A May 2011 graduate at Eastern Kentucky University has received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
Jessica Pulliam, who received a bachelor’s degree in sociology and was recognized as an Honors Scholar, will pursue a doctoral degree in sociology at Florida International University in Miami, beginning this fall.
Ten Eastern Kentucky University faculty members were presented the University’s first Critical Thinking Teacher of the Year awards during a May 3 ceremony.
The awards program, developed by the Office of Quality Enhancement Programs, recognizes outstanding faculty members who have had an effect on developing their students’ critical and creative thinking skills.
A Model Laboratory School teacher has been recognized by the Kentucky Academy of Science as the Outstanding Secondary School Science Teacher.
WEKU-FM, the public radio service of Eastern Kentucky University, recently wrapped up a successful spring fund-raising season.
Michelle Hull, a December 2010 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, has received a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship.
Marc C. Whitt, associate vice president for public relations and chief communications officer for Eastern Kentucky University, has been re-elected chair of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ Advisory Council for Communications and Public Affairs, a 13-member group for AASCU’s division of communications.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Cooperative Education Program has become the first co-op program in the Commonwealth and only the 12th nationally to receive accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Cooperative Education.
The first-time accreditation, which followed a site visit, is for six years.
Dr. Fred Ruppel is returning to Slovakia.
Recently awarded a six-week grant under the Fulbright Specialists Program – his second Fulbright to work in that central European country – the Eastern Kentucky University economics professor will spend May 27-July 19 collaborating with one or two Slovakian co-authors on an economics textbook.
Dr. Rodney White has earned Eastern Kentucky University’s highest honor for teaching excellence.
The Eastern Kentucky University Mock Trial Team earned Honorable Mention (top 15) recognition in the National Championship Mock Trial Tournament, held April 15-17 in Des Moines, Iowa.