University News

EKU Receives LEED Gold Plaque for Residence Hall

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Today’s prospective student certainly considers academics, faculty quality, student life and cost in making a college choice.

But, increasingly, he or she also looks carefully at an institution’s commitment to environmental stewardship.

Freshman Academy for Diverse Students Launched

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Eastern Kentucky University’s African/African American Studies program has partnered with several campus offices to launch a new program aimed at promoting the retention of all students, with particular focus on minority students.

Lead Gift from Dizneys Supports Multi-Purpose Facility

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Eastern Kentucky University Athletics has received its largest single gift.

EKU President Michael Benson has announced that Donald R. and Irene Dizney, of Ocala, Fla., have committed a lead cash gift toward a $15 million multi-purpose facility to replace the current grandstands on the east side of Roy Kidd Stadium.

EKU Signs Transfer Agreement with KCTCS

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Transferring to a four-year institution became easier for Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) students today with the signing of a statewide, multi-program agreement with Eastern Kentucky University.