Eastern Kentucky University recently received two grants from the Bluegrass PRIDE community grant program: one to establish an outdoor classroom and wetlands area to be shared by two local schools, among other provisions, and another to install five water bottle-filling stations on the Richmond campus.
Dr. Bob Rogow, dean of Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Business and Technology, has been asked to speak at the upcoming Phi Kappa Phi induction ceremony at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Company R-1 of the National Society of Pershing Rifles earned another national championship at the Pershing Rifle National Convention and Alumni Reunion competition at the 5th Regiment Armory in Baltimore.
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.”