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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.

EKU Management Professor to speak on Global Performance Management in Germany

Global Grading for Leadership poster

Eastern’s own Dr. Allen Engle, professor of management, will be speaking May 27, 2014, at DHBW Villingen-Schwenningen Hörsaal Gutenberg, Gebäude C in Germany.

Wanted: 1.4 million new supply chain workers by 2018

The offices at Coyote Logistics in Chicago (Courtesy: Coyote Logistics)

The logistics industry has a recruiting problem. It's huge, making up 8.5% of GDP, and growing fast. But to most job seekers, it's misunderstood -- or invisible.

By Anne Fisher from CNNMoney

FORTUNE -- How can a $1.3 trillion industry, getting bigger every year, be hidden in plain sight?

Maroon SHRM participates in service project

Bianca Robles presents Shanna Wells with donated items

Over the years, EKU's Maroon SHRM chapter has participated in several service projects. This spring, Bianca Robles, COO of the EKU Maroon SHRM Chapter presented Shanna Wells, a Liberty Place volunteer, with a series of household and personal items for use by visitors to Liberty Place.

Business Majors Most in Demand by Employers

College majors in demand list

Over half of employers are looking for business or communication technologies graduates - and they're hiring!

College Majors Most in Demand by Employers, by Ronnie Polidoro