The Eastern Kentucky University Center for Economic Education, with support from EKU’s Office of Regional Stewardship, commemorated the sesquicentennial anniversary of the Civil War in Kentucky recently by providing a workshop for teachers in grades 4-8 that highlighted how economics can help students better understand this period of history.
Two Eastern Kentucky University students recently received the Allen D. Engle Scholarship from the Bluegrass Compensation Association. The $500 scholarship was awarded during the year-end roundtable meeting of BCA members.
Marc C. Whitt, associate vice president for public relations and chief communications officer at Eastern Kentucky University, has been named to the Board of Directors of the International Town and Gown Association.
Research and scholarship by Eastern Kentucky University faculty, staff and students, as well as outside contributions to journals hosted by EKU, are now just a mouse click away for a worldwide audience.
Eastern Kentucky University President Doug Whitlock is among 11 higher education administrators selected to contribute an essay to ARAMARK’s seventh annual “Presidential Perspectives” series.
A 2010 survey by IBM of more than 3,000 CEOs revealed that the top skill sought in college graduates is creative thinking.
A new initiative at Eastern Kentucky University should make recruiters happy.
Dr. Doug Whitlock announced today that he will step down as Eastern Kentucky University president, effective July 31, 2013.
Whitlock, who has served since 2007 as EKU’s 11th president, announced his retirement at the university’s annual Fall Convocation.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Café Burrier, a four-course, white-tablecloth restaurant operated by EKU dietetics students, will enter its second season Tuesday, Sept. 18.
An after-school arts program for girls at Clark Moores Middle School, called the Pencil Breakers, is being continued — and expanded to Michael Caudill Middle School for 2012-2014. That’s thanks to a nearly $30,000 grant awarded by the Steele-Reese Foundation which funded the original program.
Dr. Hanly Funderburk, the eighth president of Eastern Kentucky University, passed away Aug. 4. He was 81.