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February 2018

Claude K. Smith Endowed Lecture Series on Accounting | Cynthia Cooper

Cynthia Cooper

EKU Accounting is pleased to welcome Ms. Cynthia Cooper as the inaugural speaker for the Claude K. Smith Endowed Lecture Series on Accounting on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. The Series will host a Community Event at 7:00 p.m. in the Whitlock Building O'Donnell Auditorium and a Student Address the following morning at 9:00 a.m.

KyForward Article Features EKU Program

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Keven Moore: The insurance industry is a career option — check it out and consider the possibilities

NABA Representative Speaks to EKU Accounting Society, Feb. 22

Kelli Wright speaks with EKU students

On Thursday, February 22, EKU’s Accounting Society hosted an information session for the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) annual student conference. 

EKU Banking & Finance Meetup Welcomes KDFI Commissioner Charles Vice

Mr. Charles A. Vice, Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions

The 2nd Annual Banking and Finance Meetup is set for Thursday, April 5th, and Kentucky's bankers are taking notice.

Global Supply Chain Management Students Earn Real-World Experience

SCM students l-r: Sedlatschek, Smith, Stanley, Perri, Ward, Yates

EKU’s Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) students are getting major real-world work experience interning at prestigious companies throughout the region. 

SAA President Leads by Listening

Andrea Tyra

“If your actions inspire others to be more, learn more, do more, and become more, then you are a leader.”

Center for Professional Sales Poised for Growth

Kevin Cumiskey

Early in the Fall 2017 semester, approximately 20 students were pursuing the recently created sales certificate. With more than 50 students now pursuing a sales certificate, the Center for Professional Sales is aiming even higher.  In November, four students and two professors represented EKU in its first-ever national sales competition.

Awang Featured in Alma Mater Alumni Magazine

Faridah Awang

The word is out. Professor Faridah Awang's fame has reached all the way back to her alma mater at Southern Illinois University.

According to Dr. Awang, "It all started with EKU Stories, Kentucky Forward Newspaper, Madison Living Winter Magazine, and now I’m being featured by my alma mater, Southern Illinois University Alumni Magazine."

RMI Program Nationally Ranked

RMI students at Lloyds in London

The Risk Management and Insurance Program at Eastern Kentucky University ranks in the top 20 nationally, according to the February 2018 issue of Best’s Review magazine.

Eastern, which offers the only undergraduate insurance degrees in Kentucky, fared especially well in the “Popular Performers” category, which tracks online survey responses, many of whom are alumni.

MMIB Faculty Continue Strong Publication Record

Staying current in one's discipline, especially in the ever-evolving world of business can be a challenge.

EKU School of Business Launches Data Analytics Symposium

EKU Business and Technology Center


EKU's School of Business is launching its first ever Analytics Symposium. The 2018 EKU Business Analytics Symposium will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018, at the EKU Business and Technology Center on the Richmond Campus.

Business Junior Wins Study Abroad Scholarship

Scholarship winners with President Benson (r) and Provost Whitehouse (l)

To say that Cameron Peyton was ecstatic Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 31, is no spin.

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