Skip to main content

September 2012

EKU SBDC Success Story: Fiber Frenzy

Fiber Frenzy

A new yarn shop has opened in Berea, KY recently. Fiber Frenzy, LLC, located at 315 Chestnut Street, is locally owned and operated by Judy Cowen, Joan Beck, and Sandra Crum.


EKU SBDC Success Story: Executive Credit Repair

Executive Credit Repair

Do you know what is in your credit file?

If you have not checked lately, you may be surprised. The National Credit Regulator reports that approximately 120,000 credit files were issued to consumers in the first quarter of this year.

EIEA winners announced

2012 EIEA Young Entrepreneur winner Hong R. Zhang Durandal

SOMERSET, Ky. (September 10, 2012) —

Fifteen small business owners, entrepreneurs, and non-profit organizations in Southern and Eastern Kentucky were recognized for their successful business accomplishments and helping grow the region’s economy at the 2012 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) program.

CEDET Offers Student Entrepreneurship Workshops

BTC dome

EKU College of Business & Technology / CEDET Entrepreneurship Workshops

These workshops are designed to expose students to local entrepreneurs, the process of developing a business from an idea, developing a business plan from an idea, and are open to students who want to learn more about starting a business in Kentucky.

Seniors Launch Business with Help of ICC Business Accelerator on Campus

Spectrum Entertainment Inc.: l-r, Barr, Spicer, Hicks, and Hooper

Imagine having a successful business when you’re in your early 20s and not yet out of college.

Thanks in part to the helping hand of the Eastern Kentucky University-based business accelerator, that dream has become reality for a trio of EKU seniors plus a recent graduate of another institution.

Open /*deleted href=#openmobile*/