Members of Eastern Kentucky University’s Maroon SHRM (Society of Human Resources Management) student organization recently prepared care packages to send to troops stationed away from home during this holiday season.
National recognition continues to shower Eastern Kentucky University’s innovative Noel Studio for Academic Creativity. Now it has extended to its director, Dr. Russell (Rusty) Carpenter, who earned the Von Till Outstanding Newcomer Award presented by the National Association of Communication Centers (NACC).
A collaborative project to offer an English transition course with area school districts continues Eastern Kentucky University’s commitment to developing high school partnerships to promote the college and workforce readiness of Kentucky’s youth.
An economic education program established to help Madison County schoolchildren learn how to make wise financial decisions has proven successful in its inaugural year.
Dr. Sherwood Thompson, assistant dean of the College of Education at Eastern Kentucky University, was recently elected president of the National Academy of Educational Research by the Association for the Advancement of Educational Research.
With the formal dedication Oct. 29 of its nationally innovative Ron and Sherrie Lou Noel Studio for Academic Creativity, Eastern Kentucky University ushered in “a new era” in the life of John Grant Crabbe Library.
A new research facility at Eastern Kentucky University “will help Kentucky lead the way in the development of new, alternative forms of energy,” Sixth District Congressman Ben Chandler said at dedication ceremonies for the Center for Renewable and Alternative Fuel Technologies (CRAFT).
Eastern Kentucky University was honored for the fourth consecutive year with a Diversity Award from Minority Access Inc. during the 14th National Role Models Conference, held in Washington, D.C. Sept. 27-29.
Eastern Kentucky University and Kentucky Educational Television have received the Government Leadership in Technology Award from Connect Kentucky for their partnership, along with NASA, that brought 160 middle school students to the EKU campus last January to stoke their interest in science and space travel.
A reorganization of the Eastern Kentucky University Development Office has resulted in several additions to the staff as well as position changes.
New to the staff are: Carol Ford, Foundation Scholarship coordinator; and Kirk David Jr., Kristen Bennett and Chris Cannon, development officers.