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Jana Kennelly Named Senior Director of Philanthropy

Jana Kennelly, assistant vice president for development at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), has been named senior director of philanthropy for the University of Kentucky College of Engineering. She will begin her responsibilities April 1.

College of Engineering Selects Lyman T. Johnson Award Winners

Mechanical engineering senior Chelsea Elizabeth Robinson and Taunya Phillips (BSCHE '87) were honored at the 28th annual Lyman T. Johnson Torch of Excellence Awards Dinner last month.

Distinguished Alumnus Davis Celebrates 100th Patent

Alumnus L. Berkley Davis Jr., who retired in 2016, currently holds 101 patents. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2006, the UK College of Engineering’s Hall of Distinction in 2007, the UK Hall of Distinguished Alumni in 2015.

Spotlights

Senait Nuguse

Current Engineering/MBA dual degree student at the University of Kentucky, Senait Nuguse, recently accepted a position in Chicago with United Airlines.


Fadi Qutaish

If you had asked Fadi Qutaish (BSMNG ’12) 10 years ago where he would be today, he never would have guessed working as a mine engineer in the United States.


Joshua Slayton

While finishing undergraduate degrees in mathematics and computer science, Joshua Slayton (BSCS '06) was sure of one thing: he didn’t want a suit-and-tie job.