University News

Rogow Appointed President-Elect of Phi Kappa Phi

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Dr. Bob Rogow, dean of the College of Business and Technology at Eastern Kentucky University, has been appointed as interim president-elect of Phi Kappa Phi.

Rogow will serve in the position through August, filling the vacancy left by the death of Ray Sylvester, who passed away on Feb. 5 after a brief illness.

Risk Management and Insurance Major Earns National Honor

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Earlier this year, the Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc. (RIMS) began a national search for the 2014 Anita Benedetti Scholars: 30 students whose academic performance, involvement in risk management and insurance activities and overall skill stands out from the rest.

Chemistry Major Wins Award for Presentation

Eastern Kentucky University senior chemistry major Casey Howdieshell of Kevil was awarded the Oak Ridge Association of Universities (ORAU) Best Presentation in Analytical Chemistry after presenting at the 46th Southeast Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) held at the University of Tennessee.

Senior Receives Tau Sigma Scholarship

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Keri Brown, Ludlow, a senior biology major at Eastern Kentucky University, has received a $1,000 scholarship from the national chapter of Tau Sigma, an academic honor society designed specifically to “recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students.”

President Outlines Upcoming Changes for Campus

It was once suggested during the administration of former Eastern Kentucky University President Robert R. Martin (1960-76) that a large “Under Construction” sign might be the most appropriate way to welcome all who set foot on campus.

President Announces Leadership in Action Academy

Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson has announced the launch of the President’s Leadership in Action Academy (PLAA), effective this fall.

The PLAA is open to all faculty and staff who exhibit potential for effective leadership and career advancement. Up to 10 participants will be accepted into the inaugural class; the Academy is based on a one-year cycle.