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Global Supply Chain Management Students Earn Real-World Experience

SCM students l-r: Sedlatschek, Smith, Stanley, Perri, Ward, Yates

EKU’s Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) students are getting major real-world work experience interning at prestigious companies throughout the region. 

Center for Professional Sales Poised for Growth

Kevin Cumiskey

Early in the Fall 2017 semester, approximately 20 students were pursuing the recently created sales certificate. With more than 50 students now pursuing a sales certificate, the Center for Professional Sales is aiming even higher.  In November, four students and two professors represented EKU in its first-ever national sales competition.

Awang Featured in Alma Mater Alumni Magazine

Dr. Faridah Awang

The word is out. Professor Faridah Awang's fame has reached all the way back to her alma mater at Southern Illinois University. According to Dr.

MMIB Faculty Continue Strong Publication Record

Staying current in one's discipline, especially in the ever-evolving world of business can be a challenge. The faculty from EKU's Department of Management, Marketing and International Business have a proven record for research and publication. Early into 2018, Dr. Lana Carnes and Dr. Allen Engle have already received word of accepted publications.

Xiao, Schumacher Receive Community Service Awards

Dr. Qian Xiao (l) with Matt Schumacher

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

But what might King tell Eastern Kentucky University students if he were alive today?

Logistics Students Surprise Professor with 'Kirby's Klubhouse'

Logistics students pose in their "Kirby's klubhouse' tees

Students in James Kirby Easterling’s MKT315 Logistics class surprised their professor by wearing “Kirby’s Klubhouse” shirts on the last day of the semester. 

EKU’s Team Competes in Jones Cup National Championship

From left: Robert Wolfers, Zachary McNeil, Nathan Bratcher, Madison Erskine, Phi

Congratulations to EKU’s PGA Professional Golf Management Program on participating for the 10th consecutive year at the Jones Cup Tournament at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla. EKU joined the other 18 accredited PGA Golf Management universities nationwide participating in the 16th annual PGA Jones Cup.

MMIB Hosts 4th Annual Professional Development Workshop

2017 Professional Development Workshop participants

Now in its fourth year, the Department of Management, Marketing and International Business hosted the 4th Annual Professional Development Workshop. The two-day event, held in EKU's Business and Technology Center on November 9-10, brought together 74 students, 10 business executives, and several special guests for two days of challenging case competitions.

Stretching EKU Around the World

ASEAN handshake - Dr. Robles is third from left.

Dr. Marcel Robles, EKU Professor of Corporate Communication and Technology, represented not only EKU but also the United States with four other countries - Korea, Germany, Hungary, and China - at the Chinese Business Communication and Negotiation Committee of Industrial Technology Association of Economic Management Colleges.

Expanding EKU Opportunities

From left: Ben Durham, Elijah Vaughn, Quentin Carter, Jose Rebolledo

Recently, EKU sales students were among 260 competitors participating in the International Collegiate Sales Competition (ICSC) held in Orlando, Florida. Competitors proudly represented 70 university sales programs from the United States and Canada.

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