Dr. Glen Kleine Capstone Presentations - Spring 2018

l-r: Jose Garcia-Macias, Michael Adams, Katherine McManus, Timothy Whitehouse

The Spring 2018 Dr. Glen Kleine Capstone Presentations were held

Thursday, May 3, 2018
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Business & Technology Center Rogow Auditorium (BTC 049)
EKU Campus

Those in attendance heard the very best presentations from courses in Business and Technology.

Cash awards were given for the top presentations as evaluated by a panel of judges. Students presented projects from:

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

The event was open to all students, faculty, and the general public.

Guidelines for Presenters
Capstone Flyer

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

  • Ms. Lisa DeVaughn Foley, CPA (AFIS), Member, Baldwin CPAs, PLLC, Richmond, KY
  • Ms. Nikki Whitaker (AG), Membership Coordinator, Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association, Lexington, KY
  • Ms. Jean Marlow (AET), Deputy Chief Technical Officer, EKU Information Technology, Richmond, KY
  • Dr. Jim Larsgaard (MMIB), Lecturer, EKU College of Justice & Safety Program of Distinction, Richmond, KY
  • SGT Benjamin Rugg (MSL), Field Training Officer/Honor Guard, Nicholasville Police #513, Nicholasville, KY

First Place - TIE! $400 award

Department of Applied Engineering and Technology
The Bia Maker: The Internet-enabled Worry-free Coffee Maker
by: Jose Garcia-Macia / Network Security & Electronics
Professor: Dr. Vigs Chandra, Mr. Jeff Kilgore, Dr. Ray Richardson

Department of Military Science and Leadership
BOTB (Battle of the Bulge)
by: Michael Adams / Criminal Justice, Military Science Minor; Katherine McManus / Pre-Med Biology, Military Science Minor; Timothy Whitehouse / Accounting, Military Science Minor
Professors: LTC Darell Robinson

Third Place - $100 award

Mika MartinoDepartment of Agriculture
Effects of Group Housing on Sow Behavior
by: Mika Martino / Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Professor: Dr. Andrea Sexten

Honorable Mention - Certificate

Dalton Stanley, Austin Kidd, Aaron Schmidgall, and Lorelei NguyenDepartment of Accounting, Finance & Information Systems
Utilizing Technology in the Transformation of Superior customer Service in the Banking Industry
by: Austin Kidd / Pre-Pharmacy; Lorelei Nguyen / Accounting, CIS, Finance; Aaron Schmidgall / Managerial Finance; Dalton Stanley / Managerial Finance, Global Supply Chain Management
Professor: Ms. Maggie Abney

Chloe Combs, Matt Walker and Jacob PierceDepartment of Management, Marketing and International Business
Cafe Mingle
by: Chloe Combs / Globalization and International Affairs; Jacob Pierce / Aviation Professional Flight, Aerospace; Matt Walker / Aviation Professional Flight
Professors: Dr. Zhe Zhang

Contact Information

Ms. Kathy Barr

Published on July 18, 2017