January 2016

Junior One of 30 in U.S. Selected for Risk Management Program

Brianna Saylor

For the fourth consecutive year, an Eastern Kentucky University Risk Management and Insurance major is one of only 30 students nationwide selected to participate in the prestigious Anita Benedetti Student Involvement Program.

EKU Class Partners with Local Agencies to Provide Free Income Tax Preparation

BTC dome

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 $54,000 or less.

Scholar Athlete: Mandy Alvarez

Photo by Tyler Phillips

Mandy Alvarez Named 59th Best Senior

By Aaron Perkins, Student Assistant

Join EKU PRSSA for a night of networking

EKU PRSSA graphic

There’s a great RSO available for all students to join!

The EKU Chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America is actively seeking new members. This organization is centered around building a professional network of students to explore all areas of Public Relations, within any career path.

The chapter offers many benefits to its members:

Brock Wicker Selected PGA Assistant Golf Professional of the Year

Brock Wicker

On Monday, February 8th, an EKU alum will be recognized in front of his peers as the 2016 Indiana Section PGA Assistant Golf Professional of the Year.

Congratulations to Mr. Brock Wicker, an EKU 2011 graduate from Elizabethtown, Kentucky. He will receive the award in Muncie, Indiana.

School of Business to Host ARBS 2016

Business and Technology Center building

The 2016 Appalachian Research in Business Symposium (ARBS) will be hosted by Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Ky., on April 1, 2016.

Co-Op Opportunity Benefits Students, TRC

From left: Eric Poynter, Dr. Vigs Chandra, and Casey Spires

Eastern Kentucky University’s Training Resource Center (TRC), in partnership with the Department of Applied Engineering and Technology, recently instituted a specialized co-op program designed to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities of undergraduate students by providing hands-on experience working with everyday technologies in an organizational setting.