University News

Agriculture Students Attend Poultry Exposition

Three Eastern Kentucky University agriculture students -- Eric Phelps, of Somerset, Tyler Rench, of Bradford, Ohio, and Scott Benjamin, of Bethel, Ohio --attended the 2013 International Poultry Exposition in Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 29-31.

Eastern Progress Staff Members Capture KPA Awards

Staff members of The Eastern Progress, the student-produced weekly newspaper at Eastern Kentucky University, captured 10 awards in the University Division of the Kentucky Press Association 2012 Excellence in Kentucky Newspaper Awards contest.

The awards were presented Jan. 25 during KPA’s winter convention at the Brown Hotel in Louisville.

Strada Honored by Alpha Phi Omega

John Strada photo

John Strada, a senior lecturer in Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Communications, received the Phyllis C. Tenney National Excellence in Advising Award from Alpha Phi Omega.

The competitive award is given to a chapter adviser once every two years to recognize exemplary service over a substantial period of time.