University News

WEKU, Radio Eye Join Forces to Help Blind, Visually Impaired

Radio Eye and Eastern Kentucky University have joined forces to make it possible for approximately 17,000 blind and visually impaired people in southeastern Kentucky to receive reading services.

Radio Eye will utilize WEKU transmitters in Hazard, Corbin and Pineville to reach users in southeastern Kentucky. WEKU is the public radio service based at EKU.

Aviation Program Flying Even Higher with Recent Curriculum Changes

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Eastern Kentucky University’s Aviation Program is flying even higher today, recently becoming one of the first universities nationally authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration to designate graduates as candidates for the 1,000-hour restricted Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate.

Professor Receives Honor From University in Slovenia

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Dr. Chuck Fields, a professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University, will be awarded the title of “Honorary Senator” by the University of Maribor in Slovenia for his significant contributions to the development of research at the institution.