January 2015

Aviation Program Flying High across Kentucky

Pres Benson (r) with Ashland Community & Technical College President/CEO Adkins

Eastern Kentucky University’s aviation program continues to write its name in the skies above the Commonwealth.

On Jan. 28, University officials met with representatives of Ashland Community and Technical College (ACTC) to discuss a 2+2 partnership to offer ACTC students a degree in aviation through EKU’s highly accredited program.

Creekmore Awarded $2,000 AAAE Scholarship


Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Business and Technology congratulates student Reece Creekmore as one this year's AAAE scholarship recipients.

Accounting Students Provide Free Assistance with Tax Form Preparation

EKU Business & Technology Center

An Eastern Kentucky University accounting class is partnering with the Central Kentucky Economic Empowerment Project and Kentucky River Foothills Community Action Agency to offer basic income tax preparation for those making $53,000 a year or less.

EKU MBA Honors Fall Graduates

MBA Fall Graduates

On December 11, 2014 the School of Business and the MBA Program honored seven MBA graduates.

Pictured back row left to right: Dr. Ed Fenton, Doug Schatz, Katherine Fischer, Kayla Goins, Brian Elkins, Dean Tom Erekson.

Front row left to right: Gajana Siddiqui, Raechele Gray, Brittany Neaves.

More on the EKU MBA program...

Eastern Progress Staffers Capture KPA Awards

2015 KPA winners

Students from Eastern Kentucky University’s campus newspaper, The Eastern Progress, received 17 awards from the Kentucky Press Association at the Association’s recent winter convention.

Annual EIEA Collegiate Business Concept Challenge invites business ideas

EIEA logo

The 12th Annual Excellence in Entrepreneurship Collegiate Business Concept Challenge invites business IDEAS from EKU students. Contestants/teams with the top concept will be selected to discuss strategies for their ideas with entrepreneurs and business professionals.

More than 100 attend young professionals’ first meeting

State Rep. Jonathan Shell, R-Lancaster, tells the Richmond Young Professionals A

The Richmond Register | by Machaela Ballard

More than 100 people attended the first Richmond Young Professionals Association meeting at noon Thursday, more than double the number expected.

Dr. Keltner-Previs elected President Elect of PRSA chapter

Kathy Keltner-Previs

The Public Relations Society of America Thoroughbred Chapter recently announced its 2015 officers. Dr. Kathy Keltner-Previs, Associate Professor of Public Relations, was elected President Elect for the coming year.

Dr. Keltner-Previs is also faculty adviser for EKU's PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America) chapter.  

2015 IIK-EKU RMI Paper Competition

Insurance Institute of Kentucky graphic

Attention EKU Risk Management & Insurance Majors and Minors!

Insurance Institute of Kentucky (IIK) announces a paper competition open to the following EKU students who will have at least one semester of education remaining after the 2015 Spring Semester:

Trying to Decide on an Academic Major?

Home of EKU's College of Business & Technology

Are you searching for an academic major?

The College of Business and Technology is large enough to offer a wide variety of programs and disciplines, yet it maintains a personalized touch through faculty advising and student enrichment activities.

Dr. Oliver Feltus Interviews on the Differences Between Accounting and Finance

Oliver Feltus

In an interview with Eda Liu from WorldWideLearn, he clarifies the difference between accounting and finance.

Scholar Athlete: Eric Stutz joins elite company

Eric Stutz

Accounting senior Eric Stutz joins elite company in EKU men's basketball. He became the 13th player in school history to record 1,000 points and 500 rebounds as Eastern Kentucky overcame an eight-point second half deficit to beat Tennessee-Martin, 66-58, on January 8.