November 08, 2019

Is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) improving health outcomes for low-income Americans? Emerging research aims to answer that very question.

A new study, published in Health Affairs by researchers from the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics and Syracuse University's Maxwell School, reveals that participation in SNAP reduces the risk of premature death among U.S. adults.


November 05, 2019

University of Kentucky MBA alumni, executives and current students representing Tempur Sealy International, US Air Force, UK Healthcare and Matrix Design Group lead a stellar panel of speakers at the Professional MBA Open House event on Wednesday, December 11th at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM at UK's Gatton College of Business and Economics building on campus. This event is open to all working professionals, executives and HR managers in Kentucky (and beyond) who are interested in learning more UK's professional MBA programs. 


October 30, 2019

Engineering/MBA dual degree alum Marilyn West knew that she always wanted to work at Walt Disney and that's exactly what happened after she graduated with her MBA from Gatton. Marilyn reflects on her experiences at UK, the support she received from the College of Engineering and her current role as World Brand Ambassador at Walt Disney World. 


October 30, 2019

The October edition of Simon Says features highlights from the State of the College and the strategic planning process for our next five year plan. 


October 16, 2019

Gatton and UK MBA alum Victoria Russell was honored recently as the alumni recipient of the Lyman T. Johnson Torch of Excellence Award at the 29th Annual Lyman T. Johnson Torch of Excellence Awards Luncheon Ceremony on October 11th, 2019. This award is given to an African American alum of the College whose faith, hard work, and determination has positively impacted the lives of people on campus, the city, state or nation. This recognition was particularly special this year as UK commemorates the 70th year anniversary of Lyman T. Johnson who was the first African American student to attend the University of Kentucky back in 1949. 


September 23, 2019

The September edition of Simon Says is all about one of our major initiatives here at the Gatton College - entrepreneurship! 

This month, not only did we kick off the fifth year of our successful Entrepreneurs Bootcamp program, but we also launched our brand new Entrepreneurship & New Venture Creation concentration in our MBA program. 


September 18, 2019

The University of Kentucky received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.


September 18, 2019

University of Kentucky MBA alum Dr. Tim Mullett serves as the current Medical Director for the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Affiliate and Research Networks. Dr. Mullett joined UK HealthCare in 1996, helping to form UK Markey Cancer Center’s first full thoracic oncology practice. Since 2015, Dr. Mullett has served as medical director for the UK Markey Cancer Center Affiliate and Research Networks, which help ensure that high-quality cancer care is readily available to patients across the region.


September 17, 2019

On Wednesday September 11, the Gatton College hosted its first-ever Autumn Moon Festival. The event was part of a brand new series called Gatton Connect - an opportunity for the whole Gatton community to learn together, have fun, and help create positive change. 


September 16, 2019

The University of Kentucky MBA program welcomes all students, young professionals and emerging leaders across all academic majors and backgrounds to their One Year MBA Open House event on Wednesday, October 23rd at 5:30 PM to learn more about the full-time, One Year MBA and applicable dual degree programs. Event registration can be found at http://gatton.uky.edu/mba-rsvp. The alumni spotlight discussion will include successful UK MBA alumni from Brown-Forman, UK Healthcare, 84.51 and CTI Consulting.