Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson is among 41 leaders from education, government and business heading a comprehensive and bipartisan effort aimed at “Shaping Our Appalachian Region.”
That’s the title for a recently announced initiative to help Kentucky’s Appalachian region move forward in the face of continued declines in the coal industry.
An Eastern Kentucky University graduate student’s recent presentation at an event in Great Britain broke a barrier.
Bill McClanahan, a second-year master’s student in EKU’s School of Justice Studies, became the first graduate student ever to present as part of the annual Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Green Criminology Research Seminar.
Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson announced today that a task force has been established to finalize a tobacco-free policy on campus, to take effect June 1, 2014, and develop implementation strategies that assist the University community with the transition.
Two academic programs at Eastern Kentucky University are participating in a federally funded project designed to enhance a variety of services for special-needs children in early intervention and school programs in rural areas.
Eastern Kentucky University will launch the first fully online accredited Master's of Public Administration degree program in Kentucky in Spring 2014.
The program, which is designed to serve pre-service graduate students as well as those already working in the public sector, is especially unique in that it can be tailored to students’ career interests.
Mount Kailash, which towers majestically over the scraggy highlands of Tibet, is considered a sacred place by the faithful of four world religions.
For Dr. David Zurick, Foundation professor of geography at Eastern Kentucky University, the peak was the final piece in a puzzle that he had longed for years to complete.
Dozens of cultural events are scheduled during the fall semester at Eastern Kentucky University. They include plays, dance programs and art exhibits.
Forget the stereotype about libraries as dreary, musty places with no pizzazz or personality. Forget, too, about dimly lit corners and creaky old furniture.
Eastern Kentucky University is home to one of the top 10 online graduate education programs in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report.
In its 2013 rankings for “Best Online Programs,” U.S. News reviewed 208 schools offering online graduate education programs and placed EKU in the top tier with a No. 10 ranking.
In a Convocation address punctuated by numerous rounds of applause from faculty and staff, new Eastern Kentucky University President Michael T. Benson shared a vision for the campus today that encompassed his commitment to what he called the three P’s: people, places and programs.