University News

Farmers Market Returns to Campus This Summer

The Madison County Farmers Market is returning to Eastern Kentucky University on Thursday, June 18.

It will be located in the parking lot between Palmer and Dupree Halls each Thursday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., through mid-August. After the fall semester starts, it will move to the Keen Johnson Courtyard and remain there until October.

Benson Presides at Makeshift Commencement Ceremony for One Student

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Last winter, he shoveled nearly a foot of snow off a student’s driveway in Berea after that student challenged him on Twitter to make it possible for him to attend class the next morning.

On Sunday, May 17, Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson took time to preside at a one-person commencement ceremony, again due to a Twitter request from a student.