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Small Business Development Center at EKU Honored as State's Best

SBDC staff show off trophy

It probably came as no surprise to local educator/entrepreneur Gus LaFontaine or local dentist Dr. Susan Vanstone when the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Eastern Kentucky University was recently named the best of 15 such centers statewide.

Going for the green

EKU PGM students at PGA of America golf course
EKU’s golf management program trains students in the business behind the swing

Business Lexington
October 12, 2011
by Erin Brock, contributing writer

Awang Named Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award Recipient

Drs. Awang and Dyer

EKU's School of Business is pleased to announce the recipient of the Eighth Annual Jack L. Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award. The recipient for 2010-11 is Dr. Faridah Awang, Associate Professor of Corporate Communication and Technology.


SAA Chapter Adviser Marks Named Best in Nation

Jey Marks

Jey Marks, adviser to Eastern Kentucky University’s Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA) chapter, was honored recently as National Student Alumni Ambassadors Adviser of the Year by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education Affiliated Student Advancement Programs (CASE ASAP).

Academic Spotlight: International Business Program

global business graphic

Experience Eastern through international study! The General Business--International Business Program at EKU gives business students the opportunity to study global commerce in the 21st century. Faculty in the program are internationally renowned. Through presentations at international conferences and collaborating with colleagues worldwide, MMIB Faculty are leaders in International Business.

Fishing Team Wins Event, Qualifies for Regionals

John Smith and Kyle Raymer with the 'big check'

The Eastern Kentucky University team of John Smith of Richmond and Kyle Raymer of Brandenburg won the National Guard FLW College Fishing Central Division event on the Wolf River Chain on Sunday, June 20, with five bass weighing 12 pounds, 10 ounces.

EKU SAM Students Win Third at National Competition

EKU students pose with their award

Four students from the EKU Society for Advancement of Management (SAM) won third place in the international SAM Case Competition Conference in Orlando, Fl., in April.

PBL Excels at State Leadership Conference

Misty Brumley

Eastern’s chapter of Phi Beta Lambda excelled at the 2011 Kentucky PBL Spring Leadership Conference.

Misty Brumley, a management major from Nicholasville, Kentucky, represented Eastern Kentucky University. Brumley placed first in both of her academic competitive events, Human Resources Management and Management Concepts.

Kersting receives College Distinguished Senior Award

Lauren Crystal Kersting with CBT Dean Bob Rogow

EKU's College of Business and Technology is pleased to announce the 2011 Distinguished Senior Award. This $500 award is given annually to the student judged by College department chairs as the distinguished senior in the College of Business and Technology. This year is enhanced through a special gift from Mrs. Barbara Roethlisberger in St.

MMIB Students Recognized for Excellence

BTC dome

This year's Rodney Ratliff Endowed Scholarship Recipients are Jimmy M. Bennett  and Emilio Piriz Fernandez. The Rodney Ratliff Scholarship is open to all EKU College of Business and Technology majors and is granted at the beginning of the student's junior year.

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