August 2011

Virtual Economics Program Available Free of Charge to K-12 Teachers throughout Region

The Eastern Kentucky UniversityCenter for Economic Education, with support from the Council for Economic Education and State Farm, will work with the Kentucky Council on Economic Education and centers at Northern Kentucky University and Morehead State University to provide training and free copies of the Virtual Economics4.0 CD-ROM (a $99.95 value) to K-12 teachers in schools

2011-12 Chautauqua Series Features 21 Programs

Twenty-one programs in Eastern Kentucky University’s 12th annual Chautauqua Lecture series, all free and open to the public, will explore “Living with Others: Challenges and Promises” from a variety of perspectives and feature several nationally known lecturers. The series will also include film screenings and an art exhibit.

SAA Chapter Adviser Marks Named Best in Nation

photo of Jey Marks

Jey Marks, adviser to Eastern Kentucky University’s Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA) chapter, was honored recently as National Student Alumni Ambassadors Adviser of the Year by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education Affiliated Student Advancement Programs (CASE ASAP).