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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!

HCP writing competition, award value of $2,000

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.

Risk Management and Insurance Major Featured in Bloomberg BusinessWeek

2014 EKU Homecoming King Jonny Blount and Queen Krissie Hogan

With approximately half of its workforce nearing retirement age in the next decade, the insurance industry is anticipating at least 500,000 job openings by 2022.

Now, the challenge is to attract millennials into a career field that has been portrayed, unfairly perhaps, as a little dull.

Cincinnati Insurance Offers EKU Students Incredible Opportunity

Cincinnati Insurance representatives in the RMi classroom

On March 12, Cincinnati Insurance offered students the chance to join a Q&A session and enjoy some pizza. Interested students were seeking either employment after graduation or an internship opportunity.

Internships were available in the following areas:

Pizza and Primerica at EKU

Anthony Rudd presents for Primerica

On Wednesday, March 4, a “Pizza and Primerica” event was held in the Business and Technology Center.  This event was established for the purpose of introducing School of Business students to Primerica, a financial services company.

EKU Student Receives Principal Financial Group Internship

EKU senior Xin Ge from Lexington, Ky., received an internship with a global financial management company. Principal Financial Group has offices in more than eighteen countries with $514 billion in assets currently under management.

Student-Athlete Wins National Honor in Risk Management and Insurance

James Speaks

James Taylor Speaks, Somerset, a member of Eastern Kentucky University's football team and a junior risk management and insurance major, is one of only 30 students nationwide selected for the Anita Benedetti Student Involvement Program (ABSIP).

2015 Erie Insurance Paper Competition Scholarship

Erie Insurance logo

Erie Insurance announces its 1st annual Paper Competition Scholarship to be awarded this spring during the Risk Management & Insurance Program’s Annual Insurance Day.

The competition is open to all College of Business and Technology Center students that have:

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