Longtime Eastern Kentucky University staff member Lisa Sons has been named director of the Educational Talent Search program hosted at EKU.
Sons, who joined the EKU staff in 2002 as educational coordinator with ETS, has served as interim assistant director for the EKU Upward Bound Program since September 2011.
Dr. Marcel Robles, professor of corporate communication in Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Management, Marketing and International Business, received two 2012 Outstanding Educator Awards at the Federation of Business Disciplines (FBD) Conference, held in New Orleans Feb. 29-March 3.
Eastern Kentucky University has received two awards in Higher Education Marketing Report’s 27th annual Educational Advertising Awards competition.
A University billboard campaign received a bronze award and the EKU website was recognized with a merit award.
While most Eastern Kentucky University students enjoyed a restful break from classes during Spring Break March 5-9, some students spent their time volunteering through EKU’s Alternative Spring Break Program in various locales from New York City to New Orleans, from Myrtle Beach, S.C. to Kansas City, Kan.
An Eastern Kentucky University senior from Lancaster, competing against students from four-year colleges and universities in nine states, has received the Regional Student Leadership Award from the National Orientation Directors Association.
Eastern Kentucky University recently passed another milestone, with more than 1,000 military veterans and their dependents now enrolled.
Lennon Michalski, a 2004 Eastern Kentucky University art graduate and former adjunct instructor in the Department of Art and Design, was featured in Oxford American’s most recent issue, 100 under 100: The New Superstars of Southern Art.”
Six Eastern Kentucky University graduates – five from the university’s construction management program – played key roles in a job-producing project mentioned by President Barack Obama in his State of the Union speech earlier this year.
Eastern Kentucky University made an international impact through its participation in the recent 2012 Minsk (Belarus) International Book Fair.
Dr. Jacquelyn W. Jensen, Hazel Wilson Endowed Chair and professor of family and consumer sciences education at Eastern Kentucky University, is the new editor for the Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences Education(JFCSE).