Three environmental projects at Eastern Kentucky University, valued at approximately $15,000, have received funding from Bluegrass PRIDE (Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment).
Eastern Kentucky University is among 10 “large universities” nationwide, and the only large university in the Commonwealth, to make the Honor Roll in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2010 Great Colleges to Work For® program, according to the results of the third annual survey announced in a special supplement of The Chronicle.
Dr. Elizabeth Hansen, professor of communication at Eastern Kentucky University, has been re-elected to a second two-year term as Region 5 director of the Society of Professional Journalists.
As a director, Hansen will continue to serve on SPJ’s national board of directors and will be responsible for serving the organization’s chapters in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.
Eastern Kentucky University’s student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has been named Campus Chapter of the Year for Region 5, which includes Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.
Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Education has named six more individuals to its Wall of Honor.
The Wall, which is located on the fourth floor of the Combs Building on EKU’s campus, recognizes those men and women who have made significant contributions to the College or to education or the helping professions in Kentucky.
An Eastern Kentucky University professor has received a grant to explore digitization and virtual restoration of deteriorating photographic negatives.
Dr. George Landon, an assistant professor of computer science, was awarded a $100,330 grant from the National Science Foundation for the 18-month project.
A new initiative entitled the Downtown Richmond/EKU Engagement Project is bringing University and community representatives together in an effort to discuss possible town-gown partnerships that would benefit the downtown business district as well as Eastern students, faculty and staff.
All members of the Eastern Kentucky University community-- faculty, students, staff and alumni -- and area residents will have an opportunity to share their insights into the current status and future needs of EKU as well as the desired profile of the University’s next president when representatives of Academic Search conduct an open community forum at the Stratton Building on Monday, Nov
Eastern Kentucky University has achieved national distinction on numerous fronts in recent years.
Several well-known national publications rank EKU among the nation’s best for academic excellence, as a place to work, and for its services to military veterans, among other reasons.
Eastern Kentucky University President Doug Whitlock, Executive Vice President for Administration Harry Moberly Jr. and the University’s Center for Renewable and Alternative Fuel Technologies will be among the honorees at Bluegrass Tomorrow’s Vision Awards Breakfast on Friday, Oct. 29.