Eastern Kentucky University is playing a key role in a National Science Foundation-funded effort to digitize collections that chronicle a “global hotspot of plant diversity in the southeastern United States.”
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.
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.
Much like the modern football quarterback receives audio signals from his coach via a headset, teacher candidates in Eastern Kentucky University’s educator preparation program soon will be receiving real-time assists from their professors, even though they might be many miles apart.
A member of Eastern Kentucky University’s nationally prominent Honors Program is one of only four Honors students nationally to be named a 2014 Portz Scholar, a distinction awarded each year to the best Honors student research projects in the nation.
Bob Dylan marked an era of American history with his 1964 classic “The Times They Are A Changin’.”
Exactly 50 years later, that song title certainly rings true at Eastern Kentucky University, where dozens of campus improvement projects are changing the face of the Richmond campus.
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.
Kara Wade, Lancaster, a junior occupational science major at Eastern Kentucky University, has received the $1,000 Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarship, awarded by the Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society for First-Year Students. Wade is only the third EKU student to ever receive the scholarship.
Central Bank and the Eastern Kentucky University Center for Economic Education have announced the establishment of the Central Bank Learning for Life Teaching Award for elementary teachers in Madison County.
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.