Inside Look

EKU Honors Management Grad Who Is Now Executive with Brown-Forman

Diane French Nguyen

She grew up one of nine children in a blue-collar family.

Higher education was hardly discussed in her Bullitt County home, though certainly the values of hard work and making one’s own breaks in life were instilled. The father retired as a machinist from Reynolds Metal Company, while Mom stayed home to raise eight girls and one boy, born only 15 years apart.

MMIB Student Wins Collegiate Business Concept Challenge Competition

Colin Elrod accepts CBCC first place certificate

The Excellence in Entrepreneurship Collegiate Business Concept Challenge (CBCC) Competition held on Fri., March 28, was won by Colin Elrod! Marketing instructor Kevin Cumiskey was his mentor for the competition. As the first-place winner, Colin will receive $1,000 to support development of his idea.

MMIB Faculty Present at Appalachian Research in Business Symposium

l-r: Drs. Engle, Dust, Zhuang, Roberson, Carnes, Hood, Polin, and Robles

Faculty from the Department of Management, Marketing and International Business traveled to East Tennessee State University to present at the Appalachian Research in Business Symposium on March 21, 2014.

Xiao recognized as 2014 Critical Thinking Teacher of the Year

Dr. Qian Xiao

Congratulations to Dr. Qian Xiao for being recognized as a 2014 Critical Thinking Teacher of the Year Award recipient. This year 257 students nominated 177 different faculty to receive this award. All nominees and winners will be recognized by the University at an awards ceremony on May 1. 

ebn's 12 jobs to watch in 2014

MMIB - home of EKU's Human Resource Program

In a recently published slideshow, Employee Benefit News (ebn) shared their "12 jobs to watch in 2014." Referring to CareerBuilder, ebn cites these 12 occupations as growing 7

EKU Management Student to Intern in Beijing

Photo of Beijing skyline

Beijing, the capital of China, is one of the most densely populated cities in the world with nearly 12 million inhabitants. Louisville, conversely, is the largest city in Kentucky with nearly 606,000 inhabitants, and, though the two cities greatly differ on population, they do have one thing in common: Tyler Dahmen.

Maroon SHRM Elects New Officers for Spring 2014

Spring 2014 Maroon SHRM officers

EKU’s Society for Human Resource Management (Maroon SHRM) is a student run organization open to all majors interested in the Human Resource Management profession. This organization engages its members in a number of professional, charitable, and service projects throughout each semester.

EKU’s Human Resource Management Program Celebrates Continued Success

MMIB - home of EKU's Human Resource Program

EKU’s College of Business and Technology is home to a variety of unique programs such as Risk Management and Insurance, PGA Golf Management, Graphic Communication Management, and Aviation.

International Business student enjoys Avans experience

Joanna Webb at Dutch market

Joanna Webb, an International Business senior from Richmond, recently shared a photo of her adventure in The Netherlands. She was shopping at the Galeries Hubert next to the Grand Place (Grote Market) in Brussels, Belgium. Joanna said, "It's like a mall, but filled with all kinds of expensive things such as 20,000 Euro watches."

Students, alumni participate in Orlando 2014 PGA Merchandise Show

EKU PGA Golf Management alumni reception

For the sixth consecutive year EKU’s PGA Golf Management program participated in the 2014 PGA Merchandizing Show. Some 12 students from the PGM program traveled to Orlando, Fl., to attend the tradeshow from January 20– 23.