University News

EKU's Reach, Reputation Extend into Siberia

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Not many Americans have any great desire to travel to Siberia.

But Dr. Michael Schumann’s interest in the region has helped extend the reach and reputation of Eastern Kentucky University into that scenic but often forgotten part of the world.

EKU Center Honors Amazon Fulfillment Network as Employer of the Year

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The Center for Career and Cooperative Education at Eastern Kentucky University recently recognized the Amazon Fulfillment Network as its 2014 Employer of the Year.

In presenting the award, EKU President Michael Benson said Amazon “has shown dedication to the professional growth of EKU students and alumni.”

Gifted and Talented Can "Soar to New Heights" in Summer Camp

Eastern Kentucky University will host its seventh annual “Soar to New Heights” summer camp for gifted and talented students June 16- 20.

The camp, open to gifted and talented students entering grades 6-8, will emphasize the STEM-H disciplines:science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health.

Rogow Appointed President-Elect of Phi Kappa Phi

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Dr. Bob Rogow, dean of the College of Business and Technology at Eastern Kentucky University, has been appointed as interim president-elect of Phi Kappa Phi.

Rogow will serve in the position through August, filling the vacancy left by the death of Ray Sylvester, who passed away on Feb. 5 after a brief illness.

Risk Management and Insurance Major Earns National Honor

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Earlier this year, the Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc. (RIMS) began a national search for the 2014 Anita Benedetti Scholars: 30 students whose academic performance, involvement in risk management and insurance activities and overall skill stands out from the rest.