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September 2019

School of Business to Host Ethics Awareness Week 2019

Compass, confront oneself

The School of Business at Eastern Kentucky University is providing students with the opportunity to thoroughly explore ethics and further develop themselves professionally and personally through the 2019 Ethics Awareness Week (EAW). While a select number of EAW activities will carry on throughout the fall 2019 semester, the main events will be held November 4-8, 2019.

School of Business Senior Offered Full-time Position with FDIC

Dalton Wiles

Gaining hands-on job experience while pursuing a college degree is an opportunity that often grants students a jump-start to their careers prior to graduation, including EKU School of Business student Dalton Wiles.  Now a senior, Wiles recently completed a summer internship with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

Banking and Finance Meetup to Feature National Industry Experts

Banking and Finance Meetup 2019

The third annual Banking and Finance Meetup at Eastern Kentucky University, presented by Central Bank & Trust Co. will be held on Thursday, September 26, and Kentucky's bankers are taking notice.

Juniors Earn National PBL Awards

Bailey Bird and Chance Burnett with sponsor Lee Allison and fellow PBL members

Bailey Bird and Chance Burnett, juniors at Eastern Kentucky University, earned awards in competitive events at the Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference this summer. Burnett took fourth place in insurance concepts, and Bird took ninth in organizational behavior and leadership. 

EKU Accounting Program Endorsed by IMA

College Dean, Dr. Tom Erekson, and Dr. Oliver Feltus, Chair

Eastern Kentucky University’s School of Business has announced its accounting program has earned endorsement by IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession.

Interested in Being the Student Speaker at CBT Graduation?

Caroline Stuhr, Spring 2019

We are happy to announce that the College of Business and Technology (CBT) is offering a $250 stipend to a graduating student to develop and give a speech at the Fall 2019 Graduation Ceremony!

Maroon SHRM Welcomes Sarah Pitt

Maroon SHRM Officers with Sarah Pitt

On September 10th, Sarah Pitt, Vice President of Human Resources at Associations International, visited EKU’s Maroon SHRM chapter to discuss recruiting, HR roles, and answer student’s questions. Sarah has over 30 years of HR expertise and is the former Chief Human Resources Officer at EKU.

Non-Traditional Student Faces Challenges, Finds New Path

Laura Jane Reeves

Earning a college degree takes resources, sacrifices, dedication and time. For non-traditional college students, the decision to pursue a college degree can be made more difficult due to varying factors including finances, lack of flexibility at work, and family responsibilities.

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