University News

EKU Reaffirms Exchange Agreement with Brazilian University

Eastern Kentucky University has reaffirmed its exchange agreement with a leading Brazilian university.

The partnership between EKU and FUMEC University targets student exchanges in the area of alternative fuel technologies. “We also hope to open up some cooperative ventures between our aviation programs,” said Dr. Neil Wright, exchange program coordinator at Eastern.

Management Professor Teaches in Germany, Presents Work in Ireland

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Dr. Allen D. Engle Sr., professor of management in the School of Business at Eastern Kentucky University, returned recently from teaching a three-week course on human resource management in Berlin, Germany to a class of 53 students in the Master's in European Business Program at the Ecole Superior de Commerce a Paris (ESCP-Europe). 

New Doctoral Degree Program in Occupational Therapy Is University's Third

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­Eastern Kentucky University will launch a doctoral degree program in occupational therapy in Spring 2013.

The University’s third doctoral degree program was formally approved on June 21 by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education. Eastern already offers doctoral degrees in educational leadership and policy studies and in nursing practice.

Photo Voice Project by OT Graduate Student Helps Pregnant, Parenting Teens

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­A graduate student in Eastern Kentucky University’s Occupational Therapy program is helping pregnant and parenting teens through the use of photography and journaling.

Patricia Truesdell, who will graduate this year from EKU’s nationally ranked master’s degree program in OT, worked with Emily Helton, a 2008 EKU OT graduate.