With its recent re-accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Eastern Kentucky University’s School of Business has again earned a distinction that less than 5 percent of the world’s business programs can claim.
Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,323 degree candidates at its annual Fall Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 15.
A morning ceremony recognized degree candidates from the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Business & Technology. The afternoon ceremony honored candidates from the Colleges of Education, Health Sciences and Justice & Safety.
Dr. Bankole Thompson, a professor emeritus at Eastern Kentucky University who still teaches part time in the College of Justice & Safety, has been invited by the Kofi Annan Foundation to serve on a commission formed to address drug trafficking and drug abuse in West Africa.
Kathy Hall, director of Continuing Education and Development for Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Health Sciences, was elected president of the Kentucky Nurses Association at the organization’s annual fall meeting.
The comments Dr. Allen Ault heard from employment recruiters formed a familiar refrain, all centering on their need for creative and critical thinkers who are strong communicators with leadership skills.
So the dean of Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice & Safety determined that his students would possess those “essential elements of success.”
The first graduates in Eastern Kentucky University’s baccalaureate degree program in Animal Studies will walk across the stage during Dec. 15 commencement ceremonies.
Eastern Kentucky University’s emphasis on guiding its students to think critically and creatively and communicate effectively is taking root.
According to the 2012 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), EKU students scored well above their state counterparts and national benchmarks in several related areas.
For example, among EKU freshmen:
By the time they begin student teaching in their senior year, pre-service teacher education majors at Eastern Kentucky University are already veterans of the classroom.
The traveling trophy won’t be traveling, after all.
For the second consecutive year, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Eastern Kentucky University claimed the state hardware for its performance and productivity.
Eastern Kentucky University lecturer Stephen Kappeler recently received the 2012 Outstanding Advisor Award from the Kentucky Academic Advising Association (KACADA).