Eastern Kentucky University’s fall enrollment is at 16,515, up 2 percent from this date last year, one of the larger increases among Kentucky’s public universities.
The setting is a central Kentucky pasture, many years ago the site of a creekside log cabin that housed three generations of pioneers.
Now, developers have brought in bulldozers to prepare the land for a modern subdivision.
September is College Savings Month in Kentucky, as recently proclaimed by Gov. Steve Beshear.
At Eastern Kentucky University, several initiatives are helping students and their families cut the costs of a college education.
Eastern Kentucky University’s newly designed web site, www.eku.edu, earned a near-perfect score from a video blogger who reviews higher education websites nationwide.
It’s a perfect marriage. After all, where better to showcase the creativity of Kentucky artisans and thereby inspire students to think creatively than Eastern Kentucky University’s new Noel Studio for Academic Creativity?
The Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CEDET) at Eastern Kentucky University and Garrard County Economic Development Director Nathan Mick recently announced a $21,165 USDA Rural Business Enterprise Grant to provide technical assistance training specifically in Garrard County.
First responders, emergency medical technicians, veterinarians, firefighters, and other emergency/rescue personnel are encouraged to register for one of the best annual training opportunities in the U.S. – the Technical Large-Animal Emergency Rescue Training provided cooperatively by USRider and Eastern Kentucky University.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has recognized Eastern Kentucky University for its strong commitment to community engagement.
Eastern Kentucky University has earned national recognition for its contribution to the public good.
Eastern Kentucky University’s new baccalaureate degree program in Animal Studies is believed to be the first of its kind in the world.