Inside Look

James Hughes Visits EKU Campus as Risk Manager in Residence

Mr. James Hughes, an alum of Harvard College, visited EKU’s College of Business and Technology to act as a Risk Manager in Residence on November 16th and 17th.

Faculty Focus: Dr. Carol Jordan

EKU’s Risk Management and Insurance is extremely pleased to welcome Dr. Carol Jordan back to EKU!

RMI Students Participate in National Conference

clockwise: Smith, Norfleet, Jolly, Bowen, Cawley and Ellis

Gamma Iota Sigma is the only international business fraternity for students of insurance, risk management and actuarial science. EKU’s own chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma attended the 44th annual International Conference held in Chicago, Ill., from October 8-10, 2015.

Nick Mills Earns Erie's Kentucky Producer of the Year Award

l-r: Senior VP Tim NeCastro, Nick Mills, and Rob Kepperling, District Sales Mgr

EKU alum Nick Mills from G.L Herndon Insurance Agency in Richmond, Ky., has earned the Erie Insurance Kentucky Producer of the Year Award.

RMI Golf Outing Raises Funds to Support EKU Students

RMI senior James Speaks helps out at the 2015 RIMS/CPCU Golf Outing

Students weren’t the only ones that benefited at the recent Golf Outing hosted by the EKU’s Risk Management and Insurance on September 10th! As a matter of fact, for over 150 participants there were prizes such as gift certificates, golf bags, and golf clubs to be won during the scramble.

EKU Hosts First Annual Lloyd's Forum

Lexington Hyatt - location of the First Annual Lloyds of London Forum

EKU Risk Management and Insurance hosted the First Annual Lloyd’s of London Forum Sept. 18-19 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Lexington. The event, designed exclusively for students, drew participants from our EKU as well as universities in other states.

Gao Appointed to Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Assn.

Dr. Gao

Eastern Kentucky University faculty member Dr. Siwei Gao was recently appointed to the Board of Governors of the Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association.

National Writing Competition - open to all students!

Announcing the HCP National Scholarship writing competition!

Award Value of $2,000

Eligibility Requirements:

2015 I-Day Hosted at the EKU Center for the Arts

Student Competition winners.

PIA Annual Meeting in Conjunction with EKU Risk Management and Insurance Presents: I-Day 2015

Thursday, April 9th, 2015, EKU’s Risk Management and Insurance program hosted I-Day (Insurance Day) on campus at the EKU Center for the Arts.  I-Day was in conjunction with the PIA (Professional Insurance Agents Association) annual meeting. 

Gao Appointed Coffey Professor of Insurance Studies

l-r: Erekson, Benson, Gao, Coffey, Feltus, Christensen

Dr. Siwei Gao has been appointed to the Thomas and Rebecca Coffey Endowed Professorship in Insurance Studies at Eastern Kentucky University.

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