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January 2014

EKU among Partners for Southeastern Kentucky Promise Zone Initiative

Eastern Kentucky University is among three higher education partners for the Southeastern Kentucky Promise Zone initiative announced recently by the White House.

According to the White House, key strategies involving EKU, the University of Kentucky, Berea College and the Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation and other local governmental units and agencies include:

11th Annual EIEA Collegiate Business Concept Challenge invites business ideas for competition

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The 11th Annual Excellence in Entrepreneurship Collegiate Business Concept Challenge invites business IDEAS from EKU students. Contestants/teams with the top concept will be selected to discuss strategies for their ideas with entrepreneurs and business professionals and be eligible for a cash prize up to $1,000.

Kentucky Innovation Network Center at EKU co-sponsors Bitcoin digital currency seminar

Event photo courtesy of Wesley Robinson, Eastern Progress

The new Bluegrass Community & Technical College, located in Lexington, was the setting of an extraordinary seminar titled, “Bitcoin 101: Revolution or Craze,”  hosted by TechBase10, an initiative of the Kentucky Innovation Network, along with web development company 212ths.

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