From Service to Servers

At just 28 years old, Tanner Lyon is a military veteran pursuing a career in computer information systems. The Louisville native didn’t take a traditional path to obtain his undergraduate degree; Tanner sat down with the College of Business to explain …

At just 28 years old, Tanner Lyon is a military veteran pursuing a career in computer information systems. The Louisville native didn’t take a traditional path to obtain his undergraduate degree; Tanner sat down with the College of Business to explain where life took him and how he would eventually become a Business Cardinal alum....

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Goals Beyond the Pitch

Kaela Dickerman graduated from the College of Business in 2018. Five years later, she landed a role as assistant director of Marketing and Communications for UofL’s Alumni Relations Office. Kaela’s path from graduation to career was anythin…

Kaela Dickerman graduated from the College of Business in 2018. Five years later, she landed a role as assistant director of Marketing and Communications for UofL’s Alumni Relations Office. Kaela’s path from graduation to career was anything but average. She shares her story of how young alumni should never give up. Tell me about your...

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Sustainable Success

“We were learning as we were building the company,” says Marc Spiegel, with a laugh. “We once drove to Frankfort just to register the LLC because we didn’t know you could do that online.” In the nearly 14 years since co-founding Rubicon Technologies wi…

“We were learning as we were building the company,” says Marc Spiegel, with a laugh. “We once drove to Frankfort just to register the LLC because we didn’t know you could do that online.” In the nearly 14 years since co-founding Rubicon Technologies with high school friend Nate Morris, Marc has come a long way....

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Empower Marketing

“I’m so proud of all the young women succeeding. It’s just so empowering, isn’t it?” says Denise Spalding, president and co-owner of HighNote. HighNote is a Louisville-based print and marketing communications firm. Denise is a College of Business …

“I’m so proud of all the young women succeeding. It’s just so empowering, isn’t it?” says Denise Spalding, president and co-owner of HighNote. HighNote is a Louisville-based print and marketing communications firm. Denise is a College of Business alum, Louisville native, family business owner, and Family Business Center Board member. Faith in Franchising The pride Denise...

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Endow Tomorrow

Robert and Odile Whitaker are the founders of the Whitaker Endowed Scholarship Fund, a scholarship given to one or more College of Business students with a preference for those in their third or fourth year and with a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Robert, who…

Robert and Odile Whitaker are the founders of the Whitaker Endowed Scholarship Fund, a scholarship given to one or more College of Business students with a preference for those in their third or fourth year and with a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Robert, who goes by Bob, is a COB alum and current member...

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Empowering Intersecting Identities

College of Business alum Brevin Woodford graduated in 2018 with an undergraduate degree focused on marketing.  He returned to campus in early 2021 not as a student, but as an employee for his alma mater.
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College of Business alum Brevin Woodford graduated in 2018 with an undergraduate degree focused on marketing.  He returned to campus in early 2021 not as a student, but as an employee for his alma mater.

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Certified Success

Michael McBride is, as many accountants are, incredibly pragmatic. This year, Michael completed his Master of Accountancy degree at the College of Business. In the end, he achieved his goal. He couldn’t be prouder. “I don’t want to sugarcoat anything—t…

Michael McBride is, as many accountants are, incredibly pragmatic. This year, Michael completed his Master of Accountancy degree at the College of Business. In the end, he achieved his goal. He couldn’t be prouder. “I don’t want to sugarcoat anything—the experience was definitely hard and a struggle at times. But I’m so proud I didn’t give up....

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2021 Scholarships and Awards

Celebrating the Impact of Generosity In September, the College of Business Scholarship Awards Event served as an opportunity to honor students who received scholarships through the College for the 2021-2022 academic year.  Donors were also honored and …

Celebrating the Impact of Generosity In September, the College of Business Scholarship Awards Event served as an opportunity to honor students who received scholarships through the College for the 2021-2022 academic year.  Donors were also honored and present to have an opportunity to meet the student-recipients.  College of Business alum Beth Wiseman (’80, ’87) was...

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Uncoding Tomorrow

Janya Newcomer is a Technology Services Specialist at Dean Dorton. The Woodford R. Porter Scholar graduated Cum Laude with honors in May of 2020. While Janya entered the job market in the heart of the pandemic, her CIS education and experiences at…

Janya Newcomer is a Technology Services Specialist at Dean Dorton. The Woodford R. Porter Scholar graduated Cum Laude with honors in May of 2020. While Janya entered the job market in the heart of the pandemic, her CIS education and experiences at the College prepared her for success. We sat down with Janya as she reflected...

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A Return on Investment

William G. Meyer III’s resume is an intimidating read. In addition to the 40 years of accounting experience it boasts, you’ll also find 21 years’ worth of seminars he’s led, a handful of professional licenses he’s obtained, the recognition …

William G. Meyer III’s resume is an intimidating read. In addition to the 40 years of accounting experience it boasts, you’ll also find 21 years’ worth of seminars he’s led, a handful of professional licenses he’s obtained, the recognition he’s received, and a long list of community involvement going back to 1989, including currently serving...

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