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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.

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.

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."

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.

EKU Accounting Class Partners with Local Agencies for Free Income Tax Preparation

EKU accounting students work with VITA clients to prepare their tax returns

An Eastern Kentucky University accounting class is again partnering with the Central Kentucky Economic Empowerment Project and Kentucky River Foothills Community Action Agency to offer basic income tax preparation for those making $54,000 or less.

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