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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.

Ridings Resource Center Named

Judith H. and George E. Ridings

It's not just another room with the usual desk or table and chairs. As many as six Risk Management and Insurance students may gather to study for exams or prepare for telephone interviews. In this special area, students come to eat lunch, study together, have small group learning sessions with professors and even take a quick nap.

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

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.

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.

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

2014 Meet the Firms Night

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.

EKU Voices: Jalen Rose

Jalen Rose

“The future is near,” an excited Jalen Dewayne Rose declared, “and I can’t wait to come back to campus over the next five years to see how much the school has grown.”

Kentucky Medal of Honor Presented to Ron House

Ron House (center front row) surrounded by previous Medal of Honor recipients.

On Wednesday, May 18th, Ron House, LUTCF, CSA, MA of Richmond, was awarded the Kentucky Medal of Honor by the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors-Kentucky during their annual convention and state sales summit.

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