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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.

Accounting Senior Named 2014 Portz Scholar

Sam Shearer

A member of Eastern Kentucky University’s nationally prominent Honors Program is one of only four Honors students nationally to be named a 2014 Portz Scholar, a distinction awarded each year to the best Honors student research projects in the nation.

CARES Grants Fund Five Community-Based Initiatives

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Under the supervision of Accounting faculty Dr. Patricia Isaacs, “Financial Literacy for All”  will increase financial literacy and economic resource assistance available to child care providers throughout the Coalition and the EKU service region.

Because Eastern Kentucky University CARES:

EKU Accounting Students Win PEAK Competition

l-r: Sam Shearer, Jacob Carberry, Brian Overall, Shelby Howell, and Andrew Hicks

Five Eastern Kentucky University accounting students brought home the first place trophy from this year's statewide PEAK competition on April 26.  Held in Louisville by the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants, the jeopardy-style event is designed to Promote and Encourage Accounting in Kentucky (PEAK). Becker CPA Exam Review co-hosted the event with the KYCPA.

Isaacs receives Service-Learning Teaching Award

Dr. Trish Isaacs (3rd from left)

Dr. Trish Isaacs, Associate Professor of Accounting, is a recipient of the 2014 Service-Learning Teaching Award. University Programs presented the awards to several faculty members during an April 3 ceremony.

AFIS selects Don Bornhorst as 2014 distinguished alum

Don Bornhorst

EKU's Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems, along with the School of Business, is pleased to announce that Mr. Donald T. Bornhorst has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2014.

Mr. Bornhorst was honored during a presentation on Friday, April 4, 2014, at the School of Business College to Careers Conference.

Howell named 2014 AFIS distinguished senior

Shelby Howell

Ms. Shelby Howell has been named the 2014 Distinguished Senior for EKU's Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems.  She was honored during a presentation on Friday, April 4, 2014, at the School of Business College to Careers Conference.

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