Inside Look

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner

EKU CBT logo

Since the 1970s Chick Fil A has seen the interest in higher education that many of their employees have. The organization has reached out a helping hand of $5.7 million in scholarship money to its employees nationwide since 2017. Richmond’s local Chick Fil A employess several EKU students. Two Business and Technology students benefited from the scholarship program this year:

Dr. Beth Polin Receives 2018 Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Jack L. Dyer, Dr. Beth Polin, and Dean Tom Erekson

EKU's School of Business is pleased to announce the recipient of the Annual Jack L. Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award. The recipient for 2017-18 is Dr. Beth Polin, Assistant Professor of Management in the Department of Management, Marketing and International Business.

CBT Welcomes the Class of 2022

New Students Under Big E Welcome Tent

The weekend before classes started was an exciting time for the class of 2022.  New students participated in Big E Welcome and were able to explore the campus and the six different colleges that make up Eastern Kentucky University.  Big E Welcome is an important event for new students, as gives them the chance to see the campus and meet new people before classes begin on Monday. 

Rolling Hills, Robotic Milking

Meadowbrook Farm Entrance Sign

Eastern Kentucky University has a hidden gem in Madison County, tucked away so well between Richmond and Waco that even the most seasoned resident may not know it exists, much less have paid it a visit.

Pact with Blue Grass Airport Aids Students

EKU Aviation Student with EKU plane

A “mutually beneficial” partnership between Eastern Kentucky University’s nationally prominent aviation program and Blue Grass Airport has taken another step forward.

School of Business Earns Re-Accreditation

BTC dome

With its recent re-accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Eastern Kentucky University’s School of Business has again earned a distinction that less than 7 percent of the world’s business programs can claim.

Senior Overcomes Odds, Reaches for Skies

Kristena Cook

When senior aviation major Kristena Cook reflects on her daily life, a 100-mile commute each way from her Louisville home to class at Eastern Kentucky University while juggling her children, education and career amid constant exhaustion, she can only be grateful.

Gallagher to speak at Women Leadership Day

Maureen Gallagher

Industry expert Maureen Gallagher is set to be the keynote speaker for Women Leadership Day at EKU. Hosted by Women Leaders in Insurance & Financial Services and EKU's Risk Management & Insurance Program, the event will be on Tues., Sept. 18, 2018.

CBT Dean's List & Dean's Award - Spring 2018

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:

Field Trip to the Farm

School buses arrive from Glenn Marhsall Elementary with excited school children.

Local school children got a special treat for the end of their school year with a Field Trip to the Farm. The parade of yellow school buses brought elementary students from Glenn Marshall and Kirksville Elementary Schools to Meadowbrook Farm on Wednesday and Thursday, May 23-24, for a day of activities and fun.