University News

Board of Regents Meets with Legislators during Retreat in Frankfort

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The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents’ annual retreat on Tuesday, Feb. 25, took a new, but timely, twist.

For the first time, the Board held the event in Frankfort to allow its members, along with President Michael Benson and other campus leaders, to visit with members of the Kentucky General Assembly, which is in the midst of its 2014 regular session.

Management Student to Intern in Beijing

Beijing, the capital of China, is one of the most densely populated cities in the world with nearly 12 million inhabitants. Louisville, conversely, is the largest city in Kentucky with nearly 606,000 inhabitants, and, though the two cities greatly differ on population, they do have one thing in common: Tyler Dahmen.

Community Launches Trail Town Initiative with Support from EKU, AT&T

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Livingston Mayor Jason Medley announced today a partnership between the Rockcastle County community and both AT&T and Eastern Kentucky University to develop a marketing and public relations campaign in support of Livingston’s Trail Town designation.  The announcement took place at the Livingston Trail Town Visitors Center. 

Fall Commencement Honors 1,444 Degree Candidates

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Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,444 degree candidates at its annual Fall Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 14.

A morning ceremony recognized degree candidates from the Colleges of Education, Health Sciences and Justice & Safety. The afternoon ceremony honored candidates from the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Business & Technology.

Virtual Economics Resource Available for Free to Area K-12 Teachers

The Eastern Kentucky University Center for Economic Education, with support from the Council on Economic Education and State Farm, is collaborating with similar centers at Northern Kentucky University and Morehead State University to provide training and free copies of the Virtual Economics 4.0 Flash Drive (a $109.95 value) to K-12 teachers in schools throughout the region.