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SBDC Sponsors Free Fall Workshop Series for Small Businesses

Business and Technology Center

It takes more than hustle to run a successful business. It also takes knowledge of key tools in the entrepreneur’s tool box.

Johnson County Disaster Relief

Johnson County flood relief

The Office of Military & Veteran Affairs and the EKU Vets Club are collecting supplies to assist residents of Johnson County, Ky., who have been affected by the recent flooding and damaging storms. 

Mooers Named to East Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board

Ian Mooers

Ian Mooers, director of the Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CEDET) at Eastern Kentucky University, has been appointed to the East Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board (EKWIB).

CEDET Director Ian Mooers on Eastern Standard

l-r: John Hingsbergen, Sandi Curd, Ian Mooers

CEDET Director, Ian Mooers, sat down with John Himgsbergen to talk about the latest developments with Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR).  Guests included Gov. Steve Beshear, Mooers, and Sandi Curd who is coordinator of the Kentucky Promise Zone.

The interview was broadcast live Monday, June 1st on WEKU's Eastern Standard.

Network Helps Local Entrepreneurs Grow Businesses, Serve Community Needs

Kentucky Innovation Network office at Richmond/EKU

Local entrepreneurs gathered at Eastern Kentucky University on March 27 to network and discuss ways to expand their businesses.

Kristel Smith, director of the Kentucky Innovation Network office at Richmond/EKU, initiated a new network for professionals looking to grow their business.

Annual EIEA Collegiate Business Concept Challenge invites business ideas

EIEA logo

The 12th 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.

More than 100 attend young professionals’ first meeting

State Rep. Jonathan Shell, R-Lancaster, tells the Richmond Young Professionals A

The Richmond Register | by Machaela Ballard

More than 100 people attended the first Richmond Young Professionals Association meeting at noon Thursday, more than double the number expected.

EKU Invites Communities throughout Region to Apply for Grants

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Have a worthwhile community-based project that only needs funding?

Eastern Kentucky University is ready to help.

With right help, most businesses succeed, chamber told

Richmond Chamber of Commerce Business and Breakfast gathering

By Bonnie Dailey / Register News Writer

Attendees of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce Business and Breakfast session filled the Arlington dinning room Wednesday morning.

This past summer, the Center for Economic Development Entrepreneurship and Technology at Eastern Kentucky University began looking for five good ideas.

Students, Faculty Helping Paintsville Obtain Trail Town Designation

Paintsville group photo

Just as it did with Elkhorn City a year ago, Eastern Kentucky University is partnering with the City of Paintsville to help the Johnson County seat earn designation as a Kentucky Trail Town.

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