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AFIS Hosts First Annual Scholarship Luncheon

scholarship recipients, donors, family gather in Vice atrium

The Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems (AFIS) held its first Scholarship Luncheon on October 22, 2018. Scholarship donors, recipients and their families, and AFIS faculty and staff gathered in the BTC Vice Atrium for lunch and a short presentation to recognize the department's scholarship recipients and donors.

Winning Team Presents at Banking Research and Policy Conference

EKU Student team with conference key note speakers

The same three-member student team from Eastern Kentucky University that won the national 2018 Community Bank Study Competition at the Conference of State Bank Supervisors in May recently travelled to St.

O'Connor Named 2018 Distinguished Economist

Dr. Frank O'Connor at podium

A recently retired Eastern Kentucky University professor is the 2018 Kentucky Distinguished Economist, as selected by the Kentucky Economic Association.

Financial Research and Investments Computer Lab Opens in BTC

Financial Research and Investments Computer Lab

A new laboratory in Eastern Kentucky University’s School of Business gives students easy access to the data available to Wall Street’s top trading firms in an advanced teaching and research setting.

EKU Banking Students Win National Competition

l-r: Dalton Stanley, Lori Nguyen, and Aaron Schmidgal

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) in Washington, D.C., today named a team from Eastern Kentucky University as the winner of its 2018 Community Bank Case Study Competition. 

Accounting Degree Now Available Online

EKU Online graphic

Beginning this fall, Eastern Kentucky University will be the first Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International-accredited program in Kentucky to offer a fully online degree in accounting.

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.

"Corporate Whistleblower" Cooper to Speak

Cynthia Cooper

Cynthia Cooper, best-selling author, consultant and internationally recognized voice for ethical leadership, will speak at Eastern Kentucky University on Wednesday, March 28, and on Thursday, March 29.

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.

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