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A C R O S S C A M P U S Spotlight Simmons College Partnership Partnership progress As a part of the Signature Partnership Initiative, UofL and Simmons College of Kentucky have developed a signifcant collaboration aimed at fostering access to higher education for underserved areas in West Louisville. The agreement allows students at Simmons and UofL to co-register in general education courses for credit toward a degree at either university. Several UofL faculty members participate in the outreach program, teaching classes at both campuses. "Simmons has taken on the task of educating students in one of the poorest ZIP codes in the country," said Ralph Fitzpatrick, UofL associate vice president for community engagement. "Education is the cornerstone to a better quality of life, and this partnership allows us to play a part in providing the road map to a better future." Biology faculty member Holly Swain Ewald is one of several teachers participating in the UofL/ Simmons College cooperative partnership. SUMMER UOFL MAGAZINE| 4 9

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