Apr. 28, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The McConnell Center joins with the Kentucky Commission on Women to produce and promote a film about famous Kentucky women.
Class of 2015 graduates from McConnell Scholars Program(Apr. 28, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Ten Scholars graduate from the McConnell Scholar Program at the University of Louisville.
McConnell Scholar wins Tachau Award for Excellence in History(April 10, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sam Whittaker chosen as the top graduating student in the history department.
McConnell Scholars lead 2015 Collegiate Youth Rights Conference(Apr. 8, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Diana Lalata, Jason Jewell, and Landon Lauder direct collegiate conference on social justice.
Brewer receives Russian critical language scholarship (March 20, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Paige Brewer, a senior McConnell Scholar, will spend eight weeks in Russia.
Gies receives research grant to study Kentucky state formation(March 12, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Graduate assistant Benjamin Gies, of Louisville, is the recipient of a $1,000 grant from the Council on the Kentucky Societ...
UofL graduate named McConnell’s legal counsel(March 11, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Daniel Cameron, a 2011 graduate of the University of Louisville’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, has been named legal c...
Lalata to intern at Library of Congress(March 9, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Sophomore Diana Lalata will spend 10 weeks as a Junior Fellow at the United States Library of Congress.
Cambron interns with Schneider Electric Energy: Sustainability Services(March 9, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Junior McConnell Scholar Katie Cambron to work in the regulated markets department in financial analysis.
Humphrey, Lalata attend Clinton Global Initiative University(March 7, 2015) CORAL CABLES, Fla. – Six University of Louisville students attend the eighth annual Clinton Global Initiative University.
McConnell Scholars participate in the Oxford Society(Feb. 25, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars study British and Scottish literary works in preparation for trip abroad.
McConnell Scholar named Miss University of Louisville(Feb. 23, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Anna Cecile Pepper wins preliminary competition for Miss Kentucky.

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Scholars selected as Harvard IOP National Campaign Ambassadors(May 5, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two McConnell Scholars will direct a year-long campaign on sexual assault prevention and response at the University of Louisvi...
Scholars earn top student awards (May 4, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars receive top awards at the University of Louisville.
Class of 2015 graduates from McConnell Scholars Program(Apr. 28, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Ten Scholars graduate from the McConnell Scholar Program at the University of Louisville.
McConnell Scholars lead 2015 Collegiate Youth Rights Conference(Apr. 8, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Diana Lalata, Jason Jewell, and Landon Lauder direct collegiate conference on social justice.
Brewer receives Russian critical language scholarship (March 20, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Paige Brewer, a senior McConnell Scholar, will spend eight weeks in Russia.
UofL graduate named McConnell’s legal counsel(March 11, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Daniel Cameron, a 2011 graduate of the University of Louisville’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, has been named legal c...
Lalata to intern at Library of Congress(March 9, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Sophomore Diana Lalata will spend 10 weeks as a Junior Fellow at the United States Library of Congress.
Cambron interns with Schneider Electric Energy: Sustainability Services(March 9, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Junior McConnell Scholar Katie Cambron to work in the regulated markets department in financial analysis.
Humphrey, Lalata attend Clinton Global Initiative University(March 7, 2015) CORAL CABLES, Fla. – Six University of Louisville students attend the eighth annual Clinton Global Initiative University.
McConnell Scholars participate in the Oxford Society(Feb. 25, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars study British and Scottish literary works in preparation for trip abroad.
McConnell Scholar named Miss University of Louisville(Feb. 23, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Anna Cecile Pepper wins preliminary competition for Miss Kentucky.
Ball to attend Harvard conference(Feb. 17, 2015) CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Jeremy Ball selected for the Harvard Kennedy School's Public Policy and Leadership Conference.
Smith interns with local literary agency(Feb. 5, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – McConnell Scholar Natalie Smith spends the semester interning for Speilburg Literary Agency.
Whitlock, Grout intern with Kentucky Legislative Assembly (Feb. 3, 2015) FRANKFORT, Ky. – McConnell Scholars intern for Ky. Sen. Pro Tem David Givens.
Holland to attend Future Educators national conference(Feb. 2, 2015) - LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Freshman McConnell Scholar to attend national education conference in Washington, D.C.
Ball receives 'Readers' Choice Award'(Jan. 28, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholar Jeremy Ball writes most popular blog on 'The McConnell Center Life.'
Abrahamson named assistant editor-in-chief(Dec. 10, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – McConnell Scholar named second-in-command at student newspaper
Young named president of local Chi Omega sorority(Dec. 5, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Mary Elizabeth Young, of Louisville, was recently elected president of her local sorority chapter.
Thomas, Whitlock invited to attend West Point Academy conference(Oct. 20, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two McConnell Scholars will attend a four-day conference with other civilian student delegates and West Point cadets on "The...
Lauder ('17) to attend World Affairs Council's national conference, earns local scholarship(Oct. 14, 2017) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Landon Lauder, of Russell, Ky., has been selected to participate in the World Affairs Council's national conference.

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