Interview with Sarah Hagans, July 28, 2006

Project: University of Kentucky: The African American Experience Oral History Project

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Sarah Hagans was a graduate of the Master's with Initial Certification program (MIC) at the University of Kentucky in 2000. In this interview she discusses her family background, including discussions of her family roots, socioeconomic status, and childhood recreational activities. She talks about her early education, her relationships with white classmates, and her favorite teachers. She talks about her experiences at Berea College for her undergraduate education, double majoring in English and Spanish, studying abroad, and her work with Students for Appalachia.

She talks about her decision to attend UK for the Master's with Initial Certification program to obtain her teaching certification. She talks about her advisor in the program, her support system, and whether she faced any discrimination at UK. She talks about the quality of education she received at UK, her career after graduation, and UK's need to create a more welcoming environment for incoming graduate students.

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2006oh153_af739

Interviewee Name

Sarah Hagans

Interviewer Name

Erica N. Johnson

Interview Date

2006-07-28

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Hagans, Sarah Interview by Erica N. Johnson. 28 Jul. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Hagans, S. (2006, July 28). Interview by E. N. Johnson. University of Kentucky: The African American Experience Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Hagans, Sarah, interview by Erica N. Johnson. July 28, 2006, University of Kentucky: The African American Experience Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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