MBA Newsletter

Lunch and Learn

Agile Management: Please join us on Tuesday, Oct. 3rd at 11:30am in Woodward Hall for a Lunch and Learn on Agile Management, with Jon Olsen, Head Chef at Big Ass Solutions.


Univeristy of Kentucky MBA Social: All current UK MBA students, faculty, staff, alumni and business partners of the program are invited to attend the University of Kentucky Social Meetup on Friday, October 13th at Ethereal Brewing. Stop by anytime between 5pm - 7:30pm and enjoy socializing, catching up and networking with the UK MBA community!


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Kentucky/Florida Football Tailgate: Saturday, September 23 before the game at Spot 14 in “The Bowl” (the area between Cooper and the tennis courts, where the fraternities and other student associations tailgate.

Eastern/Michigan Football Tailgate: Saturday, September 30 before the game at Spot 2 on Gluck Lawn (located next to the pond by the Gluck Equine building on Nicholasville Rd. MBA Students, faculty, and alumni, and families are invited!

Dance Blue 5K: Sunday, October 1 at 12:00 pm at Kroger Field. Anyone can participate! Invite friends and family. All proceeds go to Dance Blue, and anyone who runs for the MBA team will get us five spirit points! To register online, follow the link and choose your team as UK MBA. Friday, 9/15 is the last day to be guaranteed a t-shirt. Wednesday, 9/27 is the last day to sign up for the race.

Dance Blue Restaurant Fundraising Night: Tuesday, October 17 from 4:00-9:00 pm at Red State BBQ. Anyone who comes and signs in for the MBA program will get us 1 spirit point! 10% of all sales go to sponsor the MBA Dance Blue Team.

Breakout Games: Plan is to do these in early November. Stay tuned for more details. 


S.T.A.R.R. Women’s Self-Defense. A free, three-day training course on reducing risk of assault, increasing awareness levels and learning offensive and defensive techniques in a safe environment, and with participation in a simulated fight against a UKPD officer. Open to all female students, faculty, staff and public, along with a free STARR T-shirt upon completion of course.. Click here for more information.

  • Monday, Sep 18 - Wednesday, Sep 20, 6 -9 p.m
  • Monday, Oct 16 - Wednesday, Oct 18, 6-9 p.m.
  • Monday, Nov 13 - Wednesday, Nov 15, 6-9 p.m.
  • Monday, Dec 11 - Wednesday, Dec 13, 6-9 p.m.

Study Room Reservations: Students are allowed up to 8 reservations at a time. Reservation can be made between 12hours and 28 days in advance. If one person is in a room you may join them in the room. Click here for instructions on room reservations.


One Year MBA Open House Event: The next Open House event for the One Year MBA program is scheduled for Thursday, October 19th at 5:30pm - 7:00pm in Woodward Hall at the Gatton College of Business and Economics. Online registration is required at