School of Business
She grew up one of nine children in a blue-collar family.
Higher education was hardly discussed in her Bullitt County home, though certainly the values of hard work and making one’s own breaks in life were instilled. The father retired as a machinist from Reynolds Metal Company, while Mom stayed home to raise eight girls and one boy, born only 15 years apart.
Eastern Kentucky University, home to more than 1,300 veterans and their dependents, is ranked seventh nationally among the “Best for Vets: Business Schools” by Military Times EDGE magazine, up from 16th a year ago.
Dr. Mary Beth Holbrook, professor of accounting, has received the 10th annual Jack L. Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award in Eastern Kentucky University's School of Business.
Eastern Kentucky University, already home to more than 1,275 veterans and their dependents, is ranked 16th nationally among the “Best for Vets: Business Schools” by Military Times EDGE magazine.
With its recent re-accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Eastern Kentucky University’s School of Business has again earned a distinction that less than 5 percent of the world’s business programs can claim.
Dr. Faridah Awang, associate professor of corporate communication and technology, is the eighth annual recipient of the Jack L. Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award, presented by Eastern Kentucky University’s School of Business.