In an ambitious move to embrace the sacred and the profane, artist Boris Zakic, professor of art at Georgetown College, has an exhibition of paintings at Eastern Kentucky University’s Giles Gallery in Richmond and simultaneously at PUBLIC, the gallery of the Louisville Visual Art Association.
Dr. Dionne Smith, assistant professor in Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Social Work, is Kentucky’s 2014 Faculty Advisor of the Year, as determined by the Kentucky Academic Advising Association (KACADA).
The International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) has re-accredited all three bachelor’s degree programs in fire protection offered by Eastern Kentucky University.
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.
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.
Dozens of cultural events spotlighting the talents of Eastern Kentucky University students are scheduled during the school year. They include concerts, plays, dance performances and art exhibits.
To further assist those students more interested in creating video games than simply playing them, Eastern Kentucky University has joined the Higher Education Video Games Alliance.
Eastern Kentucky University senior public health nursing students will conduct a community health fair at Tates Creek Baptist Church on Friday, July 18.
The event, free and open to the public, will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. The church is located at 1255 Boonesborough Road, just off Exit 95 of I-75.
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.