Unable to stand, Eastern Kentucky University senior Jason Gibson faced a problem when the time came for clinical lab rotations and working with tall laboratory equipment. Working together with his vocational rehab technician, the EKU Disabilities Office, the EKU Medical Laboratory Science clinical director and his site supervisor, Gibson found a solution.
Imagine having a successful business when you’re in your early 20s and not yet out of college.
Thanks in part to the helping hand of the Eastern Kentucky University-based business accelerator, that dream has become reality for a trio of EKU seniors plus a recent graduate of another institution.
Nick Wade, a senior public relations major and Honors Program member at Eastern Kentucky University, has received the Top Undergraduate Student Paper Award from the Kentucky Communication Association.
A project at Eastern Kentucky University honors the memory of a former EKU professor by seeking to promote and enhance economic and social justice in Appalachia.
For the third consecutive year, Eastern Kentucky University has earned national recognition for its contribution to the public good.
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.