Jason Koontz, professor and director of percussion studies at Eastern Kentucky University, has been selected to travel to Japan Oct. 14-28 as part of an exchange program with the Madison County International Committee (MCIC) and the Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project (KEEP).
“Fight Club.” “The Avengers.” “The Hangover.”
Mitchell Smith has seen those movies and countless others. That passion for movies is paying off for the 21-year-old Eastern Kentucky University psychology major and Model Lab graduate from Richmond.
Administrators at Eastern Kentucky University and Alice Lloyd College have announced a new partnership that will send 10 well-qualified Alice Lloyd students to EKU to study in its highly competitive baccalaureate nursing program.
A project at Eastern Kentucky University honors the memory of a former EKU professor by seeking to promote and enhance economic and social justice in Appalachia.
Eastern Kentucky University Department of Music Chair Rob James was elected recently to serve a two-year term as president of the Kentucky Association of College Music Departments.
Dr. Qaisar Sultana, professor emeritus in the Department of Special Education at Eastern Kentucky University, has been named a Senior Fulbright Specialist.
Joel Aalberts has been selected as executive director of the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts.
The appointment was announced after a meeting of the Center’s Community Operations Board on Wednesday, July 17.
Dr. E. Michael Eastman has been named vice president for Development and Alumni Relations at Eastern Kentucky University.
Eastman, vice president for university advancement at Indiana’s Manchester University since 2005, will bring nearly 30 years of fundraising experience to the position. He will join the Eastern staff on Aug. 1.
An Eastern Kentucky University faculty member has been appointed to the Environmental Health Committee of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).
Dr. Sheila Pressley, associate professor in EKU’s Department of Environmental Health Science and chair of the University’s Faculty Senate, will serve a two-year term, concluding in June 2015.
Eastern Kentucky University has earned another national honor for its commitment to military veterans and their dependents.
U.S. Veterans Magazine has listed EKU among its Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Schools. Of the 110 colleges and universities listed, Eastern is one of only three Kentucky institutions recognized.