September 2016

Recruiting all AFIS majors to represent EKU in the 2017 Annual PEAK Team Challenge

PEAK logo

PEAK stands for “Promote & Encourage Accounting in Kentucky”.  Colleges from all over the state compete for prizes, including $1,000 scholarships for each person on the winning team.  The PEAK competition is a Jeopardy-style contest, in which teams choose from categories related to the Becker study materials for the CPA exam.  This is great for anyone interested i

EKU Agriculture & Horticulture Students Host Farm Field Day

Photo from High School Farm Field Day

Students from the EKU Agriculture and Horticulture departments hosted the 2016 High School Farm Field Day on Thursday, September 29th.  The event took place at EKU Meadowbrook Farm, where high school students traveled from surrounding counties to see all that EKU’s Ag programs have to offer.

Innovative Entrepreneurial Class Engages in Team Building Experience

Outdoor team building activity

Bringing innovation to the classroom, School of Business faculty combined their talents giving students highly engaging learning experiences.

Joint-class teams work together on a semester-long project. Part of the process early in the semester was a class trip for all 63 students to the EKU Challenge Course for team building exercises.

PGA Golf Management Visitation Day - Fri., Oct. 28th

EKU PGA Golf Management students

Join us for our PGA Golf Management (PGM) Visitation Day at Eastern Kentucky University on Friday, October 28, 2016 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m!

Learn more about our PGM program, tour our beautiful facilities, and more!

For additional information or to register for the PGM Visitation Day at EKU, please contact:

AG Students Selected for National Delta Tau Alpha Leadership

Bethany McKinney, National Secretary, and Sydney Kleinert, National President

Two EKU chapter officers have been selected to serve the National Delta Tau Alpha agriculture honor society for the 2016-17 year.  Sydney Kleinert, a senior from Clifton, Illinois, and Bethany McKinney, a senior from Mount Vernon, Kentucky, are serving as National DTA President and Secretary, respectively.

EKU Agriculture Now Offers a Master's in Agricultural Operations and Management

EKU Agriculture students at Meadowbrook Farm

Graduates of agriculture and horticulture programs may now pursue a Master’s degree concentration in Agricultural Operations and Management.

This unique program combines hands-on agricultural experience with creative problem solving and agribusiness management.

Dr. Glen Kleine Capstone Presentations - Spring 2017

Dean Erekson with 2016 first place winner Julia Barney

The Spring 2017 Dr. Glen Kleine Capstone Presentations will be held on:

Thursday, May 4, 2017
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Business & Technology Center Rogow Auditorium (BTC 049)
EKU Campus

Hear the very best presentations from courses in Business and Technology.

Cody Gilliam 'Aces' RMI Golf Outing

Hole-in-one winner Cody Gilliam (center) with his team

EKU’s College of Business and Technology’s Risk Management and Insurance program hosted their 26th annual golf outing at Arlington Golf Club on September 8, 2016.

EKU Phi Beta Lambda Kicks Off the Year with CityFest Service Project

CityFest graphic

EKU's Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda members are no strangers to hard work. And this year is not exception. They kick off the year with a community service project following CityFest on September 15th. CityFest is the only time businesses are given the opportunity to directly market their products and/or services on campus.

Red Barn Garden Helps Give Farmers Market Best Year Ever

Farmers market file photo

Location changes, the addition of a “fresh food truck,” a collaboration with the EKU Red Barn Garden and Orchard and increased promotion have combined to make this the best year ever for the Madison County Farmers Market on the EKU campus.

Taylor Davis Earns Northwestern Mutual Top 75 Summer Internship Award

Taylor Davis

Marketing senior Taylor Davis, from Hebron, Ky., is well on his way to a stellar career. With December graduation just a few months away, his hard work over the summer has earned top honors with one of the nation's top insurance and investment firms - Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.