June 2014

Master's Degree Program in Construction Management Now Fully Online

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Eastern Kentucky University will offer a 100 percent online master’s degree in construction management for fall 2014.

The program, designed to serve current industry professionals, can be completed in as little as 18 months and is unique in that it offers an avenue of advancement for individuals from across the industry spectrum.

Richmond Pitch Competition Set for Friday, June 20th

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Entrepreneur Pitch Competition Coming to Richmond

Winners will receive cash prizes to start their businesses; gain access to angel investors

 FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 18, 2014) – Aspiring entrepreneurs in central Kentucky will have the opportunity to make their dreams of starting a business come true.

Scholar Athlete: Soufiane Bouchikhi

Soufiane Bouchikhi

Applied Engineering Management major Soufiane Bouchikhi was officially named Division I All-American by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association following his performance at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore.

Erekson Named Dean of College of Business and Technology

Dr. Tom Erekson

Eastern Kentucky University has announced the selection of Dr. Thomas Erekson as the new dean of its College of Business and Technology.

Scholar Athlete: Jared McClain

Jared McClain

Public Relations senior Jared McClain has earned a spot on the 2014 CFPA Quarterback Award Watch List, as announced by College Football Performance Awards (CFPA).

Rainey named Director of Small Business Development Center at EKU

Rainey

Jason Rainey has been named director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Eastern Kentucky University.

Rainey, a native of Winchester, is no stranger to helping small businesses of the region succeed. Nor, as a business owner himself, is he unfamiliar with the travails that go with the job.