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October 2016

EKU AMA Marketing Club Elects Officers

AMA Marketing Association EKU Chapter Officer for 2016-17

The American Marketing Association EKU Chapter is pleased to announce officers for the 2016-17 academic year.  EKU Marketing Club is a nationally recognized collegiate chapter of the American Marketing Association. EKU is one of the three Kentucky universities which have collegiate chapters currently affiliated with American Marketing Association.

Think or Swim: Realworld Trading Challenge

l-r:Daniel Blevins, Evan Singleton and Dalton Stanley

Three EKU Finance students are about to 'Think or Swim' in a national competition. Representing Eastern Kentucky University are Daniel Blevins, Evan Singleton and Dalton Stanley in the TD Ameritrade U Think or Swim Challenge.

Endowed Chair, Professor Named in Business

Dr. Allen Engle (l) and Dr. Lee Allison (r)

Two faculty members in the Eastern Kentucky University School of Business have been awarded an endowed professorship and chair.

Dr. Allen Engle, professor of management, has been named the Harold Glenn Campbell Chair in International Business; and Dr. Lee Allison, assistant professor of marketing, has been awarded the Karl D. Bays Professorship in Business.

Scholar Athlete: Brooke Harrison

Brooke Harrison

Sophomore Brooke Harrison was among those recognized by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association recently. The management major from Riverside, Cal., along with other members of the EKU softball team picked up academic honors from the NFCA.  The award is given to players who achieved a 3.50 grade-point average or higher during the 2015-16 academic year.

EKU Students Attend Gamma Iota Sigma National Conference

l-r: Chris Everitt, Sarah Smith, Lindsey Baldwin (alumni), Audrei Egbudin

Gamma Iota Sigma is the only international business fraternity for students of insurance, risk management and actuarial science. EKU’s chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma attended the 45th annual International Conference held in Columbus, Ohio, from September 29 - October 1, 2016.

EKU to Host Becker CPA Exam Workshop

The Kentucky Society of CPAs (KyCPA) and Becker Professional Education is partnering to offer the Uniform CPA Exam Workshop at three Kentucky universities this fall and winter. First up, on November 4th, is Eastern Kentucky University, followed by the University of Louisville and University of Kentucky (both scheduled for February 2017).

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