This Thursday, Nov. 10, at the University of Kentucky, lifelong entrepreneur John H. Schnatter, founder, chairman and CEO of Papa John's International, America's third-largest pizza chain, will present the story of Papa John's success, "Building a Business, Slice by Slice." UK’s Gatton College of Business and Economics will also formally dedicate the new John H. Schnatter Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise at the event, which begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Gatton College’s new Kincaid Auditorium.
Citigroup whistleblower Richard Bowen will be on theUniversity of Kentucky campus on Friday (Oct. 28) to share his story with students, faculty and staff at the Gatton College of Business and Economics. Bowen’s presentation is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. in the college’s Kincaid Auditorium. Admission is free and members of the community are welcome to attend.
Bowen will discuss his effort to warn Citigroup about the possibility of a financial crisis due to faulty mortgage loans before the market officially crashed in 2008.
On Friday (Oct. 7), alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics will gather to celebrate the official grand opening of the new facility. The celebration will begin at 10:30 a.m. in Gatton’s Kincaid Auditorium.
The Von Allmen School of Accountancy was recognized among only four accounting programs in the U.S. to achieve 100% pass rates on both parts of the CMA (Certified Management Accountant) exam, a global designation that tests management accounting knowledge and skills. Strategic Finance magazine recognized UK as one of the schools that "best prepare their students for the exam." UK was also top 4 in the SEC for the number of candidates taking the exam.
The Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship, part of the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics, will host three Lunch and Learn sessions in the near future. All faculty, staff, students and community entrepreneurs are invited to attend. The sessions are free, but advanced registration is required due to limited seating. The first two sessions will be held at the Venture Studio inside the Gatton College building in room 124, while the location of the third session is still being determined.
In the first major lecture of the academic year, the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics welcomes 2016 Chellgren Lecturer and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi to the college’s Kincaid Auditorium 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22.
The theme of his speech is “The Role of Business in Bringing About Social Change.”
The opportunity to learn how to become an entrepreneur is available to everyone at the University of Kentucky.
If you have ever dreamed of creating a startup, or wanted to see if your idea could be the next big thing in technology, product design, or web-based services, then Bootcamp is for you. This program is free and is open to all faculty, students, staff, and community members.
Eric Hartman, a man with more than 15 years of experience as an entrepreneur himself, is now working full time to help others realize their dreams of turning innovative ideas into profitable businesses.
University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Outreach Kenneth R. Troske has been appointed to serve as a member of the newly established Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking, part of the executive branch of the federal government.
Research that informs evidence-based policy is in heightened need in this era of fiscal austerity and economic and demographic change. To help meet that need, the University of Kentucky announced today the establishment of the Kentucky Research Data Center (KRDC).