Eastern Kentucky University was honored for the fourth consecutive year with a Diversity Award from Minority Access Inc. during the 14th National Role Models Conference, held in Washington, D.C. Sept. 27-29.
Eastern Kentucky University and Kentucky Educational Television have received the Government Leadership in Technology Award from Connect Kentucky for their partnership, along with NASA, that brought 160 middle school students to the EKU campus last January to stoke their interest in science and space travel.
A reorganization of the Eastern Kentucky University Development Office has resulted in several additions to the staff as well as position changes.
New to the staff are: Carol Ford, Foundation Scholarship coordinator; and Kirk David Jr., Kristen Bennett and Chris Cannon, development officers.
Eastern Kentucky University played host recently to the final two days of the eighth annual Latino Leadership and College Experience Camp.
Fourteen elementary students and four of their teachers joined local students and teachers July 22-26 for Camp Invention at Model Laboratory School.
Felicia Szorad, professor and coordinator of the Metals/Jewelry Program at Eastern Kentucky University, has received one of eight Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship awards from the Kentucky Arts Council (KAC).
Collecting water samples in front of a Manchester store, an Eastern Kentucky University student is proud of the work he is doing in Southeast Kentucky.
“Knowing we are helping people increase their knowledge about something that impacts them daily is the most amazing and rewarding feeling I’ve ever had,” said senior environmental health science major Josh Ruehl.
The best way to find out what motivates a burglar is to simply ask.
That theory sparked a study by a team of researchers, including Eastern Kentucky University professor Dr. Kristie Blevins, who conducted surveys with hundreds of convicted offenders in three states to glean insight into intruders’ motivations and methods.
Did you leave college just short of a baccalaureate degree, either for a job or to raise a family?
Have you often thought years later about returning, but were apprehensive about how to begin the process or worried about how you would fit in with teenagers and twenty-somethings?
An Eastern Kentucky University senior from Richmond is one of 59 Tillman Military Scholars nationwide.
Andrew Napier, a biology/pre-medical science major who served six years in the Army National Guard after graduating from Madison Central High School in 2006, will use the $9,000 scholarship to finish his studies at EKU this fall and prepare for medical school.