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IEEE Student Chapter Places First at SoutheastCon

May 09, 2023

Recently, 16 students from the UK Engineering Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) student chapter traveled to Orlando, Florida, for IEEE’s SoutheastCon. 

ChemE Car Takes First Place at Regional Competition

March 14, 2023

Kentucky Fried Chemicals takes first in the Southern Region at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) ChemE Car Competition.

UK Invites Community to Celebrate its 100th E-Day Open House

February 26, 2023

A decades-long tradition, UK Engineering held its first E-Day on May 26, 1921. The university dismissed classes at noon to allow the community to tour the college and see its researchers and students in action. Now, an estimated 3,000 people attend E-Day each year.

First Class of Karen and Stanley Pigman Engineering Technology Scholars Arrive on UK’s campus

August 17, 2022

On August 13, 2022 the first cohort of students in the University of Kentucky’s new Engineering Technology program moved into Woodland Glen III.

BCTC Prepares High School Students for Careers in Engineering Technology

July 14, 2022

Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) introduced sixteen high school students to careers in Engineering Technology through a four-day, program at the Georgetown-Scott County Campus with hands-on activities and discussions with industry-leading companies.

Nelson Akafuah Spoke at FAME Live!

May 26, 2022

Nelson Akafuah, chair of the Department of Engineering, spoke at FAME Live! an event organized by The Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) and The Manufacturing Institute to provide interested companies, schools and regions a chance to see FAME’s program “live” and speak with students, employers and faculty who are living FAME every day.

Karen and Stanley Pigman’s $11.25 Million Gift is ‘All About Students’

May 03, 2022

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees approved two gifts totaling $11.25 million from Karen and Stanley Pigman’s Lighthouse Beacon Foundation. Their gifts will support renovation, expansion and need-based scholarships in the College of Engineering.

Celebrating the Inaugural Cohort in the Department of Engineering Technology

April 27, 2022

The inaugural cohort of students from the University of Kentucky Department of Engineering Technology was celebrated on April 11, 2022.

UK True Lean Program Connects Local Chick-fil-A to an Innovative System

April 04, 2022

UK has partnered with Toyota to transfer Toyota experience and knowledge to interested companies through the UK True Lean Program. The mission of the UK True Lean program is “to systematically explore, study and teach the workings of the Toyota Production System (TPS).”

Three Students Selected as Inaugural Engineering Technology Scholars

November 22, 2021

The UK College of Engineering has teamed up with one of the world’s largest automakers to award three full-tuition scholarships, which will help change the face of engineering.