Dr. Glen Kleine Capstone Presentations - Spring 2017

Dean Erekson (left) with the winning Agriculture team

The Spring 2017 Dr. Glen Kleine Capstone Presentations will be held on:

Thursday, May 4, 2017
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Business & Technology Center Rogow 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
  • 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:

  • Mr. Chad Cottle (AFIS), Deputy Chief Information Officer, City of Lexington
  • Mr. Chris Hornsby (AG), Owner/Agency Manager, Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance, Richmond
  • Mr. Lenin Vera (AET), Computer Network Administrator, Kentucky Employees Credit Union
  • Mr. Jon Caldwell (MMIB), Senior Director, HR & Talent Management,Valvoline, Inc., Lexington
  • Dr. Brett Morris (MSL), Executive Director of EKU Enrollment Management

First Place - $250 award

Dean Erekson (l) with winning Agriculture team

Department of Agriculture
Bluegrass Clean Water Solutions: using hemp fiber to provide clean drinking water globally
by: Maria Lanham, Pre-Vet; Abigail Black, Horticulture; Curtis Spencer, Animal Science
Professor: Dr. Yangxuan Liu and Dr. Mike McDermott

Second Place - $150 award

Dean Erekson (l) with 2nd Place Military Science & Leadership Team Department of Military Science  & Leadership
Battle Analysis: The Battle of Mogadishu
by: Alexander Schwartz, Psychology and Political Science; Alicyn Buttry, Chemistry; Dylan Jernigen, Agriculture; Tyler Meredith, Aviation
Professor: Dr. Vigs Chandra

Third Place - $100 award

Dean Erekson (l) with Karlee Tanel

Department of Management, Marketing & International Business
Competency Development in University Students: A Multisperspective Analysis
by: Karlee Tanel, Management
Professor: Dr. Mike Roberson

Honorable Mention - Certificate

Tyler Chambers (l) with Dean Erekson

Department of Accounting, Finance & Information Systems
Decentralizing DNS and the Certificate Authority System with Blockchain
by: Tyler Chambers, Computer Information Systems
Professor: Dr. Bob Mahaney

Dean Erekson (l) with Anthony Mills

Department of Applied Engineering & Technology
The Retron Pi
by: Anthony S. Mills, Network Security & Electronics
Professor: Dr. Vigs Chandra

Published on May 04, 2017