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February 2016

Safety First: Student – Corporate impact at EKU

Speaker Donnie Newman (center left) with SHRM members

Donnie Newman, EHS Specialist at the Sherwin Williams Company operation in Richmond, made an informal presentation to EKU Maroon SHRM students on Tuesday, February 23rd in the Business and Technology Center on the campus of EKU.  Mr. Newman has 27 years of service with Sherwin Williams and is a Certified Safety and Health Specialist

EKU Accounting Students Participate in IMA Student Night

Dr. Trish Isaacs and Dr. Ed Fenton with EKU Accounting students

The Institute of Management Accountants student night was held February 28, 2016, with ten EKU Accounting students attending.  The evening included a presentation by Lisa James, Division Director, and Charlie Brown, Recruiting Manager, with Robert Half Inc.  They offered a number of useful tips for the job search, including how to find a job, networking, writi

EKU to Host Hitachi Supply Chain Conference

l-r: Weiling Zhuang, Adam Cosentino, Robert Combs, and Kirby Easterling

Eastern Kentucky University, the first public university in Kentucky to offer a bachelor’s degree option in Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM), will host Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas’ annual supply chain conference and awards event.

Tonya Jackson opens the Supply Chain Executive Speaker Series

Tonya Jackson

EKU's Department of Management, Marketing and International Business is pleased to announce the launch of its Supply Chain Executive Speaker Series.

Tonya Jackson, Vice President of Lexmark International, Global Supply Chain Operations, will be at EKU on March 3rd as the first in the series of global supply chain management executives.

Business School 2nd in U.S. for Vets

Freshman Michael Beard is an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan as a member

Eastern Kentucky University, home to more than 1,500 military-affiliated students and their dependents, is ranked second nationally among the “Best for Vets: Business Schools” by Military Times EDGE magazine, up from seventh a year ago.

Marketing Sophomore to Appear on 'Cake Wars'

Meghan Smith (right) and one of her custom Doodlebug Cakes (left)

EKU Student, Cake Artist To Appear On Food Network | Posted Feb 4, 2016

An EKU Student and Berea cake artist is slated to appear on the Food Network this month.

EKU PGA Golf Management Travels to Orlando 2016 Merchandise Show

PGA alumni event

For the tenth consecutive year EKU’s PGA Golf Management program participated in the 2016 PGA Merchandising Show. Some 23 students from the PGM program traveled to Orlando, Fl., to attend the tradeshow from January 27–29.

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