Inside Look

Lending an EKU Hand in Building Richmond

EKU Construction Management students on site at The Dominion of Richmond

Over the past three semesters EKU Construction management students have had first-hand experience on a local project here in Richmond. Domination of Richmond is a personal care home located in Richmond, KY. The home offers personal care services and memory care to seniors living in the Richmond Area.

Study Abroad: Jolie Kozlowski

Cherry Blossom viewing (called Hanami) festival at Yoyogi Park in Shibuya, Tokyo

Students in the College of Business and Technology (CBT) are taking advantage of Eastern Kentucky University’s study abroad programs. CBT students are studying abroad through a variety of affiliates and exchange programs.

Following is the next in the Study Abroad Series aimed at sharing students’ life-changing experiences studying abroad through EKU. 

CBT Welcomes 14 New Honors Scholars

EKU Honors graphic

The new semester brings 14 new EKU Honors Scholars to the College of Business and Technology for the 2016-17 academic year. CBT is pleased to welcome these outstanding students.

Business Junior Interns on Capitol Hill

Madison Pergrem in Washington, D.C.

An opportunity to work on Capitol Hill would be a dream for many students, but for Madison Pergrem, that dream became a reality. The Eastern Kentucky University junior spent the summer interning with Sixth District Congressman Andy Barr and U.S. Senator and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Ivan Olivas - Junior Now 'Comfortable being Uncomfortable'

Ivan Olivas

“In order to grow, we have to become comfortable with being uncomfortable.” That simple phrase led Eastern Kentucky University student Ivan Olivas to spend his summer in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The rising junior spent the summer studying advanced Spanish at the University of Belgrano in Buenos Aires through the SOL Education Abroad program.

Scholar Athlete: Jacob Abbott

Jacob Abbott

Sophomore Jacob Abbott (Lexington) is one of a very select group of scholar athletes to earn the OVC Medal of Honor.

The OVC Academic Medal of Honor is given annually to the student-athletes who achieve the highest grade-point-average in a conference-sponsored sport.

Robles Receives 2017 Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Marcel Robles

EKU's School of Business is pleased to announce the recipient of the Thirteenth Annual Jack L. Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award. The recipient for 2016-17 is Dr. Marcel Robles, Professor of Corporate Communication and Technology in the Department of Management, Marketing and International Business.

Dr. Glen Kleine Capstone Presentations - Spring 2018

Dean Erekson (left) with the 2017 winning Agriculture team

The Spring 2018 Dr. Glen Kleine Capstone Presentations will be held on:

Thursday, May 3, 2018
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.

Student Speaker: Care Key to Education

Ted Herr

As an agriculture student, Theodore Herr knows the importance of care to grow a successful crop. First, you must ensure you are planting your seeds in conditions that enable growth. You must make sure their roots are firmly stationed in the ground, and most importantly you must consistently tend to the crop, tailoring to its needs, and cultivating it to be the best it can be.

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.