Eastern Kentucky University did, in fact, advance a few rounds in the NCAA Basketball Tournament.
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.
Enlightenment philosopher David Hume, paraphrasing Epicurus, once wrote, “Is he (God) willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is impotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Whence then is evil?”
Eastern Kentucky University’s Center for Appalachian Regional Engagement and Stewardship (CARES) and the Richmond Chamber of Commerce hosted a leadership work study trip to Asheville, N.C., Sept. 16-18.
Safety is serious business, but it will also soon be a lot of fun, thanks to the reopening of Safety City, a joint effort of the Lexington Division of Police and Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice & Safety.
The kid-sized town, created for the purpose of teaching children life-saving skills, hosted its grand re-opening and ribbon cutting on Wednesday, Oct. 15.
The Eastern Kentucky University Choirs will present their fall concert, “Songs from Home and Abroad” on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Richmond.
A new partnership between Eastern Kentucky University and NBC Learn will provide students and faculty access to premium education videos, which will also be available to classrooms throughout the Madison County School District.
Award-winning commentator and best-selling author William Powers will address the direction of the digital revolution when he delivers a Chautauqua lecture at Eastern Kentucky University on Thursday, Oct. 16.
Incoming students who have been granted admission into the advanced sequence of paramedic classes at Eastern Kentucky University this year will be issued an iPad Mini, the Department of Paramedicine Sciences announced recently.
Dr. Roger Cleveland, associate professor of educational leadership and policy studies at Eastern Kentucky University, has been reappointed to the School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council by Gov. Steve Beshear.