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EKU Banking Students Visit Nation's Capitol, Meet with Congressman Andy Barr

EKU Banking students at the Capitol

Government relations in banking was identified earlier this year by Ballard Cassady, President & CEO of Kentucky Bankers Association and previous Kentucky Commissioner of Financial Institutions, as an important and often under-studied topic in undergraduate banking programs.  With the historic legislation passed by Congress since 2008 on regulation in the financial services industry, a

Gift Supports Women in RMI Program

l-r: Morgan Wyman, Sandra Blain, Dr. Burke Christensen and Cissy Musselman

“The insurance industry,” said Dr. Burke Christensen, “is a place where women are free to rise as high as their talents will take them.”

RMI Students Attend National Gamma Iota Sigma Conference

EKU students at the 2017 GIS conference in Dallas

This year nine of EKU’s Risk Management and Insurance students took a four day trip to Dallas, Texas to learn the ins and outs of the insurance business.

CBT Welcomes New Accounting Faculty Dr. J.P. Stearns

Dr. J.P. Stearns

The College of Business and Technology is pleased to welcome Dr. J.P. Stearns to the Accounting faculty.

RMI Hosts 27th Annual Golf Outing

l-r: Pete Kensicki, Shawn Weir, Richard Showden, and Brian Dickey

EKU’s College of Business and Technology’s Risk Management and Insurance program hosted its 27th annual golf outing at The Arlington Golf Club on September 7, 2017.

The outing is designed as a fundraiser for RMI scholarships. Read more...

Accounting 'Meet the Firms' set for Sept. 20

2016 Meet the Firms night

On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, EKU Accounting will host its annual 'Meet the Firms' night.  Held each fall, this professional networking event provides a venue for students and firms to interact in a professional setting.

Scholar Athlete: Jacob Abbott

Jacob Abbott

Sophomore Jacob Abbott (Lexington) is one of a very select group of scholar athletes to earn the OVC Medal of Honor.

The OVC Academic Medal of Honor is given annually to the student-athletes who achieve the highest grade-point-average in a conference-sponsored sport.

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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