The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has recognized Eastern Kentucky University for its strong commitment to community engagement.
Dr. Ray Ochs, formerly director of Eastern Kentucky University’s Traffic Safety Institute and now director of training systems for the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF), was honored recently at the annual National Association of State Motorcycle Safety Administrators conference.
It’s a perfect marriage. After all, where better to showcase the creativity of Kentucky artisans and thereby inspire students to think creatively than Eastern Kentucky University’s new Noel Studio for Academic Creativity?
Eastern Kentucky University’s Bluegrass Community Health Center has expanded its presence in Lexington with a recently completed building project, and named Lexington physician Dr. Steve Wrightson as its new medical director.
Three environmental projects at Eastern Kentucky University, valued at approximately $15,000, have received funding from Bluegrass PRIDE (Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment).
Eastern Kentucky University has earned national recognition for its contribution to the public good.
Eastern Kentucky University’s new baccalaureate degree program in Animal Studies is believed to be the first of its kind in the world.
Eastern Kentucky University has earned national recognition as a “green” innovator in information technology.
WEKU, the public radio service of Eastern Kentucky University, has announced some programming changes designed to “better reflect the needs and interests of our community.”
Eastern Kentucky University has earned positive national recognition recently from two well-known magazines.
An initiative at Eastern Kentucky University to raise awareness of many forms of violence that can affect the campus community and assist survivors now has a tangible presence with the opening of EKU-SAFE.
Eastern Kentucky University is among 10 “large universities” nationwide, and the only large university in the Commonwealth, to make the Honor Roll in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2010 Great Colleges to Work For® program, according to the results of the third annual survey announced in a special supplement of The Chronicle.
Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Education has named six more individuals to its Wall of Honor.
The Wall, which is located on the fourth floor of the Combs Building on EKU’s campus, recognizes those men and women who have made significant contributions to the College or to education or the helping professions in Kentucky.
The Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CEDET) at Eastern Kentucky University and Garrard County Economic Development Director Nathan Mick recently announced a $21,165 USDA Rural Business Enterprise Grant to provide technical assistance training specifically in Garrard County.
An Eastern Kentucky University professor has received a grant to explore digitization and virtual restoration of deteriorating photographic negatives.
Dr. George Landon, an assistant professor of computer science, was awarded a $100,330 grant from the National Science Foundation for the 18-month project.
For the second consecutive year, Eastern Kentucky University ranks in the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide that are doing the most to embrace America’s veterans as students, according to G.I. Jobs magazine.
Dr. John Bowes, assistant professor in Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of History, received a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend award to conduct research and write chapters for his upcoming book, “Northern Indian Removal: An Unfamiliar History.”