John Preston, consultant in the Somerset office of Eastern Kentucky University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC), has received the 2011 Kentucky State Star from the Association of Small Business Development Centers.
Sandra Moore, Associate Provost for Diversity Planning at Eastern Kentucky University, has been reappointed to serve on the National Advisory Committee for the National Conference of Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) in American Higher Education. She will also continue as chair of the Marketing and Outreach Subcommittee of NAC. This is her second year of office for both positions. &nb
Dr. Robin N. Haarr, professor of criminal justice and director of the Institute for Global Justice & Security at Eastern Kentucky University, recently visited Nepal to discuss human trafficking issues and the challenges associated with effectively building awareness, prevention, and prosecution programs in Kathmandu, Hetauda and Birgunj.
Madison Middle School in Richmond has partnered with Eastern Kentucky University’s Noel Studio for Academic Creativity to help a group of seventh- and eighth-graders turn research completed in the University’s John Grant Crabbe Main Library into a “convincing” presentation.
Eastern Kentucky University students are flocking in increasing numbers to the Noel Studio for Academic Creativity for assistance in designing effective communication pieces.
Conversely, the Noel Studio’s design itself is an inspiration as they seek to become better communicators and researchers.
Eastern Kentucky University again ranks in the top tier of Regional Universities in the South in the 2012 edition of “Best Colleges,” published by U.S. News Media Group.
Thanks to the work of a Lexington Christian Academy junior during a summer internship at Eastern Kentucky University, White Hall State Historic Site is now more vividly represented on Google Earth.
As its numbers of student veterans continue to soar thanks to Operation Veteran Success, Eastern Kentucky University again has been named a Military-Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine.
Eastern Kentucky University faculty member Dr. Mixon Ware, associate professor in Family and Consumer Sciences, was one of 23 international participants selected to attend the 9th annual Genocide and Human Rights Summer Institute, held at the University of Toronto Aug. 1-13.
A new project at Eastern Kentucky University honors the memory of a former EKU professor by seeking to promote and enhance economic and social justice in Appalachia.