The Office of Engineering Development

The University of Kentucky College of Engineering is a national top-100 institution which boasts the highest-ranked engineering program in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The College recruits, trains and graduates outstanding engineering professionals who apply their expertise to our world’s most daunting technological challenges.

The College relies on the gifts of generous partners to expand the support it offers its engineering students through competitive undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships, as well as the ability to attract world-class faculty and build captivating facilities.

Donating to the UK College of Engineering is more than just writing a check. It is an investment in people—from first-generation college students to faculty members making noteworthy contributions to their respective fields. Browse our site to learn more about how to give, different methods for giving, the College’s targeted priorities, stories that highlight where gifts are making an impact and more!

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Making Advancement Possible: Stories of Impact

Katelyn Gurley

U.S.E.C. Inc. Graduate Fellowship

Kevin Wieman

Alumnus Kevin Wieman, who made his first gift to the College the same day he received his diploma, is shattering preconceived ideas about donors.

Rick DeLong, BSME ’12

With the help of donors, working father of four Rick DeLong is demonstrating not all undergraduate engineering students are alike.

Dr. Tom Novak

Alliance Coal Chair in Mining Engineering