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VACE Announces Award Winners, Launches Bootcamp 2.0

Earlier this month, 28 teams graduated from the Fall 2019 Entrepreneur’s Bootcamp. During the graduation, VACE also announced the launch of Bootcamp 2.0. during Spring 2020.


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UK MBA alum Angela Coleman is helping clients reach their financial goals at Unified Trust Company for over 20 years

UK MBA alum, Angela Coleman, has been helping her clients meet their financial and wealth management goals for over 20 years at Unified Trust Company in Lexington, Kentucky. In her role as a Fiduciary Investment Advisor, Angela is responsible for managing wealth and providing financial advisory services for their Wealth Management division clients. Angela reflects on her decision to get her MBA and providing over 20 years of financial and wealth management services to her clients.


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Gatton College to host One Year MBA Open House on Feb. 6 featuring alums from Humana, East Kentucky Power Cooperative, Habitat for Humanity and Churchill Downs

The University of Kentucky MBA program welcomes all students, young professionals and emerging leaders across all academic majors and backgrounds in Kentucky (and beyond) to their One Year MBA Open House event on Thursday, February 6th at 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM at the Gatton College of Business and Economics to learn more about the full-time, One Year MBA and applicable dual degree programs. Candidates will learn about the value of the UK MBA program and be able to hear success stories from alums representing Humana, East Kentucky Power Cooperative, Habitat for Humanity and Churchill Downs.


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UK MBA student Elizabeth "Liz" Bazner promoted to Director of Digital at A&W Restaurants

University of Kentucky MBA student at the Gatton College of Business and Economics, Elizabeth "Liz" Bazner, has recently been promoted to the Director of Digital at A&W Restaurants, Inc. with headquarters in Lexington, KY.  In this role, Liz will oversee A&W's national digital media buys and digital strategy while strengthening their email marketing program, local digital strategy and engagement with consumers online for one of America's best-known restaurants.


Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship
VACE Announces Award Winners, Launches Bootcamp 2.0

Earlier this month, 28 teams graduated from the Fall 2019 Entrepreneur’s Bootcamp. During the graduation, VACE also announced the launch of Bootcamp 2.0. during Spring 2020.


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UK to Honor Fall Graduates at December Commencement Ceremonies This Friday

The two ceremonies will begin 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, in Rupp Arena. Both ceremonies will be livestreamed on the university's YouTube channel


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UK Football Player Named to CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team

University of Kentucky long snapper Blake Best has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America first team.