UK Welcomes Alumni From Nissan, Google, GE Lighting and ACCIONA to MBA Open House on Feb. 24

The University of Kentucky MBA program at the Gatton College of Business and Economics welcomes all students, young professionals and emerging leaders across all academic majors and backgrounds in Kentucky (and beyond) to learn more about the full-time One Year MBA and applicable dual degree program at the One Year MBA Virtual Open House event.

The event takes place online from 5:30-7 p.m. EST on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. Event registration can be found at

The highlight of the event will be the alumni spotlight conversation which will feature successful alumni speaking about their positive experiences in the program, how the UK MBA has helped shaped their careers and offering advice to prospective candidates. The alumni spotlight speakers will include:

Candidates will be able to learn more about the value of the UK MBA program which includes the built-in internship experience called Project Connect, career and alumni outcomes, team competitions, professional certifications and workshops, the Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation concentration and much more. Prospective candidates will also learn valuable information about the admissions process, scholarships, and how to be a competitive applicant for the upcoming 2021 cohort or future classes.

"We are very pleased to offer this virtual event as an opportunity to help candidates from anywhere learn more about the UK MBA and make an informed decision," says Karl Gustafson, MBA Academic Director, Lecturer, Project Connect Leader. "We feel confident that our program delivers the right balance of courses, professional development, workshops, networking and experiential learning to make this one year very rewarding."

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