Delivering on Potential

For some students, a part-time summer job in high school helps to fund your weekends. It puts gas in the car, some cash in your pocket. For others, part-time work helps support the family, offers a nest egg for college. These are rarely the jobs we wou…

For some students, a part-time summer job in high school helps to fund your weekends. It puts gas in the car, some cash in your pocket. For others, part-time work helps support the family, offers a nest egg for college. These are rarely the jobs we would attach to a future “career.” The reality of...

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Instilling Confidence

Dr. Haleh Karimi’s twenty-year journey in IT has provided her with the experience and empathy to inspire tomorrow’s professionals beyond the technical demands. At the core of the best teachers and mentors is a capacity to take a spark and bring it to f…

Dr. Haleh Karimi’s twenty-year journey in IT has provided her with the experience and empathy to inspire tomorrow’s professionals beyond the technical demands. At the core of the best teachers and mentors is a capacity to take a spark and bring it to flame — providing the oxygen-rich atmosphere that ignites imagination and illuminates a...

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Family Foundations

Camilla Schroeder always knew she was going to be in business. Her family owned and operated a company, there was always talk of business dealings at the dinner table, and in 1990, she received her BS in Business Administration from the College of…

Camilla Schroeder always knew she was going to be in business. Her family owned and operated a company, there was always talk of business dealings at the dinner table, and in 1990, she received her BS in Business Administration from the College of Business. After a lifetime of career prep, both inside and outside the home, Camilla...

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The Art(s) of Business

Alison Addie is a triple threat, offering a mix of the arts with a business sensibility with an eye towards community engagement. Originally a music performance major at The Ohio State University, the flutist felt something was missing —  at the s…

Alison Addie is a triple threat, offering a mix of the arts with a business sensibility with an eye towards community engagement. Originally a music performance major at The Ohio State University, the flutist felt something was missing —  at the school and in her path. “I wasn’t getting the practical side, that entrepreneurial or...

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Building Confidence

“I started at the College of Business in the Fall of 2018, which was as unexpected as my pregnancy,” says recent grad Tiffany Fitzpatrick. While to some, the fall semester is the start of a journey, for Tiffany, it was a continuation of years full of e…

“I started at the College of Business in the Fall of 2018, which was as unexpected as my pregnancy,” says recent grad Tiffany Fitzpatrick. While to some, the fall semester is the start of a journey, for Tiffany, it was a continuation of years full of early mornings, late nights, and sacrifice. The goal was...

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UofL Student Wins International Business Communication Award

Senior accounting major Daniel Hodges was recently awarded first place in the Association of Business Communication’s (ABC) 2019 Student Competition. Hodges was announced as UofL’s first-ever winner during ABC’s 84th annual internat…

Senior accounting major Daniel Hodges was recently awarded first place in the Association of Business Communication’s (ABC) 2019 Student Competition. Hodges was announced as UofL’s first-ever winner during ABC’s 84th annual international conference last month in Detroit, MI. “I am proud to be the first UofL student to win this award,” Hodges explained, “I would not have won without the...

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Award-winning Advisor

“I pursued fine arts as an undergrad, but the opportunity to pursue my fine arts degree was given to me by an advisor.” Katie Ethridge’s area of study focused on photography, and while she had a chance to work in her field, her love of both UofL and a …

“I pursued fine arts as an undergrad, but the opportunity to pursue my fine arts degree was given to me by an advisor.” Katie Ethridge’s area of study focused on photography, and while she had a chance to work in her field, her love of both UofL and a desire to make a difference altered...

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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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Shape Experiences

A hallmark of a great teacher is the ability to take complicated processes, cut through the rhetoric, and deliver concepts in clear, digestible language. It’s the capacity to meet learners at their level and then elevate their understanding which often…

A hallmark of a great teacher is the ability to take complicated processes, cut through the rhetoric, and deliver concepts in clear, digestible language. It’s the capacity to meet learners at their level and then elevate their understanding which often separates “another class” to “gamechanger.” It’s also a skill that translates outside the classroom. Whether...

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