Mount Kailash, which towers majestically over the scraggy highlands of Tibet, is considered a sacred place by the faithful of four world religions.
For Dr. David Zurick, Foundation professor of geography at Eastern Kentucky University, the peak was the final piece in a puzzle that he had longed for years to complete.
Forget the stereotype about libraries as dreary, musty places with no pizzazz or personality. Forget, too, about dimly lit corners and creaky old furniture.
Eastern Kentucky University is home to one of the top 10 online graduate education programs in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report.
In its 2013 rankings for “Best Online Programs,” U.S. News reviewed 208 schools offering online graduate education programs and placed EKU in the top tier with a No. 10 ranking.
In a Convocation address punctuated by numerous rounds of applause from faculty and staff, new Eastern Kentucky University President Michael T. Benson shared a vision for the campus today that encompassed his commitment to what he called the three P’s: people, places and programs.
Eastern Kentucky University has partnered with the World Trade Center Kentucky along with targeted business and governmental agencies to present a series of workshops aimed at helping central and southeastern Kentucky business owners and entrepreneurs realize the potential in exporting their products and services.
How better for an incoming college student to learn how to overcome physical and mental challenges than a wilderness experience far from campus?
That’s exactly how 14 first-time freshmen prepared for their first year at Eastern Kentucky University.
The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education is still accepting registrations through June 21 for the 26th Annual Academically Proficient High School Junior and Senior Diversity Conference, to be held at Eastern Kentucky University June 28-29.
Dr. Michael T. Benson, who will assume the Eastern Kentucky University presidency on Aug. 1, has been honored by Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business with its Recent Alumni Service Award.
Greg Gorbett, associate professor of Safety, Security and Emergency Management at EKU, is included in list of the Top 10 Fire Science Instructors in the South recently named by FireScience.org.
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) has announced that an Eastern Kentucky University faculty member will receive its national Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award in August.