Dr. Jon McChesney, chair of EKU’s Department of Recreation and Park Administration, was one of 12 experts featured in a recent WalletHub article that ranked the best and worst cities in the U.S. for recreation.
In addition to the rankings, McChesney and the other experts answered several key questions, such as:
To further assist those students more interested in creating video games than simply playing them, Eastern Kentucky University has joined the Higher Education Video Games Alliance.
Dr. Amiya K. Mohanty, professor emeritus and adjunct professor of sociology at Eastern Kentucky University, has been selected as a Fulbright Specialist in Sociology by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, the U.S. Department of States Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars.
Eastern Kentucky University is a “Great College to Work For,” according to The Chronicle of Higher Education.
An Eastern Kentucky University faculty member is among 13 “heroes” of the insurance industry, as identified by LifeHealthPro, an online resource for life and health insurance advisers.
Eastern Kentucky University has formed a strategic alliance with ExpressJet Airlines to provide its aviation majors with a clear pathway to a career as an airline pilot.
Eastern Kentucky University senior public health nursing students will conduct a community health fair at Tates Creek Baptist Church on Friday, July 18.
The event, free and open to the public, will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. The church is located at 1255 Boonesborough Road, just off Exit 95 of I-75.
Gov. Steve Beshear recently announced $557,945 in federal funding for a project at Eastern Kentucky University to expand transportation choices to citizens in that community.
The funding is through the federal Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). Monies will be used for the Kit Carson Drive to Hall Drive sidewalk connector project.
Jonese Franklin is the new news director for WEKU-FM, the public radio service of Eastern Kentucky University.
Since 2011, Franklin has served as operations manager and local All Things Considered host for the station. The Versailles native has 11 years of experience in public radio.
Eastern Kentucky University and Berea College will co-host the Eastern Apiculture Society conference from July 28 to Aug. 1.
Andrew Stofleth, of Richmond, was recently selected to the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi’s 2014-16 National Council of Students. The Council, comprised of 10 student vice presidents from the Society’s five regions, serves as a student advisory panel.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of History has awarded its first Charles D. Whitlock Distinguished History Alumnus Awards to a highly esteemed Madison County schoolteacher and a tactical officer and instructor at West Point.
When Glenmore Jones first met Michael Benson on the golf course, he regaled the Eastern Kentucky University president with a fight song from his own college days almost seven decades earlier on the Richmond campus.
When the two met again on Tuesday, July 1, it was to celebrate a milestone that not even a hole-in-one could match.