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Scholar Athlete: Lauren Fant

Lauren Fant

Accounting major Lauren Fant is among a trio of 2012 first team All-OVC performers who will attempt to lead Eastern to its first-ever conference title this fall. The Eastern Kentucky University women's soccer team has been picked by league coaches and sports information directors to finish fourth in the Ohio Valley Conference this season.

Scholar Athlete: Erica Wesstrom

Erica Wesstrom

Accounting major Erica Wesstrom was one of 23 EKU student-athletes awarded an Ohio Valley Conference Medal of Honor for the 2012-13 academic year.

Medals of Honor are awarded to the student-athletes who earn the highest grade point averages (GPA) in each conference sponsored sport and this past year. All of the honorees achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA.

Colbert Receives National Award from AICPA

Colbert

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) has announced that an Eastern Kentucky University faculty member will receive its national Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award in August.

Accounting Faculty Recognized at 2013 Critical Thinking Teaching of the Year Awards

2013 Critical Thinking Teaching of the Year Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Richard Chen and Mr. Gordon Crowley for being nominated for the Critical Thinking Teacher Award:

EKU Accounting Team 2nd in State Competition

Kentucky Society representatives present PEAK 2nd place awards

A team of Eastern Kentucky University Accounting majors came in second place at the Kentucky Society of CPAs annual PEAK competition in Louisville April 26th

Six Fast-Growing Careers Taking Over the U.S.

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This just in from Terri Williams at Yahoo!Education...

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Whether you are fresh out of college, unemployed, or considering a mid-career change, you want to land a job in a field that's growing.

Accounting students recognized at annual Student-Athlete Academic Awards breakfast

SAASC awards breakfast

Eastern Kentucky University student-athletes gathered in the Keen Johnson Ballroom on April 10th for the annual Student-Athlete Academic Awards Breakfast. The event, hosted by the Bratzke Center, featured EKU President Doug Whitlock as guest speaker and honored more than 275 student-athletes for academic achievement over the past year.

EKU Accounting Students Receive Outstanding Co-op/Intern Awards

Congratulations to EKU Accounting students who were nominated by their employers for Outstanding Co-op/Intern of the year. 

An awards ceremony for all nominees was held on Tuesday, April 9th at 3:30 p.m. in the EKU Charles D. Whitlock Student Services Building Auditorium to recognize their achievement.

Neaves named 2013 AFIS distinguished senior

Brittany Neaves

Ms. Brittany Neaves has been named the 2013 Distinguished Senior for EKU's Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems.  She was honored during a presentation on Friday, April 5, 2013, at the annual College of Business and Technology College to Careers senior recognition luncheon.

EKU class partners with local agencies to provide free income tax preparation, assistance

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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 $50,000 or less.

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