Inside Look

Endowed Chair, Professor Named in Business

Dr. Allen Engle (l) and Dr. Lee Allison (r)

Two faculty members in the Eastern Kentucky University School of Business have been awarded an endowed professorship and chair.

Dr. Allen Engle, professor of management, has been named the Harold Glenn Campbell Chair in International Business; and Dr. Lee Allison, assistant professor of marketing, has been awarded the Karl D. Bays Professorship in Business.

SAM Club Kicks off the Year with Exciting Activities

EKU’s chapter of the Society for Advancement of Management (SAM) becan the new academic year with a kickoff party on Tuesday, September 27th. SAM is the world’s oldest professional management society that is well known for preparing students for introduction into the professional management field.

PGA Golf Management Visitation Day - Fri., Oct. 28th

EKU PGA Golf Management students

Join us for our PGA Golf Management (PGM) Visitation Day at Eastern Kentucky University on Friday, October 28, 2016 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m!

Learn more about our PGM program, tour our beautiful facilities, and more!

For additional information or to register for the PGM Visitation Day at EKU, please contact:

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 Marketing, 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.