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ITS & Purchasing Speak on Data Use in Higher Ed

Information Technology Services (ITS) Associate CIO Enterprise Chief Technology Officer Adam Recktenwald and Purchasing’s Chief Procurement Officer Barry Swanson spoke with SAP about how the University of Kentucky leveraged data and technology to meet new challenges with COVID-19. The article also details how the University of Kentucky uses SAP as the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, continuously looking to enhance and digitize University operations processes.   

University of Kentucky Esports: Is eSports the Next NCAA Sport?

The University of Kentucky is just the latest in a long line of college admissions that have unveiled their official college team: in eSports. That might come as a surprise to some people, considering the NCAA took a vote in 2019 and decided that they were not, in fact, going to take eSports under their wing. That hasn’t stopped over 100 colleges across the country from forming their own eSports teams and competing, the latest of which is the University of Kentucky.

Information Communication Technology Class Collaborates with iFixit

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 18, 2022) — Renee Kaufmann’s Spring 2022 information communication technology (ICT) 305 data detectives class encourages students to combine their communication skills with hands-on technology work in this semester’s new take on the class.

Student Filmmakers Recognized at UKY Film Festival

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 18, 2022) — University of Kentucky students, staff and film enthusiasts gathered in the Worsham Cinema on April 29 to celebrate the creative works of UK student filmmakers. The University of Kentucky Student Film Festival returned to campus in collaboration with the Office of Student Organizations and Activities (housed in the Office for Student Success) and the Media Depot.

Innovative New Studio Space Will Take Media Education, Research to Next Level at UK

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 13, 2022) — The University of Kentucky is widely regarded as an intercollegiate sports powerhouse. But UK also, increasingly, is known for its ability to leverage athletics and partnerships with the private sector for academic and career success for students. That’s the idea behind a distinctive partnership led by UK’s College of Communication and Information to create a 20,000-square-foot studio, production center and learning/research laboratory in Rupp Arena at the Central Bank Center in the heart of downtown Lexington.

UKY Film Festival

Hosted by the Media Depot Date/Time: Friday April 29th @ 7pm Where: Gatton Student Center - Worsham Theater - free and open to the public SPRING 2022 UKY Film Festival Details - Presented by Student Organizations and Activities - Office for Student Success. Friday April 29th @ 7pm - 9pm (Doors open at 6:30) Gatton Student Center - Worsham Theater

Galentine's Event - UKFCU Esports Lounge

Save The Date For Our First Galentine's event! Join us at the UKFCU Esports Lounge and meet other female gamers! Sunday, February 13th, 2022 from 12 - 2 PM.  Please RSVP so we can order an appropriate amount of food. Submit RSVP Here.

UK Esports League: Valorant

UK Esports is kicking off their first set of in-person Esports leagues for the semester! Come join us at the UKFCU Esports Lounge for fun, prizes and friendly competition as we battle it out with Valorant. Registration starts today (1/31/22) and goes till February 11th. We’ll start the first game on February 17th at 7pm. Playing in the lounge is free for league play for all registrants. All registrants will be entered for our end of season giveaway! Stay tuned for details. League play is managed using the Mission Control app.

UK Esports League: Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Jan 31, 2022, 12:00 AM – Mar 4, 2022, 12:00 AM UK Esports is kicking off their first set of in-person Esports leagues for the semester! Come join us at the UKFCU Esports Lounge for fun, prizes and friendly competition as we battle it out with Super Smash Bros Ultimate. Registration starts today (1/31/22) and goes till February 11th. We’ll start the first game on February 16th at 7pm. Playing in the lounge is free for league play for all registrants. All registrants will be entered for our end of season giveaway! Stay tuned for details.

UK Esports League: FIFA 22

UK Esports is kicking off their first set of in-person Esports leagues for the semester! Come join us at the UKFCU Esports Lounge for fun, prizes and friendly competition as we battle it out with FIFA 22. Registration starts today (1/31/22) and goes till February 11th. We’ll start the first game on February 15th at 7pm. Playing in the lounge is free for league play for all registrants. All registrants will be entered for our end of season giveaway! Stay tuned for details. League play is managed using the Mission Control app.