February 27, 2019

University of Kentucky MBA alumni, executives and current students representing Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (TMMK), Lexmark, UK Healthcare and 3M lead a stellar panel of speakers at the Professional MBA Open House event on Wednesday, April 17th at 5:30 PM at UK's Gatton College of Business and Economics. These business leaders will discuss their graduate school experiences in the MBA program at UK’s Gatton College, as well as their own experiences navigating today’s business climate.

February 25, 2019

This month, I’m excited to bring you an opportunity to visit with Gatton’s first year students, and hear what they loved, learned and were challenged by during their first semester at the college. You won’t want to miss their advice on getting the most out of today’s Lexington and the University of Kentucky!

I hope the video below will make you as proud as I am about all the wonderful things happening at your college, and the amazing students that you help support.

January 29, 2019

Welcome to the first Simon Says of 2019! My first semester at the Gatton College has been rewarding in so many ways, and I’ve appreciated the warm welcome I’ve received from alumni across the Commonwealth and the U.S. And of course, we all enjoyed our outstanding football season!

January 16, 2019

University of Kentucky MBA alumni from Valvoline, Alltech, UK Healthcare and AMR Management Services will be featured at the Gatton College of Business and Economics' One Year MBA Open House event on Thursday, February 7. This event is open to all students, majors, young professionals and recent graduates.

December 18, 2018

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.

November 29, 2018

Executives and University of Kentucky MBA alumni from Tempur-Sealy International, Messer Construction, PepsiCo and UK Healthcare lead a stellar panel of speakers at the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics on Thursday, December 13th, 5:30 PM at UK’s Gatton College building on campus. This professional panel will include Jill Johnson, Marketing Director at Tempur Sealy International; Mary Beth Wright, Business Development Executive at Messer Construction Co.; Sarah Rediford, Sales Senior Zone Supervisor at PepsiCo and Dr. Zaki Hassan, Medical Director of Clinical Simulation and Professor of Anesthesiology & Surgery at UK Healthcare.

November 20, 2018

Welcome to our special Thanksgiving Simon Says! Here at Gatton, we often talk about of the accomplishments of faculty and students. This month, we'd like to shine a light on the hardworking individuals who keep our college moving forward day after day – our staff. 

I hope the video below will make you as proud as I am about close to 70 staff members who work tirelessly here at Gatton to ensure the success of our faculty, students and alumni. Please enjoy this opportunity to go behind the scenes at Gatton and get to know a few of these outstanding individuals.

November 01, 2018

The Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky will spotlight ways that students and local business professionals can Go Pro with Gatton with an open house on Thursday, November 8, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Candidates will have the opportunity to learn and interact with representatives from the all of the college’s professional master’s programs, including the MS in Accounting (MSACC), MS in Finance (MSF), MBA and Executive MBA programs.

November 01, 2018

University of Kentucky MBA alumna, Victoria Russell, was recently named the Chief of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) at Papa John's International. In this role, Victoria is responsible for leading the company's efforts to ensure that the commitment to diversity and inclusion remains a top strategic priority across all aspects of Papa John's business operations which includes more than 5,000 stores in over 45 countries.

October 30, 2018

In this edition of Simon Says, Dean Simon Sheather explores Gatton faculty research and its impact on the world of business.  

At Gatton, our research goes beyond traditional topics and applies directly to the way businesses work in the real world. Our scholars discover how artificial intelligence impacts accounting practice, the effect of new tax policies around online sales, the latest financial innovations with blockchain and digital currency, understanding why employees commit fraud and more.