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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. 

MMIB Welcomes New Faculty

MMIB welcomes new faculty, Dr. Leslie Vincent, MKT & Mr. Kirby Easterling, MGT!  Happy to have you join the MMIB Team!

EKU faculty and students present at the Academy of Marketing Science

Gajana Porosjan and Nayoung Lee

EKU was well represented at the Academy of Marketing Science 2014 AMS Annual Conference in Indianapolis last week. Marketing students Gajana Porosjan and Nayoung Lee presented "What Motivates Consumers to Participate in Online Communities: A critical review of extant knowledge."

2014 S.J. Garner Student Excellence Award announced

Kelcy Diseroad (right) with program director Kim Kincer

EKU's PGA Golf Management program is pleased to announce that Kelcy Diseroad has been selected as recipient of the S.J. Garner Student Excellence Award for 2013-2014. Kelcy is a senior Marketing, PGA Golf Management Option major from Martinville, In. She received the award at the PGA Golf Management spring awards ceremony in April.

Roberson Named Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award Recipient

Roberson

EKU's School of Business is pleased to announce the recipient of the Eleventh Annual Jack L. Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award. The recipient for 2013-14 is Dr. Mike Roberson, Professor of Management.