Inside Look

Third Generation EKU Grad Empowers Future Banking Industry Leaders

Matt Evans

As president, CEO and owner of Bankers Service Corporation, a bank consulting and auditing firm in Lexington, Kentucky, Matt Evans knows firsthand what skill sets are necessary to succeed in today's banking regulatory environment.

Kear Wins Erie Writing Scholarship

(l-r) Kepperling, Ellis, Kear, Aliff, and Christensen

Sophomore Evan Kear may be studying hard to wrap up finals week, but he has plenty to be happy about. The Risk Management and Insurance major from Richmond just received a $3,000 scholarship from Erie Insurance.

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Mark Henderson Speaks to Corporate Tax Class

Mark Henderson photo

On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, EKU alumnus Mark S. Henderson, CPA, Partner with Breeding, Henderson & Hord PLLC, visited ACC 523/723, Taxation of Corporations. 

He began his talk by asking students about the “best” form of business organization.

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Paraplegic Senior Eyes Brighter Future

Jeff Guest photo

Thousands of students will say farewell to Eastern Kentucky University in May. They will cross the commencement stage, receive their diplomas and throw their caps into the air as they celebrate another milestone.

College to Career Seminar Preps Seniors for Success

Seniors role play interviewing skills

Graduating seniors from the Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems participated in a full morning of activities in the BTS 400 College to Careers Student Success Seminar. Required for all business students expecting to graduate this year, the spring-only seminar featured concurrent sessions and professional profile photos.

RMI Students Participate in 2017 NAPSLO Symposium in Chicago

EKU RMI students participate in national NAPSLO symposium

Students from the Risk Management and Insurance program attended the National Symposium of Professional Surplus Lines “Extreme Risk Takers” Symposium, March 31-April 1, 2017.

Accounting Students Visit Alltech

Dr. Isaacs' Advanced Management Accounting Seminar class visits Alltech

On Monday, April 17, Dr. Trish Isaacs’ ACC 527/727, Advanced Managerial Accounting Seminar, learned about several aspects of internal auditing and information technology for Alltech, an international company with headquarters in Nicholasville, Ky. 

Accounting Students Tour Tempur Sealy International

EKU Accounting students and faculty visit Tempur Sealy International

On Monday, March 27, eleven Advanced Management Accounting Seminar students, along with five Accounting, Finance and Information Systems faculty members, visited Tempur Sealy International headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky.

Smith Receives Highly Competitive NAPSLO Internship

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith, Risk Management and Insurance senior from Berea, is quickly becoming a success within the program.

In 2016, it was announced that Sarah had been chosen for a fantastic internship with Auto Owners in Lexington, Kentucky.

Gosnell Selected 2017 AFIS Distinguished Senior

Kristen Gosnell (right) receives award from Dr. Trish Isaacs

Ms. Kristen Gosnell has been named the 2017 Distinguished Senior for EKU's Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems. She will be honored during a presentation on Friday, April 21, at the School of Business College to Careers Conference.

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