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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.

Regional Workshops Focus on Exporting Products and Services

WTC banner

Eastern Kentucky University has partnered with the World Trade Center Kentucky along with targeted business and governmental agencies to present a series of workshops aimed at helping central and southeastern Kentucky business owners and entrepreneurs realize the potential in exporting their products and services.

EKU Co-op/Intern Program Looks to Place Students in YOUR Business

Amanda Lawrence, CBT Outreach Coordinator

Amanda Lawrence is the new Outreach Coordinator for Eastern Kentucky University's College of Business and Technology.

As part of her role, Amanda will be working with employers in business to create Cooperative Education/Internship experiences for students.

EKU SBDC Client Success Story: R&R Tactical LLC, Richmond, Ky

R&R Tactical

Not only are Roy Lucas and Veronica Robbins partners in life, they are also now business partners. 

Happy Small Business Week 2013!

National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week: June 17-21

For 50 years, the Small Business Administration has been honoring small businesses across the U.S.

National Small Business Week (NSBW) is designed to spotlight entrepreneurial breakthroughs, successes and milestone achievements to inspire and motivate small-business owners nationwide.

SBDC Partners with EKU's Psychology Department to offer Human Resource Workshop Series

I/O psych student Perry Barnes

The EKU SBDC partnered with the university's Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology program for the second consecutive year to offer a series of human resources workshops. 


SBDC Client Named 2013 Kentucky Women Business Advocate of the Year

Joyce Green

Annually, the Kentucky Small Business Development Centers and the Kentucky Regional office of the U.S. Small Business Administration recognize outstanding entrepreneurs and thriving small businesses. 

Joyce Green of Richmond, owner of two businesses - Jordan Hill Farms and Karizma Salon - was named the 2013 Kentucky Women Business Advocate of the Year. 

New Center Demonstrates University CARES about Service Region

Coates Administration Building

Eastern Kentucky University CARES about its service region and Appalachia.

EKU Senior Wins National Poster Design Award

IGAEA winning poster

EKU senior, Jose Soto Hernandez from Louisville, brought home top prize in the 2012 International Graphic Arts Education Association (IGAEA) student poster design competition.

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