What do you get when you put together a new location, a new format and a timely theme for a business conference? You get a lot of excitement and “buzz” from potential attendees, presenters and sponsors. That’s definitely the feeling surrounding the seventh annual Supply Chain Forum hosted by the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics on Thursday, Feb. 23.
If you have a passion for the business world, in particular a desire to work in the finance industry, yet wonder how you can obtain and develop the skills needed for such a career, the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics has some very good news for you.
Paige A. Dauparas, a Gatton College accounting senior from Mokena, Illinois, has been selected to present the 23rd annual Edward T. Breathitt Undergraduate Lectureship in the Humanities at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, in the UK Athletics Auditorium at William T. Young Library. Dauparas' free public lecture focuses on diversity and how the search for individuality impacts unity. She is also majoring in English and Spanish literature and culture.
Nathaniel R. "Nate" Morris, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Rubicon Global, and Gatton College of Business and Economics Entrepreneur-in-Residence, was featured in the January 24, 2017 issue of Forbes magazine.
Gatton’s Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) was featured on UK’s radio show “UK At the Half” during the Cats exciting win over North Carolina on December 17. The SMIF, with the endorsement of the UK Board of Trustees, manages an investment portfolio of several million dollars. Finance adjunct faculty member and 2001 Gatton grad Quint Tatro, who leads the SMIF, talked about the Seale Finance Learning Center’s state-of-the-art trading capacity. “It has unbelievable potential to bring practical money management application to the students,” he said.
The Kentucky Blood Center's Big Blue Slam, which is Kentucky's annual competition against Florida, will be coming to the Gatton College of Business and Economics on Monday, January 23rd and Tuesday, January 24th from 10am - 4pm in Gatton's Woodward Events Hall . With over 2300 students along with the faculty and staff, the Gatton College has the ability to make a huge impact on the lives of Kentucky patients with their blood donations.
Nancy Johnson, Associate Dean of International Affairs and Associate Professor of Management in the Gatton College, has been honored with the UK Confucius Institute’s 2016 Outstanding Faculty Award. This award recognizes faculty who have done outstanding work towards the understanding of and learning about China on campus and beyond. The Steering Committee of the Confucius Institute selected Dr. Johnson to receive this award based on her work developing partnerships with Chinese institutions and working with Chinese students and Chinese scholars at Gatton.
The Kentucky Society of CPAs (KyCPA) recently recognized outstanding accounting educators at its awards banquet at the Hyatt Regency in Louisville, including the University of Kentucky’s Jane Wells. Wells received an Educator Who Made a Difference award from the organization.
Wells was nominated by Vickie Richardson of Vickie C. Richardson CPA PSC, in Mt. Sterling. In her nomination, Richardson said she was inspired by Wells' real-world accounting experience, and touched by her thoughtful encouragement.
University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics Dean David W. Blackwell today announced the appointment of Nathaniel R. Morris, founder, chairman and CEO of Rubicon Global, to the role of Gatton College of Business and Economics Entrepreneur-in-Residence.
The University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business & Economics is hosting their 2017 One Year MBA Open House event on Thursday, January 26th from 5:30pm - 7:00pm in Woodward Events Hall – Room 307. This event will focus on the full-time, accelerated One Year MBA program along with each of the dual degree program options in Engineering, Law, Pharmacy and Medicine.