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March 2015

Unique Management Accounting Program Shows Strong Demand

The Management Accounting option at EKU was developed and made a reality largely through the efforts of Dr. Trish Isaacs. After talking with the members of the Bluegrass IMA (Institute of Management Accountants ), she and other members of the accounting faculty realized that there is a large demand for management accounting jobs.

Gao Appointed Coffey Professor of Insurance Studies

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Dr. Siwei Gao has been appointed to the Thomas and Rebecca Coffey Endowed Professorship in Insurance Studies at Eastern Kentucky University.

Risk Management and Insurance Major Featured in Bloomberg BusinessWeek

2014 EKU Homecoming King Jonny Blount and Queen Krissie Hogan

With approximately half of its workforce nearing retirement age in the next decade, the insurance industry is anticipating at least 500,000 job openings by 2022.

Now, the challenge is to attract millennials into a career field that has been portrayed, unfairly perhaps, as a little dull.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Trish Isaacs

Dr. Trish Isaacs

This semester’s faculty focus is Dr. Trish Isaacs, EKU Associate Professor of Accounting. She teaches Introduction to Financial Accounting, Tax I, and the Advanced Management Accounting Seminar at the graduate and undergraduate level.

Study abroad experience creates successful international business career

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At Eastern Kentucky University, we not only have the best graduates, but also the best mentors!

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