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Caitlyn Walsh
Apr 17, 2018

Reminder: BBNvolved

Apr 17, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

OrgSync is getting a new look… and a new name! The Office of Student Organizations and Activities is excited to announce our transition to BBNvolved! On April 18th, OrgSync will not be available for about 24 hours as we prepare BBNvolved. Once BBNvovled is ready for use, OrgSync as we know it will no longer be available. But don’t fret, all of your information from OrgSync will still be available and ready for use on BBNvolved. Follow along for updates on the Office of Student Organization ...


Caitlyn Walsh
Apr 9, 2018

OrgSync Updates and Organization Registration Dates!

Apr 9, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

OrgSync is getting a new look… and a new name! The Office of Student Organizations and Activities is excited to announce our transition to BBNvolved! This change will include a new look, new name, and new tools for your organizations! We are so excited for you and your organization to be a part of this change! On April 18th, OrgSync will not be available for about 24 hours as we prepare BBNvolved. Once BBNvovled is ready for use, OrgSync as we know it will no longer be available. But don’t...


Caitlyn Walsh
Apr 4, 2018

The Harambee Graduation Celebration

Apr 4, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

Harambee meaning “Let Us Come Together,” is an intimate graduation ceremony that recognizes the individual, cultural and communal achievements of soon to be UK Graduates. The Harambee Celebration is an opportunity for the Office for Institutional Diversity (CARES, SSS, and CGD), Gatton College of Business, the Office of Admissions, the College of Agriculture, and the Office of Graduate Academic Services to extend heartfelt congratulations to students as they prepare to graduate from the Univ...


Caitlyn Walsh
Mar 30, 2018

Nominations for Zumwinkle Award

Mar 30, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

The Zumwinkle Student Rights Award will be bestowed on a student AND a faculty/staff member that have done the most to promote and protect student rights on campus during the current academic year. The individuals selected will receive an award along with a gift of $300.00. We hope that you will consider nominating an individual or individuals with THIS FORM The nomination is due by Monday, April 9th, 2018 by 5:00 pm at the Student Government Office, 351 Blazer Dining. The Zumwinkle Award w...


Caitlyn Walsh
Mar 29, 2018

Rising Star Initiative

Mar 29, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

The University of Kentucky recently became a sponsor of the Forté Foundation Rising Star Initiative. The program offers women undergraduates of all majors the opportunity to develop skills in five critical "career ready" areas — career exploration, personal branding, job searching, networking, and professional values. The resources are delivered via campus programming, national conferences, and a web portal for professional development and networking. Attend this information session to lear...


Caitlyn Walsh
Mar 28, 2018

Unconscious Bias Student Workshops

Mar 28, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

Unconscious Bias: special student sessions You’ve heard about the UK Unconscious Bias Initiative for faculty and staff members. Now is your opportunity to be one of the first to participate in the workshops designed specifically with our students in mind!! These 1-hour sessions will be offered through various methods for all students. Come to one of these debut sessions and find out how one’s mind can help us to understand, shape and re-frame our beliefs. April 3, 2018 1:30-2:30 3:00-4:0...


Caitlyn Walsh
Mar 26, 2018

You're Invited: Remaining Leadership Workshops

Mar 26, 2018 by Caitlyn Walsh

Don’t miss the last couple leadership workshops for the spring semester! We will have four more lunch & learn style workshops for students, student organizations, their leadership, and anyone else would like to attend!   Tuesday, March 27, 2018: Motivating The Middle - In leadership, we often focus on the top members of our organization, and motivating the unmotivated.  But what about the middle members; those who are dedicated to the organization or group but do not hold a specific leaders...


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 trentpatrick@uky.edu, 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 ...