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.
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.