Grant Thornton employee honored by WSU

WICHITA — Erin Koch of Grant Thornton LLP was named Employer of the Year this morning at Wichita State University's Cooperative Education and Work-Based Learning appreciation breakfast.

Kirk Ring, of the Barton School of Business, was named Faculty Member of the Year at the breakfast, which was held in the Rhatigan Student Center. The gathering included businesses, WSU faculty and co-op students.

The WSU program, founded in 1979, was celebrating its 30th anniversary. Cooperative education allows students to work part time or as interns in the business and professional world.