December 2017

Students Inducted Into Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

Fall 2017 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 5, 2017, in the Executive Conference Room of the Business and Technology Center on the EKU campus.

CBT Honors 2017 Fall Grads

Graduates prepare to 'turn the tassel'

In a combined ceremony on Friday evening, December 15th, the College of Business and Technology honors nearly 200 degree candidates. Ten associate's, 163 bachelor's, 13 master's, and two certificates, for a total of 188 degree candidates, will walk across the stage to become EKU's newest alumni.

Putting the Importance of Agriculture into Perspective

Mr. Ryan Quarles, KY Commissioner of Agriculture, lectures in Rogow Auditorium

Agriculture students got to hear a special lecture given by Commissioner of Agriculture, Kentucky Department of Agriculture, Ryan Quarles on Friday December 1st, in the EKU Business and Technology Center Auditorium

EKU Banking Students Visit Nation's Capitol, Meet with Congressman Andy Barr

EKU Banking students at the Capitol

Government relations in banking was identified earlier this year by Ballard Cassady, President & CEO of Kentucky Bankers Association and previous Kentucky Commissioner of Financial Institutions, as an important and often under-studied topic in undergraduate banking programs.  With the historic legislation passed by Congress since 2008 on regulation in the financial services industry, a

Prof Represents U.S. at Chinese Conference

Robles (3rd from right) with ITAEMC representatives

An Eastern Kentucky University professor was the lone representative of the United States at a recent conference in Beijing of the Chinese Business Communication and Negotiation Committee of Industrial Technology Association of Economic and Management Colleges (ITAEMC). 

Aerospace Management Students Selected for SEC-AAAE/SAMA Scholarships

From Left: Adam Ackermann, Maggie Smith, Cameron Sidor

For the second consecutive year, three EKU Aviation students were selected as recipients of the Southeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives/Southeastern Airport Manager’s Association (SEC-AAAE/SAMA) Scholarship, an award valued at $2,000 per student.