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PGM Students Attend National PGA Leadership Conference

EKU PGM students at National PGA Leadership Conference

The PGA Golf Management University Leadership Conference, supported by Callaway Golf, was held April 14-15, 2012 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Each of the 20 accredited PGA Golf Management universities send two student representatives who possess leadership qualities at their respective schools to attend this prestigious conference.

EKU School of Business Students Receive Outstanding Co-op/Intern Awards

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EKU School of Business students were recognized at the Annual Outstanding Co-op/Intern of the Year Award Ceremony.  Employers nominate student employees whose achievements were acknowledged at a ceremony in the EKU Student Services auditorium on Tuesday, April 10, 2012.

Awang to Serve on Diversity Issues Panel

Dr. Faridah Awang

Dr. Faridah Awang, Professor of Corporate Communication and Technology, has been invited to participate as a panelist at The Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Social Justice Conference.

The conference will be held on EKU's campus in the Perkins Building April 10-11.

EKU SAM Students Bring Home Second from National Case Competition

 Samuel McQueen and Jimmy Bennett

EKU’s Society for Advancement of Management (SAM) did well in representing the university this year. This year’s team won second place in the Las Vegas competition held March 29 to April 1. Last year the team placed third in the international SAM Case Competition Conference in Orlando, Fl.

PBL Brings Home State Awards, Titles

Kelsey Hawkins and Marla Workman

Two students from EKU’s Phi Beta Lambda chapter attended the Kentucky PBL Spring Leadership Conference on March 30-31, 2012.

Kelsey Hawkins (human resource management major from Frankfort, Ky.) was elected as Vice President for Kentucky Phi Beta Lambda and will join the State Officer Team at our National Leadership Conference this summer.

AFIS selects Matt Evans as 2012 distinguished alum

l-r: Kaci Knack, Rita Davis, Matt Evans

EKU's Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems, along with the School of Business, is pleased to announce that Mr. Matthew Evans has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2012.

MMIB selects Janna Partin Vice as 2012 distinguished alum

l-r: Kathleen Wiedmar, Rita Davis, Janna Vice

EKU's Department of Management, Marketing and International Business, along with the School of Business, is pleased to announce that Dr. Janna Partin Vice has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2012.

New International Exchange Agreements Open Opportunities for Study Abroad

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­How would you like to augment your studies at one of the world’s leading universities in an exotic far-off land?

Thanks to a growing number of international exchange agreements between Eastern Kentucky University and universities on four other continents, EKU students have myriad opportunities to pursue the educational and cultural experiences of their dreams.

Hitachi Executive Speaks to EKU Maroon SHRM

McGinnis (l) with student Phillip Migyanko

On Tuesday March 20th, EKU’s Maroon SHRM students invited Mr. Jason L. McGinnis, Director of General Affairs (Human Resources) of Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc. to speak about his experiences within the human resource management field, particularly in regards to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.  Mr.

Inaugural Insurance Day April 23-24 Includes Seminar, Other Activities

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Eastern Kentucky University’s Risk Management and Insurance program will host its inaugural EKU Insurance Day with activities April 23-24, including a continuing education seminar highlighted by a presentation from the Kentucky Commissioner of Insurance.

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