University News

EKU Receives Diversity Award for Third Consecutive Year

­Eastern Kentucky University has been named a 2012 recipient of a Diversity Award from Minority Access Inc. This marks the third consecutive year EKU has earned the honor.

Sandra Moore, associate provost for diversity planning, will accept the award at the National Role Models Conference Sept. 28-30 at the Peabody Hotel in Orlando, Fla.

Senior Uses Specialized Equipment to Complete Clinical Rotations

Jason Gibson photo

Unable to stand, Eastern Kentucky University senior Jason Gibson faced a problem when the time came for clinical lab rotations and working with tall laboratory equipment. Working together with his vocational rehab technician, the EKU Disabilities Office, the EKU Medical Laboratory Science clinical director and his site supervisor, Gibson found a solution.