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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).

Recruiting all AFIS majors to represent EKU in the 2017 Annual PEAK Team Challenge

PEAK logo

PEAK stands for “Promote & Encourage Accounting in Kentucky”.  Colleges from all over the state compete for prizes, including $1,000 scholarships for each person on the winning team.  The PEAK competition is a Jeopardy-style contest, in which teams choose from categories related to the Becker study materials for the CPA exam.  This is great for anyone interested i

PGA Golf Management Visitation Day - Fri., Oct. 28th

EKU PGA Golf Management students

Join us for our PGA Golf Management (PGM) Visitation Day at Eastern Kentucky University on Friday, October 28, 2016 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m!

Learn more about our PGM program, tour our beautiful facilities, and more!

For additional information or to register for the PGM Visitation Day at EKU, please contact:

Cody Gilliam 'Aces' RMI Golf Outing

Hole-in-one winner Cody Gilliam (center) with his team

EKU’s College of Business and Technology’s Risk Management and Insurance program hosted their 26th annual golf outing at Arlington Golf Club on September 8, 2016.

EKU Phi Beta Lambda Kicks Off the Year with CityFest Service Project

CityFest graphic

EKU's Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda members are no strangers to hard work. And this year is not exception. They kick off the year with a community service project following CityFest on September 15th. CityFest is the only time businesses are given the opportunity to directly market their products and/or services on campus.

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