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.
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.
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.
Eastern Kentucky University will offer Kentucky’s first fully online master’s degree in Gifted Education in Fall 2014.
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.
Greg Gorbett, associate professor in the Department of Fire Protection and Paramedicine Sciences at Eastern Kentucky University, traveled recently to South Korea to give a presentation on the use of computer fire modeling.
Eastern Kentucky University’s New Science Building is featured in the May edition of University Business magazine.
Andrew Sehmann, Richmond, a junior music performance major at Eastern Kentucky University, received second place in the 2014 Southeast Regional Horn Workshop Solo Competition, held recently at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Dr. Matthew Pianalto, associate professor of philosophy in Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Philosophy and Religion, has been elected vice president of the Kentucky Philosophical Association (KPA).
He will serve as vice president for 2014-15 and then as KPA president for 2015-16.
Eastern Kentucky University did, in fact, advance a few rounds in the NCAA Basketball Tournament.