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Tammy Horn featured in The American Chestnut Foundation

Bee hives managed by Tammy Horn at Chavies, Ky, a site that has been reforested

Born in Leslie County, Kentucky, my grandfather Ted Hacker valued two natural resources above all: American chestnuts (Castanea dentata) and honey bees (Apis mellifera mellifera—Italian).

Community Ventures Corporation on EKU Campus One Day Each Month

Community Ventures Corporation logo

Community Ventures Corporation (CVC) is now visiting the Eastern Kentucky University campus in Richmond one day each month to help entrepreneurs and homeowners start and grow their own businesses and move into their own homes.

CEDET Offers Student Entrepreneurship Workshops

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EKU College of Business & Technology / CEDET Entrepreneurship Workshops

These workshops are designed to expose students to local entrepreneurs, the process of developing a business from an idea, developing a business plan from an idea, and are open to students who want to learn more about starting a business in Kentucky.

Seniors Launch Business with Help of ICC Business Accelerator on Campus

Spectrum Entertainment Inc.: l-r, Barr, Spicer, Hicks, and Hooper

Imagine having a successful business when you’re in your early 20s and not yet out of college.

Thanks in part to the helping hand of the Eastern Kentucky University-based business accelerator, that dream has become reality for a trio of EKU seniors plus a recent graduate of another institution.

EKU Business and Technology Accelerator Joins Estill Development Alliance, Chamber of Commerce in Irvine Facility

RICHMOND, Ky. – Business owners and entrepreneurs in Estill County now have another convenient resource to help them achieve their dreams.

Smith Named Executive Director of Innovation & Commercialization Center

­The new executive director of the Innovation and Commercialization Center (ICC) at Eastern Kentucky University is a familiar name and face to many in the central/eastern Kentucky business community.

Student Selected as "Inventors and Innovators" Ambassador

Junior Andrew Pennington, of Corbin, has been selected as the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance student ambassador for Eastern Kentucky University.

Your own world’s best boss

Work doesn’t have to be work.

In fact, business is pleasure for 22-year-old junior public relations major Andrew Pennington, an entrepreneur who chose to pursue what he’s most passionate about.

Apiculturist Horn's New Book Looks at "Beeconomy"

Honoring the example set years ago by her bee-keeping paternal grandmother in Appalachian Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky University apiculturist Dr. Tammy Horn suggests in her newest book that beekeeping might once again be a path to economic self-sufficiency for women and families.

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