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April 2015

Former Gridiron Great Returns to Campus to Mentor Business Students

l-r Perlick, Benson, Kidd and Guice (photo by Sarah Bucknam)

As a three-time all-Ohio Valley Conference quarterback on some outstanding teams at Eastern Kentucky University, Jim Guice set individual passing records that stood for many years. His numbers were eventually eclipsed, but stories of his swagger and toughness resonate to this day.

School of Business Students Inducted into Honor Society

Spring 2015 Beta Gamma Sigma inductees

EKU's School of Business and the College of Business and Technology are pleased to announce the induction of business students into the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. The new members were honored at a formal induction ceremony on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in the Executive Conference Room of the Business and Technology Center on the EKU campus.

Vincent Named Director of MBA Program

Leslie Vincent

Dr. Leslie Vincent is the new director of the Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) program at Eastern Kentucky University.

Vincent joined EKU as an assistant professor of marketing in Fall 2014 after serving nine years on the faculty at the University of Kentucky, where she was actively involved in its MBA program.

Shearer Receives Top Co-op Honors

Sam Shearer with Stacey Barrier from EnSite USA, Inc.

An EKU accounting senior has been honored by the University's Center for Career and Cooperative Education.

Sam Shearer, of Winchester, received the Outstanding Co-op Student of the Year award. He was nominated by his employer, Stacey Barrier from EnSite USA, Inc., for doing outstanding jobs in his co-op role.

MMIB Recognizes Distinguished Alumna and Seniors

Sharon Ritchey

Sharon Ritchey, Senior Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, AXA US, was recognized by the Department of Management, Marketing, and International Business as Distinguished Alumnus for 2015.  Ms. Ritchey provided the Keynote Presentation to over 125 MMIB Seniors for their College to Careers Conference.

AFIS names distinguished alum and seniors

AFIS distinguished alum April Perry

EKU's Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems, along with the School of Business, is pleased to announce that Ms. April Russell Perry has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2015.

Ms. Perry was honored during a presentation on Friday, April 17, at the School of Business College to Careers Conference.

Two Schools, Two Continents, One Project

Members of Engle's class interact with their German counterparts via technology.

A class of international management students at Eastern Kentucky University are gaining insights into the many difficulties and challenges inherent in doing business across geographic, cultural, institutional and temporal boundaries – by working long distance in four teams with counterparts at a German university.

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