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Simon Says February 2020 Edition

It’s the month of love, and we’re focusing on two things I love the most: teaching and research.


Dean's Office
Simon Says February 2020 Edition

It’s the month of love, and we’re focusing on two things I love the most: teaching and research.


Management, Marketing & Communications
Smith to Lead UK Alumni Association

Jill Holloway Smith has been named associate vice president for alumni engagement and executive director of the University of Kentucky Alumni Association. Smith, a Paducah native, earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and management in 2005 from the UK Gatton College of Business and Economics and a master’s degree in career and technical education from the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment in 2011.


Accountancy
MSACC Student Brooklyn Heideman Passes Tableau Exam in Record Time

University of Kentucky Masters of Accounting student, Brooklyn Heideman has passed the Tableau Desktop Specialist exam on her very first try. An interactive data visualization software company, Tableau Software recommends that those planning to take the exam have at least three months of experience working with Tableau, but Heideman did it in only 2 and a half weeks. 


Finance and Quantitative Methods
Pelissier Scholars Pass CFA Level I Exam

Four Pelissier Scholars and finance majors, Bryce Kushner, Andrew Buskill, Connor McKee, and Graham Sparks (pictured L-R), recently passed the December 2019 CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Level I Exam, which had a pass rate of 42 percent.


Center for Business and Economic Research
UK Center Projects Slower but Continued Economic Growth in Kentucky

Noting that prosperity is increasingly tied to place and preparation, the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) released its 48th Kentucky Annual Economic Report today.


Gatton College of Business & Economics
Gatton Pro Open House

The Gatton College of Business & Economics is hosting a Gatton Pro Open House event, taking place on Tuesday, March 10, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in Woodward Hall. Stop by anytime to learn about any (or all) of Gatton's masters and certifications programs.