June 2014

EKU Tartan Now Listed on Scottish Register of Tartans

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Eastern Kentucky University’s new tartan design is now officially listed on the Scottish Register of Tartans, providing the University worldwide recognition and another means for branding.

The tartan will begin to show up as early this fall on a variety of products, including tumblers, phone cases, ties and wool scarves.

Master's Degree Program in Construction Management Now Fully Online

Eastern Kentucky University will offer a 100 percent online master’s degree in construction management for fall 2014.

The program, designed to serve current industry professionals, can be completed in as little as 18 months and is unique in that it offers an avenue of advancement for individuals from across the industry spectrum.

Six Concentrations Added to Fully Online Psychology Degree

Eastern Kentucky University will add six degree concentrations as part of its 100 percent online Bachelor of Science in Psychology program for fall 2014.

The concentrations are designed to introduce students to highly marketable sub-specialties within the field of psychology and include:

Foster Camp Welcomes 623 Young Musicians to 79th Season

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More than 600 young musicians from nine states have descended on the Eastern Kentucky University campus this summer for the nation’s second oldest music camp.

Founded in the midst of the Great Depression, the Stephen Collins Foster Music Camps, now in their 79th season, offer numerous options throughout June for middle school and high school students. 

Online Master's Program in Corrections Leadership Ranks among Nation's Best

Get Educated, a leading consumer resource for students interested in online education, has identified Eastern Kentucky University’s online master’s degree in Adult, Juvenile & Community Corrections Leadership as a "Best Buy" for those seeking a high-quality, affordableonline graduate degree.The EKU Online degree program ranked No. 13 nationwide.

Rainey Named Director of Small Business Development Center

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Jason Rainey has been named director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Eastern Kentucky University.

Rainey, a native of Winchester, is no stranger to helping small businesses of the region succeed. Nor, as a business owner himself, is he unfamiliar with the travails that go with the job.