Inside Look

EKU Phi Beta Lambda Kicks Off the Year with CityFest Service Project

EKU's Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda members are no strangers to hard work. And this year is not exception. They kick off the year with a community service project following CityFest on September 15th. CityFest is the only time businesses are given the opportunity to directly market their products and/or services on campus.

Maroon SHRM Participates in Annual KY SHRM Conference

L-R: Justin Morris, Autumn Blakeman, and Karlee Tanel

The 32nd annual Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management took place Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2016, at the Galt House in Louisville. Eastern Kentucky Univeristy students were in attendance, representing their program and the University well. KYSHRM consists of 13 local chapters, as well as 14 school chapters throughout the state.

Taylor Davis Earns Northwestern Mutual Top 75 Summer Internship Award

Marketing senior Taylor Davis, from Hebron, Ky., is well on his way to a stellar career. With December graduation just a few months away, his hard work over the summer has earned top honors with one of the nation's top insurance and investment firms - Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.

Hood-Hopkins Leads Workshop on Marketing to Millennials

Dr. Karen Hood Hopkins (photo credit: Jason Burt)

Dr. Karen Hood Hopkins, Assistant Professor of Marking, knows what millennials want. Her expertise has garnered an invitation from Kentucky Farm Bureau to lead a workshop at their annual meeting on Sept 21st at Belterra Resort in Florence, Ind.

MMIB Welcomes New Faculty

l-r: Oh, Martin, King, and Cumiskey (not pictured: Allison)

The Department of Management, Marketing and International Business is pleased to welcome five new faculty for the 2016-17 academic year. These individuals possess impressive credentials and are excited to begin engaging School of Business students as the school year begins.

Dr. Lee Allison, Assistant Professor of Marketing - PhD, Oklahoma State University.

EKU Alum Qualified and Competes in 2016 PGA Professional Championship

Martin with the PGA Professional Championship trophy

The summer of 2016 provided a first for the EKU PGA Golf Management Program. Alex Martin, a 2011 graduate, qualified for and competed in the 2016 PGA Professional Championship held at Turning Stone Resort in Verona, N.Y. 

EKU Phi Beta Lambda Students Bring Home Top Awards from National Academic Competition

America’s best and brightest college students gathered in Atlanta, Georgia, June 24-27 for the 2016 Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference (NLC). The conference drew thousands of future business leaders to compete in leadership events, share successes, and learn new ideas about shaping their careers through workshops and exhibits.

Jason Banta Receives Prestigious AAF Scholarship

Eastern Kentucky University student Jason Banta, a senior business and marketing education major from Pleasureville, Kentucky, has received the prestigious American Advertising Federation (AAF)-Louisville Bud Ballard Scholarship for 2016.

The scholarship is valued at $2,500.

Hitachi Supply Chain Conference Draws International Crowd

More than 450 global supply chain professionals were in attendance at the recent Hitachi Automotive Supply Chain Conference. Supported by EKU's Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) program, the event brought together industry experts and suppliers from multiple countries. EKU GSCM students helped with event coordination and attended various sessions.

EKU Marketing Students Host Professional Sales Mentoring Mixer

The personal selling class (Marketing 310) ended the semester on a high note as students hosted a group of professional sales mentors in a networking mixer on May 12. Eleven mentors took time out of their day to join the class during their final exam period.

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