Veterans

Campus Honors Veterans in Holiday Observance

Missing Man Ceremony photo

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.”

Magazine Honors EKU for Commitment to Military Veterans

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.

Christopher Stanfield EKU's Second Tillman Military Scholar in as Many Years

Stanfield photo

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.