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Wildcat Network Connects UK Alumni, Students, Friends in Online Community

July 13, 2022

Wildcat Network, a new networking platform, has launched and you’re invited to join.

By Meredith Weber

The free online community is exclusive to University of Kentucky alumni, students, parents and campus partners. It provides a directory and mentorship platform and is designed to empower connections across the globe through personal and professional networks.

Wildcat Network serves as a platform for: 

  • finding, reconnecting and engaging with fellow Wildcats;
  • building a professional network;
  • mentoring alumni and students;
  • staying in the loop on virtual and in-person events; and
  • employment opportunities.

Mentoring connections can be made between alumni or between alumni and students. Employment opportunities are pulled from Handshake, an online employment network, while the Big Blue Business Directory promotes UK-affiliated businesses and any sales or specials they are offering.

"We're excited that Wildcat Network will offer something to University of Kentucky students and alumni that has never been available before," said Jill Smith, associate vice president for alumni engagement and executive director of the UK Alumni Association. “It takes less than two minutes to sign up. We hope everyone will become part of this exclusive online Wildcat community that’s created to engage alumni and students,” said Smith.

Enhance your career with engagement opportunities and join a community of support that serves the entire Wildcat family at www.wildcatnetwork.com.

To learn more about Wildcat Network, email Christy Coffman at christy.coffman@uky.edu or wildcatnetwork@uky.edu.

The UK Alumni Association is committed to fostering lifelong engagement among alumni, friends, the association and the university. For more information about the UK Alumni Association, visit www.ukalumni.net or call 800-269-2586.