University News

Colonel Fans Encouraged to Support EKU in College Colors Day Competition

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Eastern Kentucky University is participating again in the annual College Colors Day spirit competition and is asking for fan support to help win the national Spirit Cup award, which includes $10,000 toward its general scholarship fund and a chance for some lucky individual to win an all-expenses-paid trip to the College Football Playoff National Championship Game.

Whitlock Presidential Portrait Unveiled

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The framed portrait of Eastern Kentucky University's 11th president, Doug Whitlock, was unveiled on Tuesday, Aug. 12, before a large crowd of appreciative faculty, staff, retirees, alumni and friends.

Governor Announces Federal Funding for Campus Sidewalk Project

Gov. Steve Beshear recently announced $557,945 in federal funding for a project at Eastern Kentucky University to expand transportation choices to citizens in that community.

The funding is through the federal Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). Monies will be used for the Kit Carson Drive to Hall Drive sidewalk connector project.

Master's Degree Program in Construction Management Now Fully Online

Eastern Kentucky University will offer a 100 percent online master’s degree in construction management for fall 2014.

The program, designed to serve current industry professionals, can be completed in as little as 18 months and is unique in that it offers an avenue of advancement for individuals from across the industry spectrum.