Earlier this year, the Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc. (RIMS) began a national search for the 2014 Anita Benedetti Scholars: 30 students whose academic performance, involvement in risk management and insurance activities and overall skill stands out from the rest.
Greg Gorbett, associate professor in Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice & Safety, was featured recently as one of the nation’s “Top 15 Arson Investigation Professors” by ForensicsColleges.com.
Eastern Kentucky University senior chemistry major Casey Howdieshell of Kevil was awarded the Oak Ridge Association of Universities (ORAU) Best Presentation in Analytical Chemistry after presenting at the 46th Southeast Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) held at the University of Tennessee.
Keri Brown, Ludlow, a senior biology major at Eastern Kentucky University, has received a $1,000 scholarship from the national chapter of Tau Sigma, an academic honor society designed specifically to “recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students.”
It was once suggested during the administration of former Eastern Kentucky University President Robert R. Martin (1960-76) that a large “Under Construction” sign might be the most appropriate way to welcome all who set foot on campus.
Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson has announced the launch of the President’s Leadership in Action Academy (PLAA), effective this fall.
The PLAA is open to all faculty and staff who exhibit potential for effective leadership and career advancement. Up to 10 participants will be accepted into the inaugural class; the Academy is based on a one-year cycle.
Eastern Kentucky University choral conducting graduate assistant Hannah Draper Burnett, formerly of Stamping Ground, will perform as a member of VAE: Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble when the group presents Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “All Night Vespers” on Feb. 15 and 16.
Approximately 700 of the best and brightest K-12 students from throughout Kentucky, along with their teachers, coaches and parents, will converge on the Eastern Kentucky University campus on Saturday, March 29 for the statewide Odyssey of the Mind competition.
The Eastern Kentucky University Mock Trial Team was one of seven teams at the American Mock Trial Association Regional Tournament, held Feb. 1-2 in Tallahassee, Fla., to qualify for the opening round of the National Championship Tournament.
Eastern Kentucky University rates significantly higher than its similar benchmark institutions and other comparison groups on several measures related to student engagement.