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Recruiting all AFIS majors to represent EKU in the 2017 Annual PEAK Team Challenge

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PEAK stands for “Promote & Encourage Accounting in Kentucky”.  Colleges from all over the state compete for prizes, including $1,000 scholarships for each person on the winning team.  The PEAK competition is a Jeopardy-style contest, in which teams choose from categories related to the Becker study materials for the CPA exam.  This is great for anyone interested i

EKU Accounting Program Hosts 'Meet the Firms' night

EKU Accounting Program Hosts 'Meet the Firms' night

On Wednesday, September 21, 2016, EKU Accounting hosted its annual 'Meet the Firms' night.  This professional networking event is held each fall; it provides a venue for students and firms to interact in a professional setting.

2016 'Meet the Firms' night date set for Sept. 21st

2013 Meet the Firms night

On Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 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.

EKU Voices: Jalen Rose

Jalen Rose

“The future is near,” an excited Jalen Dewayne Rose declared, “and I can’t wait to come back to campus over the next five years to see how much the school has grown.”

EKU Alum Shelby Howell to Chair 2017 BASE Camp

Shelby Howell (far right) leads a mini audit with a group of campers

EKU Accounting was well represented at this year's BASE Camp - and not only through their Gold Level sponsorship. Alum Shelby Howell brought closing remarks at the awards ceremony and will serve as next year's BASE Camp chair.

Photo caption: Shelby Howell (far right) leads a mini audit with a group of campers.

VITA Tax Program Receives National Award

VITA volunteers with their Silver Award

Members of the EKU campus community do much more than simply contribute to the local economy.

Students, faculty and staff contributed more than 7,500 hours of volunteer service in 2015-16, with 70 individuals earning honors from The President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation. They were recognized at a recent campus reception.

Six Sigma Master Black Belt shares her expertise with EKU Accounting students

Cummins Six Sigma MBB Ginger White with EKU Accounting students

On Wednesday, March 30,  Dr. Isaacs’ Advanced Management Accounting Seminar students had the opportunity to hear from Ginger White, Corporate Purchasing Finance Director for Cummins, Inc.  Ms.

Accounting Seminar Students Tour Link-Belt

Dr. Isaacs' Advanced Management Accounting Seminar class visits Link Belt

On Wednesday, March 2, EKU’s Advanced Management Accounting Seminar class toured the manufacturing facilities of Link-Belt Construction Equipment Company. Ten students were accompanied by their professor, Dr. Trish Isaacs.  Students participating in the tour included three MBA students with a concentration in accounting and seven seniors who are accounting majors.   

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.

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