University News

Campus Honors Veterans in Holiday Observance

Missing Man Ceremony photo

President Michael Benson held up a national Veterans of Foreign Wars magazine clipping he received in the mail. The article extolled Eastern Kentucky University’s commitment to helping military veterans achieve their educational dreams, and a handwritten note on the clipping said simply, “EKU, be proud.”

Students Excel in Computer Programming Competition

A team of students from Eastern Kentucky University finished fifth out of 18 teams competing in Louisville in the 2014 Mid-Central USA Programming Contest. Eastern placed 42nd out of a total of 146 teams in the entire Mid-Central Region.

EKU Signs Transfer Agreement with KCTCS

agreement signing photo

Transferring to a four-year institution became easier for Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) students today with the signing of a statewide, multi-program agreement with Eastern Kentucky University. 

Sandy Leaving to Become Ball State Athletics Director

Sandy photo

Eastern Kentucky University Director of Athletics Mark Sandy is stepping down from his current position to take a similar position at Ball State University. Sandy, who was in his 10th season at EKU, will begin his duties as Ball State’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics on February 1.