Boasting one of only nine nationally accredited baccalaureate degree programs in American Sign Language and Interpreter Education, Eastern Kentucky University has for many years attracted deaf and hard-of-hearing students as well as those who want to serve and assist them.
Ben Cheruiyot and Peter Sigilai were already famous in their native Kenya, thanks to their exploits as All-American runners at U.S. universities.
Today, they are heroes for a different reason.
The environmental education endorsement program offered by the Eastern Kentucky University Center for Environmental Education recently became only the second such program in the U.S. to earn national recognition from the National Council for the Association of Teacher Education (NCATE).
Eastern Kentucky University students are invited to participate in a pilot project sponsored by WEKU, the University’s Department of Communication and the Public Radio News Directors Inc. (PRNDI).
Chris Redding, a senior agribusiness management major at Eastern Kentucky University, was recently awarded the Michael Judge Scholarship.
Dr. Laura Newhart, chair and associate professor in Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Philosophy and Religion, has been accepted by the American Philosophical Association's Committee on the Status of Women to participate in a training workshop to serve in the APA CSW-Sponsored Site Visit Program.
Dr. Betsy Matthews, an associate professor in criminal justice and police studies at Eastern Kentucky University, has been appointed by Gov. Steve Beshear to a three-year term on the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board.
Dr. Amiya Mohanty, professor emeritus and adjunct professor of sociology at Eastern Kentucky University, has been selected as a Fulbright Specialist.
An Eastern Kentucky University accounting class is partnering with the Central Kentucky Economic Empowerment Project and Kentucky River Foothills Community Action Agency to offer basic income tax preparation for those making $50,000 or less.
Eastern Kentucky University is one of only 16 colleges and universities nationwide and the first in Kentucky to earn a “green light” from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) for its policies in support of free speech.