University News

Co-Op Program First in Kentucky to Earn Accreditation

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.

Ruppel Receives Second Fulbright, Headed to Slovakia

photo of Dr. Fred Ruppel

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.