University News

Campus Celebrates Black History Month

Eastern Kentucky University will celebrate Black History Month with a series of events throughout February.

They include four events on Thursday, Feb. 12; a “Phenomenal Women” awards dinner on Friday, Feb. 20; and a Chautauqua lecture on Thursday, Feb. 26.

Student Receives Tau Sigma Scholarship

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Alan Joseph Chandler, Nicholasville, a senior middle grades education major at Eastern Kentucky University, has received a $1,000 scholarship from the national Tau Sigma Honor Society.

Chautauqua Topic: "The Optimism Bias"

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How do emotion, motivation and social factors influence our expectations, decisions and memories?

Dr. Tali Sharot will attempt to answer that question when she addresses “The Optimism Bias” in a Chautauqua lecture at Eastern Kentucky University on Thursday, Feb. 12. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in O’Donnell Hall of the Whitlock Building.

Carnegie Honors EKU for Community Engagement

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Eastern Kentucky University’s strong commitment to community engagement has been reflected for years in transformed lives, improved services and enhanced quality of life throughout the region and Commonwealth.

Now it has earned national attention.