Eastern Kentucky University CARES about its service region and Appalachia.
Dr. Jon McChesney, chair of EKU’s Department of Recreation and Park Administration, was one of 12 experts featured in a recent WalletHub article that ranked the best and worst cities in the U.S. for recreation.
In addition to the rankings, McChesney and the other experts answered several key questions, such as:
Dr. Amiya K. Mohanty, professor emeritus and adjunct professor of sociology at Eastern Kentucky University, has been selected as a Fulbright Specialist in Sociology by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, the U.S. Department of States Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars.
Jonese Franklin is the new news director for WEKU-FM, the public radio service of Eastern Kentucky University.
Since 2011, Franklin has served as operations manager and local All Things Considered host for the station. The Versailles native has 11 years of experience in public radio.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of History has awarded its first Charles D. Whitlock Distinguished History Alumnus Awards to a highly esteemed Madison County schoolteacher and a tactical officer and instructor at West Point.
Eastern Kentucky University will add six degree concentrations as part of its 100 percent online Bachelor of Science in Psychology program for fall 2014.
The concentrations are designed to introduce students to highly marketable sub-specialties within the field of psychology and include:
Get Educated, a leading consumer resource for students interested in online education, has identified Eastern Kentucky University’s online master’s degree in Adult, Juvenile & Community Corrections Leadership as a "Best Buy" for those seeking a high-quality, affordableonline graduate degree.The EKU Online degree program ranked No. 13 nationwide.
Jason Rainey has been named director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Eastern Kentucky University.
Rainey, a native of Winchester, is no stranger to helping small businesses of the region succeed. Nor, as a business owner himself, is he unfamiliar with the travails that go with the job.
Eastern Kentucky University will conduct camps at its Corbin and Manchester campuses this summer for gifted and talented middle school students. The deadline to register for either camp is Friday, June 20.
Imagine having 10 minutes to pitch your business idea to a group of investors who could make your dream come true. Sound like a reality show? It is reality, in Richmond and throughout Kentucky.