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Director of Alumni Relations

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Rosa Mejia

Location Detail
TODD 214L
Email
rosa.mejia@uky.edu
Phone
859-218-1305

Senior Director of Philanthropy

Mary Beth Neiser

Mary Beth Neiser

Location Detail
TODD 214P
Email
marybeth.neiser@uky.edu
Phone
859-323-6210

Associate Dean & COO

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Craig Martin

Location Detail
TODD 214
Email
craig.martin@uky.edu
Phone
859-2323-3843

Executive Assistant

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Blanca Orozco

Location Detail
TODD 214H
Email
blanca@uky.edu
Phone
859-257-7896

We wish to remember and honor those who inhabited this Commonwealth before the arrival of the Europeans. Briefly occupying these lands were the Osage, Wyndott tribe, and Miami peoples. The Adena and Hopewell peoples, who are recognized by the naming of the time period in which they resided here, were here more permanently. Some of their mounds remain in the Lexington area, including at UK’s Adena Park.

In more recent years, the Cherokee occupied southeast Kentucky, the Yuchi southwest Kentucky, the Chickasaw extreme western Kentucky and the Shawnee central Kentucky including what is now the city of Lexington. The Shawnee left when colonization pushed through the Appalachian Mountains. Lower Shawnee Town ceremonial grounds are still visible in Greenup County.

We honor the first inhabitants who were here, respect their culture, and acknowledge the presence of their descendants who are here today in all walks of life including fellow pharmacists and healthcare professionals.