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Gao Appointed Coffey Professor of Insurance Studies

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Dr. Siwei Gao has been appointed to the Thomas and Rebecca Coffey Endowed Professorship in Insurance Studies at Eastern Kentucky University.

Risk Management and Insurance Major Featured in Bloomberg BusinessWeek

2014 EKU Homecoming King Jonny Blount and Queen Krissie Hogan

With approximately half of its workforce nearing retirement age in the next decade, the insurance industry is anticipating at least 500,000 job openings by 2022.

Now, the challenge is to attract millennials into a career field that has been portrayed, unfairly perhaps, as a little dull.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Trish Isaacs

Dr. Trish Isaacs

This semester’s faculty focus is Dr. Trish Isaacs, EKU Associate Professor of Accounting. She teaches Introduction to Financial Accounting, Tax I, and the Advanced Management Accounting Seminar at the graduate and undergraduate level.

Study abroad experience creates successful international business career

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At Eastern Kentucky University, we not only have the best graduates, but also the best mentors!

Student-Athlete Wins National Honor in Risk Management and Insurance

James Speaks

James Taylor Speaks, Somerset, a member of Eastern Kentucky University's football team and a junior risk management and insurance major, is one of only 30 students nationwide selected for the Anita Benedetti Student Involvement Program (ABSIP).

2015 Erie Insurance Paper Competition Scholarship

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Erie Insurance announces its 1st annual Paper Competition Scholarship to be awarded this spring during the Risk Management & Insurance Program’s Annual Insurance Day.

The competition is open to all College of Business and Technology Center students that have:

Accounting Students Provide Free Assistance with Tax Form Preparation

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 $53,000 a year or less.

2015 IIK-EKU RMI Paper Competition

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Attention EKU Risk Management & Insurance Majors and Minors!

Insurance Institute of Kentucky (IIK) announces a paper competition open to the following EKU students who will have at least one semester of education remaining after the 2015 Spring Semester:

Dr. Oliver Feltus Interviews on the Differences Between Accounting and Finance

Oliver Feltus

In an interview with Eda Liu from WorldWideLearn, he clarifies the difference between accounting and finance.

Scholar Athlete: Eric Stutz joins elite company

Eric Stutz

Accounting senior Eric Stutz joins elite company in EKU men's basketball. He became the 13th player in school history to record 1,000 points and 500 rebounds as Eastern Kentucky overcame an eight-point second half deficit to beat Tennessee-Martin, 66-58, on January 8.

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