Dr. Betsy Matthews, an associate professor in criminal justice and police studies at Eastern Kentucky University, has been appointed by Gov. Steve Beshear to a three-year term on the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board.
Dr. Amiya Mohanty, professor emeritus and adjunct professor of sociology at Eastern Kentucky University, has been selected as a Fulbright Specialist.
An Eastern Kentucky University accounting class is partnering with the Central Kentucky Economic Empowerment Project and Kentucky River Foothills Community Action Agency to offer basic income tax preparation for those making $50,000 or less.
Eastern Kentucky University is one of only 16 colleges and universities nationwide and the first in Kentucky to earn a “green light” from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) for its policies in support of free speech.
Eastern Kentucky University’s New Science Building is featured in the February issue of University Business magazine.
His family roots run deep at Eastern Kentucky University.
When he crossed the EKU commencement stage in 1975, Craig Turner was following the footsteps of both his educator parents, Floyd County natives who later moved to Michigan. His wife, Madonna, who grew up in Pikeville, also earned a degree from Eastern.
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.
Spencer Barrett, an Eastern Kentucky University senior from Lancaster, is putting his public relations major to good use with social media in the Office of Admissions.
The memory of late Eastern Kentucky University social work professor Rob Welch will live on in the work of EKU faculty, thanks to research proposals funded by the Welch Appalachian Social Justice Project.
For local adults who are experiencing memory loss related to dementia or Alzheimer’s, the Department of Occupational Therapy at Eastern Kentucky University has provided “The Place to Be” for the past two decades.