University News

Walls Coming Down in Department of History

The walls are coming down in the Department of History at Eastern Kentucky University.

No, it’s not another construction project on the Richmond campus, but the Department is seeking to break down disciplinary silos and build on the marketable skills of its graduates.

President Benson Named to NCAA Honors Committee

File photo of Benson celebrating victory w football team

Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson has been appointed to represent Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) institutions on the nine-member NCAA Honors Committee.

Benson is the first Ohio Valley Conference president to serve on the committee.

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.”

Students Excel in Computer Programming Competition

A team of students from Eastern Kentucky University finished fifth out of 18 teams competing in Louisville in the 2014 Mid-Central USA Programming Contest. Eastern placed 42nd out of a total of 146 teams in the entire Mid-Central Region.