Eastern Kentucky University President Doug Whitlock was among approximately 25 presidents and chancellors from state higher education institutions nationwide to meet at the White House with Obama Administration officials recently for a 90-minute roundtable discussion on college affordability.
How would you like to augment your studies at one of the world’s leading universities in an exotic far-off land?
Thanks to a growing number of international exchange agreements between Eastern Kentucky University and universities on four other continents, EKU students have myriad opportunities to pursue the educational and cultural experiences of their dreams.
The Eastern Kentucky University mock trial team can officially consider itself one of the top 48 teams in the nation, or among the top 15 percent.
Only a sophomore at Eastern Kentucky University, Jessica Jacobs is already looking ahead to graduate school and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology.
Now this first-generation college student from Leitchfield and a 2010 graduate of Grayson County High School has a head start on the competition.
An Eastern Kentucky University student has received one of three 2012 Marcia Athey Awards from the Kentucky Academy of Science.
The Eastern Kentucky Math Teachers’ Circle, established last year at Eastern Kentucky University, has been invited to make a presentation at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. in April as part of the national exhibit, MathAlive, and the Circle on the Road Workshop.
Eastern Kentucky University recently received two grants from the Bluegrass PRIDE community grant program: one to establish an outdoor classroom and wetlands area to be shared by two local schools, among other provisions, and another to install five water bottle-filling stations on the Richmond campus.
Dr. Bob Rogow, dean of Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Business and Technology, has been asked to speak at the upcoming Phi Kappa Phi induction ceremony at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Company R-1 of the National Society of Pershing Rifles earned another national championship at the Pershing Rifle National Convention and Alumni Reunion competition at the 5th Regiment Armory in Baltimore.
Longtime Eastern Kentucky University staff member Lisa Sons has been named director of the Educational Talent Search program hosted at EKU.
Sons, who joined the EKU staff in 2002 as educational coordinator with ETS, has served as interim assistant director for the EKU Upward Bound Program since September 2011.
Dr. Marcel Robles, professor of corporate communication in Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Management, Marketing and International Business, received two 2012 Outstanding Educator Awards at the Federation of Business Disciplines (FBD) Conference, held in New Orleans Feb. 29-March 3.
Eastern Kentucky University has received two awards in Higher Education Marketing Report’s 27th annual Educational Advertising Awards competition.
A University billboard campaign received a bronze award and the EKU website was recognized with a merit award.
While most Eastern Kentucky University students enjoyed a restful break from classes during Spring Break March 5-9, some students spent their time volunteering through EKU’s Alternative Spring Break Program in various locales from New York City to New Orleans, from Myrtle Beach, S.C. to Kansas City, Kan.
An Eastern Kentucky University senior from Lancaster, competing against students from four-year colleges and universities in nine states, has received the Regional Student Leadership Award from the National Orientation Directors Association.
Eastern Kentucky University recently passed another milestone, with more than 1,000 military veterans and their dependents now enrolled.
Lennon Michalski, a 2004 Eastern Kentucky University art graduate and former adjunct instructor in the Department of Art and Design, was featured in Oxford American’s most recent issue, 100 under 100: The New Superstars of Southern Art.”
Six Eastern Kentucky University graduates – five from the university’s construction management program – played key roles in a job-producing project mentioned by President Barack Obama in his State of the Union speech earlier this year.
Eastern Kentucky University made an international impact through its participation in the recent 2012 Minsk (Belarus) International Book Fair.