UK Board of Trustees urge President Capilouto to accelerate progress in addressing Kentucky’s workforce needs, expand strategic plan

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky With unprecedented economic growth in Kentucky, the University of Kentucky is turning its attention to addressing the Commonwealth’s workforce needs. Kentucky has seen an injection of billions of dollars in economic development activity with projects, such as the BlueOval SK battery plant in Hardin County. However, the state’s workforce participation […]

Q&A: Sitting down with Stock Yards Bank & Trust’s Louis Prichard

By Quin Welch, Building Kentucky Louis Prichard, Central Kentucky Market President for Stock Yards Bank & Trust, sat down with Building Kentucky to discuss his career, the current state of the economy, and more. Building Kentucky: What do you love about being a community banker?  Louis Prichard: It really comes down to the culture of […]

UK named an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public Land-grant Universities

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky Photo by Mark Cornelison, UK Photo In recognition of its ongoing commitment to economic development, the University of Kentucky has been designated as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity (IEP) University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The national designation acknowledges public research universities working with both public […]

Logan Aluminum wins top Canopy “Good Business” award, other South Central Kentucky innovators honored

By Jennifer Brislin, Building Kentucky Logan Aluminum and three other South Central Kentucky businesses were recently honored for their positive social and environmental impact. Logan Aluminum, Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products, Bingocize and Mike Murphy of Murphy Construction Group were honored by Canopy, a Kentucky non-profit whose mission is to grow Kentucky businesses to positively impact people, […]

Celebrating in the Commonwealth: Fourth of July events across Kentucky

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky Photo by Amy Wallot, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Looking for a way to spend the holiday weekend? We’ve compiled a list of Fourth of July celebrations all across the state. Louisville Riverview Independence Festival – July 1 Watch the Ohio River come to life with food, live music and fun […]