University News

"Richmond 5" Competition Assists Local Entrepreneurs

Have a great business idea but don’t know what to do next?

The Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CEDET) at Eastern Kentucky University is looking to help five ambitious entrepreneurs turn their dreams into reality.

Richmond Man, 91, Receives Associate Degree

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When Glenmore Jones first met Michael Benson on the golf course, he regaled the Eastern Kentucky University president with a fight song from his own college days almost seven decades earlier on the Richmond campus.

When the two met again on Tuesday, July 1, it was to celebrate a milestone that not even a hole-in-one could match.

EKU Tartan Now Listed on Scottish Register of Tartans

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Eastern Kentucky University’s new tartan design is now officially listed on the Scottish Register of Tartans, providing the University worldwide recognition and another means for branding.

The tartan will begin to show up as early this fall on a variety of products, including tumblers, phone cases, ties and wool scarves.

History Professor Elected Secretary of Igbo Studies Association

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Participants at the recent annual conference of the Igbo Studies Association elected Dr. Ogechi Anyanwu, associate professor of history at Eastern Kentucky University, as the Association’s new secretary.

One of his first duties will be to assist in the planning of the Association’s 2015 conference, which is likely to attract more than 200 participants.