Academic Support and Advising 

  • Tuesday, September 13 is the last day to drop a course without receiving a "w."  Students considering this should consult their academic advisor.  For more information, click here
  • Students are encouraged to browse fall programs offered by the UK Counseling Center.  In addition to traditional counseling, there are a variety of free services available including wellness and test anxiety workshops.  For more information, click here

Club Meetings

  • All students, faculty, and staff  are welcome to participate in the Agronomy Club Fall Kick Off on Tuesday, September 5 at 6:00 p.m. in the Ag Deli. Members will be updating the consitiution and setting semester goals. Questions can be directed to Amanda Modglin.
  • The UK Horticulture Club will host a work day from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 6 in Greenhouse 12. Students will participate in a native plant sale and will transplant and cut various plants. For more information, contact Gracen Ragain.
  • All students are invited to the Agribusiness Club Kick-Off Picnic on Wednesday, September 6 at 5:30 p.m. in the picnic area between Barnhart & Plant Science Bldg. For more information, click here.
  • The UK Forestry Club invites all interested students to its club meeting on Tuesday, September 5 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in room 217 of the TP Cooper Building.  Forestry Club activities include tree plantings, timber sports, service projects, professional development activities and more. For more information, click here
  • The UKAFCS, a club for DHN, RTM, and FCS majors, will meet on Thursday, September 7 at 11:30 a.m. in 128 Erikson Hall. Questions can be directed to Sally Mineer.

Job Openings

  • Perdue Agribusiness is seeking an intern throughout the Fall Semester. Depending on candidate's interests duties will include exposure to grain elevator management, logistics and merchandising. If interested, contact Morgan Fisher.
  • Amazon will be on campus Tuesday, September 5 and Wednesday, September 6 to discuss their January 2018 Area Manager opening.  For more information on the position, click here.  For more information on their Tuesday and Wednesday availability, click here

Experiential Opportunities

  • Seniors interested in career options and advancements in any aspect of fresh produce or flowers are eleigable for PMA's Immersion Academy, November 7-9, 2017 in Dallas, TX, all expenses paid. If interested, contact Susan Skees.
  • University of Kentucky students, faculty and staff have the opportunity to create and implement sustainability-driven projects through the Sustainability Challenge Grant Program. The program is funding projects with $200,000 available to interdisciplinary teams.  For more information, click here

Event Promotion

  • Students are encouraged to attend Resume Roundup on Tuesday, September 12 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the lobby of Seay Auditorium.  During this event, attendees will receive resume feedback from industry professionals.  Space is limited.  Those interested should click here to sign up via Handshake.  
  • All students, faculty and staff are invited to the "Gathering at the Table Dinner" on Tuesday, September 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the Food Connection in The 90.  The dinner will include hands-on cooking, conversation about food systems, and a locally-sourced meal  Attendees will learn how to cook well on a limited budget.  The dinners are ‘pay what you can’ with a suggested donation of $5.  Space is limited. For registration and more information, click here. 
  • Representatives from the U.S. Air Force, Army and Navy will host a National Health Service Corp Scholarship Open House on Wednesday, September 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the north lobby of the Chandler Hospital (near the hospital's administrative offices).  This event is for students interested in pursuing a fully-funded primary care degree (i.e. MD, Dentistry, Nursing, Physician Assistant).  For more information on this program, click here
  • The University of Kentucky's SSTOP Hunger organization is hosting a screening of the award-winning Sundance documentary LOOK & SEE, a powerful cinematic portrait of Wendell Berry— farmer, activist, and undoubtedly one of America’s most significant living writers.  The film will be screened on September 13, 2017 at 6:30 PM in Kincaid Auditorium (111 Gatton) followed by a panel discussion with Mary Berry.  Tickets are free for students, but must be reserved and printed. Click here to register.
  • The School of Human Environmental Sciences invites all students to a special seminar on Friday, September 15 at 1:00 p.m. The 2017 Hall of Fame inductees, Cherie Lynn Mingus, Marsha Herndon Purcell and Dr. Retia Scott Walker, will participate in a special seminar sharing career information, special reflections and advice for students. Attend in person at 128 Erikson Hall or join live on Facebook.