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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.

EKU SAM Club: Helping the Community and Making four-legged Friends

EKU student works with puppies at the Humane Society

EKU’s Society for Advancement of Management, also known as SAM, is a student run club designed for leaders-in-the-making.

Bringing the Classroom into the Real World

EKU students at Asahi Bluegrass Forge in Richmond

Students in Dr. Jae-Young Oh’s Operations Management class got a first-hand learning experience of the materials taught in class at the Asahi Bluegrass Forge (ABF) located in Richmond, Ky.

ABF is a subsidiary of Asahi Forge Corp., a Japanese company that specializes in producing automotive parts such as hub units, gears, transmission components, bearings and joints.

Former EKU Star Makes an Educational Impact

From left: Easterling, Erekson, Guice, Gaskins

EKU gridiron great Jim Guice welcomed CBT representatives to his AmeriQuest home in Coral Springs, Fla, this week.

Business Prof Teams with Mitchell Scholar

Dr. Marcel Robles and Tyler Swafford

More than 3,600 miles separate Kentucky and Ireland, but an Eastern Kentucky University business professor and one of her recent star pupils bridged the gap and raised EKU’s profile on the Emerald Isle recently.

Senior to Present at National Conference

Tessa Aminetzah

International Business senior Tessa Aminetzah has been chosen to represent SAM’s manuscript titled, “TeamUp, Connecting Innovation across Industry Borders” in a presentation at the Academy of Business Research Conference on November 1-3, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas.

Prof Tells Life Story in Autobiography

Faridah Awang (photo by Carsen Bryant)

She came from a poor family in rural Malaysia that often struggled to put food on the table.

Her parents divorced when she was 2, and she was raised by a grandmother who had no formal education.

Golfing for a Special Cause

L-r: Jason Eberle, Phillip Webb, Scott Web, and Tom Pendergrass

On October 20, the alumni of the PGA Golf Management program, staff, and students at EKU hosted a tournament for a very important cause in the John Hines Classic. Seventy-six people played on 19 teams in a four person scramble to raise money for The ALS Association. John Hines is the head golf professional at the University Club at Arlington where the tournament was held.

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