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Gao Receives 2016 Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award

l-r: Drs. Dyer, Gao, and Dean Erekson

EKU's School of Business is pleased to announce the recipient of the Twelfth Annual Jack L. Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award. The recipient for 2015-16 is Dr. Siwei Gao, Assistant Professor of Risk Management and Insurance.

Nominations for the award were made by School of Business department chairs and reviewed by a three-member Selection Committee.

Banking Students Visit Lexington Financial Headquarters

L-r: Matt McNeil, Kelsey Snyder, Tia Owen, Audra Hall, Abney, Jonathan Davis

Last week, EKU banking students, under the guidance of the instructor Maggie Abney, visited the Central Bank headquarters in downtown Lexington. After a brief luncheon, students met with Executive Vice President and Director of Sales and Marketing, Steve Kelly.  Mr.

Speaks named 2016 AFIS distinguished senior

James Speaks

Mr. James Speaks has been named the 2016 Distinguished Senior for EKU's Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems.  He was honored during a presentation on Friday, April 15, at the School of Business College to Careers Conference.

The student is selected based on superior academic achievement, excellent leadership, citizenship, character and services to EKU.

Badeau selected as AFIS 2016 distinguished alum

Jaclyn T. Badeau

EKU's Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems, along with the School of Business, is pleased to announce that Ms. Jaclyn T. Badeau has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2016.

Ms. Badeau was honored during a presentation on Friday, April 15, at the School of Business College to Careers Conference.

EKU Risk Management and Insurance Students Learn from the Best at Lloyd’s in London

RMI students at Lloyd’s in London

Six Risk Management and Insurance students, accompanied by Debbie Ellis and Carol Jordan, traveled to London, England Marach 11-17, 2016.

Smith Awarded Auto-Owners Internship

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith, a Risk Management and Insurance junior from Berea, has received a Summer 2016 internship with Auto-Owners Insurance in Lexington. Auto-Owners Insurance is a strong company that has operated for over 95 years. It not only handles claims of auto-insurance but also life, home, boat, and other types. Smith will be handling several of these claims over the course of her summer.

Accounting Seminar Students Tour Link-Belt

Dr. Isaacs' Advanced Management Accounting Seminar class visits Link Belt

On Wednesday, March 2, EKU’s Advanced Management Accounting Seminar class toured the manufacturing facilities of Link-Belt Construction Equipment Company. Ten students were accompanied by their professor, Dr. Trish Isaacs. 

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EKU Accounting Students Participate in IMA Student Night

Dr. Trish Isaacs and Dr. Ed Fenton with EKU Accounting students

The Institute of Management Accountants student night was held February 28, 2016, with ten EKU Accounting students attending.  The evening included a presentation by Lisa James, Division Director, and Charlie Brown, Recruiting Manager, with Robert Half Inc.  They offered a number of useful tips for the job search, including how to find a job, networking, writing a resume, interviewing

Junior One of 30 in U.S. Selected for Risk Management Program

Brianna Saylor

For the fourth consecutive year, an Eastern Kentucky University Risk Management and Insurance major is one of only 30 students nationwide selected to participate in the prestigious Anita Benedetti Student Involvement Program.

EKU Class Partners with Local Agencies to Provide Free Income Tax Preparation

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An Eastern Kentucky University accounting class is partnering with the Central Kentucky Economic Empowerment Project and Kentucky River Foothills Community Action Agency to offer basic income tax preparation for those making $54,000 or less.

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