Eastern Kentucky University Director of Athletics Mark Sandy is stepping down from his current position to take a similar position at Ball State University. Sandy, who was in his 10th season at EKU, will begin his duties as Ball State’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics on February 1.
A book by an Eastern Kentucky University faculty member has been recognized by Christianity Today magazine as the year’s best book in Missions/Global Affairs.
It took just one year for five Eastern Kentucky University faculty members to write and publish “Shadows Over Banshee Ridge,” their first collabo-novel about a fictional eastern Kentucky county beset by corruption – and rival tribes of bigfoots.
That’s right: bigfoots, as in sasquatches.
A team of five PGA Golf Management students from Eastern Kentucky University finished seventh in the recent 2014 Jones Cup National Championship at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
EKU's team competed against 90 other students from 18 universities across the nation. Members of the team and their scores were:
A film crew was on the EKU campus on Wednesday, Nov. 5, to shoot footage that will be used on an upcoming episode of HGTV’s “Sale of Two Cities” program.
Tickets are on sale for the Eastern Kentucky University Theatre production of “The Real Inspector Hound.”
Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 12, the show will run 8 p.m. nightly through Saturday, Nov. 15, with a matinee showing Sunday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m., in Gifford Theatre in the Jane F. Campbell Building.
The Japanese koto, a 13-string long zither that originated in China and was brought to Japan in the 8th century, will be spotlighted in a concert at Eastern Kentucky University on Wednesday, Nov. 12.
“Colonialism,” said Dr. Audra Simpson, “is often thought of as something of the past, something that is now over. It is rarely imagined as a process that is still ongoing.”
Eastern Kentucky University will host the 29th annual Kentucky Music Educators Association Marching Band Championships on Saturday, Nov. 1.
Greg Gorbett, associate professor in the Department of Fire Protection and Paramedicine Sciences at Eastern Kentucky University,has been selected to serve as a member of the Crime Scene/Death Investigation Scientific Area Committee’s (SAC’s) Fire Scene and Explosives Subcommittee within the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC).