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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:

Great American reps speak to EKU students

Great American representatives speak to Risk Management & Insurance students

On Wednesday, February 4, three speakers from the Great American Insurance Group, E & S Division, spoke to students about their company.

Scholar Athlete: Devin Borders

RMI major Devin Borders

EKU Risk Management and Insurance major Devin Borders has been named the 2015 All Sports Association Male Collegiate Award Winner by the All Sports Association

Courtesy of All Sports Association (Travis Mewhirter) | 1/26/2015 3:44:00 PM

2015 IIK-EKU RMI Paper Competition

Insurance Institute of Kentucky graphic

Attention EKU Risk Management & Insurance Majors and Minors!

Insurance Institute of Kentucky (IIK) announces a paper competition open to the following EKU students who will have at least one semester of education remaining after the 2015 Spring Semester:

Jessica Bowen and Jonathan Blount selected for national scholarship

Jessica Bowen and Jonathan Blount

Two Eastern Kentucky University students have each been awarded $2,000 national scholarships!

Seniors, Jessica Bowen (De Mossville, Ky.) and Jonathan Blount (Louisville) were awarded these scholarships by The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation. The foundation is dedicated to educating future insurance professionals, both undergraduate and graduate.

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