Three environmental projects at Eastern Kentucky University, valued at approximately $15,000, have received funding from Bluegrass PRIDE (Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment).
Eastern Kentucky University is among 10 “large universities” nationwide, and the only large university in the Commonwealth, to make the Honor Roll in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2010 Great Colleges to Work For® program, according to the results of the third annual survey announced in a special supplement of The Chronicle.
Dr. Elizabeth Hansen, professor of communication at Eastern Kentucky University, has been re-elected to a second two-year term as Region 5 director of the Society of Professional Journalists.
As a director, Hansen will continue to serve on SPJ’s national board of directors and will be responsible for serving the organization’s chapters in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.
Eastern Kentucky University’s student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has been named Campus Chapter of the Year for Region 5, which includes Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.
Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Education has named six more individuals to its Wall of Honor.
The Wall, which is located on the fourth floor of the Combs Building on EKU’s campus, recognizes those men and women who have made significant contributions to the College or to education or the helping professions in Kentucky.
An Eastern Kentucky University professor has received a grant to explore digitization and virtual restoration of deteriorating photographic negatives.
Dr. George Landon, an assistant professor of computer science, was awarded a $100,330 grant from the National Science Foundation for the 18-month project.
Eastern Kentucky University will participate in a National Roll Call Reading of Names when it hosts events commemorating Veterans Day on Tuesday, Nov. 11.
Historian and documentary filmmaker Kent Masterson Brown will present his “Daniel Boone and the Opening of the American West” in a presentation at Eastern Kentucky University on Thursday, Oct. 30.
U.S. Rep. Andy Barr (R-Ky.) and Democratic challenger Elisabeth Jensen will take the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts stage Monday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. as they debate for the Sixth Congressional District seat.
Eastern Kentucky University is making “no little plans” for Oct. 21-26.
Several events are scheduled leading up to the inauguration on Friday, Oct. 24, of the University’s 12th president, Michael Benson. Then, the University will celebrate Homecoming with a parade and football game with visiting rival Southeast Missouri.