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September 2013

Recent Graduate, Now ICC Client, Launches Body-Warming Product

Podz Gear photo

Sometimes sports offer more than a recreational diversion for college students.

In the case of Dwaine Evans Jr., his participation on the Eastern Kentucky University paintball team in 2009 led to the invention of a soon-to-launch, patent-pending product.

EKU alum launches KickStarter campaign Sept. 18

Podz Gear logo

While a student at EKU, Dwaine Evans started his own company. Now an alum from Ashland, Evans is  initiating a KickStarter.com campaign to raise funds and awareness of his new venture, Podz Gear.

Smith receives NBIA Certification

Kristel Smith

Kristel S. Smith, Executive Director of the Innovation & Commercialization Center at Eastern Kentucky University (ICC@EKU), a program funded by the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development in partnership with EKU and Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation has completed her requirements for certification by National Business Incubation Association. Ms.

Mooers selected for CPE panel

Ian Mooers

CPE conference to focus on higher ed’s role in building stronger workforce

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 11, 2013) — The Council on Postsecondary Education on Thursday will kick-off the Governor’s Conference on Postsecondary Education Trusteeship at 2 p.m. at the Marriott Downtown, Louisville.

Top entrepreneurs in Southern and Eastern Kentucky recognized at 2013 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) program

EIEA Not-for-Profit Entity recipient photo

Some of the region’s top entrepreneurs in Southern and Eastern Kentucky were recognized at the 2013 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) program hosted at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

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