Inside Look

Students, Faculty participate in SAM Workshop

SAM Workshop participants

Forty students and six faculty members participated in the Society for Advancement of Management (SAM) Business Cases, Workplace Communication, and Leadership Professional Development Workshop May 1 & 2.  Dr. Beth Polin, Assistant Professor of Management and SAM Advisor, provided the vision and leadership for the two-day event.

MMIB Faculty Receive 2015 Critical Thinking Teacher of the Year Awards

l-r: Roberson, Polin, Barthel, Vice and Awang

Four MMIB faculty members were awarded EKU's Critical Thinking Teacher of the Year Award.

Roberson Receives Golden Apple Award

l-r: Laura Barthel, Mike Roberson, Kirby Easterling, and Lana Carnes
The Department of Management, Marketing and International Business is pleased to announce Dr. Mike Roberson as the 2015 College of Business and Technology Golden Apple Award recipient.

Barthel Receives SGA Distinguished Educational Leadership Award

Laura Barthel

The Department of Management, Marketing and International Business is pleased to announce Laura Barthel as recipient of the 2015 Student Government Association Distinguished Educational Leadership Award for Exceptional Classroom Instruction.

MMIB Recognizes Distinguished Alumna and Seniors

Ms. Sharon Ritchey, MMIB Distinguished Alumnus 2015

Sharon Ritchey, Senior Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, AXA US, was recognized by the Department of Management, Marketing, and International Business as Distinguished Alumnus for 2015.  Ms. Ritchey provided the Keynote Presentation to over 125 MMIB Seniors for their College to Careers Conference.

Lingjie Cai Participates in University Presentation Showcase

Lingjie Cai with Dr. Weiling Zhuang

Lingjie Cai, with his mentor, Dr. Weiling Zhuang, participated in the University Presentation Showcase, April 17, 2015.  Lingjie's project was: "The Impacts of Language Intensity on Email Open Rate.

Cai is a senior international student from Liupanshui, China majoring in Marketing Research and Analytics.

Richmond-Schwenningen, two schools, two continents, one project

EKU students interacting with DHBW from the perspective of the BTC classroom

Students in Professor Allen D. Engle, Sr.’s international management class in the School of Business at EKU are working long distance in four teams with students in Professor Bianka Lichtenberger’s human resources class at the Dual Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (DHBW) in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany this spring term.

Rep. Rita Smart Leads Etiquette Dinner

Rep. Rita Smart with MMIB students and faculty

A business etiquette dinner was hosted by EKU’s Phi Beta Lambda on April 14, 2015. The dinner provided many valuable benefits to all who attended.

Student Entrepreneurs bring home Top Prizes

Emily Watson and Nathan Hall holding their awards 'checks'

EKU's IDEA State U team, under the direction of faculty advisor Laura Barthel, brought home first and third place from the Hazard Regional IDEA State University Competition March 26.

Nathan Hall won 1st Place, and $1,000, in the Plan Track division for his Longevity Tea presentation. Hall is a senior human resource management major from Richmond, Ky. 

Phi Beta Lambda Wins Again!

PBL students with advisor Dr. Robles (far right)

Phi Beta Lambda represented The School of Business and Eastern Kentucky University professionally and proudly at the Spring Leadership Conference in Pikeville, Ky., this past weekend. Our business students brought home five 1st place and five 2nd place awards.