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EKU Global Supply Chain Welcomes Back Recent Graduates

(l-r) Connor Hill, Teresa Smith, Sarah Beard, James Kirby Easterling

EKU’s School of Business recently welcomed back three May 2018 graduates to campus to speak to James Kirby Easterling’s Global Supply Chain classes.  Connor Hill (Global Supply Chain), Teresa Smith (Global Supply Chain) and Sarah Ruth Beard (Marketing) all accepted positons as Buyers with Hitachi Automotive upon graduating last year.

Shelly Trent Offers Valuable LinkedIn Lesson to Students

Top row, l-r: Shelly Trent, Jackie Buis, Alexis O'bannon, Katelyn RIley, Jessica

Shelly Trent came from Southern Indiana to speak with EKU Maroon SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) on Tuesday, April 2nd. She spoke with the group about using LinkedIn to Network for a job. Shelly discussed the importance of building your network, customizing your URL, ensuring your profile matches your resume, and the importance of a professional profile picture. 

Business Faculty Represent EKU at 2019 ARBS

Pictured is the ARBS Planning Committee (L to R):  Prashun Bhattacharjee (ETSU),

The purpose of the Appalachian Research in Business Symposium (ARBS) is to provide an opportunity for the business faculty of universities in the Appalachian region to share research interests, discover contemporary ideas, and build connections.  This year, the ARBS Conference was held on the campus of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC on March 28-29, 2019. More than 70 bus

HR Director Drew Miller Shares "10 Jagged Rocks of Wisdom" with Students

Maroon SHRM and Drew Miller

On March 19, Mr. Drew Miller met with members of Maroon SHRM to discuss valuable human resource topics and respond to student concerns. Miller, a HR Director at Tempur Sealy,  provided multiple, real-world applications of various human resource topics based on his experience as an labor attorney and human resource professional.

SAM Kicks off 2019 in a Positive Manner

Business Building

Honor the past and own the present, the Society for the Advancement of Management kicks off the spring 2019 semester in a positive manner. 

Carhartt Executive Visits EKU Supply Chain Students

Joe Don Long in front of Global Supply Chain classroom

EKU School of Business students were granted yet another opportunity to connect classroom concepts to “real world” scenarios through the knowledge of an executive guest speaker. Mr.

Maroon SHRM Affiliates with Bluegrass Chapter

Bluegrass SHRM Networking Event and Dinner

The Bluegrass Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is comprised of approximately 300 HR professionals in the Lexington and Central Kentucky area.  College students preparing for human resource management careers participate through Student Chapter affiliation. 

Global Supply Chain Hosts Collaborative Meeting with APICS

global supply chain students in Vice Atrium

Over 75 students, faculty, and industry leaders gathered in the Rogow Auditorium in the Business & Technology Center (BTC) on November 14th for the 2nd Annual APICS collaborative meeting between EKU’s Global Supply Chain Management program and the APICS Bluegrass Chapter.  APICS is the American Production and Inventory Control Society and is one of the oldes

Thurman Encourages Students to Reach for Success

Rick Thurman addresses students in Rogow Auditorium

"You'll be fired with enthusiasm, or you'll be fired with enthusiasm." 

Real World Advice from an EKU Alum

Carhartt Supply Chain Operations Center

Special guest speaker William Hardy, a senior vice president at Carhartt, recently visited campus to share his experiences with Global Supply Chain students in James Kirby Easterling’s MKT315/Logistics class.

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