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Patterson Scholars for 2018-19 Announced

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The Department of Management, Marketing and International Business at Eastern Kentucky University has announced 28 Patterson Scholars for the 2018-19 academic year.

Accounting Degree Now Available Online

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Beginning this fall, Eastern Kentucky University will be the first Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International-accredited program in Kentucky to offer a fully online degree in accounting.

New Receives National Business Education Association Award of Merit

Landon New

Eastern Kentucky University senior Landon New, of Franklinton, recently received the National Business Education Association (NBEA) Award of Merit for outstanding achievement in business education representing the Commonwealth.

MBA Degree Program Redesigned

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“Business,” said Dr. Beth Polin, “is an ever-changing field.”

And that is why Eastern Kentucky University’s School of Business, in a spirit of continuous improvement, has redesigned its Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) degree program.

Prof, Student Win National Aviation Award

Kyle Knezevich, left, and Cameron Sidor

A faculty member and student from Eastern Kentucky University’s nationally prominent aviation program recently earned a national award for a project aimed at enhancing airport safety.

Skies Open for EKU Aviation Grads

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Luke Easley, from the EKU Class of 2016, always wanted to be a pilot. As a kid, he mapped out major cities on his family’s Stamping Ground, Kentucky, farm. Countless hours were spent soaring his toy jetliners over a pretend map of the world that spanned several acres.

Senior Already An Accomplished Entrepreneur

Jade Rice

For Jade Rice, life as a Colonel is a family affair.

The senior marketing major from Richmond is soon to be a fourth-generation Eastern Kentucky University alumna. Eleven of her family members, including her parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents, have received degrees from EKU, the earliest graduating in 1948.

Andrew Lynch Named FEI Outstanding Student

Andrew Lynch (center) with parents Christie and Travis

Each spring, the Lexington Chapter of Financial Executives Institute (FEI) awards a $500 scholarship to an outstanding accounting student at each of four colleges and universities:  Eastern Kentucky University, Georgetown College, Transylvania University, and the University of Kentucky.  The awards are sponsored by the generous support of Crowe Horwath LLP. 

CBT Faculty Honored for Academic Excellence

From left: Domenghini, Wells, Zaragoza, Polin, Chen, and Bedetti

Two College of Business and Technology faculty were among Eastern Kentucky University faculty members were honored on Monday, April 9, for high-impact teaching practices, teaching innovation, scholarship related to teaching learning, and faculty leadership. Receiving the award from CBT were Dr. Jacob Domenghini, Assistant Professor of Horticulture, and Dr.

Retired CBT Colonels Celebrated at Annual Luncheon

Retired College of Business faculty and staff at the annual spring luncheon

The College of Business and Technology welcomed back retired Colonels with a special luncheon on Friday, April 6, 2018. Held in the Dr. Janna P. Vice Atrium of the Business and Technology Center, the event brought together retired CBT faculty and staff who renewed old friendships and caught up on college happenings.