Faculty & Staff Life

  • UK Women's Forum is now taking applications for its Employee Educational Assistance Award of $250 to assist with the cost of books or other supplies related to an employee's UK coursework. Click here for more information.
  • TIAA retirement carrier information sessions – Sept. 20-22. In the E.S. Good Barn. Make reservations by calling 800-732-8353 or click here.

 

Event Promotion

  • Aug. 21 – Solar Eclipse Celebration – 1-4 p.m. at The Arboretum. For families who cannot travel out of town. Lexington will experience a 94 percent partial eclipse if the skies are clear. The event will include activities, and the first 100 people will receive solar glasses. Participants should bring their own to ensure they have some. The Arboretum is located at 500 Alumni Drive. Click here for more information.
  • Aug. 22 – CAFE Student Organization Fair – 2-5 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.
  • Sept. 15 and Sept. 16 – Utilizing and Maintaining Small Acreage – Masterson Station Park in Lexington. UK Forestry Extension will host two sessions of the program. Sept 15, 11:45  a.m. to 4 p.m. or Sept. 16, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The workshops are during the Kentucky Wood Expo and will feature an overview of urban wood utilization, local opportunities for urban wood utilization, identifying external defects and recognizing the underlying defect, log grading and bucking, and a portable saw demonstration. Click here for more information. The event is free, but does require admission to the Kentucky Wood Expo, $7 at the gate; $5 in advance.
  • Sept. 16 – Small Scale Logging program – 9:20 a.m. to 11:20 a.m., Masterson Station Park in Lexington. UK Forestry Extension will host a presentation and demonstration on the basics of small scale logging for landowners and members of the logging community at the Kentucky Wood Expo. The presentation will include exposure to general practices and equipment demonstrations to help landowners safely and efficiently cut and move logs and firewood. To register call 859-257-7597. The event is free, but does require admission to the Kentucky Wood Expo, $7 at the gate; $5 in advance. Click here for more information.
  • Sept. 16 – Your Backyard Woods – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Masterson Station Park in Lexington. UK Forestry Extension will offer this program to focus on the importance of backyard woods and offer information on water resources, rain gardens, stormwater wetlands, shopping for the right tree, invasive plant species, Emerald Ash Borer and wildlife habitat and damage control. This program takes place during the Kentucky Wood Expo. The event is free, but does require admission to the Kentucky Wood Expo, $7 at the gate; $5 in advance. Click here for more information.
  • Sept. 16 – KSU indoor aquaculture program – featuring aquaponics, shrimp and tilapia marketing and production at 9 a.m. EDT at the KSU Aquaculture Research Center in Frankfort. For a complete agenda, click here. RSVP to Kat Mitchell at kathryn.mitchell@kysu.edu.
  • 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 

  • Administrative Support Associate I in Family Sciences – closes Aug. 30 –this individual willoversee the daily management of department budget, prepare financial reports, reconcile ledgers and validate expenditures. The position is responsible for all departmental administrative, finance, payroll, and other business related tasks. Click here for more information.
  • Lab Tech Senior, Regulatory Services – closes Aug. 29 – this individual will provide accurate analyses of official dairy and feed samples to support administration of the Kentucky Farm Milk Handlers Law and the Kentucky Commercial Feed Law. The position will assist in other analyses to include preparatory work for antibiotic testing in animal feed. Click here for more information.
  • Assistant Marketing Manager for a horse-related company in Wayne, New Jersey – Advisors please pass on to recent or experienced graduates.  The client is looking for a marketing manager who loves horses and toys. The company is dedicated to creating toys, gifts and collectibles in the equestrian marketplace. Position pays $70,000 to $80,000 plus bonus. Contact Leslie Carroll for more information.

 

 


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