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Several Activities Mark Global Entrepreneurship Week

Laura Barthel's Entrepreneurship class

Eastern Kentucky University and the Kentucky Innovation Office at Richmond will mark Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 17-23 with several activities on and off campus.

EKU's Jones Cup Team Finishes Seventh in National Championship

l-r: Tyler Collett, Joey Faulconer, Josh Griffin, Mikal Harpster, Chase Garris

Five PGA Golf Management students competed in the 2014 Jones Cup National Championship at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla., on November 4-5.

EKU's team brought home a seventh place finish competing against 90 other students from 18 universities across the nation.

Maroon SHRM Elects Officers for Fall 2014

Fall 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.

Johnson and Montgomery attend Kentucky SHRM Conference

Johnson and Montgomery at the SHRM Conference

Two EKU human resource management students, Jessica Johnson, a senior from Richmond, and Chelsea Montgomery, attended the 30th Southern Kentucky SHRM Conference held Sept. 24-26, at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville.

2014-15 Patterson Scholars Announced

2014-15 Patterson Scholars

The Department of Management, Marketing and International Business is pleased to announce Patterson Scholars for the 2014-15 academic year.

EKU Junior Wins 2014 Collegiate Business Concept Challenge

l-r: Erekson, Moncrief, Elrod, Traver, Lawson, and Benson

College students and cheap, easy-to-prepare food. They just go together.

So it’s only fitting that an Eastern Kentucky University student won the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Collegiate Business Concept Challenge competition for his business venture idea centered on – you might have guessed it – ramen noodles.

Harpster wins Elbert Player of the Year Award for Second Consecutive Year

l-r: Ross Lingenfelder and Mikal Harpster

For the second consecutive year, PGA Golf Management student Mikal Harpster was awarded the Dr. Norb Elbert Player of the Year Award.

Harpster, a senior from Warrenton, Mo., received the 2013-14 trophy at a recent awards gathering from Ross Lingenfelder, PGA/GM Player Development Coordinator.

Visiting scholar Peter Dowling speaks to MMIB students

Peter Dowling

Professor Peter J. Dowling, Professor of International Management and Strategy at La Trobe University, Melbourne Australia, gave a lecture in the main lecture hall of the EKU Business and Technology Building on Thursday, August 21st at 9:30 a.m. 

Leslie Vincent Selected to School of Business Faculty

Leslie Vincent

EKU's School of Business is pleased to announce that Dr. Leslie Vincent has joined the Management, Marketing, and International Business (MMIB) Department as a fulltime faculty member effective August 1, 2014. 

Easterling joins EKU School of Business faculty

Kirby Easterling

EKU's School of Business is pleased to announce that James Kirby Easterling has joined the Management, Marketing, and International Business (MMIB) Department as a fulltime faculty member (Lecturer) effective August 1, 2014.