After recounting the story of how Orville and Wilbur Wright overcame great odds to make aviation history and change the world, Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson challenged faculty and staff to live a life of curiosity and consequence.
Have a great business idea but don’t know what to do next?
The Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CEDET) at Eastern Kentucky University is looking to help five ambitious entrepreneurs turn their dreams into reality.
Eastern Kentucky University ranks among “America’s Best Colleges” for the seventh consecutive year, according to Forbes, the popular business magazine.
Eastern Kentucky University is a “Great College to Work For,” according to The Chronicle of Higher Education.
When Glenmore Jones first met Michael Benson on the golf course, he regaled the Eastern Kentucky University president with a fight song from his own college days almost seven decades earlier on the Richmond campus.
When the two met again on Tuesday, July 1, it was to celebrate a milestone that not even a hole-in-one could match.
Eastern Kentucky University’s new tartan design is now officially listed on the Scottish Register of Tartans, providing the University worldwide recognition and another means for branding.
The tartan will begin to show up as early this fall on a variety of products, including tumblers, phone cases, ties and wool scarves.
Laurie Carter and Dana Walton-Macaulay, the finalists to become Executive Vice President for Student Success and University Counsel at Eastern Kentucky University, will visit the campus for a series of meetings on Friday, June 13, and Tuesday, June 17, respectively.
Like the moonbow that occasionally graces nearby Cumberland Falls, officials believe a state-of-the-art railroad museum in downtown Corbin will illuminate the region’s ties to the railroad industry, draw additional tourists and boost the local economy.
Because Eastern Kentucky University CARES:
· The history behind a largely forgotten African American cemetery near Junction City is being uncovered.
· Plans for a railroad museum for Corbin are taking shape.
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.