University News

Sons Named Director of Educational Talent Search

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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.

Business Professor Receives Two Outstanding Educator Awards

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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.

EKU Earns Two Awards in National Advertising Competition

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.