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2017 Entrepreneurship Showcase Features Experts

2017 Entrepreneurship Showcase featured four expert presentations

School of Business students got a special treat when four entrepreneurial experts brought their talents directly to the classroom.

Interdisciplinary learning project students from Ms. Maggie Abney’s Entrepreneurial Finance (FIN 310) and Ms. Laural Barthel’s Entrepreneurship (CCT 270) collaborative classes engaged in showcase presentations live or via Skype:

Senior "Delivers" for Domino's as Intern

Dalton Stanley

Dalton Stanley learned a lot this past summer as a global supply chain management intern with Domino’s.

But one lesson trumped them all for the Eastern Kentucky University senior, as he described the experience to fellow Pikeville native James Kirby Easterling, who returned to EKU in 2014 to head his alma mater’s then-new global supply chain management program.

Collet Earns Elbert Player of the Year Award

Tyler Collet

Tyler Collet, a graduating senior from Cross Lanes, West Virginia, has set the bar very high. For the third year in a row, he has earned the Professional Golf Management program’s Elbert Award.

RMI Hosts 27th Annual Golf Outing

l-r: Pete Kensicki, Shawn Weir, Richard Showden, and Brian Dickey

EKU’s College of Business and Technology’s Risk Management and Insurance program hosted its 27th annual golf outing at The Arlington Golf Club on September 7, 2017.

The outing is designed as a fundraiser for RMI scholarships. Read more...

MMIB Welcomes 2017-18 Patterson Scholars

2017-18 Patterson Scholars

The Department of Management, Marketing and International Business is pleased to announce Patterson Scholars for the 2017-18 academic year.

SCM Advisory Council Holds Inaugural Meeting

Industry leaders participate in EKU's Supply Chain Management Advisory Council i

EKU's Global Supply Chain Management program is poised to become the next signature program for the School of Business. Classes are over full, students are working in prestigious internships, individual and corporate donations are now coming directly into the program, and graduates are securing high-paying jobs with companies such as SpaceX, Northrup Grumman, Altria, Uber, and Hitachi.

Accounting 'Meet the Firms' set for Sept. 20

2016 Meet the Firms night

On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, EKU Accounting will host its annual 'Meet the Firms' night.  Held each fall, this professional networking event provides a venue for students and firms to interact in a professional setting.

Business Junior Interns on Capitol Hill

Madison Pergrem in Washington, D.C.

An opportunity to work on Capitol Hill would be a dream for many students, but for Madison Pergrem, that dream became a reality. The Eastern Kentucky University junior spent the summer interning with Sixth District Congressman Andy Barr and U.S. Senator and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Scholar Athlete: Jacob Abbott

Jacob Abbott

Sophomore Jacob Abbott (Lexington) is one of a very select group of scholar athletes to earn the OVC Medal of Honor.

The OVC Academic Medal of Honor is given annually to the student-athletes who achieve the highest grade-point-average in a conference-sponsored sport.

EKU's Phi Beta Lambda Captures Top Awards at National Academic Competition

EKU PBL students pose with their trophies

America’s best and brightest college students gathered in Anaheim, California, June 24-27 for the 2017 Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference (NLC). The conference drew thousands of future business leaders to compete in academic events, share successes, and learn new ideas about shaping their careers through workshops and exhibits.

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