The University of Kentucky has made the Gatton College facility a leading academic priority. Given the project authorization from the state and the strong financial support from our alumni and friends, the College is moving forward with a new facility that will allow increased enrollment, more community and student study spaces, enable implementation of modern teaching methods, and enhance the identity and competitiveness of the College among its peer institutions.

Lexington's Nate Morris Named One of Fortune's '40 Under 40'  
  LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 15, 2014) Fortune Magazine announced in its current issue that Nate Morris of Lexington has been named as a member of the sixth annual '40 Under 40' list. Morris is a Kentucky native and co-founder and CEO of Rubicon Global, North America'ss leading provider of sustainable waste and recycling solutions.

Founded in Kentucky, Rubicon Global provides waste and recycling services that deliver sustainable solutions and cost reduction to a variety of industries, including several Fortune 500 companies. The company uses Big Data analytics to solve the global issue of waste. The company uses proprietary software to empower small business owners to grow their businesses through a strategic sourcing platform.
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Gatton One-year MBA Debuts Entrepreneurial Elective  
  LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 1, 2014) Intellectual property, innovation, venture capital, technology and commercialization -- all of these terms and many more will be a living, breathing part of students' lives in MBA 624, one of three new electives making its debut today in the One Year Accelerated MBA program in the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics.  (read more...)  
UK's Von Allmen Center Supporting Pitch Competitions  
  LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 23, 2014) — The University of Kentucky's Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship and the Lexington Office of the Kentucky Innovation Network, part of the Gatton College of Business and Economics, support regional pitch competitions around the state. The business pitch competitions are similar to the hit ABC television program, "Shark Tank." Entrepreneurs will be given seven minutes to present their business ideas to a group of Kentucky Angel Investors who provide resources for start-up companies.  (read more...)  
UK's Healthcare Executive Leadership Program Expands  
  LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 17, 2014) – University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics and UK HealthCare are collaborating to offer the Executive Healthcare Leadership Program through the Don and Cathy Jacobs Executive Education Center (EEC), beginning Dec. 3, and continuing through May 27, 2015.

The Healthcare Executive Leadership Program has been operating for five years and boasts more than 130 graduated participants. This year’s program is expanding to include not only UK HealthCare professionals but a wide range of other health care leaders representing additional organizations.
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