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Caitlyn Walsh
Mar 23, 2018

Hosting an event during K Week

Mar 23, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

Student organizations and student leaders! Would you like to host your own event during K Week 2018? K Week, UK’s annual fall welcome week, is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about how your organization would like to be involved. The K Week office is hosting a workshop for student organizations to learn more about K Week, the K Week Schedule of Events, and programming best practices. If you would like to host your own event during K Week, we strongly encourage you to a...

Caitlyn Walsh
Mar 21, 2018

Dr. Meg Jay to speak on campus

Mar 21, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

The Lewis Honors College is pleased to host Dr. Meg Jay, associate professor of education at the University of Virginia, author, and speaker on Tuesday, March 27th.  She will be on a two day visit to the University of Kentucky to speak to students, faculty, and staff as part of her tour that she does around the country.  Dr. Jay has published two books on the topics of "Resilience" and "Making the Most of Your 20s", and this will be the focus of her talks and interaction the UK community.   T...

Caitlyn Walsh
Mar 20, 2018

It's not too late...Nominate!

Mar 20, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

Award nominations and applications are still open, but close soon! Apply and/or nominate today! The awards and deadlines are listed below with links to more information.    Lead Blue Group Awards New Organization of the Year Student Organization of the Year Collaboration Award  Program of the Year (50+ members) Program of the Year (Under 50 members) Diversity and Inclusion Organization  Civic Engagement Award (service based organization) Civic Engagement Award (non-service based org...

Caitlyn Walsh
Mar 19, 2018

Invitation: On the Table Community Dialogue at UK

Mar 19, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, please join us for a unique opportunity to gather around a table here at UK with friends and colleagues and have a real conversation about what's important to us about our community.  This is a great opportunity for student voices to be heard! On the Table is a one-day community-wide dialogue that takes place throughout Lexington.  Last year, over 11,000 participants came together around 1,200 tables across Fayette County to discuss not only what’s great about o...

Caitlyn Walsh
Feb 28, 2018

Join Residence Hall Association Board of Directors! Apply now!

Feb 28, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

Hello Wildcats! If you live on campus in a residence hall, are interested in serving your fellow wildcats as a student leader, and are passionate about building community, then serving on the Residence Hall Association Board of Directors is a great opportunity to do just that! The RHA Board of Directors are elected through an all on-campus student election. For more information, email the RHA Advisor, Trent Patrick, at, or visit the application here: https://uky.az1.qu...

Caitlyn Walsh
Feb 28, 2018

SGA All Student Survey

Feb 28, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

The SGA All Student Survey is closing Friday, March 9th and we want to hear your thoughts! The survey is a great way to voice concerns on campus issues & participants are eligible to win some awesome prizes. Prizes Include: LG 4k 49in TV Apple iPad  Apple Watch Series 3 Amazon Echo If you have not completed the survey it can be found HERE  

Caitlyn Walsh
Feb 21, 2018

NOMINATE NOW! Lead Blue: Student Organizations Award Ceremony

Feb 21, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

Lead Blue: Student Organizations Award Ceremony The Office of Student Organizations and Activities is starting a new campus tradition of awarding and recognizing individual students and our student organizations by creating the Lead Blue: Student Organizations Award Ceremony. The Lead Blue Awards will recognize the successes and accomplishments of student organizations, advisors, and student leaders. Awards will be given out in three categories: Student Organizations Awards: New Student...

Caitlyn Walsh
Feb 20, 2018

Student Leadership Positions-Apply Today!

Feb 20, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

UK 101/201: UK 101/201 Peer Instructor UK 101/201 is now accepting applications for our Peer Instructor positions!  Peer Instructors are an essential component of UK 101 and UK 201. Responsibilities include assisting the faculty instructor, teaching/facilitating class sessions, and interacting with the students during in-class and out-of-class activities.  Peer instructors serve as important role models and mentors to their students and help in their transition to college/UK.  Students may ...

Caitlyn Walsh
Feb 13, 2018

Be Our Guest at the Leadership Education Etiquette Dinner

Feb 13, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

Be Our Guest at the Leadership Education Etiquette Dinner Wednesday, February 28, 2018 4:30pm-6:30pm Hilary J. Boone Center Leadership Education is excited to offer an Etiquette Dinner as part of the spring workshop series!  This will be a great opportunity to network with business leaders, polish your professionalism, and build skills to help you land your next internship or job. An RSVP is REQUIRED on Orgsync.    The deadline to RSVP is Monday, February 26.  If you need to cancel your r...

Caitlyn Walsh
Feb 9, 2018

You're invited: Panel discussion on free speech and hate speech

Feb 9, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

University of Kentucky students, faculty, staff and members of the Lexington community are invited to attend a panel discussion on free speech and hate speech designed to inform and clarify pertinent issues surrounding the topics. The forum will take place 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, in Room 121 of the Jacobs Science Building. UK President Eli Capilouto will begin the event with opening remarks. The panel will be moderated by Danny Murphy, Assistant Dean of Community Engagement and Diversity ...

Caitlyn Walsh
Feb 5, 2018

Join K Crew! Apply Now!

Feb 5, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

Join K Crew 2018! Being a K Crew leader is a great opportunity that allows students to be one of the first faces new students get to meet when they come to UK as they lead them during K Week, the University’s official welcome week. K Crew gives students the chance to mentor new students, gain valuable leadership experience, and meet new people across campus. The position will include a $50 stipend and some additional responsibilities after K Week. The application can be found at https://org...

Caitlyn Walsh
Jan 31, 2018

TODAY: Involvement Fair

Jan 31, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

Are you looking to get involved? Join the Office of Student Organizations and Activities TODAY for the Spring Involvement Fair! Over 50 organizations will be present!  11:30AM-1:30PM White Hall Classroom Building, 1st floor See what organizations are attending HERE  

Caitlyn Walsh
Jan 24, 2018

DUE TOMORROW: SGA Election Applications

Jan 24, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

There's still time to apply to run for Student Government! Complete your application today to run for a position on SGA! Positions include: College Senator, Graduate/Professional Senator-at-Large, Undergraduate Senator-at-Large, and President/Vice President. For more information on positions visit the website HERE or email APPLICATION AVAILABLE HERE Applications are due on Thursday, January 25th, by noon to the Student Government office, Blazer Dining 349 or 351.

Caitlyn Walsh
Jan 22, 2018

TOMORROW: Education Abroad Spring Fair and Funding Headquarters

Jan 22, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

Join UK Education Abroad & Exchanges (UK EA) at their Spring Fair & Funding HQ to learn about education abroad experiences such as study, intern, research, teach and service programs by chatting with the experts. You’ll also have access to resources and information about funding your education abroad program! TOMORROW, Tuesday, January 23, 3-6pm   the Hub and Alumni Gallery of Willy T.  More information available HERE 

Caitlyn Walsh
Jan 18, 2018

Student Fee Application: Deadline extended to JANUARY 22

Jan 18, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

Hello Wildcats- My name is Elizabeth Foster and I am the chair of the Student Fee Allocation Committee (SFAC) here at the University of Kentucky. The SFAC is a board that decides how the mandatory fees that each student pays are spent. The board receives applications from interested organizations/departments, reviews the applications and selects applicants to be interviewed, meets with selected interviewees, and then makes recommendations to the President on the student fees and how they sho...