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The University of Kentucky MBA selected Tempur-Sealy International, Inc., headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, to be spotlighted for their sponsorship in Project Connect. Project Connect is the built-in internship experience that's exclusively offered in the One Year MBA program at the Gatton College of Business and Economics whereby student teams are paired with companies to work on projects of importance.

Candace Bramley-Hardesty was selected for the 2018 Judith Milburn Haywood Staff Award and will be recognized at the first annual Gatton Honors Day next month. The Judith Milburn Haywood Staff Award, which was established in 2002, annually recognizes Gatton College staff members for their outstanding work and with nominations coming from their peers in the college.

Michelle Allen, an alumna the UK MBA program at the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics, lead the initiative from concept to commercialization of the new Easy Poor bottle which was recognized as the Best in Car Care award at the 2018 Product of the Year Awards. Michelle is the current Director of Strategic Accounts at Valvoline, Inc.

The full-time, One Year MBA program at the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics moved up 6 spots in the recent 2017-2018 Bloomberg Businessweek's Best Business Schools rankings survey to #74 overall, and #37 among public university MBA programs.. 

The MBA Student Association (MBASA) at the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics recently participated in the 2018 Dance Blue Marathon and organized a UK MBA Dance Blue team which raised over $6500. Their donation will be used to supports the kids of the DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Hematology/Oncology Clinic through an endowment and also helps to provide funds to support research at the UK Markey Cancer Center.

The University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics recently inducted UK MBA alum, William W. “Bill” Thomason Jr., who currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Keeneland, into the Gatton College Alumni Hall of Fame.

The University of Kentucky’s International Center recently hosted a Global Health Case Competition as part of their Global Health Initiatives at the Gatton College of Business and Economics. The winning interdisciplinary team presentation was titled "Palliative Care for Today, Preventative Care for Tomorrow: Papua New Guinea”, which included UK MBA student, Michael Sackett.

University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics recently presented the fourth annual Commonwealth Supply Chain Innovation Award, sponsored by SAS, to John Lindsey, supply chain manager for R.J. Corman Material Sales in Nicholasville, Kentucky. The presentation ceremony was held during Thursday’s eighth annual Supply Chain Forum, held in the Woodford Reserve Club at Kroger Field.

The University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics will host a One Year MBA Open House event on Thursday, February 1st at 5:30 PM, which will introduce the full-time, accelerated One Year MBA program. All current undergraduate students, academic majors and young professionals are welcome to attend. Registration is required at http://gatton.uky.edu/mba-rsvp. 

The UK MBA program has officially announced a brand new STEM/MBA dual degree program between the University of Kentucky's College of Arts & Sciences and the Gatton College of Business and Economics, which will award a Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees in just five years.The University of Kentucky's STEM/MBA dual degree is a unique program that intersects science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) with a versatile business knowledge of an MBA.