University of Kentucky welcomes speakers from Valvoline, UK Healthcare, Tempur Sealy and HCA Healthcare to MBA Open House on Dec. 9

The University of Kentucky MBA program at the Gatton College of Business and Economics welcomes all working professionals, industry leaders and executives in Kentucky (and beyond) to learn more about Gatton's professional MBA programs at the Professional MBA Virtual Open House event on December 9th via Zoom. 

The presentation will spotlight the Professional MBA, Professional MBA (For Leaders in Healthcare), Real-Time Online MBA and applicable dual degree programs. The event takes place online from 5:30-7:00 p.m. (EST) on Wednesday, December 9th.

The highlight of the event will be the Current Student/Alumni Spotlight conversation which will feature successful alumni and current student(s) speaking about their positive experiences in the program, how the UK MBA has helped shaped their careers and providing advice to prospective candidates. The spotlight speakers include:

The Professional MBA brings together a diverse network of working professionals and executives from various industries such as engineering, law, healthcare, agriculture, transportation, manufacturing, technology, banking and finance, government, military and more. In this program, students bring their daily work responsibilities into the classroom and then immediately apply what they've learned in the workplace.

"We are very pleased to offer this virtual event as an opportunity to help candidates from anywhere learn more about the value of the UK MBA and make an informed decision," says Lorna Patches, Executive Director of Gatton's Professional Resource Center. "We feel confident that our program delivers the right balance of courses, professional development, workshops, networking opportunities and more in order to help our candidates advance and lead in a myriad of ways."

For more information, please contact Christopher T. Carney, Director of MBA Recruitment at the Gatton College of Business and Economics. Event registration can be found at