Gatton's Department of Finance and Quantitative Methods has launched an exciting new opportunity for first-year students. Wall Street Scholars is a competitive experience open to no more than 30 freshmen students. It includes an accelerated curriculum enhanced by co-curricular activities and soft skill development. The experience is open to first-year students who would consider choosing or adding finance as a pre-major, major, or co-major.
The University of Kentucky Parent and Family Association is honoring Gatton College sophomore Abby Benton and her family as "Family of the Year" at this year's Family Weekend celebration, Sept. 13-15, 2019.
The University of Kentucky welcomes the incoming Professional MBA class to the Gatton College of Business and Economics. The collective class brings significant years of professional work experience along with a high standard of academic excellence and personal/professional accomplishments. This class will be the first to have "distance learners" enrolled in the new Real-Time, Online MBA option whereby candidates can attend classes in person, online from any location, or a combination of both. Compared to previous classes, this cohort bring more years of managerial and leadership experiences with an increased number of minority students, professional women, military and healthcare professionals enrolling in the Professional MBA (For Leaders in Healthcare) program.
The Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky has been approved by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board) to provide a new financial planning certificate program.
The August episode of Simon Says is our "Back to Uni" (that's Australian for college!) edition. This year, we welcomed our largest freshman class to date - a total of 864 students!
University of Kentucky MBA alumna Mary Beth Wright, Business Development Executive at Messer Construction Co. and Kimra Cole, President and Chief Operating Officer at Columbia Gas of Kentucky were recently recognized in The Lane Report's "Top Women in Business", which highlights women who are making an impact in business, their professions, politics and economic development.
With the fall semester starting in less than a month, Simon shares all the hard work going on around the college to be ready.
This episode shows several of the college's plans and activities, from celebrating our 95th anniversary and strategic planning for the next five years and beyond, to launching our online programs and preparing our facilities, plus several exciting new alumni events.
The Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship (VACE) in UK's Gatton College of Business and Economics has had significant grant funding renewed through the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) University Center Economic Development Program.
University of Kentucky MBA alumna Taylor Corbett is now the VC-25B Interiors Program Manager for the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (AFB). In this role, Taylor will be managing the colors, material finishes, and interior architecture of the new Air Force One. Taylor will be working on the team overseeing the inspection of raw materials, end-products, and rooms of the aircraft to ensure they meet "Presidential-Quality" standards by putting both her engineering and MBA degrees from the University of Kentucky to work.
The University of Kentucky MBA program has announced four new members to their MBA Advisory Council representing Lexmark, UK Healthcare, LBX Company and Big Ass Fans. The UK MBA is privileged to welcome the following new members: Tari Young, Engineering Manager, Software and Firmware Development at Lexmark; J.J. Housley, Assistant Operations Executive at UK HealthCare; Joe O'Nan, Chief Financial Officer at LBX Company and Eric Evans, Chief Financial Officer at Big Ass Fans.