sociology

Mohanty Selected as Fulbright Specialist

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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.

Students, Faculty Helping Elkhorn City Become Certified "Trail Town"

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Elkhorn City is not a college town, but you might not know it these days.

Dozens of Eastern Kentucky University students, assisted by a few faculty members, are making frequent visits, helping the Pike County community (pop. 982) maximize its economic development and tourism potential and obtain “Trail Town” designation.

Graduate Receives National Science Foundation Research Fellowship

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A May 2011 graduate at Eastern Kentucky University has received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

Jessica Pulliam, who received a bachelor’s degree in sociology and was recognized as an Honors Scholar, will pursue a doctoral degree in sociology at Florida International University in Miami, beginning this fall.