MMAC selects Steve Pence as 2004 distinguished alum
EKU's Department of Management, Marketing and Administrative Communication is pleased to announce that Lt. Gov. Stephen B. Pence has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2004.
Governor Pence was honored during a presentation on Friday, April 2, 2004, at the annual College of Business and Technology Professional Skills Conference senior recognition luncheon.
The honor is reserved for special alumni who have distinguished themselves in their professions through excellence, dedication, and service.
He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Education from EKU in 1976 and his Master of Business Administration degree, also from EKU, in 1978.
Mr. Pence is the Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. After leaving EKU, he taught middle school math in his home town of Louisville. He then went on to earn a Juris Doctorate at the University of Kentucky.
In the early 1990s, he was a lead attorney in BOPTROT, the investigation to uncover and eliminate corruption in state government. In 1995, he received the Outstanding Lawyer Award from the Kentucky Bar Association.
Prior to running for Lieutenant Governor, Mr. Pence was appointed by President Bush as the United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.
Gov. Pence was inducted into the EKU Hall of distinguished Alumni in 2004.
Congratulations, Lt. Gov. Pence, on being selected as the College of Business and Technology 2004 Distinguished Alumnus representing the Department of Management, Marketing and Administrative Communication.
The college also honored distinguished seniors for the year as selected by their respective departments within the College of Business and Technology. In addition, recipients of scholarships and awards for the 2003-04 academic year were recognized. Students were honored for outstanding achievement and more than 40 area employers were on hand to engage in networking activities with college graduating seniors.
Published on April 02, 2004