An Eastern Kentucky University faculty member has been appointed to the Environmental Health Committee of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).
Dr. Sheila Pressley, associate professor in EKU’s Department of Environmental Health Science and chair of the University’s Faculty Senate, will serve a two-year term, concluding in June 2015.
Eastern Kentucky University has earned another national honor for its commitment to military veterans and their dependents.
U.S. Veterans Magazine has listed EKU among its Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Schools. Of the 110 colleges and universities listed, Eastern is one of only three Kentucky institutions recognized.
Performances by Chicago, Dwight Yoakam and LeAnn Rimes, as well as stage productions of “Rock of Ages,” “Mamma Mia” and “The Addams Family” are among the highlights of the 2013-14 season at the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts.
Eastern Kentucky University ranks among the top public and private colleges and universities in Kentucky for financial return on investment.
The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents, meeting in regular session on Friday, June 14, approved a 2013-14 operating budget of approximately $332 million (including auxiliary and restricted funds), up .4 percent from the previous year.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Hummel Planetarium, with several recent equipment upgrades already in place and more to come, welcomes groups to see the improvements and its new programs this summer.
For the second consecutive year, an Eastern Kentucky University senior has been named a Tillman Military Scholar.
Christopher Stanfield, a political science major from Winchester and U.S. Army veteran, is one of 60 Tillman Military Scholars nationwide. Selected from among 1,800 applicants, he will use the $6,000 scholarship to pursue a master’s of public administration degree.
Dr. Verna Lowe has been selected as the Dean of the EKU College of Education.
Laurie Carter and Dana Walton-Macaulay, the finalists to become Executive Vice President for Student Success and University Counsel at Eastern Kentucky University, will visit the campus for a series of meetings on Friday, June 13, and Tuesday, June 17, respectively.
Participants at the recent annual conference of the Igbo Studies Association elected Dr. Ogechi Anyanwu, associate professor of history at Eastern Kentucky University, as the Association’s new secretary.
One of his first duties will be to assist in the planning of the Association’s 2015 conference, which is likely to attract more than 200 participants.