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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.

VITA Tax Program Receives National Award

VITA volunteers with their Silver Award

Members of the EKU campus community do much more than simply contribute to the local economy.

Students, faculty and staff contributed more than 7,500 hours of volunteer service in 2015-16, with 70 individuals earning honors from The President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation. They were recognized at a recent campus reception.

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.

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