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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. 

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.

PGA/GM 2014 Director's Award announced

EKU PGA Golf Management Director Ms. Kim Kincer with Micah Voorhis

Junior Micah Voorhis from Tipton, In., received the 2014 Director’s Award for service and dedication to Eastern Kentucky University's PGA Golf Management program for the academic year. He received the award at the PGA Golf Management spring awards ceremony in April.

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“Get Up and Go” and Study Abroad!

Joanna Webb at Dutch market

by Dr. Michael T. Benson, President, Eastern Kentucky University

"Not all those who wander are lost" -- J.R.R. Tolkien

A Minor in Entrepreneurship: The Perfect Complement to Your Major

Dr. Scott Dust

Students Learning Value of Entrepreneurship Skills

Today’s marketplace is demanding that graduates not only master the requisite subject matter but also know how to navigate a business environment to get their ideas into action.