Advising and Academic Support

  • Priority registration begins on Monday, March 26.  Check myUK GPS for exact window openings.  In order to register, students must have met with an academic advisor to lift their advising hold.  Those with questions should contact the Center for Student Success at 859-257-3468 or in N24, Ag Science Center.

Graduation

  • The deadline to register for the May 2018 Commencement Ceremony is Monday, April 16 at 8:00 a.m.  All graduates must register to participate in the ceremony here.  To purchase cap, gown, tassel and other graduation materials, visit the UK Bookstore or click here.
  • Those interested in being the student speaker at commencement should apply by Wednesday, March 28 at 8:00 a.m.  For more information, and to apply, click here.

Job Openings 

  • The UK Office of Sustainability is accepting applications for its 2018-19 internship programs. Positions include urban forest initiative, waste reduction, energy conservation, water systems, food systems and more. For more information, click here.
  • Pennington Seed Ohio is hiring an outside sales representative for a full-time position.  For questions about the position, please call Scott Fisher at 513-426-4543.  To apply online, click here.
  • Black Rock Orchard in Lineboro, MD is hiring two full time market managers.  Responsibilities include working in the orchard and traveling to market in the DC or Baltimore metro areas.  Rental housing is available on the farm.  Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Emily Zaas.

Club Meetings

  • Horticulture Club invites all students to pizza and movie night on Wednesday, March 28 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in Greenhouse 12.  See the UK Horticulture Facebook page for more information.
  • All students are invited to learn more about the UK Agronomy Club this Wednesday (March 28) at 7:00 p.m. in room A7 of Ag North.  During the meeting, attendees will discuss upcoming club events and other ways to get involved. 

Event Promotion

  • The Kentucky Blood Center Blood Drive is Wendesday, March 28 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in 154 Barnhart.  For more information, and to sign up for a spot, click here.
  • April's First Friday breakfast is taking palce on Tuesday, April 6 from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.  The event will feature Bill Best, in a presentation about his work and new book, Kentucky Heirloom Seeds: Growing, Eating, Saving."  For more information, click here.
  • The UK Community Supported Agriculture program is accepting registrations for the 2018 season.  Get 22 weeks of certified organiz vegetables, hers, and fruits grown by students and staff in the College of Agriculture.  Early bird price of $584 for students ends on 3/31. To register and for more information, click here
  • The UK Alumni Association is hosting an event to connect students with alumni mentor professionals on Tuesday, March 27 from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.  Dinner and dessert will be provided, and business attire is suggested. Space is limited.  Register to attend here.

Fundraising

  • The Horticulture Club's Open Greenhouse will occur on Wednesday, April 4 from 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in Greenhouse 12.  The sale will feature hardy herb transplants of chives, oregano, thyme, parsley, lavender and sage. Cool season vegetable transplants and tropical houseplants will also be available.