January 2014

EKU among Partners for Southeastern Kentucky Promise Zone Initiative

Eastern Kentucky University is among three higher education partners for the Southeastern Kentucky Promise Zone initiative announced recently by the White House.

According to the White House, key strategies involving EKU, the University of Kentucky, Berea College and the Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation and other local governmental units and agencies include:

EKU, City Partner to Enhance Appeal of Downtown

A new initiative entitled the Downtown Richmond/EKU Engagement Project is bringing University and community representatives together in an effort to discuss possible town-gown partnerships that would benefit the downtown business district as well as Eastern students, faculty and staff.

Community Launches Trail Town Initiative with Support from EKU, AT&T

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Livingston Mayor Jason Medley announced today a partnership between the Rockcastle County community and both AT&T and Eastern Kentucky University to develop a marketing and public relations campaign in support of Livingston’s Trail Town designation.  The announcement took place at the Livingston Trail Town Visitors Center. 

EKU Online Degree Programs Rank among Nation's Best

Eastern Kentucky University is ranked among the best in the U.S. News & World Report’s recently announced 2014 Best Online Education Program Rankings. EKU is the highest-ranking Kentucky school among Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs and one of only two Kentucky schools to rank in the top 100 for Online Graduate Education Programs and Online Graduate Nursing Programs.