October 2014

Dr. Jennifer Fairchild publishes book chapter

Jennifer Fairchild

A chapter titled Looking for Their Light: Advancing Knowledge and Supporting Women by Listening to Pregnancy Loss Narratives by Dr. Jennifer Fairchild and Dr. Michael Irvin Arrington was recently published by Peter Lang Publishing.

Study Abroad: Ashley Owens

Ashley Owen in front of Giant's Causeway

Students in the College of Business and Technology (CBT) are taking advantage of Eastern Kentucky University’s study abroad programs. CBT students are studying abroad through a variety of affiliates and exchange programs.

Following is the next in the Study Abroad Series aimed at sharing students’ life-changing experiences studying abroad through EKU. 

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.

Aviation agreement signed between UCM Partners – EKU and HCTC

F: Erekson, Greiner, Benson, Ross; B: Mobelini, Collins, Gibbs, Robinson, Collin

Evelyn Wood, HCTC Director of Public Relations

Students, Faculty Helping Paintsville Obtain Trail Town Designation

Paintsville group photo

Just as it did with Elkhorn City a year ago, Eastern Kentucky University is partnering with the City of Paintsville to help the Johnson County seat earn designation as a Kentucky Trail Town.

KSBDC remembers Michael Rodriguez with the Sutton Landry State Star

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center awarded the 2014 Sutton Landry St

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center awarded the 2014 Sutton Landry State Star to Michael Rodriguez, announced Becky Naugle, center director. Rodriguez is the late center director of the Eastern Kentucky University Small Business Development Center.

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.

Maroon SHRM Elects Officers for Fall 2014

Fall 2014 Maroon SHRM Officers

EKU’s Society for Human Resource Management (Maroon SHRM) is a student run organization open to all majors interested in the human resource management profession.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Scott Dust

Dr. Scott Dust, Assistant Professor of Management

The College of Business and Technology is pleased to announce this semester's faculty focus is none other than Dr. Scott Dust! A prominent researcher and assistant professor of management at Eastern Kentucky University, Dr. Dust is very active in student collaboration and engagement.

Study Abroad: Rocklyn Endfinger

At an international market at a NATO convention in Turku, Finland

Students in the College of Business and Technology (CBT) are taking advantage of Eastern Kentucky University’s study abroad programs. CBT students are studying abroad through a variety of affiliates and exchange programs.

Following is the next in the  Study Abroad Series aimed at sharing students’ life-changing experiences studying abroad through EKU. 

CEDET and the Richmond Chamber Offer Growing Your Business Series

grow your business graphic

The Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CEDET) at Eastern Kentucky University has partnered with the Richmond Chamber of Commerce to offer a series of free workshops.

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.

Study Abroad: Audrey Midkiff

In front of the Berlin Cathedral

Students in the College of Business and Technology (CBT) are taking advantage of Eastern Kentucky University’s study abroad programs. CBT students are studying abroad through a variety of affiliates and exchange programs.

Following is the next in the Study Abroad Series aimed at sharing students’ life-changing experiences studying abroad through EKU. 

Study Abroad: Stephanie Terry

In front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin

Students in the College of Business and Technology (CBT) are taking advantage of Eastern Kentucky University’s study abroad programs. CBT students are studying abroad through a variety of affiliates and exchange programs.

Following is the next in the Study Abroad Series aimed at sharing students’ life-changing experiences studying abroad through EKU. 

Study Abroad: Joanna Webb

Joanna in Brussels.  It is always rainy, so best to be prepared!

Students in the College of Business and Technology (CBT) are taking advantage of Eastern Kentucky University’s study abroad programs. CBT students are studying abroad through a variety of affiliates and exchange programs.

Following is part one of a Study Abroad Series aimed at sharing students’ life-changing experiences studying abroad through EKU. 

Meet the new CB&T Dean at Homecoming Tailgate

Self described 'gearhead' - Dean Erekson with his 1970 American Motors AMX

Homecoming 2014 - Make No Little Plans!

Come home and meet the new dean of the College of Business and Technology. Dr. Tom Erekson will host the CBT tailgate in the Alumni Coliseum lot on Saturday, Oct. 25. 

Meet the new dean.  Talk about issues of the day, where you are in your career, and new directions and visions for the College.

Ross Ramsey's World Championship Wins in Oklahoma and Ohio

Ross Ramsey and Rockstar Ragdoll receive their awards

Student Ross Ramsey has made Eastern Kentucky University proud!

A freshman Agribusiness Management major, Ramsey has made it his passion and work to immerse himself in all things farm - including his extracurricular activities.

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 PR Students "SOAR" During Government Internship

SOAR Interns Erin Deaton, Zack Holman, Maggie Bishop and Alex Jones

What started as a class project for the Eastern Kentucky University Department of Communication’s Public Relations Writing course, turned into a summer internship opportunity for a selected group of class participants.

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.

Ground broken for airport expansion

Officials turning ceremonial spaces of earth Tuesday at Madison Airport

By Bonnie Dailey / Register News Writer

The first phase of $1.4 million in improvements at Madison Airport began Tuesday afternoon with a ceremonial groundbreaking.

According to Willie Walker, airport board chair, this is the first step in improving aviation services for the community and also benefit the Eastern Kentucky University aviation program.