Inside Look

PGM Hosts EKU Relay for Life Fundraiser

EKU PGM is Hosting a Closest to the Hole Competition

EKU's PGA Golf Management is once again supporting EKU's Relay for Life. On Thursday, April 20, PGM students will host a Closest to the Hole Competition with all proceeds going to EKU Relay for Life.

The event will be held on the Par 3 Hole behind the Business and Technology Center on the EKU Campus from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Beef Handling Facility Ribbon Cutting & Open House, April 21st

Drawing of beef cattle

EKU's new state-of-the-art beef handling facility designed by Temple Grandin and her colleague, Mark Deesing, will be officially dedicated this week. The ceremony is set for Friday, April 21, at 1 p.m. at Meadowbrook Farm, followed by an open house and guided tours.

RMI Students Participate in 2017 NAPSLO Symposium in Chicago

EKU RMI students participate in national NAPSLO symposium

Students from the Risk Management and Insurance program attended the National Symposium of Professional Surplus Lines “Extreme Risk Takers” Symposium, March 31-April 1, 2017.

Accounting Students Visit Alltech

Dr. Isaacs' Advanced Management Accounting Seminar class visits Alltech

On Monday, April 17, Dr. Trish Isaacs’ ACC 527/727, Advanced Managerial Accounting Seminar, learned about several aspects of internal auditing and information technology for Alltech, an international company with headquarters in Nicholasville, Ky. 

EKU Aviation Students Earn Prestigious Corporate Internship

Horace Hunter and Sam Elliott in front of the Ward Kraft corporate jet

The sky is the limit for two Eastern Kentucky University Aviation students, Sam Elliott and Horace Hunter. Both were granted internships with Ward/Kraft Inc. Ward/Kraft, Inc.

'Across Kentucky' Features New EKU Beef Handling Facility

Across Kentucky logo

The ag department at Eastern Kentucky University is hosting an April 21 ribbon cutting and demonstration of its new cattle handling facility at its Meadowbrook Farm. 

Zhang Receives ASC Regional Teaching Award

Dr. Zhang (right) accepts the ASC Regional Teaching Award

Congratulations to Dr. Chengyi (Charlie) Zhang, Assistant Professor of Construction Management for winning the 2017 Associated Schools of Construction ASC Regional Teaching Award. The award is made annually to untenured or tenure track faculty, with two to six years of teaching experience at an ASC member school.

EKU PBL Brings Home Top State Awards

EKU PBL award winners at the 2017 Academic Competitions

Twenty-three Eastern Kentucky University business students won 28 awards at the Phi Beta Lambda (Future of Business Leaders of America) Academic Competitions this past weekend. The Spring Leadership State Competition was held in Madisonville, Ky. Among the many awards was Third Largest Chapter Membership from 2016 to 2017.

CBT Celebrates Retired Colonels at Annual Luncheon

Tables are dressed in the BTC Vice Atrium for the CBT Retired Colonel Luncheon

The College of Business and Technology welcomed back retired Colonels with a special luncheon on Friday, April 7, 2017. The event was held in the recently named Dr. Janna P. Vice Atrium of the Business and Technology Center. Faculty and staff renewed old friendships and caught up on college happenings.

Agriculture Students Participate in Alltech Competition

EKU Agriculture team (l-r): Settimi, Lanham, Mahon, Black, Spencer, Armour, Liu

EKU Agriculture students competed in the Alltech Innovation Competition last Saturday in Lexington, Ky. Team members were sophomore Mackenzie Mahon (Agriculture); juniors Kelly Armour (Agriculture Education) and Maria Lanham (Pre-Veterinary Medicine); and seniors Abigail Black (Horticulture), and Curtis Spencer (Agriculture). Faculty advisors for the team were Dr. Mike McDermott and Ms.