High school students passionate about theatre have an opportunity to hone their craft at the weeklong Eastern Kentucky Theatre Summer Intensive.
Three local teachers received this year’s Learning for Life Teaching Awards, presented by Central Bank and the Eastern Kentucky University Center for Economic Education.
Eastern Kentucky University and the Floracliff State Nature Preserve are collaborating to host a “BioBlitz” and Public Nature Days June 20-21.
Billy Cameron, Mt. Vernon, a junior agriculture major at Eastern Kentucky University, was recently named president of the national Delta Tau Alpha organization.
Ten students from the EKU DTA chapter, which Cameron serves as president, attended the recent national convention of Delta Tau Alpha, an honorary society for agriculture students.
The Eastern Kentucky University Department of Communication has named Marcus C. Whitt as its 2015 Distinguished Alumnus.
Whitt earned a bachelor’s degree in speech communication and human relations from EKU in 1982 and added a master’s degree in sociology from Eastern in 1985.
Approximately 20 faculty and staff members spent a recent lunch hour cleaning cigarette butts from campus grounds during the Colonels Kick Butt Team's annual "Butt Pick-Up” event. Participants gathered 6.6 pounds of butts in just one hour, well below the 15 pounds collected during the first such event in 2014.
Eastern Kentucky University Libraries recently presented two students with the Library Research Award for Undergraduates.
Brooke King, an occupational science major from Tipp City, Ohio, and Catherine Gerteisen, a communication disorders major from Owensboro, are this year’s first- and second-place honorees, respectively.
A duo from Eastern Kentucky University finished third in the recent FLW College Fishing National Championship.
Competing on Lake Murray in South Carolina, Kyle Raymer and Ethan Snyder lost only to teams from the University of South Carolina and Liberty University.
Hummel Planetarium at Eastern Kentucky University will resume public programs on Saturdays, beginning April 25.
Every Saturday, the Planetarium will present “Perfect Little Planet” for children and families at Noon. Then at 1:30 p.m., the main feature, “Stars: The Powerhouses of the Universe,” will be shown.
Eastern Kentucky University will host a benefit concert on Monday, April 20, with proceeds going toward student scholarships for the Stephen Collins Foster Music Camp.
Admission to the ABC (Anything But Classical) Concert, scheduled from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Foster 100, will be $5 (additional donations accepted).