November 2017

EKU’s Team Competes in Jones Cup National Championship

Photo from left: Robert Wolfers, Zachary McNeil, Nathan Bratcher, Madison Erskin

Congratulations to EKU’s PGA Professional Golf Management Program on participating for the 10th consecutive year at the Jones Cup Tournament at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla. EKU joined the other 18 accredited PGA Golf Management universities nationwide participating in the 16th annual PGA Jones Cup.

Scholars Recognized, Donors Appreciated

EKU Aviation scholarship recipients and their benefactors in the new hangar

In a special event, EKU Aviation brought together its very best students with donors and program benefactors.

MMIB Hosts 4th Annual Professional Development Workshop

2017 Professional Development Workshop participants

Now in its fourth year, the Department of Management, Marketing and International Business hosted the 4th Annual Professional Development Workshop. The two-day event, held in EKU's Business and Technology Center on November 9-10, brought together 74 students, 10 business executives, and several special guests for two days of challenging case competitions.

Expanding EKU Opportunities

From left: Ben Durham, Elijah Vaughn, Quentin Carter, Jose Rebolledo

Recently, EKU sales students were among 260 competitors participating in the International Collegiate Sales Competition (ICSC) held in Orlando, Florida. Competitors proudly represented 70 university sales programs from the United States and Canada.

EKU Accounting Heads to Houston for Student Leadership Conference

EKU Accounting at IMA Student Leadership Conference in Houston

Four Eastern Kentucky University students traveled to Houston, Tex., to attend the Institute of Management Accountants Student Leadership Conference Nov. 9-11, 2017. This annual conference offers opportunities to tour local industries, attend workshop sessions, and participate in networking events.

EKU SAM Club: Helping the Community and Making four-legged Friends

EKU student works with puppies at the Humane Society

EKU’s Society for Advancement of Management, also known as SAM, is a student run club designed for leaders-in-the-making.

Bringing the Classroom into the Real World

EKU students at Asahi Bluegrass Forge in Richmond

Students in Dr. Jae-Young Oh’s Operations Management class got a first-hand learning experience of the materials taught in class at the Asahi Bluegrass Forge (ABF) located in Richmond, Ky. Read more...

More than Conventional Opportunities

EKU AG Ambassadors at the 2017 FFA Convention

Eight of EKUs Agriculture Ambassadors joined 64,000 others in Indianapolis for a weekend full of career networking and program recruitment at the FFA Convention held October 24-26. Students hosted a booth at the convention, representing the Agriculture program here at EKU. Read more...

Former EKU Star Makes an Educational Impact

From left: Easterling, Erekson, Guice, Gaskins

EKU gridiron great Jim Guice welcomed CBT representatives to his AmeriQuest home in Coral Springs, Fla, this week.

CM Students Explore Professional Opportunities

EKU Construction Management students tour EKU's New Case Dining Hall

Exploring is nothing new for EKU's Construction Management students. Every semester, faculty arrange a number of activities to enhance classroom learning. Dr. Charlie Zhang, CM Assistant Professor explains, "Hands-on construction experience is critical to students.