Faculty and Staff Life 

  • Entrepreneur’s Bootcamp -- The Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship (VACE) is pre-screening project ideas for the Fall 2017 Venture Studio Bootcamp. This is a free, one-semester program in which participants experience full entrepreneurial immersion. Those enrolled will participate in teams and live the life of an entrepreneur by conceiving, developing and pitching an idea from start to finish. Applications due July 31. For more information, click here.
  • Outstanding Staff Awards -- Nominations are now open for the 2017 Outstanding Staff Awards. Click here for the nomination form and more information. Nominations are due by 3 p.m. EDT Aug. 18.
  • ENT 110: Insect Biology – Advisors: Please consider telling students about this class that occurs every fall and spring semester and fulfills the core requirement for natural sciences. The class meets from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Erikson Hall. It covers a wide range of topics including insect identification, insect pests, beneficial insects, pests of concern to Kentucky, insect-transmitted diseases, their importance as pollinators and much more. Contact Janet Lensing for more information.  

Event Promotion 

  • Aug. 22– CAFE Student Organization Fair - 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Garrigus Alumni Plaza, CAFE student organizations are invited to meet the college's newest students. Organizations will have an opportunity set up a table and recruit new members. For more information, and to RSVP, click here.
  • Oct. 23-25 – UK Leadership Forum – Save the Dates! The 2017 UK Leadership Forum is sponsored by UK Human Resources, the Office for Faculty Advancement and the Office for Institutional Diversity. Watch for announcements and registration information later in the year.


Job Openings 

  • Ag teacher -- Advisors, do you know a recent graduate that would be good fit for this opportunity? Bullitt East High School has a vacancy for an agriculture teacher. Only candidates holding certification for grades 9-12 will be considered. This teacher will plan, organize and deliver a program of instruction that supports the premise that high expectations for all students are possible, also implement activities that help students reach mastery under Unbridled Learning, and is committed to achieving the school mission "College. Career. Tradition. Unrivaled." Click here for more information.
  • Ag extension specialist senior for family health -- The School of Human Environmental Sciences, FCS Extension. Primary functions of this position are to plan, develop, implement and evaluate research-based family health extension programs. Developing networks; providing leadership to FCS agents; collaborating with professionals and organizations; and providing reports are also vital. Position is dependent on funding. Posting closes Aug. 2. Click here for more information.

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