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EKU Banking Students Win National Competition

EKU Business and Technology Center dome

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) in Washington, D.C., today named a team from Eastern Kentucky University as the winner of its 2018 Community Bank Case Study Competition. 

EKU Student Team Banks a Spot in the Final Round

l-r: Dalton Stanley, Lori Nguyen, and Aaron Schmidgall

EKU’s 2018 student team in Community Bank Case Study Competition of Lori Nguyen, Dalton Stanley and Aaron Schmidgall are one of five teams from universities across the nation advancing to final round of the 2018 Community Bank Case Study Competition. 

EKU Banking & Finance Meetup Welcomes KDFI Commissioner Charles Vice

Mr. Charles A. Vice, Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions

The 2nd Annual Banking and Finance Meetup is set for Thursday, April 5th, and Kentucky's bankers are taking notice.

EKU Banking Students Visit Nation's Capitol, Meet with Congressman Andy Barr

EKU Banking students at the Capitol

Government relations in banking was identified earlier this year by Ballard Cassady, President & CEO of Kentucky Bankers Association and previous Kentucky Commissioner of Financial Institutions, as an important and often under-studied topic in undergraduate banking programs.

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.

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