University News

Progress Editor Chosen for Washington Post Internship

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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.

Faculty Member Named to Lexington-Fayette Human Rights Commission

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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.

Energy Savings Performance Contract with Siemens Paying Big Dividends

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.