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Students Inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

Beta Gamma Sigma inductees

EKU's School of Business and the College of Business and Technology are pleased to announce the induction of business students into the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. The new members were honored at a formal induction ceremony on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, in the Executive Conference Room of the Business and Technology Center on the EKU campus.

Marketing Students Team up with Habitat for Humanity

EKU marketing students and volunteers at the Habitat for Humanity Relay

Restore, Recycle, Relay!! You don't have to lift a hammer to help! More than 50 volunteers turned out Saturday to help raise funds for Habitat for Humanity of Madison and Clark Counties.

Dr. Weiling Zhuang's Consumer Behavior class (MKT 350) needed a community service project and decided Habitat for Humanity was a perfect fit.

Awang Selected as Distinguished Scholar for International Educational Forum

Dr. Faridah Awang

Dr. Faridah Awang, Professor of Corporate Communication and Technology in EKU's School of Business, has been invited as Distinguished Scholar and Guest Speaker for an international educational forum to be held in Malaysia.

EKU Students Attend IMA Leadership Conference

EKU Accounting students with advisor Dr. Trish Isaacs (far right)

On November 10-12, 2016, six EKU students attended the Institute of Management Accountants Student Leadership Conference (IMA SLC) in Detroit, Mich. The conference is an annual event that offers opportunities for tours of local industries, workshop sessions, and networking. This year’s conference was attended by over 700 students, faculty members, and industry representatives.

Robles Elected National ARBE President

Dr. Marcel Robles

Dr. Marcel Robles, Professor of Corporate Communication and Technology in EKU's School of Business, has been elected President of the Association for Research in Business Education (ARBE). Founded in 1936 as a professional national honorary society dedicated to research in business education.

Scholar Athlete: Erik Lindwall

Erik Lindwall

Scholar athlete and General Business major Erik Lindwall has earned top honors in the Arnold Palmer Cup Rankings for the fall. Lindwall, a sophomore men's golfer from Soderkoping, Sweden, is the 22nd ranked European playing collegiate golf in the United States, according to the final Arnold Palmer Cup Rankings of the fall.
 

EKU AMA Marketing Club Sponsors E-Ship Guest Speaker

Jon Bostock, COO of Big Ass Solutions

EKU's AMA Marketing Club celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016 by sponsoring a special speaker. Jon Bostock, Chief Operating Officer of Big Ass Solutions, spoke with School of Business students and faculty at the EKU Business and Technology Center on Thursday, November 17th.

Tipton Receives National Business Education Association Award of Merit

Tina Tipton (left) with advisor Dr. Faridah Awang

Tina L. Tipton from Pineville, Ky., was selected to receive the National Business Education Association (NBEA) Award of Merit for outstanding achievement in business education.

The NBEA Professional Awards Program is conducted by the national organization to recognize young educators for their high academic standards.

EKU's Jones Cup Team Places Fourth in National Championship

L-R: Erskine, Wolfers, Bratcher, Collet (Overall Medalist), and Webb

Congratulations to EKU’s Professional Golf Management Program on their 4th Place finish at the Jones Cup Tournament in Port Saint Lucie, Fla., November 1-2, 2016. EKU shot a two-day team total of 603 (303-300), marking the highest finish to date for the Colonels.

EKU Students Give Forward to Help Classmates in Need

Seated L-R: Colton Scurry & Bryson Williams with classmates

Thirty-six marketing principles students in Dr. Lee Allison’s class, created a Giveforward marketing campaign to aid two of their classmates. A devastating fire left Colton Scurry and Bryson Williams without home or possessions just prior to Homecoming.  While the two students were not physically harmed, they lost everything.

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