Nearly 2,000 students are earning their degrees online from Eastern Kentucky University, an increase of 37 percent since last fall.
By a number of key measures, things are looking up at Eastern Kentucky University.
Graduation rates? Up.
Freshman retention rate? Up.
Diversity among the student body? Up.
Average high school GPA and ACT scores for first-time freshmen? Up.
It’s a long way from his hometown of Tacoma, Wash., to the nation’s capital. But, for Wesley Robinson, it was a much shorter journey from the unemployment line to Eastern Kentucky University that has propelled the senior journalism major to a Summer 2014 internship with The Washington Post.
For fourth- and fifth-graders, especially those from rural communities, a college campus can be a distant and daunting place.
The Elmwood property along Lancaster Avenue will take on a new look in the weeks to come, as Eastern Kentucky University employees begin clearing overgrowth and dead trees from the property and repairing the iron fence.
Eastern Kentucky University will recognize 1,444 degree candidates at its annual Fall Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 14.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at Eastern Kentucky University has earned full national accreditation.
Four water tanks scattered across the Eastern Kentucky University and the City of Richmond will soon promote the University and proclaim town-gown pride.
Every Monday afternoon, 26 Eastern Kentucky University students visit the Morning Pointe assisted living facility in Richmond to provide therapeutic recreation services to 15 participating senior residents.
Dr. John Bowes, associate professor of history at Eastern Kentucky University, has replaced Greg Sarris as the University’s Chautauqua speaker on Tuesday, Nov. 19.