An Eastern Kentucky University student has a front-row seat for the 2012 Olympic Games in London, and earning academic credit in the process.
Nicolette Coontz, broadcast and electronic media senior from Stanford, has been preparing public relations coverage for her two-month internship with the London-based Channel 5 television network since the last week of June.
Eastern Kentucky University students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in chemistry or forensic science can now also complete a master’s degree in chemistry in one additional year as part of an accelerated dual degree program.
The 2012-13 Chautauqua series at Eastern Kentucky University will explore the theme “Crossroads” through 15 lectures by many internationally prominent authors and experts, as well as a dramatic presentation, a musical performance and an art exhibition.
Some of the world’s leading entertainers will grace the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts stage during the 2012-13 season.
Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Education has received a 2012 Inviting School Award from the International Alliance for Invitational Education.
Eastern Kentucky University President Doug Whitlock was among approximately 30 presidents of public and private universities invited to attend a reception and briefing at the White House on Monday, July 9.
The news director of WEKU, the public radio service of Eastern Kentucky University, was recently elected as an at-large representative to the Board of Directors of Public Radio News Directors Inc.
Eastern Kentucky University will mark the sesquicentennial of the Civil War with a year-long series of programs and activities.
Eastern Kentucky University has reaffirmed its exchange agreement with a leading Brazilian university.
The partnership between EKU and FUMEC University targets student exchanges in the area of alternative fuel technologies. “We also hope to open up some cooperative ventures between our aviation programs,” said Dr. Neil Wright, exchange program coordinator at Eastern.
Eastern Kentucky University President Doug Whitlock was one of only two current university presidents invited to participate in the Southern Growth Policies Board’s 40th Anniversary Commentary Series.
Whitlock was selected from among Southern leaders of business, government and education.