WEKU-FM, the public radio service of Eastern Kentucky University, recently wrapped up a successful spring fund-raising season.
Michelle Hull, a December 2010 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, has received a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship.
Marc C. Whitt, associate vice president for public relations and chief communications officer for Eastern Kentucky University, has been re-elected chair of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ Advisory Council for Communications and Public Affairs, a 13-member group for AASCU’s division of communications.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Cooperative Education Program has become the first co-op program in the Commonwealth and only the 12th nationally to receive accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Cooperative Education.
The first-time accreditation, which followed a site visit, is for six years.
Dr. Fred Ruppel is returning to Slovakia.
Recently awarded a six-week grant under the Fulbright Specialists Program – his second Fulbright to work in that central European country – the Eastern Kentucky University economics professor will spend May 27-July 19 collaborating with one or two Slovakian co-authors on an economics textbook.
Dr. Rodney White has earned Eastern Kentucky University’s highest honor for teaching excellence.
The Eastern Kentucky University Mock Trial Team earned Honorable Mention (top 15) recognition in the National Championship Mock Trial Tournament, held April 15-17 in Des Moines, Iowa.
When she first learned of Eastern Kentucky University’s Noel Studio for Academic Creativity, Vickie Moberly began to envision the collaborative possibilities between EKU and local schools.
During his middle school years, John Simpson’s family moved from the urban sprawl of the Cincinnati area to rural LaFollette, Tenn., to care for an ailing family member.
“When we arrived, the smell of rotting flesh filled the air. I was told to pull the first guard shift around the mass-grave site. During one of my patrols, I made the huge mistake of looking down. The body of a little girl was still there, holding onto a stuffed rabbit. The little girl was wearing a purple dress; she still had a blindfold on her eyes.
“Playful yet thoughtful,” Eastern Kentucky University’s Harry Brown “tells us the truth about things.”
That’s how fellow writer Gwyn Rubio describes Brown’s latest volume of poetry, entitled “In Some Households the King is Soul.”
White Hall, the former Madison County home of abolitionist newspaper publisher Cassius Marcellus Clay, was dedicated today as a Historic Site in Journalism by the Society of Professional Journalists.
Randal Napier wakes up every day with a simple goal:
“To make the world a little better. Sometimes I do and sometimes I don’t.”
Eastern Kentucky University junior construction management major Diana Harbeson has received a national scholarship, valued at $2,500, from the Association of General Contractors.
Dr. Joe Allison, the director of bands at Eastern Kentucky University, is one of four individuals hosting a new podcast devoted to the marching arts.
Both a podcast and website, The Marching Roundtable was created as a place for discussion on important topics concerning marching band, drum corps, winter guard, and indoor percussion.
Tucked quietly away in a corner of Eastern Kentucky University’s Business and Technology Center are several rather non-descript small offices.
But it’s home to four area entrepreneurs who are taking advantage of a smorgasbord of services available through the Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology at EKU to grow their fledgling businesses.
Combine an insatiable wonder about how things work, a work ethic born of hard work on the family farm, and supportive professors who make learning both fun and meaningful, and what do you get?
In 1996, Eastern Kentucky University geography professor Dr. David Zurick began a decade-long series of journeys throughout the American South, hoping to learn why the region is seen by outsiders as a land “apart from the rest of America” but by insiders as a place “losing its identity.”
An Eastern Kentucky University professor is one of 24 Fellows chosen for a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute.