Spring 2021 New Staff

Great people make for great institutions. Our success is reflected in the faces of those who pass through the College of Business and impact the world around us. Kat EigelbachOnline ProgramsKat is the director of the Online Programs Office for the Coll…

Great people make for great institutions. Our success is reflected in the faces of those who pass through the College of Business and impact the world around us. Kat EigelbachOnline ProgramsKat is the director of the Online Programs Office for the College. She is a UofL alum as well as a Louisville native. Kat has...

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One Book at a Time

The ability to engage in civil discussion with someone who has different views, or comes from a different background, seems to have become a lost art on college campuses, and our country in general. People on different sides of issues often turn a deaf…

The ability to engage in civil discussion with someone who has different views, or comes from a different background, seems to have become a lost art on college campuses, and our country in general. People on different sides of issues often turn a deaf ear, or worse, shout down, dismiss, or belittle those who don’t...

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A SEAT AT THE TABLE

As the workforce has become more diverse and more women enter the workforce, organizations must create spaces that enable the participation of all. While the corporate landscape changes and adapts, family-owned and operated businesses are a step-ahead …

As the workforce has become more diverse and more women enter the workforce, organizations must create spaces that enable the participation of all. While the corporate landscape changes and adapts, family-owned and operated businesses are a step-ahead on this front. Research indicates that family businesses with women leaders are more welcoming of contributions from women,...

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Jack of all TradesMaster of Business

This past January, the University of Louisville announced the hiring of Tendai Charasika as an entrepreneur-in-residence (EIR) with the Office of Research and Innovation, where he will be responsible for connecting UofL with industry and startups. In a…

This past January, the University of Louisville announced the hiring of Tendai Charasika as an entrepreneur-in-residence (EIR) with the Office of Research and Innovation, where he will be responsible for connecting UofL with industry and startups. In addition to this new role, Charasika currently works as chief strategy officer (CSO) for Saling Wealth Advisors as...

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Dean’s Message

Every day, I am inspired by the ways your College of Business prepares students for the real world. The College is in the business of creating professionals who will be successful in their chosen field and will have all the tools and the vision to chan…

Every day, I am inspired by the ways your College of Business prepares students for the real world. The College is in the business of creating professionals who will be successful in their chosen field and will have all the tools and the vision to change the world for the better. As we prepare our...

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Endowing Opportunity

Overcoming obstacles and achieving personal and professional “firsts” has been a defining characteristic for Jane Offutt Burns (BSC ’61, MBA ’68). “By age six, I knew college was critical and expensive,” Jane recalls. Growing up on a farm in Taylorsvil…

Overcoming obstacles and achieving personal and professional “firsts” has been a defining characteristic for Jane Offutt Burns (BSC ’61, MBA ’68). “By age six, I knew college was critical and expensive,” Jane recalls. Growing up on a farm in Taylorsville, Kentucky, where her parents struggle financially to earn college degrees, Jane was motivated to take...

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Spring 2020 Dean’s Message

We are in a place and time of incredible tumult and uncertainty. The recent deaths of George Floyd and Louisville’s own Breonna Taylor have turned greater attention to centuries-old racial fissures in our society – fissures that we as a society ha…

We are in a place and time of incredible tumult and uncertainty. The recent deaths of George Floyd and Louisville’s own Breonna Taylor have turned greater attention to centuries-old racial fissures in our society – fissures that we as a society have a moral obligation to address.  The brutality and injustice of these events are felt...

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New Management Major

With a focus on project management as well as quantitive skills, the new Management major looks to position its graduates with skills that increase their competitive advantage in the job market. “With an added emphasis on project management, our degree…

With a focus on project management as well as quantitive skills, the new Management major looks to position its graduates with skills that increase their competitive advantage in the job market. “With an added emphasis on project management, our degree will prepare [our students] for a larger variety of jobs—perhaps doubling or tripling their prospects,”...

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See the World

Every other summer for the last decade, Equine students spend 10-14 days abroad on a trip that immerses them in the horse industry of a different country.  This summer, students spent 11 days in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Montevideo, Uruguay where the…

Every other summer for the last decade, Equine students spend 10-14 days abroad on a trip that immerses them in the horse industry of a different country.  This summer, students spent 11 days in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Montevideo, Uruguay where they experienced first-hand the similarities and differences between the U.S. and South American horse...

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Create Opportunity

The seventh inductee to the UofL College of Business Entrepreneurship Circle of Fame Ken Gardener understands the impact opportunity can have on a career. When Kentucky Trust offered him a position as a computer programmer trainee in the early Seventie…

The seventh inductee to the UofL College of Business Entrepreneurship Circle of Fame Ken Gardener understands the impact opportunity can have on a career. When Kentucky Trust offered him a position as a computer programmer trainee in the early Seventies, Ken discovered a passion and a vocation. With over 35 years in the software industry,...

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