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Dedicated Faculty - EKU's Banking Program

Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Business faculty and staff are some of the best in the business. Coming from all different areas of expertise, their focus is on providing academic insight that not only educates students, but gives them confidence to move forward in their careers and even outside of school. Dr.

Alumni Spotlight!

Joshua Smith

Joshua Smith is a Spring 2022 graduate from Eastern Kentucky University, where he earned a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Statistics. In Fall 2022, he will be joining the Finance Graduate program at the University of Kentucky. While a student at EKU, he participated in the Banking Innovation Conference where he was given the opportunity to network with Finance professionals.

Student Spotlight!

Student Spotlight - Elijah Hutchinson

Elijah Hutchinson is a rising senior majoring in Accounting with a focus in Management. He is a member of The Investment Club and also the owner of a yard sign business in Pulaski County, Ky.

Congratulations, Graduates!

Spring 2022 Graduates

The Evans Banking and Financial Services Program is proud to announce eight Spring 2022 graduates. Many of these students have accepted jobs that will take them across the country while others are continuing their education in various graduate programs.

Banking and Finance Meetup to Feature National Industry Experts

Banking and Finance Meetup 2019

The third annual Banking and Finance Meetup at Eastern Kentucky University, presented by Central Bank & Trust Co. will be held on Thursday, September 26, and Kentucky's bankers are taking notice.

EKU Banking Students Place 2nd in Nation

Cody Cumbow, Kassidy Easterling, Randa Morris, Madison Pergrem, Scott Winter

A team of Eastern Kentucky University students has placed second in the nation in the Bank Case Study Competition, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors has announced.

EKU Finance Alum Inspires Students to ‘Be Curious’

Bill Herrell gives a lecture in EKU Finance course

Bill Herrell, an EKU alumnus (’87) with degrees in Finance and Insurance, recently travelled back to campus for an important purpose: to offer business students insight on how to navigate a successful and rewarding career in Finance. His advice for achieving success? Be curious.

Winning Team Presents at Banking Research and Policy Conference

EKU Student team with conference key note speakers

The same three-member student team from Eastern Kentucky University that won the national 2018 Community Bank Study Competition at the Conference of State Bank Supervisors in May recently travelled to St.

Financial Research and Investments Computer Lab Opens in BTC

Financial Research and Investments Computer Lab

A new laboratory in Eastern Kentucky University’s School of Business gives students easy access to the data available to Wall Street’s top trading firms in an advanced teaching and research setting.

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. 

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