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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.

Colonel's Battalion Commissions Spring Graduates

Spring 2017 ROTC newly commissioned officers

In time-honored tradition, the Colonel's Battalion formally commissioned new officers at the end of the spring 2017 semester. Cadets were formally commissioned in a ceremony with family and friends on Thursday, May 11, in O'Donnell Hall of EKU's Whitlock Building.

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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North Team Brings Home 4th Annual Kincer Cup

Kim Kincer (4th from left) with winning North Team

The final event of the 2016-2017 Eastern Kentucky University PGA Golf Management tournament schedule, the Kincer Cup, ended the year with an incredible finish. For the third consecutive year, the North Team brought home the annual Kincer Cup prize. However, this year it was due to a victory in 2016.

Dr. Glen Kleine Capstone Presentations - Spring 2017 Results

Dean Erekson (left) with the winning Agriculture team

The Dr. Glen Kleine Capstone Presentations were held on May 4, 2017 in the EKU Business and Technology Center Robert B. Rogow Auditorium. The very best College of Business and Technology student projects were presented and evaluated by a panel of judges with awards given to the winners.

Students presented from:

Mark Henderson Speaks to Corporate Tax Class

Mark Henderson photo

On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, EKU alumnus Mark S. Henderson, CPA, Partner with Breeding, Henderson & Hord PLLC, visited ACC 523/723, Taxation of Corporations. 

He began his talk by asking students about the “best” form of business organization.

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