Lexington’s fifth annual Global Entrepreneurship Week kicked off Monday, Nov. 16, evening with the Lexington Venture Club (LVC) announcing that the Central Kentucky entrepreneurial community created 280 new jobs and raised $50.6 million in capital funds in Fiscal Year 2015.
The UK Venture Studio, which is a part of the Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship, Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky, will be hosting its second Entrepreneurship Hour and Game Demo Day during Lexington's 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Week. This event is scheduled from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov.
W. Rodney McMullen, Chairman and CEO of The Kroger Co. was the guest on Monday's "UK at the Half," which aired during the UK vs. Ottowa University game that was broadcast on radio.
Mr. McMullen earned his B.S. in Accounting and M.S. in Accounting all at the Gatton College of Business & Economics, where he is member of the Gatton College Hall of Fame. More recently, Mr. McMullen was inducted into the UK Hall of Distinguished Alumni; the university’s highest honor.
Thomas Ahn, assistant professor in the Department of Economics in the Gatton College of Business and Economics was interviewed by National Public Radio this morning about the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act, also called No Child Left Behind (NCLB).
Beginning next week, the Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship and the Lexington Office of the Kentucky Innovation Network, part of the the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics, will be launching a series of events called the “Entrepreneurship Hour.” This series will include a full hour of local guest entrepreneurs who have firsthand experience with the success and struggles of launching a new start-up venture.
The University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics recently welcomed Chairman of the Cato Institute’s Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives John Allison. More than 200 students attended his talk, titled "The Philosophic Fight for the Future of America," in the college’s brand new Kincaid Auditorium.
“I always enjoy the opportunity to talk to bright young people who will be future leaders in our society,” said Allison. “I believe this information is very important to the quality of their lives and their children’s lives.”
The University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics recently inducted its first ever cohort of Social Enterprise Scholars (SES). A brand-new specialized pathway through UK's Honors Program, Social Enterprise Scholars is ideal for students who are interested in leadership, civic engagement and entrepreneurship.
The University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business & Economics is hosting its 2015 Fall MBA Fall Open House event on Tuesday, October 20th at 5:30pm in the Woodward Evens Hall – Room 307.
In an exciting way to inaugurate the brand new Kincaid Auditorium in the University of Kentucky's new Gatton College of Business and Economics building, the owner of the NBA's Sacramento Kings and software entrepreneur Vivek Ranadivé recently addressed more than 250 students Sept. 14.
Surrounded by family, friends and fellow alumni, three exceptional University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business & Economicsalumni — Joseph Wm. Foran (Dallas, Texas), Youguo Liang (Abu Dhabi, UAE), and Rebecca Barker Vest (Franklin, Tennessee) — were recently inducted into the Gatton Alumni Hall of Fame.
The Gatton College Alumni Hall of Fame recognizes Gatton alumni who have earned exceptional success in their careers and in their communities.