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Center for Study of the Presidency and Congress creates Nathaniel R. Morris Fellowship at UK

The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress has announced the creation of the Nathaniel R. Morris Fellowship at the University of Kentucky, in recognition of Nate Morris through the generous gift of the Morris Foundation. This gift brings the CSPC Presidential Fellows Program to the University of Kentucky for the first time. This fellowship will expand the Fellows Program to include a...

Rubicon Global founder, CEO Nate Morris to be inducted into Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce has announced that Rubicon Global founder and CEO Nate Morris will be inducted into the Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame this November. Morris is the youngest person to ever receive the honor. The Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame shares and celebrates the stories of Kentucky’s most successful entrepreneurs. Founded in 2010 and now run by the Kentucky Chamber of...

Morris Foundation to present Lewis Sexton Scholarship Fund Awards in Louisville

Three Kentucky high school seniors will receive $5,000 college scholarships through a fund named in honor of Lewis Sexton, former president of UAW Local 862 On Tuesday, Aug. 8, the Morris Foundation will present awards from the Lewis Sexton Scholarship Fund at an evening event at UAW Local 862. Sexton is the grandfather of Nate Morris, founder and chairman of Morris Industries. Morris is the Founder,...

Kentucky entrepreneur Nate Morris featured in January issue of Forbes Magazine

Kentucky entrepreneur Nate Morris, the founder, chairman and CEO of Rubicon Global, is featured in the Jan. 24, 2017 issue of Forbes magazine. The feature story, written by Forbes tech writer Alex Konrad, provides an update on Morris and Rubicon’s success in disrupting the global waste and recycling market. The article can be found online here. Rubicon is a cloud-based, full-service waste and recycling...