Dr. Glen Kleine Capstone Presentations - Spring 2012

2012 Capstone Presentation winner Jake Higgins

The Spring 2012 Dr. Glen Kleine Capstone Presentations will be held on:

Thursday, April 26, 2012
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Business & Technology Center Auditorium (BTC 049)
EKU Campus

Hear the very best presentations from courses in Business and Technology.

Cash awards will be given for the top presentations as evaluated by a panel of judges. Students will be presenting projects from:

  • Accounting, Finance and Information Systems
  • Agriculture
  • Applied Engineering and Technology
  • Communication
  • Management, Marketing and International Business
  • Military Science and Leadership

Open to all students, faculty, and the general public.

Many thanks the panel who took time out of their days to judge this year's Capstone Presentations:

  • LTC(ret) Rich Livingston, Senior Army Instructor, Madison Central High School JROTC
  • Mr. David McFaddin, Director of Legislative External Affairs, ATT
  • Ms. Rita D. Morgan, CPA, Senior Accountant, Craft, Noble & Company, PLLC
  • Mr. Brian Napier, Chemist/Sr. Process Engineer, EnerSys
  • Ms. Kasey Powers, Human Resource Generalist, Scott-Gross Company, Inc.
  • Mr. David Stipes, Area Conservationist (ret), USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services

First Place

$100 cash award

Jake Higgins

Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems
Social Media: The Business Gateway to Consumer Goodwill
by: Michael "Jake" Higgins / Financial Planning
Professor: Dr. Ed Duett

Second Place Tie

$50 cash award

Nan Campbell, Greg Fowler and Michael Woods

Department of Management, Marketing and International Business
Richmond Physical Therapy, PRA
by: Greg Fowler, Patrick Phelps and Michael Woods / Marketing
Professor: Dr. Weiling Zhuang


Department of Agriculture
Assessing Climate-Hive Interactions on Eastern Kentucky Surface Mines
by: Nan Campbell
Professors: Dr. Laurie Rincker and Ms. Cheryl Friend

Honorable Mention Teams

Honorable Mention teams

Department of Applied Engineering and Technology
Quality Improvement to Out Strut the Competition
by: William Elias, Mark Smith, Matthew Turner and YiZhou (Jack) / Applied Engineering Management
Professor: Mr. Ted Lloyd


Department of Communication
Advanced Animal Care: A Social Media Exploration
by: Stephany Hayes / Public Relations; Megan Vanover / Social Work
Professor: Dr. Kathy Keltner-Previs


Department of Military Science and Leadership
A Battle Analysis on the Battle of Little Big Horn
by: Cadet MAJ Donald Laskey / Homeland Security, Military Leadership Minor
Professor: LTC Ralph Hudnall

Published on April 02, 2012