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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.

Dr. James Blair Named Fellow for the Direct Selling Education Foundation

Dr. James Blair

Over the summer, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Dr. James Blair was named a Fellow for the Direct Selling Education Foundation

2019 'Meet the Firms' Happening September 19

EKU Accounting will host its annual 'Meet the Firms' night on Monday, September 19.  Held each fall, this professional networking event provides a venue for students and firms to interact in a professional setting.

Dr. Laura Barthel Receives 2019 Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Laura Barthel and Dr. Jack Dyer

EKU's School of Business is pleased to announce the recipient of the Annual Jack L. Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award. The recipient for 2018-19 is Dr. Laura Barthel, Assistant Professor of Accounting.

Redesigned MBA Program Welcomes Second Cohort

The School of Business at Eastern Kentucky University recently redesigned its Master of Business Administration program. The first cohort began the new program in fall 2018.

EKU Banking Students Place 2nd in Nation

Coby Cumbow, Kassidy Easterling, Randa Morris, Madison Pergrem, Scott Winter

A team of Eastern Kentucky University students has placed second in the nation in the Bank Case Study Competition, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors has announced.

EKU Global Supply Chain Welcomes Back Recent Graduates

(l-r) Connor Hill, Teresa Smith, Sarah Beard, James Kirby Easterling

EKU’s School of Business recently welcomed back three May 2018 graduates to campus to speak to James Kirby Easterling’s Global Supply Chain classes.  Connor Hill (Global Supply Chain), Teresa Smith (Global Supply Chain) and Sarah Ruth Beard (Marketing) all accepted positons as Buyers with Hitachi

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