President Michael Benson held up a national Veterans of Foreign Wars magazine clipping he received in the mail. The article extolled Eastern Kentucky University’s commitment to helping military veterans achieve their educational dreams, and a handwritten note on the clipping said simply, “EKU, be proud.”
Eastern Kentucky University will participate in a National Roll Call Reading of Names when it hosts events commemorating Veterans Day on Tuesday, Nov. 11.
Eastern Kentucky University has achieved yet another national honor for the services it provides U.S. military veterans and their dependents.
Eastern Kentucky University, home to more than 1,300 veterans and their dependents, is ranked seventh nationally among the “Best for Vets: Business Schools” by Military Times EDGE magazine, up from 16th a year ago.
As more and more soldiers return from the battlefields of the Middle East, Eastern Kentucky University continues to earn national honors for its commitment to military veterans and their dependents.
Eastern Kentucky University has earned another national honor for its commitment to military veterans and their dependents.
U.S. Veterans Magazine has listed EKU among its Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Schools. Of the 110 colleges and universities listed, Eastern is one of only three Kentucky institutions recognized.
For the second consecutive year, an Eastern Kentucky University senior has been named a Tillman Military Scholar.
Christopher Stanfield, a political science major from Winchester and U.S. Army veteran, is one of 60 Tillman Military Scholars nationwide. Selected from among 1,800 applicants, he will use the $6,000 scholarship to pursue a master’s of public administration degree.
Eastern Kentucky University, already home to more than 1,275 veterans and their dependents, is ranked 16th nationally among the “Best for Vets: Business Schools” by Military Times EDGE magazine.
When riots and peaceful protests were a common sight on the nation’s campuses during the latter years of the Vietnam War, Eastern Kentucky University was dedicating buildings and streets to its fallen heroes.
In sports, it might be called a dynasty in the making.