August 2013

Student Places Third in "Great Movie Ideas" Competition

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“Fight Club.” “The Avengers.” “The Hangover.”

Mitchell Smith has seen those movies and countless others. That passion for movies is paying off for the 21-year-old Eastern Kentucky University psychology major and Model Lab graduate from Richmond.

EKU Launches Fully Online Master's of Public Administration Degree Program

Eastern Kentucky University will launch the first fully online accredited Master's of Public Administration degree program in Kentucky in Spring 2014.

The program, which is designed to serve pre-service graduate students as well as those already working in the public sector, is especially unique in that it can be tailored to students’ career interests.

Aviation Program Flying Even Higher with Recent Curriculum Changes

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Eastern Kentucky University’s Aviation Program is flying even higher today, recently becoming one of the first universities nationally authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration to designate graduates as candidates for the 1,000-hour restricted Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate.

U.S. News: Online Master's Program in Education Ranks among Nation's Best

Eastern Kentucky University is home to one of the top 10 online graduate education programs in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report.

In its 2013 rankings for “Best Online Programs,” U.S. News reviewed 208 schools offering online graduate education programs and placed EKU in the top tier with a No. 10 ranking.

President Benson Addresses Faculty, Staff at First Convocation

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In a Convocation address punctuated by numerous rounds of applause from faculty and staff, new Eastern Kentucky University President Michael T. Benson shared a vision for the campus today that encompassed his commitment to what he called the three P’s: people, places and programs.

Workshops throughout Region Aimed at Exporting Products and Services

Eastern Kentucky University has partnered with the World Trade Center Kentucky along with targeted business and governmental agencies to present a series of workshops aimed at helping central and southeastern Kentucky business owners and entrepreneurs realize the potential in exporting their products and services.