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.
Eastern Kentucky University apiculturist Dr. Tammy Horn has received a national award recognizing her efforts to raise awareness about the importance of pollination.
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.