University News

Franklin Named News Director at WEKU

franklin photo

Jonese Franklin is the new news director for WEKU-FM, the public radio service of Eastern Kentucky University.

Since 2011, Franklin has served as operations manager and local All Things Considered host for the station. The Versailles native has 11 years of experience in public radio.

Graves, Snyder Receive History Alumnus Awards

photo of Graves presentation

Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of History has awarded its first Charles D. Whitlock Distinguished History Alumnus Awards to a highly esteemed Madison County schoolteacher and a tactical officer and instructor at West Point.

Six Concentrations Added to Fully Online Psychology Degree

Eastern Kentucky University will add six degree concentrations as part of its 100 percent online Bachelor of Science in Psychology program for fall 2014.

The concentrations are designed to introduce students to highly marketable sub-specialties within the field of psychology and include:

Online Master's Program in Corrections Leadership Ranks among Nation's Best

Get Educated, a leading consumer resource for students interested in online education, has identified Eastern Kentucky University’s online master’s degree in Adult, Juvenile & Community Corrections Leadership as a "Best Buy" for those seeking a high-quality, affordableonline graduate degree.The EKU Online degree program ranked No. 13 nationwide.

Rainey Named Director of Small Business Development Center

Rainey photo

Jason Rainey has been named director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Eastern Kentucky University.

Rainey, a native of Winchester, is no stranger to helping small businesses of the region succeed. Nor, as a business owner himself, is he unfamiliar with the travails that go with the job.