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2017 Frostbite 5K set for Jan. 28

FrostBite 5K logo

EKU's Risk Management and Insurance program is already looking forward to the start of the Spring Semester 2017 with their annual Frostbite 5K!

Kentucky Medal of Honor Presented to Ron House

Ron House (center front row) surrounded by previous Medal of Honor recipients.

On Wednesday, May 18th, Ron House, LUTCF, CSA, MA of Richmond, was awarded the Kentucky Medal of Honor by the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors-Kentucky during their annual convention and state sales summit. The event was held at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel in Lexington.

Gao Receives 2016 Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award

l-r: Drs. Dyer, Gao, and Dean Erekson

EKU's School of Business is pleased to announce the recipient of the Twelfth Annual Jack L. Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award. The recipient for 2015-16 is Dr. Siwei Gao, Assistant Professor of Risk Management and Insurance.

Nominations for the award were made by School of Business department chairs and reviewed by a three-member Selection Committee.

EKU Risk Management and Insurance Students Learn from the Best at Lloyd’s in London

EKU Risk Management and Insurance Students at Lloyd's International

Six Risk Management and Insurance students, accompanied by Debbie Ellis and Carol Jordan, traveled to London, England Marach 11-17, 2016. 

Smith Awarded Auto-Owners Internship

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith, a Risk Management and Insurance junior from Berea, has received a Summer 2016 internship with Auto-Owners Insurance in Lexington. Auto-Owners Insurance is a strong company that has operated for over 95 years. It not only handles claims of auto-insurance but also life, home, boat, and other types. Smith will be handling several of these claims over the course of her summer.

Junior One of 30 in U.S. Selected for Risk Management Program

Brianna Saylor

For the fourth consecutive year, an Eastern Kentucky University Risk Management and Insurance major is one of only 30 students nationwide selected to participate in the prestigious Anita Benedetti Student Involvement Program.

2016 Frostbite 5K set for Feb. 6

FrostBite 5k graphic

The EKU College of Business and Technology is already looking forward to the start of the Spring Semester 2016 with EKU's Risk Management and Insurance Frostbite 5K!

James Hughes Visits EKU Campus as Risk Manager in Residence

Hughes speaks to RMI students

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

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.

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