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Akers appointed interim associate dean at KYCO
Donnie Akers, O.D., has been appointed interim associate dean for academic affairs at the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO).
Egan named director of contact lenses at KYCO
FAAO, professor at the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), has been appointed the director of contact lenses.
UPIKE launches RN-BSN online program
Beginning this fall, registered nurses working full time will have an opportunity to complete their RN-BSN coursework online at the University of Pikeville.
UPIKE social work students honored
The University of Pikeville-College of Arts and Sciences honored eight new social workers during the third annual pinning ceremony.
KYCOM honors graduates and faculty
The University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) recently held its annual graduation banquet honoring graduates and faculty members.
UPIKE nursing students honored during traditional ceremony
The University of Pikeville Elliott School of Nursing recently honored 25 new nurses during the 33rd annual nursing pinning ceremony.
UPIKE-KYCO faculty published in national optometry journal
Roya Attar, O.D., assistant clinical professor and director of professional relations for the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry, has been published as a co-author in the January 2017 issue of Review of Optometry.
KYCOM welcomes representatives from Centers for Disease Control
Representatives from the National Institute for Occupational Safety with Health (NIOSH) recently served as guest speakers for the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (KYCOM) “Current Issues in Medicine” weekly lecture
Damron named director of public affairs
The University of Pikeville is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Damron as the director of public affairs.
UPIKE students celebrate Women’s History Month
University of Pikeville students Sylvia Griffith of South Point, Ohio, and Sabrina Elliot of Barbourville, were announced as the winners of the Phenomenal Women essay and poster competition in celebration of Women’s History Month.



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