University News

Smith Named by Kentucky Arts Council to Advisory Board

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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.

RN-to-BSN Degree Program Now 100 Percent Online

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.

Board of Regents Establishes Fund for Excellence

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.

EKU's Lewis Wins National Slam Dunk Championship

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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.