The Pizza Hut “palaces,” the “sensory overload,” “scorpions, snake, and other mystery things ‘on a stick’ from street vendors” and every mode of transportation imaginable were only some of the many memories of an unforgettable trip to China for 23 Eastern Kentucky University students and two EKU faculty members.
The Garand Collectors Association, founded by Eastern Kentucky University Art Professor Emeritus Richard Deane, who died in September, has made a $25,000 donation in his memory to the endowed art education scholarship that honors his work and legacy at EKU.
While in Memphis, Tenn., earlier this year as part of a service learning project, students in the African/African-American Studies Program at Eastern Kentucky University launched a book drive to assist the Martin Luther King Jr. Transition Academy.
Eastern Kentucky University has earned a No. 2 ranking among the nation’s four-year colleges and universities for its commitment to helping military veterans further their education.
Eastern Kentucky University will not host a U.S. Presidential Debate in 2012.
The EKU Center for the Arts at Eastern Kentucky University has received the 2011 Vision Award for Innovation from Bluegrass Tomorrow.
Eighty-seven percent of Eastern Kentucky University seniors say they would “definitely” or “probably” make the same choice of an institution if they could start their college education anew.
Model Laboratory Middle School ranks second among the state’s middle schools, according to results of the most recent Kentucky Core Content Test (KCCT).
Dr. Charles Hickox, dean of Continuing Education and Outreach at Eastern Kentucky University, is the new president of the Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE).
He had previously served one-year terms as vice president and president-elect of the association after serving three years on its board of directors.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Fire and Safety Engineering Technology Program is prominently featured in an article entitled “False Convictions: The New Science of Arson” in the November 2011 issue of Discover magazine.