Eight students were inducted recently into the Eastern Kentucky University chapter of Delta Tau Alpha, an honorary society for agriculture students.
The inductees, selected on the basis of GPA, character, leadership ability and class standing, were:
A fantasy artist known for helping set the standard for gaming art and an acclaimed sculptor of super hero figures, both from Kentucky, will discuss their work during a Live @ Your Library event at Eastern Kentucky University.
Eastern Kentucky University is seeking to attract more students from underrepresented populations and high-poverty areas into the growing field of environmental public health and then prepare them to work where their services are most needed.
Dr. Norman Powell, director for diversity initiatives and programs in the College of Education at Eastern Kentucky University, will be among the keynote speakers at the 32nd annual world conference of the International Alliance for Invitational Education.
Dr. Deborah T. Givens, assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Eastern Kentucky University, has been elected to a two-year term on the national board of directors of the Society of Professional Journalists. The election took place at the Society’s annual conference Sept. 4-7 in Nashville.
The newest doctoral degree program at Eastern Kentucky University will address a significant health care void, particularly in rural Kentucky.
Fifty-one years ago Harry Caudill’s landmark bestseller “Night Comes to the Cumberlands” opened the nation’s eyes to the plight of Appalachia.
A newly signed agreement between the Eastern Kentucky University OSHA Training Institute Education Center and EKU’s Occupational Safety and Health academic program will give working professionals across the country as well as students the opportunity to enhance their skills and earn undergraduate credit at EKU.
In recent years, public opinion has shifted dramatically in favor of same-sex marriage, especially among college students. But the shift has led to new conflicts, as well as questions about how to coexist in a society where diverse sides have strong convictions.
Many students begin their college years with lofty aspirations of making a difference in the world and improving the lives of others.
“But,” said Dr. Luis H. Zayas, “there are so many important social issues that we may be overwhelmed. We may ask ourselves, ‘Which one should I take up? Which one can I do something about with what I have?’”