By Stephanie Cole
Student Writer, EKU Public Relations
Dr. Deborah Whitehouse, dean of the College of Health Sciences at Eastern Kentucky University, is one of only three Kentucky educators, and the only representative of a regional university in the Commonwealth, named among the “100 Awesome Deans of Public Health.”
An Eastern Kentucky University student has a front-row seat for the 2012 Olympic Games in London, and earning academic credit in the process.
Nicolette Coontz, broadcast and electronic media senior from Stanford, has been preparing public relations coverage for her two-month internship with the London-based Channel 5 television network since the last week of June.
Eastern Kentucky University students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in chemistry or forensic science can now also complete a master’s degree in chemistry in one additional year as part of an accelerated dual degree program.
The 2012-13 Chautauqua series at Eastern Kentucky University will explore the theme “Crossroads” through 15 lectures by many internationally prominent authors and experts, as well as a dramatic presentation, a musical performance and an art exhibition.
Some of the world’s leading entertainers will grace the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts stage during the 2012-13 season.
Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Education has received a 2012 Inviting School Award from the International Alliance for Invitational Education.
Eastern Kentucky University President Doug Whitlock was among approximately 30 presidents of public and private universities invited to attend a reception and briefing at the White House on Monday, July 9.
The news director of WEKU, the public radio service of Eastern Kentucky University, was recently elected as an at-large representative to the Board of Directors of Public Radio News Directors Inc.
Eastern Kentucky University will mark the sesquicentennial of the Civil War with a year-long series of programs and activities.