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EKU Students Attend Gamma Iota Sigma National Conference

l-r: Chris Everitt, Sarah Smith, Lindsey Baldwin (alumni), Audrei Egbudin

Gamma Iota Sigma is the only international business fraternity for students of insurance, risk management and actuarial science. EKU’s chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma attended the 45th annual International Conference held in Columbus, Ohio, from September 29 - October 1, 2016.

EKU to Host Becker CPA Exam Workshop

The Kentucky Society of CPAs (KyCPA) and Becker Professional Education is partnering to offer the Uniform CPA Exam Workshop at three Kentucky universities this fall and winter. First up, on November 4th, is Eastern Kentucky University, followed by the University of Louisville and University of Kentucky (both scheduled for February 2017).

Recruiting all AFIS majors to represent EKU in the 2017 Annual PEAK Team Challenge

PEAK logo

PEAK stands for “Promote & Encourage Accounting in Kentucky”.  Colleges from all over the state compete for prizes, including $1,000 scholarships for each person on the winning team.  The PEAK competition is a Jeopardy-style contest, in which teams choose from categories related to the Becker study materials for the CPA exam.  This is great for anyone interested i

Innovative Entrepreneurial Class Engages in Team Building Experience

Bringing innovation to the classroom, School of Business faculty combined their talents giving students highly engaging learning experiences.

Joint-class teams work together on a semester-long project. Part of the process early in the semester was a class trip for all 63 students to the EKU Challenge Course for team building exercises.

PGA Golf Management Visitation Day - Fri., Oct. 28th

EKU PGA Golf Management students

Join us for our PGA Golf Management (PGM) Visitation Day at Eastern Kentucky University on Friday, October 28, 2016 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m!

Learn more about our PGM program, tour our beautiful facilities, and more!

For additional information or to register for the PGM Visitation Day at EKU, please contact:

Cody Gilliam 'Aces' RMI Golf Outing

Hole-in-one winner Cody Gilliam (center) with his team

EKU’s College of Business and Technology’s Risk Management and Insurance program hosted their 26th annual golf outing at Arlington Golf Club on September 8, 2016.

EKU Phi Beta Lambda Kicks Off the Year with CityFest Service Project

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EKU's Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda members are no strangers to hard work. And this year is not exception. They kick off the year with a community service project following CityFest on September 15th. CityFest is the only time businesses are given the opportunity to directly market their products and/or services on campus.

Taylor Davis Earns Northwestern Mutual Top 75 Summer Internship Award

Taylor Davis

Marketing senior Taylor Davis, from Hebron, Ky., is well on his way to a stellar career. With December graduation just a few months away, his hard work over the summer has earned top honors with one of the nation's top insurance and investment firms - Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.

2016 'Meet the Firms' night set for Sept. 21st

Meet the Firms in the BTC Atrium

On Wednesday, September 21, 2016, EKU Accounting will host 'Meet the Firms' night.

Held each fall, the event provides a venue for students and firms to interact in a professional setting.

Hood-Hopkins Leads Workshop on Marketing to Millennials

Dr. Karen Hood Hopkins (photo credit: Jason Burt)

Dr. Karen Hood Hopkins, Assistant Professor of Marketing, knows what millennials want. Her expertise has garnered an invitation from Kentucky Farm Bureau to lead a workshop at their annual meeting on Sept 21st at Belterra Resort in Florence, Ind.

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