September 2017

CBT Welcomes New Accounting Faculty Dr. J.P. Stearns

Dr. J.P. Stearns

The College of Business and Technology is pleased to welcome Dr. J.P. Stearns to the Accounting faculty.

2017 Entrepreneurship Showcase Features Experts

2017 Entrepreneurship Showcase featured four expert presentations

School of Business students got a special treat when four entrepreneurial experts brought their talents directly to the classroom.

Interdisciplinary learning project students from Ms. Maggie Abney’s Entrepreneurial Finance (FIN 310) and Ms. Laural Barthel’s Entrepreneurship (CCT 270) collaborative classes engaged in showcase presentations live or via Skype.

DTA Honor Society Initiates EKU Agriculture Students

2017 Delta Tau Alpha inductees

EKU's Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce the fall 2017 new initiates into Delta Tau Alpha, an honorary society for agriculture students. The initiation ceremony was held Wednesday, September 20, at the A.B. Carter Building.

Senior "Delivers" for Domino's as Intern

Dalton Stanley

Dalton Stanley learned a lot this past summer as a global supply chain management intern with Domino’s.

But one lesson trumped them all for the Eastern Kentucky University senior, as he described the experience to fellow Pikeville native James Kirby Easterling, who returned to EKU in 2014 to head his alma mater’s then-new global supply chain management program.

Study Abroad: Colt Litkenhus

Colt Litkenhus travels abroad

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. 

Collet Earns Elbert Player of the Year Award

Tyler Collet

Tyler Collet, a graduating senior from Cross Lanes, West Virginia, has set the bar very high. For the third year in a row, he has earned the Professional Golf Management program’s Elbert Award.

EKU Aviation to Host Annual Career Day, April 2018

Aviation 2017 Career Day

Save the date! EKU Aviation is pleased to announce its 2018 Annual  Career Day.

Lending an EKU Hand in Building Richmond

EKU Construction Management students on site at The Dominion of Richmond

Over the past three semesters EKU Construction management students have had first-hand experience on a local project here in Richmond. Domination of Richmond is a personal care home located in Richmond, KY. The home offers personal care services and memory care to seniors living in the Richmond Area.

RMI Hosts 27th Annual Golf Outing

l-r: Pete Kensicki, Shawn Weir, Richard Showden, and Brian Dickey

EKU’s College of Business and Technology’s Risk Management and Insurance program hosted its 27th annual golf outing at The Arlington Golf Club on September 7, 2017.

The outing is designed as a fundraiser for RMI scholarships. Read more...

Study Abroad: Jolie Kozlowski

Cherry Blossom viewing (called Hanami) festival at Yoyogi Park in Shibuya, Tokyo

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 Fall Convocation Ceremonies Set for Dec. 15

CBT students prepare for spring 2017 graduation ceremony

EKU's College of Business and Technology is pleased to announce its Fall 2017 Convocation ceremony.

SCM Advisory Council Holds Inaugural Meeting

Industry leaders participating in EKU's Supply Chain Management Advisory Council

EKU's Global Supply Chain Management program is poised to become the next signature program for the School of Business. Classes are over full, students are working in prestigious internships, individual and corporate donations are now coming directly into the program, and graduates are securing high-paying jobs with companies such as SpaceX, Northrup Grumman, Altria, Uber, and Hitachi.

CBT Distinguished Speaker Series

Bill Reddick

The College of Business and Technology has partnered with the Richmond Chamber of Commerce to provide an Executive-in-Residence/ Distinguished Speaker for Eastern Kentucky University this fall. The mission of the College’s Distinguished Speaker Series is to bring leaders of business, industry, and government to the EKU campus to address students, fac

MMIB Welcomes 2017-18 Patterson Scholars

2017-18 Patterson Scholars

The Department of Management, Marketing and International Business is pleased to announce Patterson Scholars for the 2017-18 academic year.

Accounting 'Meet the Firms' set for Sept. 20

2016 Meet the Firms night

On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, EKU Accounting will host its annual 'Meet the Firms' night.  Held each fall, this professional networking event provides a venue for students and firms to interact in a professional setting.

Come Home for a "Little Taste of Eastern" at EKU Homecoming Tailgate

CBT Dean Tom Erekson (right) with Mad Scoops manager & the giant inflatable cone

It's become an EKU Homecoming tradition - Biz-Tec Blast at the CBT Tailgate. It's almost instantaneous. As soon as the giant Mad Scoops inflatable ice cream cone appears, a steady stream of excited Homecoming fans find their way to a "Little Taste of Eastern" with CBT's special blend of Biz-Tec Blast ice cream.