November 2015

Scholar Athlete: Noah Spence

Noah Spence player card

Noah Spence Named OVC Co-Defensive Player Of The Year

CBT scholar athlete Noah Spence has been selected OVC Co-Defensive Player of the Year. A junior Business and Technology major from Harrisburg, Pa., he was also chosen first team All-OVC and picked for the OVC All-Newcomer team.

EKU's Jones Cup Team Participates in National Championship

2015 EKU Jones Cup Team: (l-r) Wolfers, Collet, Bratcher, Molen and Kimmel

Five PGA Golf Management students competed in the 2015 Jones Cup on Nov. 3-4. The 36-hole event was played on the Wanamaker Course at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

EKU's team brought home an 11th place finish competing against students from 19 universities across the nation.

Student Business Concept Accepted for E3 Conference Poster Session

Student Corey Oney with Assistant Professor of Management Qian Xiao

Pro Flight senior Corey Oney from Olive Hill, Ky., has a good head for business. His business concept proposal was accepted for presentation by the Kentucky E3 Conference.

JOU Senior KaLeigh Underwood named SPJ Member of the Month

KaLeigh Underwood

KaLeigh Underwood has been named the national Member of the Month by the Society of Professional Journalists. She was recognized for her work in organizing a day-long conference to explore in depth how to report on fracking and natural gas wells. The conference was Nov. 6 at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky.

PR Students Assist with Conference

PR communication team

Public relations students from the Department of Communication at Eastern Kentucky University will provide media coverage for the Kentucky E³ Conference – Education and Entrepreneurship as Economic Engines – on Thursday, Nov. 19 at the EKU Center for the Arts.

Parry Named to Board of Journalism Historians Assn.

Dr. Pam Parry

Dr. Pam Parry, associate professor of communication at Eastern Kentucky University, was elected recently to the Board of Directors of the American Journalism Historians Association at the group’s annual meeting in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Katahdin Sheep Project Featured in Kentucky Afield

Lee McClellan photo

The New Range War | Sheep experiment takes a bite out of invasive plants

Kentucky Afield, Summer 2015 - by Lee McClellan

Bush honeysuckle emits a wonderfully light vanilla fragrance. While the plant's beautiful flowers light up fencerows, neglected urban areas and the understory of forests, it causes troubles galore.

Veteran Finds Camaraderie on Campus

Christopher “Cris” Burgin

Nelson County High graduate Christopher “Cris” Burgin, a U.S. Army veteran, knew about EKU’s veteran-friendly reputation before enrolling as a full-time student in the Fall of 2012. But he soon realized that the benefits were more than rankings and national recognition.

Bohn to Speak at CBT Fall Convocation

Dr. Cynthia F. Bohn

EKU's College of Business and Technology is pleased to announce Dr. Cynthia Bohn as its Fall 2015 Convocation keynote speaker. Bohn will bring remarks to the evening ceremony on Friday, December 11, at 7:00 p.m.

EKU's Professional Golf Management Program Earns PGA Reaccreditation

PGA Golf Management graphic

EKU's PGA Professional Golf Management Program is pleased to announce that they have once again earned reaccreditation from the Professional Golfers' Association of America.

Business Students Study Abroad in China 10-Day Experience

CBT students pose at China's Great Wall

EKU’s College of Business and Technology is full of educational and exciting opportunities, which is no exception for the Fall 2015 China Business Education Abroad class.