Inside Look

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.

Farm to Dedicate Grandin-Designed Facility

A group of EKU agriculture students in the new beef handling facility

When noted animal behaviorist Temple Grandin visited the Eastern Kentucky University campus in September 2011 to deliver a Chautauqua lecture, it set in motion a dramatic improvement at EKU’s Meadowbrook Farm.

Meadowbrook Hosts Annual 'Day at the Farm'

AG students demonstrate seedlings

EKU Meadowbrook Farms hosted its annual “Day at the Farm” on March 30, 2017. Approximately 100 students from Wolfe County elementary schools attended; the children were in the third and fourth grades.

Study Abroad: Sarah Franklin

Akita International University

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 Announces Ritchey as Spring Convocation Speaker

Sharon Ritchey

EKU's College of Business and Technology is pleased to announce Ms. Sharon A. Ritchey will be the featured speaker at Spring 2017 Convocation. Ritchey will bring remarks to the evening ceremony on Friday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m., in EKU's Alumni Coliseum.

Engle Collaborates with International Human Resource Faculty

Engle

International business is familiar ground for Dr. Allen D. Engle, Sr.

The Harold Glenn Campbell Endowed Chair of International Business and EKU Foundation Professor traveled to Prague last September to continue a major collaboration with international coauthors

Smith Receives Highly Competitive NAPSLO Internship

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith, Risk Management and Insurance senior from Berea, is quickly becoming a success within the program.

In 2016, it was announced that Sarah had been chosen for a fantastic internship with Auto Owners in Lexington, Kentucky.

Barney Selected 2017 CBT Distinguished Senior

Julia Barney at December 2016 CBT Convocation Ceremonies

EKU's College of Business and Technology is pleased to announce Ms. Julia Niemann Barney as the 2017 Distinguished Senior. Each year, the College of Business and Technology selects a Distinguished Senior. This $1,000 award is given annually at the EKU Scholar's Assembly to the student judged by the Colleges’ department chairs to be the overall distinguished senior.

2017 CBT Distinguished Seniors Announced

Each year, the College of Business and Technology honors the very best students from each of our departments with awards and scholarships. Distinguished Senior honors are awarded to students possessing superior academic achievement, excellent leadership, citizenship, character, and service to EKU.