College of Justice & Safety
A standing room only crowd packed the Eastern Kentucky University College of Justice & Safety’s Posey Auditorium today to honor the first responders who lost their lives in the aftermath of the terrorist attack on America exactly 12 years ago.
Dr. Bankole Thompson, a professor emeritus at Eastern Kentucky University who still teaches part time in the College of Justice & Safety, has been invited by the Kofi Annan Foundation to serve on a commission formed to address drug trafficking and drug abuse in West Africa.
Eastern Kentucky University’s online bachelor’s degree program in Corrections and Juvenile Justice Studies has been ranked 10th on the list of “The 20 Best Online Bachelor of Criminal Justice Degree Programs in the United States” compiled by TheBestSchools.org.
He ranks among the nation’s leaders in number of textbooks authored, but it’s not the quantity of his written words that distinguish Dr. Victor Kappeler.
“I can’t always remember their names, but in my nightmares I can see their faces.”
That’s how Dr. Allen Ault, now dean of Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice & Safety, describes in Newsweek magazine his oversight of five executions when he served as the commissioner of the Georgia Department of Corrections from 1992 to 1995.
The first phase of an innovative national community service project aimed at improving fire awareness and safety was launched at Eastern Kentucky University on Monday, Sept. 26.
Dr. Robin N. Haarr, professor of criminal justice and director of the Institute for Global Justice & Security at Eastern Kentucky University, recently visited Nepal to discuss human trafficking issues and the challenges associated with effectively building awareness, prevention, and prosecution programs in Kathmandu, Hetauda and Birgunj.
A 25,500-square-foot addition to the Stratton Building will accommodate the rapid growth of Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice & Safety.