December 2015

Construction Management Faculty Win EKU Campus Challenge Competition

Construction Management faculty with EKU and Richmond officials

A proposal to involve all Eastern Kentucky University students in public service has captured the top prize in the University’s first Campus Challenge competition.

Parry Co-Editor of Women in American Political History Series

Dr. Pam Parry

Eastern Kentucky University professor Dr. Pam Parry is working on a six-part book series focusing on female politicians and women in America’s political history.

2016 Frostbite 5K set for Feb. 6

FrostBite 5k graphic

The EKU College of Business and Technology is already looking forward to the start of the Spring Semester 2016 with EKU's Risk Management and Insurance Frostbite 5K!

Beginning at 9:00 a.m Saturday, February 6th, the Frostbite 5K will welcome participants who have registered online; Early Bird Registration takes place before January 15th.

CBT Dean's List & Dean's Award - Fall 2015

Dean's Award pin

The Dean’s List is one of several ways in which the University recognizes students who achieve academic excellence. The Dean's List is published after each regular (fall/spring) semester. 

Eligibility requirements for the Dean's List are:

Graduates Celebrated at Business & Technology Convocation

Fall CBT convocation ceremonies in Alumni Coliseum

EKU's College of Business and Technology honored 234 degree candidates at its Fall 2015 Convocation Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 11. The evening ceremony was held at EKU's Alumni Coliseum and hosted by college dean, Dr. Tom Erekson. Faculty, staff and guests honored 207 bachelor's degrees, 16 master's degrees, and 11 associate degree candidates.

Scholar Athlete: Noah Spence

Noah Spence player card

Spence Earns OVC Accolades, Enters NFL Draft

CBT scholar athlete Noah Spence, senior Business and Technology major from Harrisburg, Pa., has announced that he will forgo his final season of collegiate eligibility to enter the 2016 NFL draft.

CBT Celebrates Graduation with 'Biz-Tec Blast'

Biz-Tec Blast graphic

Eastern Kentucky University's College of Business and Technology celebrated their graduating class of 2015 with a convocation celebration and a scoop of its very own Biz-Tec Blast.

Chamber Colonels Continues to Strengthen Town and Gown Relationship

Chamber Colonels participate in team building activity at their fall retreat

Eastern’s College of Business and Technology collaborated with the Richmond Chamber of Commerce to create a program for students that helps strengthen the Town and Gown relationship.

Students Inducted into Business Honor Society

Fall 2015 Beta Gamma Sigma inductees with faculty

EKU's School of Business and the College of Business and Technology are pleased to announce the induction of business students into the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. The new members were honored at a formal induction ceremony on Tuesday, December 11, 2015, in the Executive Conference Room of the Business and Technology Center on the EKU campus.

Drs. Fairchild and Carpenter win national communication award

Drs. Fairchild and Carpenter

CMS professor Dr. Jennifer Fairchild and Noel Studio Executive Director Dr. Rusty Carpenter were recently recognized with the 2015 Top-Ranked Panel Award by the Communication Centers Section of the National Communication Association (NCA) at its annual conference in Las Vegas.  The panel was titled Embracing Opportunities: Reflections of Sustainable Communication Centers.