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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. 

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.

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.

CEDET and the Richmond Chamber Offer Growing Your Business Series

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The Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CEDET) at Eastern Kentucky University has partnered with the Richmond Chamber of Commerce to offer a series of free workshops.

EKU Junior Wins 2014 Collegiate Business Concept Challenge

l-r: Erekson, Moncrief, Elrod, Traver, Lawson, and Benson

College students and cheap, easy-to-prepare food. They just go together.

So it’s only fitting that an Eastern Kentucky University student won the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Collegiate Business Concept Challenge competition for his business venture idea centered on – you might have guessed it – ramen noodles.

Entrepreneurs Recognized at EIEA Luncheon

EIEA Not-for-Profit Entity recipient photo

Entrepreneurs are innovators, creative thinkers, and risk takers often defying the odds to turn their dreams into reality. Small business owners and entrepreneurs working to grow the region’s economy were recognized at the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) luncheon.

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