Ron Smith, long-time reporter/producer with WEKU-FM at Eastern Kentucky University, has received a national award for excellence in religion reporting from the Religion Newswriters Association.
Smith received a second-place award for radio and podcast reporting for a segment on young Muslims’ efforts to improve Americans’ perception of Islam.
While some people listen to books while driving a car, an Eastern Kentucky University professor’s commute inspired him to create one.
Dr. Kenneth Tunnell, professor of Criminal Justice and Police Studies, is the author of “Once Upon a Place: The Fading of Community in Rural Kentucky,” which looks at the changes rural communities are undergoing.
The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents, meeting in regular session Wednesday, Sept. 28, authorized the sale of up to $21.6 million in bonds to plan and construct a new student residence hall facility.
The first phase of an innovative national community service project aimed at improving fire awareness and safety was launched at Eastern Kentucky University on Monday, Sept. 26.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Office of Greek Life, via the three governing councils, has renewed its sponsorship of a double occupancy apartment at Liberty Place Recovery Center for Women in Richmond.
Model Laboratory High School ranks seventh in ACT scores among public schools in Kentucky, continuing its tradition of top-10 success.
John Preston, consultant in the Somerset office of Eastern Kentucky University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC), has received the 2011 Kentucky State Star from the Association of Small Business Development Centers.
Sandra Moore, Associate Provost for Diversity Planning at Eastern Kentucky University, has been reappointed to serve on the National Advisory Committee for the National Conference of Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) in American Higher Education. She will also continue as chair of the Marketing and Outreach Subcommittee of NAC. This is her second year of office for both positions. &nb
Dr. Robin N. Haarr, professor of criminal justice and director of the Institute for Global Justice & Security at Eastern Kentucky University, recently visited Nepal to discuss human trafficking issues and the challenges associated with effectively building awareness, prevention, and prosecution programs in Kathmandu, Hetauda and Birgunj.
Madison Middle School in Richmond has partnered with Eastern Kentucky University’s Noel Studio for Academic Creativity to help a group of seventh- and eighth-graders turn research completed in the University’s John Grant Crabbe Main Library into a “convincing” presentation.