A 2010 survey by IBM of more than 3,000 CEOs revealed that the top skill sought in college graduates is creative thinking.
A new initiative at Eastern Kentucky University should make recruiters happy.
Madison Middle School in Richmond has partnered with Eastern Kentucky University’s Noel Studio for Academic Creativity to help a group of seventh- and eighth-graders turn research completed in the University’s John Grant Crabbe Main Library into a “convincing” presentation.
Eastern Kentucky University students are flocking in increasing numbers to the Noel Studio for Academic Creativity for assistance in designing effective communication pieces.
Conversely, the Noel Studio’s design itself is an inspiration as they seek to become better communicators and researchers.
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.
Continuing its efforts to provide services that support the development of effective communicators in surrounding areas, Eastern Kentucky University’s Noel Studio will collaborate with Williamsburg Independent Schools to develop and implement the district’s communications and writing curriculum through professional development programs.
National recognition has come again to Eastern Kentucky University’s Noel Studio for Academic Creativity.
When she first learned of Eastern Kentucky University’s Noel Studio for Academic Creativity, Vickie Moberly began to envision the collaborative possibilities between EKU and local schools.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Noel Studio for Academic Creativity will be showcased nationally next year when two organizations bring conferences to campus.
In spring 2012, the Noel Studio will be the hub for conferences of the National Association of Communication Centers and the Southeastern Writing Center Association.
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.