Elkhorn City is not a college town, but you might not know it these days.
Dozens of Eastern Kentucky University students, assisted by a few faculty members, are making frequent visits, helping the Pike County community (pop. 982) maximize its economic development and tourism potential and obtain “Trail Town” designation.
An Eastern Kentucky University faculty member has been appointed to the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board by Gov. Steve Beshear.
Dr. Preston Elrod, professor in the School of Justice Studies, will serve alongside EKU colleague Dr. Betsy Matthews, who was appointed to the Board last year.
Forty Eastern Kentucky University students have been selected to give interested high school juniors and seniors a taste of life as a college student through the University’s new Colonel for a Day program.
An Eastern Kentucky University faculty member recently finished sixth in her category in an international fencing competition in Varna, Bulgaria.
Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson will be among the panelists and moderators at the Bluegrass Higher Education Consortium’s second annual Presidents’ Conference on Thursday, Oct. 31.
Eastern Kentucky University Special Collections and Archives and the Madison County Public Library have partnered to make it more convenient for patrons to utilize the University’s rich archival treasures for research or genealogy projects.
By Stephanie Cole
EKU Public Relations
In the heat of two Texan summers, Bobby Feeback rubbed shoulders with some Cowboys in the fields. The football fields, that is.
It will soon be easier to conduct sustained, high-level research at Eastern Kentucky University’s Lilley Cornett Woods.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded EKU a $300,000 grant for construction of a research center on the site of the 554-acre old-growth forest in Letcher County near the Kentucky-Virginia border.
Sometimes sports offer more than a recreational diversion for college students.
In the case of Dwaine Evans Jr., his participation on the Eastern Kentucky University paintball team in 2009 led to the invention of a soon-to-launch, patent-pending product.
Students derive many benefits from attending Eastern Kentucky University.
It’s the academic preparation toward a dream job. It’s the mentoring by faculty and staff. It’s the social opportunities. It’s the support services.
For Benjamin Congleton, it’s all that and much more. “It’s therapy.”