Beam Suntory, a world leader in premium spirits, has named UK MBA alum Victoria Russell as its first Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer.
John Garen was named a Distinguished Kentucky Economist at the Kentucky Economics Association 2020 Meeting. Dr. Garen also delivered the KEA keynote address, “The Economics of Organizations as Applied to Schools: Confessions of an Old-Fashioned Economist.”
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.
Wally Ferrier's article, "Responding to Crises With Speed and Agility" was recently published in MIT Sloan Management Review.
University of Kentucky students met with Nate Morris of Rubicon, a software company focused on cloud-based, sustainable waste and recycling services.
In this action-packed October edition of Simon Says, you'll get to come along to our annual Alumni Hall of Fame event and meet our amazing inductees. You'll also see highlights from Gatton's State of the College meeting. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, our college is going strong and looking forward!
Gatton alum Ben Ridder is the COO of the Tennessee-based hospital Tennova Healthcare Turkey Creek Medical Center.
UK MBA and Gatton alum Ashley Bielefeld of Messer Construction Co. is part of a team leading the $126M NASIC Expansion at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the largest single-site construction project in the history of the base.
University of Kentucky MBA alum Tiffany Larsh speaks about her journey from Honduras to the University of Kentucky, which led to her great career at GE Lighting.
AppHarvest, the indoor farming company founded by Gatton alum Jonathan Webb, has announce a deal to merge with a special purpose acquisition company, Novus Capital Corporation, at a valuation of $1 billion.