Eastern Kentucky University’s student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has been named Campus Chapter of the Year for Region 5, which includes Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.
Eastern Kentucky University apiculturist Dr. Tammy Horn has received a national award recognizing her efforts to raise awareness about the importance of pollination.
Eastern Kentucky University has earned a national No. 1 ranking for its commitment to helping military veterans further their education.
Nan Campbell could never have imagined a few years ago that she would spend a summer tending the Smithsonian gardens and become a beekeeper even before she turned 21.
Neither could she have predicted that she would wind up at Eastern Kentucky University, from which her father and two siblings graduated. Not that they would dissuade her, but she wanted to forge her own path.
Eastern Kentucky University is moving its Master’s of Fine Arts Creative Writing Program summer residency to Edinburgh, Scotland for 2011.
The summer program had been held in the Spanish colonial town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, each of the past three years.
Eastern Kentucky University’s fall enrollment is at 16,515, up 2 percent from this date last year, one of the larger increases among Kentucky’s public universities.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Center for Renewable and Alternative Fuel Technologies (CRAFT) received another boost today when Sixth District Congressman Ben Chandler announced the award of a $2.4 million federal grant from the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA).
Chandler delivered the good news at the 2010 Regional BioEnergy Field Day, held at EKU’s Meadowbrook Farm.
The setting is a central Kentucky pasture, many years ago the site of a creekside log cabin that housed three generations of pioneers.
Now, developers have brought in bulldozers to prepare the land for a modern subdivision.
September is College Savings Month in Kentucky, as recently proclaimed by Gov. Steve Beshear.
At Eastern Kentucky University, several initiatives are helping students and their families cut the costs of a college education.
Eastern Kentucky University's student newspaper was selected this week as a finalist for the nation's highest award in college journalism, the Pacemaker.
Allen D. Engle Sr., professor of management at Eastern Kentucky University, spent the summer teaching, giving invited lectures and presenting papers at academic conferences in Germany, France, England and Canada.
The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence has recognized an Eastern Kentucky University official for his commitment to Kentucky education.
State Rep. Harry Moberly, who also serves as Executive Vice President for Administration at EKU, recently received the Committee’s Award of Excellence.