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Meadowbrook Welcomes Kentucky School for the Deaf FFA

Farm Director Justin McKinney (far right) with KSD campers

EKU's Meadowbrook Farm welcomed students from Kentucky's School for the Deaf FFA to "Ag Camp 2017". Campers toured the farm and learned about EKU's agriculture and horticulture programs.

Farm Director Justin McKinney hosted the group with the help of KSD interpreters and EKU Farm staff.

Polin Featured in NYMAG 'Apology' Article

Photo: H. Armstrong Roberts/ClassicStock/Getty Images

On Friday, Bill Maher said the N-word on live television. By Saturday, as the public apology cycle dictates, he’d said he was sorry.

Third Generation EKU Grad Empowers Future Banking Industry Leaders

Matt Evans

As president, CEO and owner of Bankers Service Corporation, a bank consulting and auditing firm in Lexington, Kentucky, Matt Evans knows firsthand what skill sets are necessary to succeed in today's banking regulatory environment.

In Class or atop Tractor, Spring Grad Shines

Brooke Darnell atop her tractor 'Red Scorpion'

Whether she’s acing another test or elbow deep in tractor grease, Eastern Kentucky University Spring 2017 graduate Brooke Darnell knows the value of hard work.

Scholar Athletes: CBT Celebrates Spring Grads

EKU Spring Graduation Ceremonies in Alumni Coliseum

At EKU's spring 2017 commencement ceremonies for the College of Business and Technology, six scholar athletes earned their college degrees - four of them with honors.

The ceremony, held in Alumni Coliseum on May 12th, honored students majoring in accounting, business, management, and marketing.

Graduating with honors were:

Varied Experiences Propel Award-Winner

Julia Barney at December 2016 CBT Convocation Ceremonies

It was the day after her oldest sister’s wedding. Julia Niemann Barney was packing her Ford Focus, leaving barely enough room for herself, about to embark on a two-hour drive from Oldham County to Eastern Kentucky University and her freshman year.

PGM Grads Start a New Commencement Tradition

EKU President Benson (center) with PGM graduates

At first, he wasn't quite sure what was happening. PGM graduates were being called to the stage for their diploma covers. The first in line handed President Benson a Pro V-1 golf ball and placed a golf bucket on the mace table.

Moehlman Receives 2017 S.J. Garner Student Excellence Award

Ray Moehlman (l) with PGM Director Kim Kincer

EKU's PGA Golf Management program is pleased to announce that Ray Moehlman has been selected to receive the S.J. Garner Student Excellence Award for 2016-17. Ray is a senior Marketing, PGA Professional Golf Management major from Erlanger, Ky. He received the award at the PGA Golf Management spring awards reception in April.

CBT Celebrates with End of Semester Send-Off

Anne Cross (2nd from right) with PGM staff

CBT faculty and staff gathered for the annual summer send-off luncheon on May 11 to celebrate the end of the academic year and to wish a fond farewell to those who are retiring.

Kear Wins Erie Writing Scholarship

(l-r) Kepperling, Ellis, Kear, Aliff, and Christensen

Sophomore Evan Kear may be studying hard to wrap up finals week, but he has plenty to be happy about. The Risk Management and Insurance major from Richmond just received a $3,000 scholarship from Erie Insurance.

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