University News

Senior Receives Tau Sigma Scholarship

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Keri Brown, Ludlow, a senior biology major at Eastern Kentucky University, has received a $1,000 scholarship from the national chapter of Tau Sigma, an academic honor society designed specifically to “recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students.”

President Outlines Upcoming Changes for Campus

It was once suggested during the administration of former Eastern Kentucky University President Robert R. Martin (1960-76) that a large “Under Construction” sign might be the most appropriate way to welcome all who set foot on campus.

President Announces Leadership in Action Academy

Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson has announced the launch of the President’s Leadership in Action Academy (PLAA), effective this fall.

The PLAA is open to all faculty and staff who exhibit potential for effective leadership and career advancement. Up to 10 participants will be accepted into the inaugural class; the Academy is based on a one-year cycle.

EKU among Partners for Southeastern Kentucky Promise Zone Initiative

Eastern Kentucky University is among three higher education partners for the Southeastern Kentucky Promise Zone initiative announced recently by the White House.

According to the White House, key strategies involving EKU, the University of Kentucky, Berea College and the Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation and other local governmental units and agencies include: