University News

Agriculture Major Named President of National Delta Tau Alpha Honorary

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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.

Colonels "Kick Butt" during Annual Event

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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.

Students' Research Earns Awards from EKU Libraries

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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.

Eastern Duo Third in College Fishing National Championship

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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 Resumes Public Programs on Saturdays

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.