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Andrew Lynch Named FEI Outstanding Student

Andrew Lynch with Parents Travis and Christie

Each spring, the Lexington Chapter of Financial Executives Institute (FEI) awards a $500 scholarship to an outstanding accounting student at each of four colleges and universities:  Eastern Kentucky University, Georgetown College, Transylvania University, and the University of Kentucky.  The awards are sponsored by the generous support of Crowe Horwath LLP. 

RMI Consolidates BS and BBA Programs

EKU's national recognized Risk Management and Insurance program is strong and growing – now with more than 100 students.

Spring Break Abroad

RMI student at AssuredPartners in London

This spring break ten RMI students spent their week abroad in London, England. From March 9 through 15, students visited Kensington Palace, saw The Lion King, and ate fish and chips.

Whitehouse Named 2018 AFIS Distinguished Senior

Mr. Timothy M. Whitehouse has been named the 2018 Distinguished Senior for EKU's Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems. He will be honored during a presentation on Friday, April 13, at the School of Business College to Careers Conference.

Wilkerson Named AFIS 2018 Distinguished Alum

Tracy Wilkerson

EKU's Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems, along with the School of Business, is pleased to announce that Ms. Tracy Wilkerson has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2018.

Ms. Wilkerson will be honored during a presentation on Friday, April 13, at the School of Business College to Careers Conference.

Claude K. Smith Endowed Lecture Series on Accounting | Cynthia Cooper

Cynthia Cooper

EKU Accounting is pleased to welcome Ms. Cynthia Cooper as the inaugural speaker for the Claude K. Smith Endowed Lecture Series on Accounting on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. The Series will host a Community Event at 7:00 p.m. in the Whitlock Building O'Donnell Auditorium and a Student Address the following morning at 9:00 a.m.

KyForward Article Features EKU Program

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Keven Moore: The insurance industry is a career option — check it out and consider the possibilities

NABA Representative Speaks to EKU Accounting Society, Feb. 22

Kelli Wright speaks with EKU students

On Thursday, February 22, EKU’s Accounting Society hosted an information session for the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) annual student conference. 

EKU Banking & Finance Meetup Welcomes KDFI Commissioner Charles Vice

Mr. Charles A. Vice, Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions

The 2nd Annual Banking and Finance Meetup is set for Thursday, April 5th, and Kentucky's bankers are taking notice.

RMI Program Nationally Ranked

RMI students at Lloyd’s in London

The Risk Management and Insurance Program at Eastern Kentucky University ranks in the top 20 nationally, according to the February 2018 issue of Best’s Review magazine.

Eastern, which offers the only undergraduate insurance degrees in Kentucky, fared especially well in the “Popular Performers” category, which tracks online survey responses, many of whom are alumni.

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