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Jessica Bowen and Jonathan Blount selected for national scholarship

Jessica Bowen and Jonathan Blount

Two Eastern Kentucky University students have each been awarded $2,000 national scholarships!

Seniors, Jessica Bowen (De Mossville, Ky.) and Jonathan Blount (Louisville) were awarded these scholarships by The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation. The foundation is dedicated to educating future insurance professionals, both undergraduate and graduate.

RMI Students Participate in NAPSLO Symposium

EKU students with Ed Duett (2nd from left)

Four EKU Risk Management and Insurance students travelled to Birmingham, Ala., on October 24-5 to participate in the Derek Hughes NAPSLO Educational Foundation Excess & Surplus Lines Symposium & Career Fair. The students were seniors Jessica Bowen from De Mossville, Mitchell Blaser from Prospect; junior Kaleb Adams from Corbin; and sophomore Aschley Jolly from Georgetown.

Gamma Iota Sigma Students Adopt Angels

Gamma's Angel Tree

Join Gamma Iota Sigma this holiday season in an effort to make residents of Madison Health and Rehab nursing home a lot happier!

Gamma Iota Sigma has agreed to collect presents for ten Angels; the requests are very simple, but will definitely mean very much to their recipients: clothes, CDs, candy, body wash, pop, lotion, and slippers.

IIAK Sponsors EKU Students at State Convention

l-r: Jonny Blount, Chalmer Lowe, Brody Layton, Lindsey Baldwin and Colin Reddix

Insurance and Risk Management students travelled to the Independent Insurance Agents of Kentucky (IIAK) Convention and Trade show in Louisville at the Brown Hotel in November.

IIAK sponsored five EKU students' attendance: Brody Layton, Jonny Blount, Lindsey Baldwin, Colin Reddix, and Chalmer Lowe.

Five RMI Students Attend National Gamma Iota Sigma conference

l-r: Bowen, Blaser, Boehn, Gao, Cotton, and Adams

Five EKU Risk Management and Insurance students attended a national Gamma Iota Sigma conference in Dallas, Tex., October 2-4, 2014.

Erie Insurance Establishes Scholarship Fund for Risk Management & Insurance Majors

Big check presentation from Erie Insurance to EKU officials

Erie Insurance Company has established a $10,000 fund to provide scholarships for students in the Risk Management and Insurance program at Eastern Kentucky University.

Scholar Athlete: Amandine Faouzi brings home pair of titles

Amandine Faouzi

Amandine Faouzi, a senior finance major from Paris, France, won the top singles and doubles brackets at the Steve Baras Fall Classic in Chattanooga.

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EKU Accounting alum opens first Hot Head Burritos in Michigan

Dave Kauscher

The first Hot Head Burritos in Michigan has opened in Livonia Plaza at 30975 Five Mile Road, Livonia.

The quick service Mexican chain born outside Dayton, Ohio, offers made-to-order Mexican fare with fresh ingredients and more than a dozen sauces ranging from mild to wild.

RMI to host Executive in Residence Oct 21-23

Mari-Jo Hill

EKU's Risk Management & Insurance program has obtained a grant from the Spencer Educational Foundation to fund a guest speaker for the 2014 fall semester. Ms. Mari-Jo Hill, Director of Risk Management for SAS Institute, Inc., will visit the EKU campus October 21-23.

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EKU Accounting hosts 'Meet the Firms' night

2013 Meet the Firms night

On Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 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.

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