October 2018

Bank Executive Prizes Personal Touch

April Perry, left, chats with audience members on Oct. 24, 2018

In one sense, April Russell Perry launched her business career as a youngster when she would accompany her grandfather, local bank president Charles Russell, to an empty, quiet office on Sunday afternoons.

CBT Hosts Second Annual Alumni Awards Reception

Alumni Award Recipients

On Friday, October 19, 2018, the college honored its alumni who have been inducted into EKU's Hall of Distinguished Alumni and received Professional Achievement Awards. The reception was a time of gathering not only for the newest inductees and award recipients, but also for other who have been recognized over the years.

Senior Finds Hope, Home in Agriculture

Shawn Dore

Actor Kevin Conroy once said: “Everyone is handed adversity in life. No one’s journey is easy. It’s how they handle it that makes them unique.” If that’s the case, Eastern Kentucky University senior Shawn Dore is unlike any other.

Construction Management Teams Compete at ASC

Construction Management students and faculty

Last week, two teams of Construction Management students, along with faculty mentors Charlie Zhang and Dan Enz, headed to Illinois to compete in the Associated Schools of Construction Great Lakes Region (Region 3) Construction Management Student competition. The teams competed in the following events: Concrete Solutions and Pre-Construction.

O'Connor Named 2018 Distinguished Economist

Dr. Frank O'Connor at podium

A recently retired Eastern Kentucky University professor is the 2018 Kentucky Distinguished Economist, as selected by the Kentucky Economic Association.

Meadowbrook Adds Robotic Milking Facility

Robotic Milking Facility

A new robotic milker at Eastern Kentucky University’s Meadowbrook Farm will give students hands-on access to the latest technology and significantly increase milk production.

Financial Research and Investments Computer Lab Opens in BTC

Financial Research and Investments Computer Lab

A new laboratory in Eastern Kentucky University’s School of Business gives students easy access to the data available to Wall Street’s top trading firms in an advanced teaching and research setting.

Human Resources Student Organization Open to Business Students

Maroon SHRM Officers 2018-2019

Maroon SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) has already been very active in the 2018-2019 academic year. 

Business Law Professor Authors New Book

Dr. Judith W. Spain

An Eastern Kentucky University faculty member is the author of a new book “Higher Education Compliance:  Blueprint for Success”.