University News

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.

Smith Named by Kentucky Arts Council to Advisory Board

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Kristel Smith, executive director of the Kentucky Innovation Network Center at Eastern Kentucky University, is one of 12 community leaders and business executives named by the Kentucky Arts Council to an advisory board for the Kentucky Creative Industry research study that it commissioned in January.

RN-to-BSN Degree Program Now 100 Percent Online

As more and more employers require registered nurses to continue their education, Eastern Kentucky University is preparing to meet the needs of working nurses by offering its widely known, fully accredited RN-BSN program 100 percent online in Fall 2014.

Board of Regents Establishes Fund for Excellence

Deserving Eastern Kentucky University students soon will have another financial resource to fuel their dreams.

The EKU Board of Regents Fund for Excellence has been established by the University’s governing body to “support exceptional EKU students who are pursuing exceptional academic endeavors,” according to Board Chair Craig Turner, of Lexington.