Eastern Kentucky University rates significantly higher than its similar benchmark institutions and other comparison groups on several measures related to student engagement.
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:
An Eastern Kentucky University accounting class is partnering with the Central Kentucky Economic Empowerment Project and Kentucky River Foothills Community Action Agency to offer basic income tax preparation for those making $52,000 a year or less.
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.
Eastern Kentucky University’s student-produced weekly newspaper, The Eastern Progress, captured 10 awards at the 2013 Kentucky Press Association awards banquet on Jan. 24.
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.
Former New York Gov. David Paterson will deliver the keynote address during the 10th anniversary celebration of Eastern Kentucky University’s African and African American Studies Program Feb. 17-18.
Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson has announced the implementation of a Step-in-Grade Job Classification and Salary Program for identified job classifications and titles among EKU employees.
Dozens of cultural events spotlighting the talents of Eastern Kentucky University students are scheduled during the spring semester. They include concerts, plays, a dance performance and art exhibits.
Four water tanks scattered across the Eastern Kentucky University and the City of Richmond will soon promote the University and proclaim town-gown pride.
Eastern Kentucky University is among only three institutions nationally to receive the 2014 Award for Outstanding Institutional Practice in Student Learning Outcomes, awarded by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and announced on Jan. 14.
The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents, meeting in regular session on Monday, Jan. 13, welcomed two new members and elected officers.
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.