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AFIS selects Tracy Wilkerson as 2018 distinguished alum

Tracy Wilkerson

EKU's Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems, along with the School of Business, is pleased to announce that Ms. Tracy Wilkerson has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2018.

Ms. Wilkerson will be honored during a presentation on Friday, April 13, at the School of Business College to Careers Conference.

Whitehouse Named 2018 AFIS Distinguished Senior

Mr. Timothy M. Whitehouse has been named the 2018 Distinguished Senior for EKU's Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems. He will be honored during a presentation on Friday, April 13, at the School of Business College to Careers Conference.

Claude K. Smith Endowed Lecture Series on Accounting | Cynthia Cooper

Cynthia Cooper

The Claude K. Smith Endowed Lecture Series on Accounting is designed to provide Eastern Kentucky University students with the opportunity to hear, meet, network with, and learn from nationally recognized experts in the accounting profession. Additionally, the lecture series will be available to members of the accounting profession and the general community.

NABA Representative Speaks to EKU Accounting Society, Feb. 22

Kelli Wright speaks with EKU students

On Thursday, February 22, EKU’s Accounting Society hosted an information session for the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) annual student conference. 

EKU Accounting Class Partners with Local Agencies for Free Income Tax Preparation

EKU accounting students work with VITA clients to prepare their tax returns

An Eastern Kentucky University accounting class is again partnering with the Central Kentucky Economic Empowerment Project and Kentucky River Foothills Community Action Agency to offer basic income tax preparation for those making $54,000 or less.

EKU Accounting Heads to Houston for Student Leadership Conference

EKU Accounting at IMA Student Leadership Conference in Houston

Four Eastern Kentucky University students traveled to Houston, Tex., to attend the Institute of Management Accountants Student Leadership Conference Nov. 9-11, 2017. This annual conference offers opportunities to tour local industries, attend workshop sessions, and participate in networking events.

CBT Welcomes New Accounting Faculty Dr. J.P. Stearns

Dr. J.P. Stearns

The College of Business and Technology is pleased to welcome Dr. J.P. Stearns to the Accounting faculty. Stearns is a highly qualified professor with an expansive range of accounting experience that make him a welcome addition to the School of Business and the University. 

Accounting 'Meet the Firms' set for Sept. 20

EKU Accounting Program Hosts 'Meet the Firms' night

On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, EKU Accounting will host its annual 'Meet the Firms' night.  Held each fall, this professional networking event provides a venue for students and firms to interact in a professional setting.

Scholar Athlete: Jacob Abbott

Jacob Abbott

Sophomore Jacob Abbott (Lexington) is one of a very select group of scholar athletes to earn the OVC Medal of Honor.

The OVC Academic Medal of Honor is given annually to the student-athletes who achieve the highest grade-point-average in a conference-sponsored sport.

Mark Henderson Speaks to Corporate Tax Class

Mark Henderson photo

On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, EKU alumnus Mark S. Henderson, CPA, Partner with Breeding, Henderson & Hord PLLC, visited ACC 523/723, Taxation of Corporations. 

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