Timely & Need-to-Know Info

Emailed college-wide each Monday, the "College Weekly" is a digest of news and announcements in the University of Kentucky Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. These messages include scholarship opportunities, job postings, events, and more. Campus groups, community partners, and employers are welcome to share their news and events with our students.

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College Weekly: February 12, 2024

Student Organizations

Martin-Gatton CAFE is seeking student ambassadors for the 2024-25 academic year.

The Student Ambassador program is a select group of undergraduate leaders who model and tell the story of our college, its mission and programs, as well as the University of Kentucky. Approximately 30 ambassadors will be selected next year. Ambassadors are expected to serve one full year and must reapply should they wish to continue for subsequent years.

College Weekly: February 20, 2024

Career Events

2024 Design Career Fair
The Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment's Department of Landscape Architecture is collaborating with the College of Design to host the 2024 Design Career Fair. On Friday, February 23, we will welcome nearly 60 firms from 12 states to the Gatton Student Center Ballroom. The fair runs from 9am to 3pm. All are welcome to attend.

College Weekly: February 6

Student Support

  • The UK Counseling Center is hosting a Test Anxiety Workshop on Wednesday, February 8 at noon in the Ag North Wellness room (N24). Attendees will learn how to reduce their stress around exams and improve their academic performance.

Experiential Opportunity 

College Weekly: April 4

Career Development

  • On Wednesday, April 6 from 10:00 am till 5:00 pm EST, CareerEco will be hosting a career fair that features 29 SEC and ACC universities. This is a time for students and alumni to meet employers live online. All majors and degrees are welcome to join. Click here for more information. 

Academic and Advising Support

College Weekly: February 14

Career Development

  • Students with all majors are invited to meet many employers on Tuesday, February 15 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm looking to hire University of Kentucky students for full-time, part-time, internship, co-op, and other types of roles. We encourage you to come in professional dress and bring multiple copies of your resume. Register for the fair via Handshake to learn more about employers planning to attend these fairs.

College Weekly: November 29

Advising and Academic support

  • The University of Kentucky Counseling Center is hosting a workshop on Thursday (12/2) at 1:00 pm for students who prepare well for class exams but consistently receive low test scores. The workshop facilitator will help students definite the problem and develop useful solutions. Click here to join the workshop and access more information. 

Events & Club Meetings

College Weekly: November 22

Career Development

  • On Tuesday, November 23 from 9:00 to 10:15 am Job Club will be having a meeting to discuss ideas for success in interviewing for jobs, ideas for improving your resume, and suggestions for advancing your career. The Job Club meeting presentation will be made by Karen Hill, Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer Emeritus, Baptist Health Lexington. Click here for more information. 

College Weekly: October 18

Advising and Academic Support

  • Monday, October 25 is the Midterm of the Fall 2022 semester. Now is an ideal time for students to evaluate their performance, seek tutoring resources if needed and/or chat about goals and improvements with their academic advisor.

Events & Club Meetings

College Weekly: May 3

Academic Support & Advising

  • The last day of classes for the Spring 2021 semester is Wednesday, May 5.
  • Transformative Learning offers online and in-person supplemental instruction sessions in various courses including BIO 148 with Dr. Shenoy, CHE 103 with Dr. Soult, MA 109, PSY 100, and more. For extra study help before finals, view the full schedule here.

Experiential Opportunities

College Weekly: March 22

Advising & Academic Support

  • Monday, March 22 is the Midterm of the 2021 Spring Semester.


  • Applications for the 2021 Lead Blue Awards are open now through Wednesday, March 31. Lead Blue recognizes student organizations and leaders for their hard work and dedication to involvement and leadership at UK. Organizations and student leaders can self-nominate or be nominated. For more information, and to apply, click here.

College Weekly: January 25

Advising and Academic Support 

  • The last day to add a Spring 2021 course is Friday, January 29. Students should speak with their advisor before making changes. 
  • Outstanding sophomores are encouraged to apply for the UK Gaines Fellowship. Benefits include an annual stipend, service projects, travel opportunites and more. The application deadline is February 8. Click here for details

Career Development + Internships

College Weekly: November 2

Advising & Academic Support

  • Lewis Honors College is hosting an Upper Level Admission Info Session virtually on Thursday, November 5 from 4:00 to 5:00 via Zoom. Students in the Honors College have access to expanded course offerings, faculty mentorship, scholarships and more. For more information, and to access the Zoom link, click here.

Health & Wellness

College Weekly: October 19

Advising & Academic Support

  • UK Libraries is offering virtual appointments and drop-in peer tutoring hours for undergraduate students who need help with research papers or projects this Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:00 to 10:00 pm. For more information on what a peer tutor can help you with, or to schedule an appointment, click here.


College Weekly: October 12

Advising & Academic Support

  • Transformative Learning is offering a free GRE Prep Seminar virtually via Zoom this Tuesday, October 13 from 4:00 to 7:30. Students who attend will learn what to expect when taking the GRE, brush up on test-taking strategies, and review materials for the exam. For more information, and to register, click here.

Experiential Opportunities

College Weekly: September 21

Advising & Academic Support

  • Transformative Learning is hosting a UK Academic Group Coaching session on the topic procrastination and motivation this Tuesday, September 22 from 10:30 to 11:45 at The Study Central in the Hillary J. Boone Center. Students can reserve a spot through myUK under the myInfo tab by clicking on Student Success Coaching. For more information, click here.

Club Meetings

College Weekly: Jobs Edition

Listed below are state, regional and national full-time job openings (entry-level) that may interest recent graduates from the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. The list is organized in to four categories.

Postings will be updated weekly throughout the summer. 


Need support? Students and recent alumni needing assistance related to resume reviews, cover letters, interview tips, and more, are encouraged to: 

College Weekly: April 20

Advising & Academic Support

  • UK Libraries peer tutor interns are hosting drop-in hours via Zoom for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester each Monday throughout April from 5:00 to 7:00. Students can utilize this resource for help with online library resources like finding credible articles, navigating databases, and conducting research. For more information, and to find the Zoom link, click here.

Job & Internship Opportunities