Black History Month recognizes the contributions and legacy of Black Americans across U.S. history and society. This month, we will highlight the success of Gatton's prominent alumni, students, faculty & staff and their impact on business and education.
The Gatton College of Business and Economics is pleased to announce the 2022 Lyman T. Johnson Award recipients: Sean Edwards and M. Kajo Evanson. The 31st annual awards ceremony which will take place Friday, Oct. 14, in the Bill Gatton Student Center on UK’s campus.
Olivia Davis, lecturer in the Gatton College of Business and Economics, is one of the distinguished Great Teacher Award recipients who strives to help her students discover their passions.
The KyCPA Behind the Numbers hosted Kentucky’s first Black CPAs. Watch and learn about insights on barriers Black professionals face, the roles their organizations play in helping overcome those barriers and what the CPA profession can do collectively to progress in achieving diversity, equity and inclusion.
Economics Ph.D student Hyein Kang was awarded a fellowship from the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy.
Allan Chen received the Outstanding Reviewer Award from the Journal of Marketing.
Economics graduate Tiggany Ge is the new legislative director of the personal office of U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell.
John Peloza’s B&E 327 Global Scholars class supported social enterprise organization Black Soil through an experiential learning project.
Lala Ma will join a panel of experts for an online event focused on the history and policy of environmental justice.
Xuanhao Wo, a Chinese international student majoring in finance, had a role in creating his own internship.
We spoke to Economics Senior Lecturer Darshak Patel about the upcoming Econ Games Virtual competition.
On his YouTube channel, Dr. Abdullah Al Bahrani talks to Darshak Patel about a variety of issues.
Ariel Q. Brent, and Geetika Rakhraj received scholarships from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
The primary mission of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Board is to support initiatives that empower students, faculty, and staff while fostering a culture of engagement and belonging for all.
The Gatton College is excited to announce a diverse new series of Gatton Connect events!
A group of over 20 people decided to create handmade masks for healthcare workers and people in the community.
The University of Kentucky received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
On Wednesday September 11, the Gatton College hosted its first-ever Autumn Moon Festival. The event was part of a brand new series called Gatton Connect - an opportunity for the whole Gatton community to learn together, have fun, and help create positive change.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 9, 2019) — The University of Kentucky Alumni Association recently announced its 2019-2020 Board of Directors officers during its annual Summer Workshop. This year’s officers are Taunya A. Phillips, president; Hannah Miner Myers, president-elect; Mary Shelman, treasurer; and Timothy Walsh, secretary. The new slate officially took office July 1 and will serve until June 30, 2020.
Shonta Phelps, Director of Leadership Initiatives and Living Learning Programs and Dr. Jenny Minier, Sturgill Professor; Director of the Center for Business and Economic Research, were both finalists for the Sarah Bennett Holmes Award, created by the UK Women's Forum.
University of Kentucky MBA alum Kimra H. Cole has been named President and Chief Operating Officer at Columbia Gas of Kentucky which is headquartered in Lexington, KY.
Surrounded by family, friends and fellow alumni, two exceptional University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics alumni were honored by the college April 11. Dr. Claire Pomeroy was inducted into the Gatton College Alumni Hall of Fame, while Sarah E. Sanders was the inaugural honoree of the Distinguished Young Alumni Award.
Victoria Russell, alum of the MBA program at the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics, is the current Chief of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Papa John's International, Inc. and has been with Papa John's for almost 13 years. She was recently spotlighted in the "Business Women First: Woman Making a Difference" by Louisville Business First. Papa John’s diversity and inclusion efforts will be crucial to the future success of the brand and Victoria (and her team) are ready for the challenge.
Dr. Carol Steltenkamp, professor of pediatrics and alum of the Professional MBA program at the University of Kentucky' Gatton College of Business and Economics, has been appointed to External Chief Medical Officer at UK HealthCare. In this new role, Dr. Steltenkamp will represent the voices of clinicians in strategy, outreach and communications; and will be responsible for developing and maintaining strategic clinical alliances with physicians and health care organizations throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond.
Alex Rosenzweig grew up in Long Island, New York, some 750 miles away from Lexington, with no links to the Bluegrass State. Now, in his final year pursuing a degree in engineering and a minor in Jewish studies at the University of Kentucky, he says he is part of a “Big Blue family.”
While he began his first year alone in a new place, he is now in his senior year as part of a strong network of friends, including two siblings and two cousins. How five relatives from Long Island ended up going to UK together is a long and complicated story, but it starts and ends with community.
Welcome to the holiday 2018 edition of Simon Says!
As we celebrate this season of giving, we are proud to share this collection of holiday memories and experiences from Gatton students from around the world.
Hearing from students hailing from Nigeria, China, Germany and many other places in between, one message stands out: The holidays are about spending time with loved ones. We had fun creating this video, and we hope it brings a smile.
Gatton College of Business and Economics Social Enterprise Scholars Jenna Hazelbaker, Kristen McLaughlin, Megan Van Son and Taylor Wurth were recently rewarded for their success and achievement at the Global Social Innovation Challenge at the University of San Diego.
Kristel Smith, an MBA graduate and current director of the Kentucky Innovation Network at Eastern Kentucky University, was recognized in the Lane Report's Top Women in Business.
Since graduating from the Gatton College, Chinaecherem and Chisom Omenyinma have been traveling, starting new jobs and earning graduate degrees.
At the first Gatton Honors Day Celebration on April 6, 2019, students, student organizations, faculty, and staff were recognized for their outstanding achievements.