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UK Celebrities

Campus Celebrity: Christie Horan

By Rachel Lolli
February 9, 2013 - 2:30pm

  Christie Horan is no ordinary Marketing and Integrated Strategic Communications double major. Between putting projects together and cramming for tests, she also makes time for one little extracurricular activity: the University of Kentucky Dance Team. Horan says she’s always liked to dance but here she talks about what it’s like to be a part of something bigger than herself. When did you start dancing and how did you get involved? Probably before I could even walk! I was in my first dance class when I was three. My mom enrolled me in a “Mommy and me” dance class and I’ve been dancing ever since! How long have you been on the dance team? READ MORE

Kati Fisher

By Rachael Gilley
November 26, 2012 - 12:04am

  Name: Kati Fisher Year: Freshman Major: ISC Minor: History What is your position at Smart Girls? I am the University of Kentucky Smart Girls Campus Representative. I heard about Smart Girls on a blog that I follow. There was a link talking about the positive impact Emily Raleigh, the founder, was making because she formed an online community called The Smart Girls Group. After reading their mission, I knew it was something I had to be involved in. As someone who believes that women can do everything men can, and wanting women to break the stereotype of a woman, the mission spoke to me. READ MORE

UK is Abuzz About DanceBlue

By Lauren Conrad
March 2, 2012 - 6:55pm

Usually a 24-hour dance marathon, this year's DanceBlue has been shortened to 12-hours on Saturday, March 3 because of the severe weather in Lexington today.  DanceBlue is a year-long student-run fundraising effort. Started over five years ago, the initiative has raised over $2 million for the UK Pediatric Oncology Clinic and Markey Cancer Center.  DanceBlue registration will begin at 7 a.m. and the marathon will run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
Registration and the marathon are at Memorial Coliseum.  READ MORE

Meet UK Campus CEO April Leake

By Lauren Conrad
February 21, 2012 - 6:41pm

Name: April Leake
Graduation Year: May 2013
Major: Integrated Strategic Communications & Public Relations
Minor: Linguistics
You’re the Campus CEO for the UK account. How did you get the position??

Meet Greek Sing External Chair Kelsey Oliver!!

By Rachel Lolli
February 10, 2012 - 11:59pm

Name: Kelsey Oliver
Graduation Year: 2013
Chi Omega Greek Sing Chair
Why did you decide to become Greek Sing Chair for Chi Omega sorority?
I was elected by my sorority to be the Greek Sing Chair for the 2012 year. My official position is External Chair and my Co-Partner Stefanie Hadley is Intern Chair. I am in charge of the fraternities and sororities as well as the day of the event. Stefanie is in charge of Chi O fundraising as well as all of our financials.

Campus Celebrity Desirae Duncan

By Rachel Lolli
February 3, 2012 - 2:36pm


Campus Celebrity: Cody Oakes, RA

By Aryn Nordhoff
December 14, 2011 - 1:07pm

Name: Cody Oakes
Graduation Year: May 2014
Major: Natural Resources and Environmental Science
So you are a resident advisor at UK, how is it?I love being an RA! I think it is a really good fit for me! I love having a positive impact on people's lives. What do you do as an RA? The main responsibilities of being an RA are: READ MORE

Meet UK's Former Wildcat Mascot Ross Turner

By Aryn Nordhoff
December 9, 2011 - 11:12am

Name: Ross Turner
Graduation Year: 2014
Major: Pharmacology
Future Plans: Make babies, make money, take over the world.
So you were the UK mascot? Which one: Wildcat or Scratch? For the last four years I had the honor to rock the cat suit as “The Wildcat.” It was slightly amazing, and when I say slightly, I really mean incredible.

Introducing Mr. UK Freshman: Daniel Wheeler!

By Aryn Nordhoff
November 27, 2011 - 6:47pm

Relationship Status: Single Organizations you are involved in? ATΩ and DanceBlue What are some of your interests or hobbies? Spending time with family and friends, running, football, basketball, hunting, a day at Keeneland or Churchill Downs with a beautiful lady and just about anything else imaginable. READ MORE

Introducing Mr. UK: Kory Brocious

By Lauren Conrad
November 19, 2011 - 12:49pm

What year are you? Junior What is your major? Double major in Marketing and Integrated Strategic Communication What are your future plans? I hope to work in athletic advertising or brand management for Nike or Adidas. What organizations are you involved in? I am in Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and I am involved in Intermurals, DanceBlue, and Greek Sing. READ MORE