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Keven Moore: The insurance industry is a career option — check it out and consider the possibilities

RMI Program Nationally Ranked

EKU RMI students at Lloyd's of London in March 2016

The Risk Management and Insurance Program at Eastern Kentucky University ranks in the top 20 nationally, according to the February 2018 issue of Best’s Review magazine.

Eastern, which offers the only undergraduate insurance degrees in Kentucky, fared especially well in the “Popular Performers” category, which tracks online survey responses, many of whom are alumni.

Insurance Recruiters Seeking School of Business Students

Unprecedented industry demand brings outstanding opportunity for School of Business students.

Risk management and insurance employers from two separate organizations will be coming to EKU in January. Both are actively recruiting students with business-related majors.

ALL School of Business students are invited and encouraged to attend.

I-Day 2018: Robert B. Morgan Insurance Conference, April 6th

Robert B. Morgan

Two of the goals for the EKU Risk Management and Insurance program are to serve the insurance community and raise money for student scholarships. With those goals in mind, we have created the Robert B. Morgan Insurance Conference 2018.

Gift Supports Women in RMI Program

l-r: Morgan Wyman, Sandra Blain, Dr. Burke Christensen and Cissy Musselman

“The insurance industry,” said Dr. Burke Christensen, “is a place where women are free to rise as high as their talents will take them.”

RMI Students Attend National Gamma Iota Sigma Conference

EKU students at the 2017 GIS conference in Dallas

This year nine of EKU’s Risk Management and Insurance students took a four day trip to Dallas, Texas to learn the ins and outs of the insurance business.

This conference was open to any RMI student who is a member of the insurance fraternity, Gamma Iota Sigma. Nine students, all RMI majors, attended along with program coordinator Debbie Ellis:

RMI Hosts 27th Annual Golf Outing

(l-r) Pete Kensicki, Shawn Weir, Richard Showden, and Brian Dickey

EKU’s College of Business and Technology’s Risk Management and Insurance program hosted its 27th annual golf outing at The Arlington Golf Club on September 7, 2017.

Alumni Spotlight: Will Baker

Will Baker

I graduated in December 2016, was hired as a Claims Representative in January 2017, and made the move to Denver, Colo. Through the seven months of claims adjusting and working from home, I became unhappy with working from home, and began to view claims adjusting as a job and not a career. I knew it was time to look for a change.

Alumni Spotlight: Zach Whitmer

Zach Whitmer

Hard to believe I’ve already been graduated for several months - hasn’t quite sunk in that I’m ACTUALLY done with school.

RMI Honors Spring Graduates

RMI candidates at spring commencement

Donning black and gold sashes to signify affiliation with Gamma Iota Sigma, graduation candidates for EKU's Risk Management and Insurance program walked the stage for spring commencement. Ceremonies for the College of Business and Technology were held Friday, May 12th, in Alumni Coliseum on the EKU Campus.

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