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EKU students receive Future Entrepreneur Executive Award

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Last week, several EKU student teams competed for three slots to represent EKU at the Idea State U statewide business plan and concept competition in the following categories.

Kentucky Innovation Network Center at EKU hosts Business Model Canvas workshop

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Business Model Canvas: Telling the Story

The Kentucky Innovation Network at Eastern Kentucky University will host an interactive workshop that will allow you to describe, design, challenge, invent and pivot your business model.

Scheduled for Wed., March 26, in EKU's Perkins Building...

Economic Development in Eastern Ky. on Eastern Standard

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From the December SOAR Summit (Shaping Our Appalachian Region) to Federal Promise Zones and recent efforts to improve internet connectivity and expand the Mountain Parkway, the region is on the minds of the governor and legislators at both the state and federal levels.

CARES Partners with Ky. Office of Adventure Tourism to Create Trail Town Ambassador Program

The Center for Appalachian Regional Engagement and Stewardship (CARES) at Eastern Kentucky University is partnering with The Kentucky Office of Adventure Tourism to launch the Trail Town Ambassador Program.

KY Innovation Network Center @ EKU plays 'Shark Tank' with middle school students

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Over 100 Conkwright Middle School students from Clark County and their teachers visited EKU's College of Business and Technology Center on Thurs., Feb. 20, 2014. Hosted by Kentucky Innovation Network Center @ EKU Executive Director Kristel Smith, students joined in on activities simulating their classroom 'Shark Tank' project.

Michael Rodriguez: June 4, 1966 - February 25, 2014

Michael Rodriguez: June 4, 1966 - February 25, 2014

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the untimely passing of Michael Rodriguez, Director of the EKU Small Business Development Center in the College of Business & Technology’s Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship & Technology.  He leaves behind a wife, Teresa and a son, Timothy. 

Tammy Horn works with masters student on special research grant

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Dr. Tammy Horn, Director of Coal Country Beeworks (CCB), recently received a special grant to continue investigation and assessment of native bee populations on reclaimed surface mining sites in Appalachia.

2014 IDEA State U Competition Awarding up to $100,000 in Prizes

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The Eastern Kentucky University Business Accelerator and the Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CEDET) are seeking innovative ideas from EKU students for a product, service, or charitable activity to enter in the 2014 IDEA STATE U competition.

EKU to Host Eastern Apicultural Society Conference

EAS 2014 Conference

Eastern Kentucky University is proud to host the 2014 Eastern Apicultural Society (EAS) Conference from July 28 - August 1, 2014, on the EKU Richmond campus.

CBT Dean Announces Retirement

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Having served 44 productive years in higher education, EKU College of Business and Technology Dean, Dr. Bob Rogow, has announced that he will retire at the end of the current academic year. Dr. Rogow joined Eastern Kentucky University 16 years ago as Dean of the College of Business.  He will retire on July 31, 2014, as Dean of the College of Business and Technology.

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