The Center for Career and Cooperative Education at Eastern Kentucky University recently recognized the Amazon Fulfillment Network as its 2014 Employer of the Year.
In presenting the award, EKU President Michael Benson said Amazon “has shown dedication to the professional growth of EKU students and alumni.”
Eastern Kentucky University will host its seventh annual “Soar to New Heights” summer camp for gifted and talented students June 16- 20.
The camp, open to gifted and talented students entering grades 6-8, will emphasize the STEM-H disciplines:science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health.
Eastern Kentucky University students would like to spend more of their time, and money, in downtown Richmond and have some ideas about how to make it happen.
Dr. Bob Rogow, dean of the College of Business and Technology at Eastern Kentucky University, has been appointed as interim president-elect of Phi Kappa Phi.
Rogow will serve in the position through August, filling the vacancy left by the death of Ray Sylvester, who passed away on Feb. 5 after a brief illness.
Earlier this year, the Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc. (RIMS) began a national search for the 2014 Anita Benedetti Scholars: 30 students whose academic performance, involvement in risk management and insurance activities and overall skill stands out from the rest.
Greg Gorbett, associate professor in Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice & Safety, was featured recently as one of the nation’s “Top 15 Arson Investigation Professors” by ForensicsColleges.com.
Eastern Kentucky University senior chemistry major Casey Howdieshell of Kevil was awarded the Oak Ridge Association of Universities (ORAU) Best Presentation in Analytical Chemistry after presenting at the 46th Southeast Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) held at the University of Tennessee.
Keri Brown, Ludlow, a senior biology major at Eastern Kentucky University, has received a $1,000 scholarship from the national chapter of Tau Sigma, an academic honor society designed specifically to “recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students.”
It was once suggested during the administration of former Eastern Kentucky University President Robert R. Martin (1960-76) that a large “Under Construction” sign might be the most appropriate way to welcome all who set foot on campus.
Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson has announced the launch of the President’s Leadership in Action Academy (PLAA), effective this fall.
The PLAA is open to all faculty and staff who exhibit potential for effective leadership and career advancement. Up to 10 participants will be accepted into the inaugural class; the Academy is based on a one-year cycle.