Forget the stereotype about libraries as dreary, musty places with no pizzazz or personality. Forget, too, about dimly lit corners and creaky old furniture.
An Eastern Kentucky University professor’s debut novel is earning rave reviews and being touted as a “must read” by several national magazines.
The advent of Web-based education has focused attention on university and industry partnerships, particularly on ways in which online learning might lead to new models of collaboration and engagement across previously clearly delineated borders.
Eastern Kentucky University Libraries has launched Encompass, an online institutional repository designed to preserve, spotlight and disseminate the research and creative works of EKU faculty, staff and students and the history of the University.
National recognition continues to shower Eastern Kentucky University’s innovative Noel Studio for Academic Creativity. Now it has extended to its director, Dr. Russell (Rusty) Carpenter, who earned the Von Till Outstanding Newcomer Award presented by the National Association of Communication Centers (NACC).
With the formal dedication Oct. 29 of its nationally innovative Ron and Sherrie Lou Noel Studio for Academic Creativity, Eastern Kentucky University ushered in “a new era” in the life of John Grant Crabbe Library.
It’s a perfect marriage. After all, where better to showcase the creativity of Kentucky artisans and thereby inspire students to think creatively than Eastern Kentucky University’s new Noel Studio for Academic Creativity?