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Taylor Davis Earns Northwestern Mutual Top 75 Summer Internship Award

Taylor Davis

Marketing senior Taylor Davis, from Hebron, Ky., is well on his way to a stellar career. With December graduation just a few months away, his hard work over the summer has earned top honors with one of the nation's top insurance and investment firms - Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.

2016 'Meet the Firms' night set for Sept. 21st

Meet the Firms in the BTC Atrium

On Wednesday, September 21, 2016, EKU Accounting will host 'Meet the Firms' night.

Held each fall, the event provides a venue for students and firms to interact in a professional setting.

Hood-Hopkins Leads Workshop on Marketing to Millennials

Dr. Karen Hood Hopkins (photo credit: Jason Burt)

Dr. Karen Hood Hopkins, Assistant Professor of Marketing, knows what millennials want. Her expertise has garnered an invitation from Kentucky Farm Bureau to lead a workshop at their annual meeting on Sept 21st at Belterra Resort in Florence, Ind.

EKU Alum Qualified and Competes in 2016 PGA Professional Championship

Martin with the PGA Professional Championship trophy

The summer of 2016 provided a first for the EKU PGA Golf Management Program. Alex Martin, a 2011 graduate, qualified for and competed in the 2016 PGA Professional Championship held at Turning Stone Resort in Verona, N.Y. 

Vasudevan Appointed to EKU Board of Regents

Ramakrishna (Vasu) Vasudevan

EKU Master of Business Administration alum, Ramakrishna (Vasu) Vasudevan, has been appointed to EKU's Board of Regents. Appointed by Gov. Matt Bevin on Fri., Aug. 12, Vasudevan joins Lewis Diaz in new six-year appointments to the Board.

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Scholar Athlete: Allison Werner

Allison Werner

Over the spring and summer, EKUSports is profiling members of the Eastern Kentucky soccer team. Next up: rising junior Allison Werner.
 
Allison, a business management major from Cincinnati, attended private Catholic school all the way up until she arrived at EKU.

EKUSports: You went to Catholic school for grades K-12. What school was it?

Scholar Athletes: Emilie Simmons and Amanda Lindahl

Amanda Lindahl (left) and Emilie Simmons (right)

Two business majors were among the four selected as Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars. 

Junior Emilie Simmons, from Marseilles, France, and freshman Amanda Lindahl, from Ulricehamn, Sweden, were chosen as 2015-16 All-American Scholars.
 

EKU Voices: Jalen Rose

Jalen Rose

“The future is near,” an excited Jalen Dewayne Rose declared, “and I can’t wait to come back to campus over the next five years to see how much the school has grown.”

EKU Phi Beta Lambda Students Bring Home Top Awards from National Academic Competition

PBL students display their trophies

America’s best and brightest college students gathered in Atlanta, Georgia, June 24-27 for the 2016 Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference (NLC). The conference drew thousands of future business leaders to compete in leadership events, share successes, and learn new ideas about shaping their careers through workshops and exhibits.

Jason Banta Receives Prestigious AAF Scholarship

Jason Banta

Eastern Kentucky University student Jason Banta, a senior business and marketing education major from Pleasureville, Kentucky, has received the prestigious American Advertising Federation (AAF)-Louisville Bud Ballard Scholarship for 2016.

The scholarship is valued at $2,500.

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