Ceirra Thompson, of Lexington, a senior risk management and insurance major at Eastern Kentucky University, has received a $5,000 national scholarship from the Derek Hughes/NAPSLO Educational Foundation.
The scholarship was established to further the study of insurance and encourage, support and reward exceptional students who have an interest in an insurance career.
Much like the modern football quarterback receives audio signals from his coach via a headset, teacher candidates in Eastern Kentucky University’s educator preparation program soon will be receiving real-time assists from their professors, even though they might be many miles apart.
On a warm and muggy summer afternoon, Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson and five members of the President’s Council found a way to stay cool and at the same time raise awareness of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
Nicholas J. Perlick has been named Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations at Eastern Kentucky University.
Since 2009, Perlick has served as Director of Development at Middle Tennessee State University, where he has played a leading role in a centennial campaign that is poised to exceed its revised goal with more than a year remaining.
The Division of Natural Areas at Eastern Kentucky University has learned that it will receive the 2014 Outstanding Organization Award presented by the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education.
Representatives of the Division will be on hand to receive the honor at the Association’s fall conference on Sept. 13 in Lexington.
A member of Eastern Kentucky University’s nationally prominent Honors Program is one of only four Honors students nationally to be named a 2014 Portz Scholar, a distinction awarded each year to the best Honors student research projects in the nation.
Bob Dylan marked an era of American history with his 1964 classic “The Times They Are A Changin’.”
Exactly 50 years later, that song title certainly rings true at Eastern Kentucky University, where dozens of campus improvement projects are changing the face of the Richmond campus.
Community leaders and others throughout Eastern Kentucky University’s 22-county service area are invited to participate in a Leadership Work Study Tour to Asheville, N.C., Sept. 16-18.
Dr. Sherwood Thompson, a professor in the College of Education at Eastern Kentucky University, has been elected president-elect of the Association for the Advancement of Educational Research (AAER).
Eastern Kentucky University Athletics has received its largest single gift.
EKU President Michael Benson has announced that Donald R. and Irene Dizney, of Ocala, Fla., have committed a lead cash gift toward a $15 million multi-purpose facility to replace the current grandstands on the east side of Roy Kidd Stadium.