As its acting president 1909-10, Mary C. Roark led what was then Eastern Kentucky State Normal School at a time when women couldn’t even vote in state or federal elections.
"Make No Little Plans."
It has been President Michael Benson's mantra since he came to Eastern Kentucky University in 2013.
Eastern Kentucky University’s aviation program continues to write its name in the skies above the Commonwealth.
On Jan. 28, University officials met with representatives of Ashland Community and Technical College (ACTC) to discuss a 2+2 partnership to offer ACTC students a degree in aviation through EKU’s highly accredited program.
Growing up on a farm in the Amazon jungle in Colombia, Manuel Cortes-Castaneda was surrounded by horses, which he often rode into town with his large family, and other wild animals. He vividly recalls his father reading “Arabian Nights” at bedtime and even at a young age developed a love for hearing, reading and eventually writing poetry.
It truly was the “wheel of fortune” for six lucky Eastern Kentucky University students on Wednesday, Jan. 28.
With the establishment last fall of the Freshman Academy for Diverse Students at Eastern Kentucky University, Coordinator Dr. Salome Nnoromele hoped to build “a culture of achievement.”
The results from its first semester suggest the Academy is well on its way to doing just that.
Students from Eastern Kentucky University’s campus newspaper, The Eastern Progress, received 17 awards from the Kentucky Press Association at the Association’s recent winter convention.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Mock Trial Team concluded a highly successful invitational season with a fourth-place finish at the Commodore Classic in Nashville Jan. 24-25.
Three students are banging the drum all day for Eastern Kentucky University – on the Caribbean island of Trinidad.
The Eastern Kentucky University Mock Trial Team continued its stellar season with a first-place finish in the Windy City Invitational, hosted by Northwestern University Jan. 17-18 in Chicago.
EKU compiled a 6-1-1 record in the 28-team event, finishing immediately ahead of its regional rivals, the University of Cincinnati and Bellarmine University.