MBA Newsletter


Gatton's Business & Internship Career Fair: Bring your resume and meet with some of Gatton’s top employers for this business-specific internship and career fair on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 11:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Gatton College of Business and Economics. All current MBA students are invited. Professional dress is required.

Lunch & Learn on Franchising: Please join us for a lunch and learn on the topic of franchising on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 11:30 am – 1:00 pm in Gatton 307, Woodward Hall. Garyen Denning from CRM Companies, a successful franchisor of Canes among others, will be our guest speaker.

Emerge 2018 Conference: Commerce Lexington is hosting their 5th Annual EMERGE Confernece on Thursday, March 27th 2018. EMERGE is a full-day event that brings together entrepreneurs, emerging leaders, business professionals, and community members at the Lexington Convention Center. The Gatton College of Business and Economics is one of the many sponsors of EMERGE. Click Here to Learn More


Dance Blue Marathon: The UK MBA class is participating in Dance Blue, a yearlong fundraiser with proceeds going to the Golden Matrix Fund, which supports the kids of the DanceBlue Kentucky Children's Hospital Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinic. The actual marathon will be February 17 and 18th at Memorial Coliseum. To learn more about how you can get involved or donate please reach out to Rachel Dudney, MBASA Philanthropy Chair at To make donations directly to the MBA DanceBlue Team (fundraising goal is $7,500) please Click Here to Donate

Spring Day at Keeneland: On Sunday, April 15th, 2018 come out to Keeneland Racetrack and enjoy the races with us in the Phoenix Room. MBA students, faculty, advisors, and their friends and family are all invited. Enjoy a lunch buffet, Keeneland admissions and the opportunity to watch the races from a private upstairs room.

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Contact Us: Please contact the MBASA Leadership Team with any questions you may have. 


    Graduation Announcement: If you plan on graduating this upcoming Spring semester (May 2018), please make sure to apply for the degree on your MYUK account. Once complete, make sure to send Beverly Kemper an email at so she can work on the graduation paperwork. Important: You will not be eligible to be considered for graduation in May 2018 unless the form is complete. 

    Study Room Reservations: Students are allowed up to 8 reservations at a time. Reservation can be made between 12hours and 28 days in advance. If one person is in a room you may join them in the room. Click Here for Instructions


    Professional MBA Open House: The next Professional MBA Open House is scheduled for Wednesday, April 18th at 5:30 PM. More details about registration will be coming shortly.