By Stephanie Cole
Student Writer, EKU Public Relations
Eastern Kentucky University President Doug Whitlock was among approximately 25 presidents and chancellors from state higher education institutions nationwide to meet at the White House with Obama Administration officials recently for a 90-minute roundtable discussion on college affordability.
How would you like to augment your studies at one of the world’s leading universities in an exotic far-off land?
Thanks to a growing number of international exchange agreements between Eastern Kentucky University and universities on four other continents, EKU students have myriad opportunities to pursue the educational and cultural experiences of their dreams.
The Eastern Kentucky University mock trial team can officially consider itself one of the top 48 teams in the nation, or among the top 15 percent.
Only a sophomore at Eastern Kentucky University, Jessica Jacobs is already looking ahead to graduate school and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology.
Now this first-generation college student from Leitchfield and a 2010 graduate of Grayson County High School has a head start on the competition.
An Eastern Kentucky University student has received one of three 2012 Marcia Athey Awards from the Kentucky Academy of Science.
The Eastern Kentucky Math Teachers’ Circle, established last year at Eastern Kentucky University, has been invited to make a presentation at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. in April as part of the national exhibit, MathAlive, and the Circle on the Road Workshop.
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.