Back in the saddle again: Equine Industry Program alums return to campus

Being able to give back as an alum can take many forms. One of the most effective ways is to return to the classroom as a guest speaker. Exposing Equine students to potential careers not only makes the classroom experience more dynamic, but guest alums…

Being able to give back as an alum can take many forms. One of the most effective ways is to return to the classroom as a guest speaker. Exposing Equine students to potential careers not only makes the classroom experience more dynamic, but guest alums add the aspirational factor—students can connect with those who have...

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Equine Industry Series a Runaway Success

The Equine Industry Program hosted a series of panels and guest speakers this fall centered around current topics in the racing industry. With the help of Horse Racing Nation, each night was live-streamed for those that couldn’t attend in person,…

The Equine Industry Program hosted a series of panels and guest speakers this fall centered around current topics in the racing industry. With the help of Horse Racing Nation, each night was live-streamed for those that couldn’t attend in person, and a recording of the live-stream is hosted on their website.  Over 2,500 people attended...

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Ray Loyd: 2019 Alumni of the Year

Ray Loyd is a retired entrepreneur, having built many businesses throughout his career. He is the founder of Derby Industries and Derby Fabricating and served as a partner in Purcell Staffing, Flair Molded Plastics, and Global Link Logistics.  Aft…

Ray Loyd is a retired entrepreneur, having built many businesses throughout his career. He is the founder of Derby Industries and Derby Fabricating and served as a partner in Purcell Staffing, Flair Molded Plastics, and Global Link Logistics.  After graduating in 1961, Loyd was admitted to General Electric’s prestigious engineering training program. He became a...

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Welcome Dr. Botero

The Family Business Center (FBC) at the UofL College of Business has named a new director. Dr. Isabel Botero joins the FBC starting in January 2020. Dr. Botero joins us from Stetson University in Florida where she served as Assistant Professor of Famil…

The Family Business Center (FBC) at the UofL College of Business has named a new director. Dr. Isabel Botero joins the FBC starting in January 2020. Dr. Botero joins us from Stetson University in Florida where she served as Assistant Professor of Family Enterprise and Entrepreneurship. She received both undergraduate and advanced degrees from 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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