It’s a long way from his hometown of Tacoma, Wash., to the nation’s capital. But, for Wesley Robinson, it was a much shorter journey from the unemployment line to Eastern Kentucky University that has propelled the senior journalism major to a Summer 2014 internship with The Washington Post.
For fourth- and fifth-graders, especially those from rural communities, a college campus can be a distant and daunting place.
Dr. Russell Carpenter, director of the Noel Studio for Academic Creativity at Eastern Kentucky University, has been selected to head national and regional organizations related to campus communication, creativity and writing centers.
The national search for a Vice President for Marketing and Communications will continue at Eastern Kentucky University into 2014.
Nearly 2,000 students are earning their degrees online from Eastern Kentucky University, an increase of 37 percent since last fall.
Dr. Roger Cleveland, associate professor of educational leadership and policy studies at Eastern Kentucky University, has been appointed to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission by Mayor Jim Gray.
The 14-member Commission is the local agency responsible for enforcing the local anti-discrimination laws in employment, housing and public accommodations.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Recreation and Park Administration (RPA) and two students in the department were recently recognized at the annual Kentucky Recreation and Park Society conference.
Another Eastern Kentucky University student from Brazil has earned first place in a statewide piano competition.
Students in a Beginning Ethics class at Eastern Kentucky University will work with first-graders at Model Laboratory School next semester, helping them to see and resolve moral issues.
Despite the addition of the New Science Building and the Center for the Performing Arts and the inevitable rate increases, overall utility costs have changed little at Eastern Kentucky University over the last two years.
Credit the University’s Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) with Siemens Building Technologies.