December 18, 2018

Welcome to the holiday 2018 edition of Simon Says!

As we celebrate this season of giving, we are proud to share this collection of holiday memories and experiences from Gatton students from around the world.

Hearing from students hailing from Nigeria, China, Germany and many other places in between, one message stands out: The holidays are about spending time with loved ones. We had fun creating this video, and we hope it brings a smile.


November 29, 2018

Executives and University of Kentucky MBA alumni from Tempur-Sealy International, Messer Construction, PepsiCo and UK Healthcare lead a stellar panel of speakers at the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics on Thursday, December 13th, 5:30 PM at UK’s Gatton College building on campus. This professional panel will include Jill Johnson, Marketing Director at Tempur Sealy International; Mary Beth Wright, Business Development Executive at Messer Construction Co.; Sarah Rediford, Sales Senior Zone Supervisor at PepsiCo and Dr. Zaki Hassan, Medical Director of Clinical Simulation and Professor of Anesthesiology & Surgery at UK Healthcare.


November 20, 2018

Welcome to our special Thanksgiving Simon Says! Here at Gatton, we often talk about of the accomplishments of faculty and students. This month, we'd like to shine a light on the hardworking individuals who keep our college moving forward day after day – our staff. 

I hope the video below will make you as proud as I am about close to 70 staff members who work tirelessly here at Gatton to ensure the success of our faculty, students and alumni. Please enjoy this opportunity to go behind the scenes at Gatton and get to know a few of these outstanding individuals.


November 01, 2018

The Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky will spotlight ways that students and local business professionals can Go Pro with Gatton with an open house on Thursday, November 8, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Candidates will have the opportunity to learn and interact with representatives from the all of the college’s professional master’s programs, including the MS in Accounting (MSACC), MS in Finance (MSF), MBA and Executive MBA programs.


November 01, 2018

University of Kentucky MBA alumna, Victoria Russell, was recently named the Chief of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) at Papa John's International. In this role, Victoria is responsible for leading the company's efforts to ensure that the commitment to diversity and inclusion remains a top strategic priority across all aspects of Papa John's business operations which includes more than 5,000 stores in over 45 countries.


October 30, 2018

In this edition of Simon Says, Dean Simon Sheather explores Gatton faculty research and its impact on the world of business.  

At Gatton, our research goes beyond traditional topics and applies directly to the way businesses work in the real world. Our scholars discover how artificial intelligence impacts accounting practice, the effect of new tax policies around online sales, the latest financial innovations with blockchain and digital currency, understanding why employees commit fraud and more.


October 02, 2018

On this week’s episode of “Behind the Blue,” UK Public Relations and Marketing‘s Carl Nathe talks with Gatton Dean Simon Sheather about his life, his career, and what attracted him to the Bluegrass.

Listen to the podcast here!


September 26, 2018

Check out what's happening at Gatton as we launch UK’s “Kentucky Can: The 21st Century Campaign,” with Simon J. Sheather, dean of the Gatton College of Business and Economics.

See stories from incredible students and faculty who have been directly impacted by the generosity of our alumni and friends. Through this comprehensive campaign, the Gatton College will be able to achieve more for our students, our commonwealth, and communities around the globe.  


September 23, 2018

University of Kentucky MBA alumni from Valvoline, Alltech, UK Healthcare and AMR Management Services will be featured at the Gatton College of Business and Economics on Thursday, February 7th. These speakers are hosted by the Gatton College's One Year MBA program, as part of their One Year MBA Open House event which is open to all students, majors, young professionals and recent graduates.


September 11, 2018

The MBA program at the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business is excited to announce that candidates can now apply for consideration into the incoming 2019 class, which include the One Year MBA, Professional MBA, Professional MBA (For Leaders in Healthcare) and Dual Degree programs.