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.
Eastern Kentucky University senior Marcus Lewis won the Denny’s Slam Dunk Championship on ESPN Thursday night, April 3, at Southern Methodist University’s Moody Coliseum in Dallas, site of the 2014 Final Four.
Lewis defeated Cory Jefferson of Baylor in the finals.
Not every college student heads to the beach or even back home for Spring Break.
Forty-eight Eastern Kentucky University students (along with five faculty/staff learning partners) fanned out across the country for “Alternative Spring Break” March 10-14 and contributed more than 1,400 hours of public service.
A group of Eastern Kentucky University students will help shine a spotlight on the 27th annual East Kentucky Leadership Conference, to be held April 24-25 in Somerset.
The research of an Eastern Kentucky University biology professor into the evolutionary history of all green plants is earning considerable national attention.