July 2011

Noel Studio Director Co-Edits Book

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The advent of Web-based education has focused attention on university and industry partnerships, particularly on ways in which online learning might lead to new models of collaboration and engagement across previously clearly delineated borders.

EKU Makes "Great Colleges to Work For" Honor Roll Again; Ranked In Top 10 Nationally

Eastern Kentucky University is among 10 large four-year colleges and universities nationwide, and the only large institution in the Commonwealth, to make the Honor Roll in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s2011 Great Colleges to Work For® program, according to the results of the fourth annual survey announced in a special supplement of The Chronicle.

EKU Professional Education Unit Accreditation Reaffirmed

Eastern Kentucky University’s Professional Education Unit accreditation has been reaffirmed by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

The Unit includes elements of all five colleges on campus – Education, Arts and Sciences, Health Sciences, Justice and Safety, and Business and Technology.

Criminal Justice Professor Part of Cybercrime Study

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Peer influence and low self-control appear to be the major factors fueling juvenile cybercrime such as computer hacking and online bullying, according to a new study conducted by an Eastern Kentucky University faculty member and two others.

WEKU News Director Named to National Post

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The news director of WEKU, the public radio service of Eastern Kentucky University, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of Public Radio News Directors Inc.

Charles Compton, who has served as news director at WEKU since 2005, will fill the unexpired term of mid-sized newsroom representative Naomi Starobin, who became the Board’s large market representative.

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