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Elnahas Research Featured in Wall Street Journal

Illustration: Phil Foster for the Wall Street Journal

This week, the Wall Street Journal published an article about a research paper of an EKU finance professor, Dr. Ahmed Elnahas.

Alumni Spotlight: Matthew McNeil

Matthew McNeil, Class of 2016

Recognizing the importance of a well rounded college curriculum, Matthew McNeil (2016) engaged in EKU's very first banking course. Throughout his accounting studies, he also worked as Internal Auditor and Staff Accountant for Central Bank & Trust Co., the largest privately held bank in Kentucky.

Third Generation EKU Grad Empowers Future Banking Industry Leaders

Matt Evans

As president, CEO and owner of Bankers Service Corporation, a bank consulting and auditing firm in Lexington, Kentucky, Matt Evans knows firsthand what skill sets are necessary to succeed in today's banking regulatory environment.

Ginnan Speaks to EKU Finance Students

Jeff Ginnan, Executive Vice President for Central Bank Investment Center

Jeff Ginnan, Executive Vice President for Central Bank Investment Center and former UK Basketball player visited Ms. Maggie Abney's FIN 201, Personal Money Management class on April 12th to discuss the growing career opportunities in the Financial Services Industry.

AFIS selects Joshua Boone as 2017 distinguished alum

Joshua Boone

EKU's Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems, along with the School of Business, is pleased to announce that Mr. Joshua boone has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2017.

Mr. Boone will be honored during a presentation on Friday, April 21, 2017, at the annual College of Business and Technology College to Careers Conference.

Banking and Finance to Host Meet-up, April 6

Banking and Finance Meetup graphic

In a sector-focused networking event, EKU's finance program will host its 1st Annual Banking and Finance Meetup on April 6. The meetup will be held on EKU's campus in the Business and Technology Center, Dr. Janna P. Vice Atrium.

Alumni Spotlight: Kelsey Snyder

Kelsey Snyder, class of 2016

Kelsey Snyder, May 2016 graduate from Eastern Kentucky University, holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Business Administration in Accounting with a minor in Personal Finance.

Think or Swim: Realworld Trading Challenge

l-r:Daniel Blevins, Evan Singleton and Dalton Stanley

Three EKU Finance students are about to 'Think or Swim' in a national competition. Representing Eastern Kentucky University are Daniel Blevins, Evan Singleton and Dalton Stanley in the TD Ameritrade U Think or Swim Challenge.

Innovative Entrepreneurial Class Engages in Team Building Experience

Innovative Entrepreneurial Class Engages in Team Building Experience

Bringing innovation to the classroom, School of Business faculty combined their talents giving students highly engaging learning experiences.

Study: Commercial banker shortage worries banks

James Dornbrook Reporter | Kansas City Business Journal | May 12, 2016

A new nationwide study by Bank Director magazine showed banks are having a hard time finding enough experienced commercial lenders to hire, making it difficult for them to grow their loan portfolios as fast as they'd like.

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