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May 2012

Smith Named Executive Director of Innovation & Commercialization Center

­The new executive director of the Innovation and Commercialization Center (ICC) at Eastern Kentucky University is a familiar name and face to many in the central/eastern Kentucky business community.

Richmond man named SBA Small Business Person of the Year

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 17, 2012) — In 1999, with $600 in his pocket, Donovan Wadsworth moved to Kentucky from the Pacific Northwest. The next year, he started a construction business in Richmond that is now a full-service restoration company with annual revenues of more than $1 million.

Operation Veteran to Entrepreneur Conference

V2E Conference

Military veterans can learn from fellow veterans and other experts about how to launch their own business at the Vet-to-Entrepreneur Conference hosted by Eastern Kentucky University on Thursday, May 24.


Student Selected as "Inventors and Innovators" Ambassador

Junior Andrew Pennington, of Corbin, has been selected as the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance student ambassador for Eastern Kentucky University.

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