December 2016

Scholar Athlete: McGlone Earns Degree in Business

December graduation in EKU's Alumni Coliseum

Issac McGlone, from Lancaster, Oh., was among six student-athletes who earned their college degrees during the December graduation ceremonies.
The graduates included:  Justin Adekoya (football), Amadi Brooks (women's basketball), Zack Burgy-VanHoose (football), Jon Floyd (football), Issac McGlone (men's basketball), and Landon Rasnick (football).

Partnership Provides Scholarships

F: Higdon, Rodenberg, Erekson; B: DeLaGarza, McPhearson, Benningfield, Miller

Two students from Taylor County High School will soon be named Murakami Scholars, thanks to a new agreement between Eastern Kentucky University, Murakami Manufacturing and Taylor County Schools.

CIS Alum Creates Diversity Fund

Troy Ellis

A $50,000 pledge from Troy and Michelle Ellis “will be a game-changer for the diverse students” at Eastern Kentucky University.

That’s the prediction of Dr. Laurie Carter, executive vice president and University counsel at the University.

CBT Dean's List & Dean's Award - Fall 2016

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/summer) semester. 

Eligibility requirements for the Dean's List are:

December Grads Honored at 2017 Fall Convocation

CBT banner bearers Kaytlin Siegmundt, Tina Tipton, and Zachary Bol

In a combined ceremony on Friday evening, December 16th, the College of Business and Technology honored 145 bachelor's degrees, 19 master's degrees, and 13 associate degrees for a total of 177 degree candidates.

The ceremony was held in the Alumni Coliseum on EKU's campus at 6:30 pm and included degree candidates from the College of Education and the College of Science.

Supply Chain Management Students Collaborate to Bring Ice Cream to Colonels Afar

Happy Clayton, NC, alum with her family enjoys Mad Scoops ice cream

EKU’s signature ice cream flavor, Biz-Tec Blast, will soon be available to ship to Colonels anywhere in the United States!

Students Inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

Beta Gamma Sigma inductees

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 6, 2016, in the Executive Conference Room of the Business and Technology Center on the EKU campus.

Marketing Students Team up with Habitat for Humanity

AMA Marketing Club, EKU marketing, Habitat for Humanity, Weiling Zhuang

Restore, Recycle, Relay!! You don't have to lift a hammer to help! More than 50 volunteers turned out Saturday to help raise funds for Habitat for Humanity of Madison and Clark Counties.

Dr. Weiling Zhuang's Consumer Behavior class (MKT 350) needed a community service project and decided Habitat for Humanity was a perfect fit.

Lamanna Elected ACI Fellow

Dr. Tony Lamanna

Dr. Anthony Lamanna, Associate Professor of Construction Management, has been elected Fellow of the American Concrete Institute. The ACI Fellowship is an international award bestowed upon members who have made significant contributions to the industry. Formal announcement of his election will be made at the ACI Spring 2017 Concrete Convention and Exposition in Detroit in March.

Study Abroad: Karlee Tanel

Karlee Tanel

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.