The University of Kentucky has made the Gatton College facility a leading academic priority. Given the project authorization from the state and the strong financial support from our alumni and friends, the College is moving forward with a new facility that will allow increased enrollment, more community and student study spaces, enable implementation of modern teaching methods, and enhance the identity and competitiveness of the College among its peer institutions.



     
BB&T Funds Education, Research Program at Gatton College  
  LEXINGTON, Kentucky (May 21, 2015) — BB&T has provided $2.5 million in support for the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics, establishing the new BB&T Program for the Study of Capitalism, and funding a significant study area in the new, state-of-the-art Gatton College building scheduled to open in fall 2016.

Completing their gift this week, Heath W. Campbell, president of BB&T’s Kentucky region, presented the final payment to David W. Blackwell, dean of the Gatton College, at BB&T’s Lexington advisory board meeting.
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Gatton Tours Building  
  LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 12, 2015) — C.M. "Bill" Gatton, noted philanthropist and alumnus of UK's Gatton College of Business and Economics, witnessed the progress being made on his namesake building with a tour of the site on Monday, May 11. Gatton was joined by Larry Burkholder, senior project lead from Skanska USA Inc.; the construction company overseeing the Gatton College building renovation, along with representatives from the college and the University of Kentucky.  (read more...)  
     
Gatton Students Earn $10,000 Prize at Idea State U  
  LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 28, 2015) — Students from the University of Kentucky’s MBA program placed third in the business plan competition at Idea State U in Lexington this past weekend.

The “Red Natural” team of four MBA students — Joanna Foresman, Andrew Wachs, Jeremy Madigan, and Qianwen Zhao — won $10,000 at the annual contest matching teams of young entrepreneurs from universities across the state. Idea State U is sponsored by the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development. The UK foursome developed a business plan for a natural source of red food dye based on research by Seth DeBolt in UK’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
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UK's Gatton College Has Proud History  
  LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 26, 2015) — As the University of Kentucky looks back over its 150-year history, it is hard to imagine that the Gatton College of Business and Economics once occupied only a single room in the old White Hall on the campus in Lexington. In fact, the thriving business school that today offers high-quality education to several thousand undergraduate, master's and doctoral students in a number of different disciplines did not even become a college until 1925  (read more...)  
   
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