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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.

MMIB Students Participate in 3rd Annual Professional Development Workshop

Dr. Polin's Professional Development Workshop participants

Sixty-nine students, freshmen to seniors, from the Department of Management, Marketing and International Business participated in the 3rd Annual Professional Development Workshop on Friday, November 4th.

EKU Accounting Hosts Becker CPA Exam Review

Bill Jessee, President of the Kentucky Society of CPAs

On Friday, November 4, 2016, EKU Accounting hosted a CPA exam workshop. The workshop was jointly sponsored by the Kentucky Society of CPAs and Becker Professional Education. Thirty-one accounting students from EKU, Berea College, and Sullivan University participated in the workshop.

EKU AMA Marketing Club Elects Officers

AMA Marketing Association EKU Chapter Officer for 2016-17

The American Marketing Association EKU Chapter is pleased to announce officers for the 2016-17 academic year.  EKU Marketing Club is a nationally recognized collegiate chapter of the American Marketing Association. EKU is one of the three Kentucky universities which have collegiate chapters currently affiliated with American Marketing Association.

Think or Swim: Realworld Trading Challenge

l-r:Daniel Blevins, Evan Singleton and Dalton Stanley

Three EKU Finance students are about to 'Think or Swim' in a national competition. Representing Eastern Kentucky University are Daniel Blevins, Evan Singleton and Dalton Stanley in the TD Ameritrade U Think or Swim Challenge.

Endowed Chair, Professor Named in Business

Dr. Allen Engle (l) and Dr. Lee Allison (r)

Two faculty members in the Eastern Kentucky University School of Business have been awarded an endowed professorship and chair.

Dr. Allen Engle, professor of management, has been named the Harold Glenn Campbell Chair in International Business; and Dr. Lee Allison, assistant professor of marketing, has been awarded the Karl D. Bays Professorship in Business.

Scholar Athlete: Brooke Harrison

Brooke Harrison

Sophomore Brooke Harrison was among those recognized by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association recently. The management major from Riverside, Cal., along with other members of the EKU softball team picked up academic honors from the NFCA.  The award is given to players who achieved a 3.50 grade-point average or higher during the 2015-16 academic year.

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