University News

Grand Opening Ceremonies Held for New EKU Campus in Somerset

Photo of Ribbon-Cutting at Somerset Center

Addressing a large crowd that had gathered at grand opening ceremonies for Eastern Kentucky University’s new Somerset campus, Terri Reynolds could hardly contain her excitement.

“Finally, Somerset has its first four-year, state-sponsored university,” beamed Reynolds, coordinator for the campus. “The Lake Cumberland area has long awaited this morning.”

Students, Faculty Conduct Service-Learning Project in Memphis

Thirty-four students and six faculty members from Eastern Kentucky University spent several days recently on a cultural and service-learning excursion to Memphis. The trip, sponsored by the African/African American Studies Program, was the culmination of the EKU celebration of Black History Month.