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West Kentucky Community and Technical College receives $15 million gift from MacKenzie Scott

West Kentucky Community and Technical College announced Tuesday a $15 million gift from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott — the largest gift from a single donor in the college’s history. In announcing the donation, Scott gave accolades for the college’s work on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and initiatives to further opportunities for low-income and disenfranchised students...

University of Louisville alum Samuel Romes receives top national award from Sigma Chi fraternity

By Natalie Uhl University of Louisville University of Louisville chemical engineering graduate Samuel Romes was selected as the Sigma Chi International Balfour Award (IBA) winner for the 2019-20 academic year on Oct. 10. Awarded to the fraternity’s most outstanding senior, the Balfour Award has three levels. First is the chapter award, followed by awards for each of the fraternity’s 61 provinces...

University of Louisville College of Business professor receives lifetime achievement award

By Betty Coffman University of Louisville Manju Ahuja, Frazier Family Professor of Computer Information Systems in the University of Louisville College of Business, has received the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Management’s Organizational Communication and Information Systems (OCIS) division. This honor recognizes an individual’s sustained contribution to the AoM/OCIS community...