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April 2013

Caviness Recognized at 2013 Critical Thinking Teaching of the Year Awards

Tyler Caviness

Mr. Tyler Caviness, Program Coordinator for EKU's PGA Golf Management program, was nominated for the EKU Critical Thinking Teacher of the Year Award.

Engle Receives 2013 Critical Thinking Teacher of the Year Award

President Whitlock and Dr. Allen Engle

Congratulations to Dr. Allen Engle for being selected as recipient of the 2013 Critical Thinking Teacher of the Year Award from the College of Business and Technology presented through University Programs. Engle was also named as this year's EKU Foundation Professor in recognition of his excellence in  teaching.

EKU Accounting Team 2nd in State Competition

Kentucky Society representatives present PEAK 2nd place awards

A team of Eastern Kentucky University Accounting majors came in second place at the Kentucky Society of CPAs annual PEAK competition in Louisville April 26th

MMIB Faculty Recognitions & Retirements, Spring 2013

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Congratulations and fond farewells to MMIB faculty.

Farewell to colleagues retiring after many years of dedicated service:

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EKU School of Business Students Inducted into Honor Society

Beta Gamma Sigma Spring 2013 induction ceremony

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 23, 2013, in the Executive Conference Room of the Business and Technology Center on the EKU campus.

Barthel nominated for Golden Apple Award

Laura Barthel

Congratulations to Laura Barthel, CPA, Lecturer of Corporate Communication and Technology, as a 2013 Golden Apple Award nominee.

The Golden Apple Awards are an annual ceremony held each spring recognizing EKU instructors for their excellence in teaching and encouragement of student success.

Bohn comments on KY Wineries in BusinessLexington

Bohn at Equus Run

EKU alum and Business Advisory Council member Cynthia Bohn comments in this Business Lexington article by Kathie Stamps on the State of the Grape at Kentucky Wineries.


Ten years ago, Equus Run Vineyards was selling 40 percent of its wine through wholesale channels and 60 percent on site. Today owner Cynthia Bohn sells 88 percent of her product on site.

Six Fast-Growing Careers Taking Over the U.S.

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This just in from Terri Williams at Yahoo!Education...

Despite the delicate economy, these jobs are projected to experience significant growth until at least 2020.

Whether you are fresh out of college, unemployed, or considering a mid-career change, you want to land a job in a field that's growing.

Business students recognized at annual Student-Athlete Academic Awards breakfast

SAASC awards breakfast

Eastern Kentucky University student-athletes gathered in the Keen Johnson Ballroom on April 10th for the annual Student-Athlete Academic Awards Breakfast. The event, hosted by the Bratzke Center, featured EKU President Doug Whitlock as guest speaker and honored more than 275 student-athletes for academic achievement over the past year.

EKU School of Business Students Receive Outstanding Co-op/Intern Awards

BTC dome

Congratulations to School of Business students who were nominated by their employers for Outstanding Co-op/Intern of the year. 

An awards ceremony for all nominees was held on Tuesday, April 9th at 3:30 p.m. in the EKU Charles D. Whitlock Student Services Building Auditorium to recognize their achievement.

MMIB selects Will McIntosh as 2013 distinguished alum

Will McIntosh

EKU's Department of Management, Marketing and International Business, along with the School of Business, is pleased to announce that Dr. Will McIntosh has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2013.

McGee named 2013 MMIB distinguished senior

Rebekah McGee

Ms. Rebekah McGee has been named the 2013 Distinguished Senior for EKU's Department of Management, Marketing and International Business. She was honored during a presentation on Friday, April 5, 2013, at the annual College of Business and Technology College to Careers senior recognition luncheon.

AFIS selects Duran Hall as 2013 distinguished alum

Duran Hall

EKU's Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems, along with the School of Business, is pleased to announce that Mr. Duran Hall has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2013.

Mr. Hall was honored during a presentation on Friday, April 5, 2013, at the annual College of Business and Technology College to Careers senior recognition luncheon.

School of Business honors distinguished alumni and students

2013 CBT Distinguished Alumni and Seniors

EKU's School of Business recognized distinguished alumni and seniors for 2013 at the annual College to Careers recognition luncheon on April 5.

Business students were recognized with their peers in the College of Business and Technology at the luncheon, which was joined by more than 40 executives.

Neaves named 2013 AFIS distinguished senior

Brittany Neaves

Ms. Brittany Neaves has been named the 2013 Distinguished Senior for EKU's Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems.  She was honored during a presentation on Friday, April 5, 2013, at the annual College of Business and Technology College to Careers senior recognition luncheon.

Engle inducted into EKU Society of Foundation Professors

EKU President Doug Whitlock and Foundation Professor Allen Engle, Sr.

EKU's Society of Foundation Professors inducted their newest member for 2013-15 in a formal ceremony on April 2nd.  Dr. Allen D.

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