University News

Richmond Man, 91, Receives Associate Degree

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When Glenmore Jones first met Michael Benson on the golf course, he regaled the Eastern Kentucky University president with a fight song from his own college days almost seven decades earlier on the Richmond campus.

When the two met again on Tuesday, July 1, it was to celebrate a milestone that not even a hole-in-one could match.

EKU Tartan Now Listed on Scottish Register of Tartans

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Eastern Kentucky University’s new tartan design is now officially listed on the Scottish Register of Tartans, providing the University worldwide recognition and another means for branding.

The tartan will begin to show up as early this fall on a variety of products, including tumblers, phone cases, ties and wool scarves.

Foster Camp Welcomes 623 Young Musicians to 79th Season

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More than 600 young musicians from nine states have descended on the Eastern Kentucky University campus this summer for the nation’s second oldest music camp.

Founded in the midst of the Great Depression, the Stephen Collins Foster Music Camps, now in their 79th season, offer numerous options throughout June for middle school and high school students. 

RN-to-BSN Degree Program Now 100 Percent Online

As more and more employers require registered nurses to continue their education, Eastern Kentucky University is preparing to meet the needs of working nurses by offering its widely known, fully accredited RN-BSN program 100 percent online in Fall 2014.