AT&T has been announced as the Presenting Sponsor for the International Town and Gown Association’s 7th annual University-City Relations Conference, to be held at Eastern Kentucky University June 4-8, 2012.
The sponsorship was announced at a late afternoon news conference held Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the EKU Center for the Arts.
By Stephanie Cole
Student Writer, EKU Public Relations
Across a scenic stretch of the winding Kentucky River, the Kentucky River Water Trail is being saved and improved ... by an artist.
No, Eastern Kentucky University has not established its own air force, but the university’s rapidly expanding Aviation Program has taken a leap in visibility with the first of many airplanes bearing an EKU design and color scheme.
A pilot program at Eastern Kentucky University will allow current students to navigate University life with the help of those who have already made the journey successfully.
It probably came as no surprise to local educator/entrepreneur Gus LaFontaine or local dentist Dr. Susan Vanstone when the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Eastern Kentucky University was recently named the best of 15 such centers statewide.
Eastern Kentucky University’s efforts to develop mathematics and English transition programs in area high schools is already resulting in a reduced need for remediation at the college level, thereby saving students and families valuable time and dollars.
Now the initiatives are earning national attention.
Eastern Kentucky University’s ROTC team, “the Colonels’ Battalion,” brought home a second place title at the recent ROTC 7th Brigade Bold Warrior Challenge at Fort Knox.
Competing in the Central States Regional Ethics Bowl in Indianapolis for the first time on Saturday, Nov. 12, a newly formed student team from Eastern Kentucky University finished 10th among 22 teams from 19 schools.
Lt. Gen. Robert Yerks received more than two dozen awards for valor during his long and distinguished military career.
But it was an injured soldier in a hospital who paid the ultimate tribute to Yerks when he struggled “violently” just to raise his arm enough to salute the retired lieutenant general.
Seven interlocked Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) are at the heart of an effort at Eastern Kentucky University to align key general education and teacher preparation courses to Kentucky Core Academic Standards.
Eastern Kentucky University President Doug Whitlock has been named as a board member of the Japan/America Society of Kentucky (JASK).
Eastern Kentucky University students Phillip Migyanko and Matt Foley spent several days examining ethical challenges in educational and work environments at the 2011 National Conference on Ethics in America at West Point, held Oct. 16-19.
Chunfen Jin, an Eastern Kentucky University graduate student, placed first in her category at the 97th annual meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Sciences at Murray State University, Nov. 4-6.
In a speech on the U.S. Senate floor today that honored the nation’s military veterans, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell also saluted Eastern Kentucky University’s efforts on behalf of veterans.
Are you interested in forensic science? How about considering nuclear forensics, or maybe cyber forensics?
Eastern Kentucky University has the lead role in a National Institutes of Health-funded initiative to research therapeutic treatment for those who have suffered traumatic brain injury (TBI).
The Pizza Hut “palaces,” the “sensory overload,” “scorpions, snake, and other mystery things ‘on a stick’ from street vendors” and every mode of transportation imaginable were only some of the many memories of an unforgettable trip to China for 23 Eastern Kentucky University students and two EKU faculty members.
The Garand Collectors Association, founded by Eastern Kentucky University Art Professor Emeritus Richard Deane, who died in September, has made a $25,000 donation in his memory to the endowed art education scholarship that honors his work and legacy at EKU.
While in Memphis, Tenn., earlier this year as part of a service learning project, students in the African/African-American Studies Program at Eastern Kentucky University launched a book drive to assist the Martin Luther King Jr. Transition Academy.
An Eastern Kentucky University professor’s debut novel is earning rave reviews and being touted as a “must read” by several national magazines.
Eastern Kentucky University has earned a No. 2 ranking among the nation’s four-year colleges and universities for its commitment to helping military veterans further their education.