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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.

Dr. Oliver Feltus Interviews on the Differences Between Accounting and Finance

Oliver Feltus

Dr. Oliver Feltus is a certified public accountant (CPA), associate professor and Chair of the Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems at Eastern Kentucky University. He earned his PhD in accounting at University of Alabama.

Scholar Athlete: Eric Stutz joins elite company

Eric Stutz

Accounting senior Eric Stutz joins elite company in EKU men's basketball. He became the 13th player in school history to record 1,000 points and 500 rebounds as Eastern Kentucky overcame an eight-point second half deficit to beat Tennessee-Martin, 66-58, on January 8.

EKU Accounting alum opens first Hot Head Burritos in Michigan

Dave Kauscher

The first Hot Head Burritos in Michigan has opened in Livonia Plaza at 30975 Five Mile Road, Livonia.

The quick service Mexican chain born outside Dayton, Ohio, offers made-to-order Mexican fare with fresh ingredients and more than a dozen sauces ranging from mild to wild. A Grand Opening Celebration is planned for 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4.

EKU Accounting to host 'Meet the Firms' night

2013 Meet the Firms night

On Wednesday, September 17, 2014, EKU Accounting will host 'Meet the Firms' night.

Held each fall, the event provides a venue for students and firms to interact in a professional setting.

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