May 2018

Turn your desire to help others into a rewarding career

Many people want to help others. There is nothing wrong with that. It is good to want to help others. It speaks to our humanity, our sense of mutuality, and even to our purpose. But the desire to help other people, while a good goal, has its limitations. Simply wanting to help others could backfire if you don’t know what you’re doing.

EKU Announces Online Social Work Degree

Eastern Kentucky University will offer the bachelor’s degree in social work (BSW) online in fall 2017. The new format will prepare students for success in a growing field.

Social Work Career Opportunities with Older Adults

Image Social Worker With Elderly Female Client

By: Bob Karolich, associate professor, EKU Department of Anthropology, Sociology, & Social Work

Social Work and Families

When you ask people ’What do social workers do?” the average person will say something about social workers taking children away from their families. While that sometimes becomes a necessity, it is only partially true.

EKU Launches Online Bachelor’s Degree Program in Communication Studies

Eastern Kentucky University is launching a 100% online bachelor’s degree program in communication studies in fall 2018. The program is ideal for those seeking entry-level positions as well as for individuals looking to advance in their field.

EKU to Offer Sport Management Degree Online

Eastern Kentucky University is launching its bachelor’s degree in sport management 100% online in fall 2018.

The curriculum was designed by the Sport Management Program Review Council and has been offered on campus since 2009.

EKU TO Offer Online Criminal Justice Degree

Eastern Kentucky University will offer an online criminal justice degree, beginning in fall 2018. The bachelor’s degree program will prepare students for a range of careers in the justice and safety field.

EKU to Offer Online Bachelor’s of Business Administration Degree with General Business Concentration

Eastern Kentucky University is offering a new option for online students in fall 2018. Applications are now being accepted for the bachelor’s of business administration (BBA) degree with a general business concentration.

EKU Risk Management and Insurance Degree Available Online Fall 2017

Eastern Kentucky University will offer an online degree in risk management and insurance beginning fall 2017. The bachelors of business administration will be the only online undergraduate insurance degree offered in Kentucky and one of the few available in the United States.

EKU’s Risk Management and Insurance Program Ranks Highly Among Respondents in Best’s Review

Eastern Kentucky University’s Risk Management and Insurance program is ranked among the top 20 nationally according to the February 2018 issue of Best’s Review.

EKU, which offers the only undergraduate insurance degrees—online and on-campus — in Kentucky, received top marks in the “popular performer’s” category.

Term life Insurance: why paying less doesn’t always pay out

By: Burke A. Christensen, JD, CLU, EKU insurance and risk management professor

When you go shopping for anything, you usually want to get the most value at the least cost. It is in a consumer’s best interest to know why that idea doesn’t always apply when shopping for life insurance.

What can you do with an RMI degree?

The insurance industry offers talented individuals a number of diverse career opportunities. In a field that’s growing each year, there isn’t a better time to earn a bachelor’s of business administration with a concentration in risk management and insurance (RMI).