University News

Martin's "Focus on Business" to Air on WEKU

Tom Martin, well known for his reports on the central Kentucky business scene, can now be heard on WEKU-FM.

Martin’s “Focus on Business” report will air Mondays at 7:35 a.m. during Morning Edition and will be repeated on Mondays at 5:45 p.m. during All Things Considered. 

Koontz to Present on Steel Drum in Japan

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Jason Koontz, professor and director of percussion studies at Eastern Kentucky University, has been selected to travel to Japan Oct. 14-28 as part of an exchange program with the Madison County International Committee (MCIC) and the Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project (KEEP).

Student Places Third in "Great Movie Ideas" Competition

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“Fight Club.” “The Avengers.” “The Hangover.”

Mitchell Smith has seen those movies and countless others. That passion for movies is paying off for the 21-year-old Eastern Kentucky University psychology major and Model Lab graduate from Richmond.

EKU Names Eastman Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

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Dr. E. Michael Eastman has been named vice president for Development and Alumni Relations at Eastern Kentucky University.

Eastman, vice president for university advancement at Indiana’s Manchester University since 2005, will bring nearly 30 years of fundraising experience to the position. He will join the Eastern staff on Aug. 1.