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EKU Accounting Students Participate in IMA Student Night

Dr. Trish Isaacs and Dr. Ed Fenton with EKU Accounting students

The Institute of Management Accountants student night was held February 28, 2016.  The evening included a presentation by Lisa James, Division Director, and Charlie Brown, Recruiting Manager, with Robert Half Inc.  They offered a number of useful tips for the job search, including how to find a job, networking, writing a resume, interviewing, and negotiating an offer.  

EKU Class Partners with Local Agencies to Provide Free Income Tax Preparation

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An Eastern Kentucky University accounting class is 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.

MBA Students Visit Okonite's Richmond Facility

Dr. Isaacs' class visits the Richmond Oconite facility

Dr. Trish Isaacs and her ACC 850 class had a unique experience at the Okonite Company. She and her MBA students participated in a tour of the Richmond plant.

EKU Students Inducted Into IMA Accounting Honor Society

IMA Inductees

The Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems is pleased to announce the induction of their very best Accounting students into the IMA Accounting Honor Society.

Shearer Receives Top Co-op Honors

Sam Shearer with Stacey Barrier from EnSite USA, Inc.

An EKU accounting senior has been honored by the University's Center for Career and Cooperative Education.

Sam Shearer, of Winchester, received the Outstanding Co-op Student of the Year award. He was nominated by his employer, Stacey Barrier from EnSite USA, Inc., for doing outstanding jobs in his co-op role.

EKU Accounting Students Attend IMA Leadership Conference

Indy car factory tour

In November 2014 two EKU accounting majors, Leigh Compton and Melia Kemper, along with faculty members, Dr. Leslee Higgins and Dr. Trish Isaacs, attended the Institute of Management Accountants 15th Annual Student Leadership Conference in Indianapolis, In.

Unique Management Accounting Program Shows Strong Demand

The Management Accounting option at EKU was developed and made a reality largely through the efforts of Dr. Trish Isaacs. After talking with the members of the Bluegrass IMA (Institute of Management Accountants ), she and other members of the accounting faculty realized that there is a large demand for management accounting jobs.

IMA Student Night

Drs. Higgins and Fenton (far left and right) with EKU Accounting students at IMA

The Institute of Management Accountants student night was held March 12, 2015.  Eastern Kentucky University had ten students and two faculty members, Dr. Leslee Higgins and Dr. Ed Fenton, in attendance.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Trish Isaacs

Dr. Trish Isaacs

This semester’s faculty focus is Dr. Trish Isaacs, EKU Associate Professor of Accounting. She teaches Introduction to Financial Accounting, Tax I, and the Advanced Management Accounting Seminar at the graduate and undergraduate level.

Accounting Students Provide Free Assistance with Tax Form Preparation

EKU Business & Technology Center

An Eastern Kentucky University accounting class is partnering with the Central Kentucky Economic Empowerment Project and Kentucky River Foothills Community Action Agency to offer basic income tax preparation for those making $53,000 a year or less.

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