She grew up one of nine children in a blue-collar family.
Higher education was hardly discussed in her Bullitt County home, though certainly the values of hard work and making one’s own breaks in life were instilled. The father retired as a machinist from Reynolds Metal Company, while Mom stayed home to raise eight girls and one boy, born only 15 years apart.
Eastern Kentucky University senior public health nursing students will conduct a community health fair at Tates Creek Baptist Church on Friday, July 18.
The event, free and open to the public, will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. The church is located at 1255 Boonesborough Road, just off Exit 95 of I-75.
Gov. Steve Beshear recently announced $557,945 in federal funding for a project at Eastern Kentucky University to expand transportation choices to citizens in that community.
The funding is through the federal Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). Monies will be used for the Kit Carson Drive to Hall Drive sidewalk connector project.
Eastern Kentucky University and Berea College will co-host the Eastern Apiculture Society conference from July 28 to Aug. 1.
Eastern Kentucky University will offer a 100 percent online master’s degree in construction management for fall 2014.
The program, designed to serve current industry professionals, can be completed in as little as 18 months and is unique in that it offers an avenue of advancement for individuals from across the industry spectrum.
Eastern Kentucky University has named Dr. Jonathan Gore, associate professor of psychology, as Undergraduate Research Coordinator.
An Eastern Kentucky University student from Richmond captured the title at the recent 2014 U.S. Open Sporting Clays Championship.
Beginning this fall, Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Education will offer a new doctoral degree track in Counselor Education and Supervision.
The 300,000-plus visitors who come to Richmond annually because of Eastern Kentucky University generate approximately $41 million for the local economy.
A nationally known beekeeping authority currently serving as senior researcher and apiculturist in the Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology at Eastern Kentucky University will join the Kentucky Department of Agriculture as Kentucky’s new state apiarist.