President Whitlock outlined at his year-opening convocation the elements of the “Essential Eastern.”
Speaking in Brock Auditorium on Monday, Aug. 15, Eastern’s 11th President said the “Essential Eastern” is:
This summer, 18 creative writing students from Eastern Kentucky University joined Edinburgh’s rich history of literature as participants of the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program’s 2011 Summer Residency.
Eastern Kentucky University students attending regional campuses in Corbin, Danville and Manchester will be able to take advantage of many University healthcare services closer to home beginning this fall.
Recent Eastern Kentucky University graduate David Anderson, Richmond, is one of four nationally to receive a 2011-12 Pi Sigma Alpha/Howard Penniman Graduate Scholarship.
Jey Marks, adviser to Eastern Kentucky University’s Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA) chapter, was honored recently as National Student Alumni Ambassadors Adviser of the Year by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education Affiliated Student Advancement Programs (CASE ASAP).
Small towns and rural areas across America are better prepared today to deal with a wide range of emergencies, natural disasters and other incidents, thanks to a federally-funded program based in Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice & Safety.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Web site (www.eku.edu) has been honored for Best Redesign-People’s Choice by eduStyle, a Web design gallery that showcases exemplary college and university web design.
A team of mathematics educators at Eastern Kentucky University has received a grant from the American Institute of Mathematics that will ultimately bring together EKU mathematics faculty with middle school mathematics teachers in an effort to enhance mathematics education in the region.
The advent of Web-based education has focused attention on university and industry partnerships, particularly on ways in which online learning might lead to new models of collaboration and engagement across previously clearly delineated borders.
Eastern Kentucky University is among 10 large four-year colleges and universities nationwide, and the only large institution in the Commonwealth, to make the Honor Roll in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s2011 Great Colleges to Work For® program, according to the results of the fourth annual survey announced in a special supplement of The Chronicle.