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Erie Insurance Establishes Scholarship Fund for Risk Management & Insurance Majors

Big check presentation from Erie Insurance to EKU officials

Erie Insurance Company has established a $10,000 fund to provide scholarships for students in the Risk Management and Insurance program at Eastern Kentucky University.

RMI Golf Outing Raises $5,000 in Scholarships

RMI students welcome golfers

Eastern Kentucky University Risk Management and Insurance sponsored the 2014 EKU/RMI Golf Outing on Sept. 11.  This year's event, held at The Bull at Boone's Trace, drew RMI alumni and supporters.

RMI 2014-15 Scholarship Recipients Announced

2014-15 RMI Scholarship Winners

EKU's Risk Management and Insurance program is pleased to announce scholarship recipients for the 2014-15 academic year:

RMI to host Executive in Residence Oct 21-23

Mary Jo Hill

EKU's Risk Management & Insurance program has obtained a grant from the Spencer Educational Foundation to fund a guest speaker for the 2014 fall semester. Ms. Mari-Jo Hill, Director of Risk Management for SAS Institute, Inc., will visit the EKU campus October 21-23.

Ceirra Thompson awarded national scholarship

l-r: Burke Christensen, Ceirra Thompson, Siwei Gao

Ceirra Thompson, of Lexington, a senior risk management and insurance major at Eastern Kentucky University, has received a $5,000 national scholarship from the Derek Hughes/NAPSLO Educational Foundation.

The scholarship was established to further the study of insurance and encourage, support and reward exceptional students who have an interest in an insurance career.

2014 EKU RMI Golf Outing, Sept. 11

RMI golfers

Eastern Kentucky University Risk Management and Insurance is sponsoring the 2014 EKU/RMI Golf Outing.

Christensen Named among 13 "Heroes" of Insurance Industry

Burke Christensen

An Eastern Kentucky University faculty member is among 13 “heroes” of the insurance industry, as identified by LifeHealthPro, an online resource for life and health insurance advisers.

Jonny Blount, On the Right Path to My Insurance Career


The CPCU-Loman Education Foundation Internship Financial Aid Program was the factor that allowed me to accept my internship with Lloyd’s. The commuting costs would have simply been impossible for a college student like me to handle. The CPCU-Loman Education Foundation has put me in a state of “monetary ease,” so to speak, and I could not be more grateful.

RMI Grad on Fast-track

Adam Bryant (BBA, Risk Management and Insurance, December 2013) was not your typical student.  He came to EKU in 2005 from Tazewell, Tenn., a small town about 20 miles from the Cumberland Gap. Like some EKU students, Adam took a few years off - but not for the usual reasons.  He enlisted in the U.S.

EKU Risk Management and Insurance hosts 2014 I-Day

Kaleb Adams, Alyssa Roberts, Taliz Gantz, Emily Hunsaker & Jarrod Wolfe

Tuesday, April 22, 2014, EKU’s Risk Management and Insurance program hosted I-day on campus at the Center for the Arts.

This daylong event consisted of a catered breakfast, guest speakers, a luncheon, award presentations, and an engaging atmosphere in which over 50 insurance professionals, along with students, and faculty could connect.

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